Assam

Type: Province
Name: Assam
First reported 26 mins ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 2 reports

CBI to probe border row: Assam CM

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said the CBI would be asked to probe the violence near the state's border with Nagaland in the wake of kidnapping of two youth allegedly by Naga men June 26.He made the announcement at a meeting with a joint delegation ... [Published Deccan Herald - 12 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

DoNER ministry not responsible to control Assam floods: Singh

Guwahati, Aug 22 (PTI) At a time when Assam is reeling under floods, Union minister V K Singh today said such a situation is "nothing new" to the state and the DoNER ministry, which he heads, "is not responsible" to deal with it."Flood condition is nothing ... [Published Press Trust of India - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 30 reports

Assam-Nagaland Border Clashes: Curfew Re-imposed in Golaghat

Curfew was relaxed in Golaghat for six hours today - from 6 am till noon.Guwahati: Curfew has been re-imposed in Golaghat, the epicentre of the violence that has hit the border villages of Assam and Nagaland over the last few days. 15 adivasis or tribals ... [Published NDTV - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 6 reports

8/22/2014: FRONT PAGE: ASSAM STRIFE CONTINUES

Despite the indefinite curfew in Assam’s strife-torn Golaghat district, fresh incidents of police–protester clashes took place on Thursday. Protesters blocked NH – 39, the highway connecting Nagaland. A bandh was called in protest against the... ... [Published Hindustan Times - 12 hours ago]
Entities: strife, Protest, Police
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 4 reports

AGP bandh hits life in Assam

Life came to a halt in Assam on Thursday following Asom Gana Parishad (AGP)'s 12-hour state bandh in protest against the state government's failure to resolve dispute along the Assam-Nagaland border and police atrocity on protestors.Several other organizations, ... [Published Times of India - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 5 reports

8/22/2014: Nation: Bodo rebels brand girl as informer, kill her

GUWAHATI: Militants of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland ( Songbijit) on Wednesday evening shot Priya Basumatary, 16, point blank in front of the inhabitants of Dwimuguri village in western Assam’s Chirang district. Priya, a high school... ... [Published Hindustan Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 4 reports

Thousands flee deadly violence in northeast India

Indian officials say about 10,000 people have fled their homes in the northeast of the country, as violence surges over a border dispute that has left some 15 people dead.Residents of remote Assam have sought shelter in makeshift camps set up by the state ... [Published ABC Online - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 13 reports

Assam-Nagaland border clashes: Gogoi, Zeliang assure resolving issue at the earliest

Aug 21, 8:33 pmGuwahati, Aug 21 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday met his Nagaland counterpart TR Zeliang today to hold discussions over the simmering tension along the border of two states. Both chief ministers also met Union Minister ... [Published Ani News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 6 reports

Assam: Curfew Partially Lifted; Agitators Withdraw Strike

GOLAGHAT: The indefinite curfew imposed in Golaghat district today in the wake of yesterday's border flare-up was relaxed for a few hours in the evening even as police fired in the air and burst tear gas shells to disperse protesters trying to block NH-39 ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 52 reports

Assam, Nagaland Govts. making sincere efforts to resolve border issue: Tarun Gogoi

Guwahati, Aug.21 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today stated that the state government is making sincere efforts to resolve the border issue with Nagaland which has led to the death of nine people so far and injured scores of others. ... [Published Ani News - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Tarun Gogoi, Guwahati
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 11 reports

Assam: Three killed in police firing

Please enable the javascript of your browser to see the video.Fresh protests were reported in Assam's already tense Golaghat District. 2 people were killed and several other civilians injured in Golaghat as the police fired guns on unarmed civilians. ... [Published TimesNow.tv - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Police, JavaScript, Protest
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 24 reports

Rijiju to visit Assam, Nagaland over border row

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said Wednesday that he will meet the chief ministers of Assam and Nagaland and other senior officials over a violent border row on the Assam-Nagaland border in Golaghat district."I will ... [Published Mangalorean - Aug 20 2014]

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...Gogoi said his government would find out the truth behind the violence by handing over the case to the CBI. "The first priority of the government is to restore peace in the"
"The first priority of the government is to restore peace in the affected areas and to send back the displaced people to their homes" the chief minister said
...When pointed out that the flood creates huge challenge and destroys a lot of developmental works, Singh said "It is not being stopped but flood causes damage to life and property. So let’s separate it out. Let’s not get just stuck on floods... Flood is not just development. Flood is only a part of the issue."
"Two ASAK (A'chik Songna An'pachakgipa Kotok) militants were killed and six others managed to escape in a fierce gunfight with the Army and Meghalaya Police at Soba Jambal village under Mendipathar police station" Inspector General of Police in-charge of Operations, G H P Raju, told IANS

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Tensions Mount in Border Dispute Between Assam ... [Published WSJ.com: India Real Time - Aug 21 2014]
Tension mounted in India’s northeastern state of Assam as thousands of people took to the streets to protest against the killing of nine Assamese people in an attack locals blamed on insurgents from the neighboring state of Nagaland. ...
India: Southwest monsoon-2014: Daily Flood Situ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 20 2014]
Source: Government of IndiaCountry: India RAINFALL/FLOOD SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY ♦ Yesterday, the southwest monsoon was active over Arunachal Pradesh. Indian Meteorological Department (Major features of weather forecast) Rain/thundershowers occurred ...
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Source: Times of IndiaCountry: India TNN |Aug 20, 2014, 05.42 AM IST NEW DELHI: Many districts in Uttar Pradesh continued to be in an 'unprecedented flood situation' on Tuesday with the river Rapti in Balrampur maintaining an alarming level. Hundreds ...
India: 8 states report 71% of total infant deaths [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 19 2014]
Source: Times of IndiaCountry: India Subodh Varma,TNN |Aug 19, 2014, 06.32 AM IST Have you ever wondered why child death (IMR) and mother death (MMR) are going down so slowly in India? Part of the answer can be found in a recent survey report put out ...
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Source: All India Disaster Mitigation InstituteCountry: India Southasiadisasters.net issue no. 115, July 2014: In many ways HFA2 process has strived to include citizens who face a high altitude disaster risks. But more can be included, especially ...
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