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Hemanta Kumar Nath is a correspondent in Assam, India, who reports on local news in Assam, the north east Indian state.

IED Explosion Injures Eight in West Garo Hills, Meghalaya

A top police official of West Garo Hills district said suspected Garo National Liberation Army militants triggered the explosion at the busy market to make fear among the civilians.

Human Sacrifice Incident Ends In Hanging Of Accused Man in Assam

A young boy was beaheaded at Tarajuli tea garden near Rongapara in a northern Assam district Thursday evening. A crowd of people hanged the culprit.

Smriti Irani Commends PM Modi For India’s Economic Growth

India's economy recently has been going on in a positive direction and the Prime Minister knows well how to run the economy.

Assam Receives Large Funding for Water and Roadway Projects

The Union Minister of State announced funding for the entire North East region, to develop organic farming, starting with cardamom and variety of fruits.

Poacher Killed in Gun Encounter With Assam Forest Protection Force

A rifle and several rounds of ammunition and other items were recovered in possession from them. Assam has lost at least 18 one horned rhinoceros in this year so far which were poached.

Two Pilots Survive Jet Crash in Assam

A top official of IAF in Tezpur said the incident took place at Baralimari area near Laokhowa wildlife sanctuary in Nagaon district around 12:30 pm.

Two NDFB(s) Over Ground Workers Arrested in Assam

A defence spokesman based in Guwahati said a joint operation by army and police resulted in the arrest of Chakra Brahma from Kusumdish area in the BTAD district.

Toll Gate Vandalized in Assam

A group known as Krishak Mukti Sangram Samittee on Saturday protested overcharging by employees of a local toll gate. The toll gate was damaged and some employees were beaten.

Militants Killed In Three Operations, NDBF(S) Camp Busted in Kokrajhar

Assam security forces killed two militants and arrested one in three encounters. One slain militant terrorized the civil population in North Garo Hills.

Assam Chief Minister Concerned About Insurgency Problem in North East

After a militant attack on Assam Rifles troops in Nagaland, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi expressed his concern over continuing insurgency.

Another Assam Congress MLA Arrested, Sent to Seven Days Judicial Custody

Police arrested Assam Congress MLA, Siddique Ahmed, and a judge sent him to seven days judicial custody. Assam Congress MLA Rumi Nath was recently arrested over a link with a car theft gang.

Assam Disaster Management Team Formed For Nepal Quake

An Assam Disaster Management Team will coordinate with other authorities in Nepal, to assist Assamese people. 13 Assamese are still missing and the bodies of 6 women arrived in Guwahati.

BJP President Addresses Illegal Bangladeshi Migration in Assam

Highlighting the achievements of the Modi government, Amit Shah claimed prices of essential commodities rose daily under the Congress led UPA government, but Modi controlled prices.

Seven Assamese Women Killed in Powerful Nepal Quake, 72 Missing

The victims were identified as Hemaprabha Saikia, Bhanita Deka, Joyshree Bora, Bhumika Das, Rima Das, Kalpana Adhikary and Padmawati Mazumdar and their bodies were brought to Guwahati on Tuesday.

Assam Rifles Soldier Killed in Militant Attack

A militant attack in the Red Cross area of Kohima, Nagaland's capital city, took the life of an army jawan around 1 pm on Saturday.

7 Members of Bihu Tribe Killed In Assam Road Accident

Two vehicles collided in the Digboi Ramnagar area in the upper Assam district early on Friday, killing seven and injuring nine others.

Death Penalty For Three Men After 2011 Murder In Assam

The convicted men abducted and murdered Arup Dutta, a 21 year young man, son of Apu Dutta, a businessman from Jagiroad town in Morigaon district, on July 17, 2011.

16 NDFB(S) Militants Captured in Assam This Week, One Killed

Security forces arrested 16 NDFB(S) militants in the Kokrajhar and Sonitpur districts of Assam. One was a high-level commander with terrorist training, who trained others.

Two Police Officers Face Carnapping Charges in Assam

A top Guwahati city police official said that two police officers are alleged to have links to an auto theft racket. A case has been registered against them at Dispur police station.

Modi Government Gives Priority to Economic Growth in Indian Northeast Region

Condemning corruption, BJP president Amit Shah said they continue to fight corruption and corruption will never be tolerated.