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CBI arrests main accused behind BTAD violence in Assam

CBI arrests main accused behind BTAD violence in Assam

By- Correspondent Advertisements A special CBI team Tuesday arrested the main culprit behind last year’s communal riots in Assam’s Bodo areas, which left over 100 people dead and led to displacement of close to five lakh people, police said. Kokrajhar Superintendent of Police Sunil Kumar said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team nabbed Moinul […]

Ethnic battles in Assam – Indian Army to fight rioters

Ethnic battles in Assam – Indian Army to fight rioters

The on-going violent fighting in Assam between ethnic Bodo tribes and Muslim settlers, most of them accused as Bangladeshi immigrants, have claimed over 33 lives so far. The Riots have raged for several days now and failure of administration is evident from the fact that more than 1,70,000 people have taken shelter in 121 relief […]

Assam Boat Tragedy due to lack of safety, not storm

By- Staff Reporter | Date – May 01, 2012 Search and rescue operations are in full swing for more than 100 people who are still missing after a steamer carrying at least 350 passengers sank in the Brahmaputra river in Assam on Monday after being caught in a severe storm. The steamer had left Dhubri […]

Blow on Farmers of Assam – How long to remain SILENT

Blow on Farmers of Assam – How long to remain SILENT

By- Priyankan Goswami For a state that earns more than one third of its income from and employs more than 65% workforce in agriculture, all of what is written below based on facts and figures being reported in different media, is disastrous news. Even on the same day when Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi boasted that […]