NDFB(S) hideout busted, arms and ammunition seized

NDFB(S) hideout busted, arms and ammunition seized

GUWAHATI: A NDFB(S) hideout at Chirang was busted and a cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered by a joint team of the Army and Assam Police. “Based on specific intelligence regarding presence of large amount of arms cache at Shantipara in Chirang District, a joint search operation was launched by Army and Assam […]

SC irked by Assam-Nagaland border dispute

SC irked by Assam-Nagaland border dispute

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on took a strong note to the submission seeking adjournment of hearing in a 27-year-old lawsuit filed by Assam in its decades-long border dispute with Nagaland. “The issue is of demarcation of boundary and this is going on for last 30 years… We make it clear that no further adjournment […]

Assam: Police detained one in triple murder case

Assam: Police detained one in triple murder case

GUWAHATI: The city police special investigation team (SIT) formed to crack the gruesome triple murder case of city’s Banphool area detained one Bhaskar Dutta (28) today from Pathasal in Barpeta district. On June 19 night, city based businessman Pranab Kumar Mahanta allegedly hammered his wife and two daughter before committing suicide last month. However, Pranab’s […]

Cop suspended for failing to stop Bandh vandalism 

Cop suspended for failing to stop Bandh vandalism 

GUWAHATI: To set an example of action against negligence in duty by police officials, the Guwahati police commissionerate today suspended the office in charge (OC) of Sonapur police station, Sanjib Kumar Das. Das has failed to stop several acts of vandalism by protesters during the 24-hour long central Assam bandh called by various Tiwa groups.  On […]

Assam: Bandh call turns violent

Assam: Bandh call turns violent

GUWAHATI: A truck was set ablaze by protesters at Sonapur near Guwahati during the 24 hour ban call by various Tiwa organisations. Tiwa organisations have called a 24 hour shut down in demand of holding the pending election of the Tiwa Autonomous Council The shut down by different Tiwa organisations hit life in central Assam. Streets […]

Assam: Nine year old raped, public set accuses house on fire

Assam: Nine year old raped, public set accuses house on fire

GUWAHATI: After a class six girl was brutally raped in Lakhimpur district of Assam,  a nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by one person at Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur district of Assam on Wednesday. According to family sources, accused Suban Dey raped the girl who is a student of class 4. After the minor girl narrated the incident […]

Assam boy nabbed for links with Dawood

Assam boy nabbed for links with Dawood

GUWAHATI: The Lucknow police have reported to have detained one youth from Assam’s Darrang district with huge cache of narcotics. The youth identified as Ayub Ali, was found to have possessed at least 4,600 grams of heroin. The Lucknow police sources said that Ali was working as a part of the illegal drug racket run […]