All Tripura Tiger Force

  • Top ATTF militant lays down arms before BSF May 29, 2009

    New Delhi: In the Northeast, top militant leader Sailendra Debvarma of the banned All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF) has surrendered before the Border Security Force along the India-Bangladesh border. Debvarma alias Judhiya decamped from his base at Niralapunji and he deposited an AK-47 rifle and a 9 mm pistol among...
  • Top commanders of Tripura Tiger Force surrender January 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Two top commanders of the All Tripura Tiger Force surrendered before the police on Friday night. Captain Michael and Lieutenant Royal Debbarma carried cash rewards of Rs 2.5 lakh each on their heads and are believed to have carried out the blasts in Agartala last week. Red corner...
  • Assam Police release sketch of blast suspect November 4, 2008

    Guwahati: The Assam Police on Tuesday released the sketch of one of the people suspected to be involved in the October 30 serial bombings in the state. The 12 blasts in four towns in the state killed at least 77 people and injured over 300. The person, dressed in a white kurta,...
  • STF to probe into Assam's blast theories November 3, 2008

    New Delhi: A Special Task Force has been formed to investigate the blasts that rocked Assam on Thursday. Chief Minister Taruun Gogoi says the sketches of suspected terrorists involved in the blasts will be released soon. He has also indicated a reshuffle in the state police. Sources in Assam police...
  • Defensive PM says his Govt not soft on terror November 2, 2008

    Guwahati: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has reiterated that his Government is not soft and is acting effectively to combat terror. PM was in Guwahati on Saturday, a day after the state police detained three people in connection with the serial blasts that ripped through Assam on Thursday, killing 70 people. "We will...
  • Fear factor: Assam limps back with caution November 1, 2008

    Guwahati: Thursday's serial blasts have shaken Guwahati like never before. Parts of the city were under curfew as unruly mobs protested against the terror strike. On Friday morning, people on the streets were anxious. Some shop-owners were seen trying to assess the damage. Far removed from the panic, 91-year-old Pulin Das,...
  • Assam whodunnit: Many names, no face | Is it IM? November 1, 2008

    Guwahati: More than 24 hours after blasts ripped through Assam, the state police have detained two people. They claim that their vehicles were used to plant some of the bombs that killed more than 70 and injured several others. While investigators looked for clues to get a fix on who...
  • Main suspects behind blasts in Assam October 31, 2008

    Eleven bomb blasts in quick succession ripped through the main city of Assam and three other towns on Thursday, killing 76 people and wounding more than 320, police said. Here are some of the main groups suspected to be behind the attacks: ULFA: The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA)...
  • 12 blasts in Assam leave 61 dead, over 300 injured October 31, 2008

    Guwahati: The meticulously planned series of 12 blasts that ripped through four districts in Assam, were unprecedented even by terror-torn Assam's standards. The blast left more than 60 dead and close to 300 injured. In all, there were six blasts in Guwahati, three in Kokrajhar, two in Barpeta and one in...
  • Politicians play blame game over voilence in India October 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Eighteen serial blasts went off across Assam and more than 60 people are feared dead. However, as always is the case, politicians have found yet another ground to play the blame game. Home Minister, Shivraj Patil is feeling the maximum heat. He has been dubbed as weak both...
  • Centre co-ordinating with blast-hit Assam October 31, 2008

    New Delhi: After Assam witnessed 11 bomb blasts in Guwahati and some other cities on Thursday morning, Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta has said that the Centre is co-ordinating with the Assam government to keep the situation under control. "We have sent special teams there. We are also working closely with...
  • Whodunnit? New-look, scarier ULFA suspect October 31, 2008

    New Delhi: At least 60 people were killed in the serial blasts that ripped through Assam on Thursday. While intelligence agencies were quick to point the finger of suspicion towards the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA), this new chapter of violence seems to be scripted by someone else, someone...
  • Assam struggles to keep blood supply going October 31, 2008

    Guwahati: An acute shortage of blood afflicted the Guwahati Medical College Hospital where doctor struggled to attend to blood-soaked and burnt victims of serial blasts. With shock and anxiety writ large on their faces, relatives scanned for their loved ones in the ICUs and various cabins where more than 200...
  • Watch: 11 blasts hit Assam October 31, 2008

    Serial blasts rocked Guwahati and Upper Assam on Thursday morning. The blasts took place on Dispur Road, Pan Bazaar, Ganeshguri and Fancy Bazaar. ...
  • Assam govt sees ULFA's hand behind serial blasts October 31, 2008

    Guwahati: The Assam government on Thursday said the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) may have perpetrated the serial blasts in the state but it was too early to reach a conclusion. "It is very early to make a conclusion but ULFA has a history of triggering serial blasts," Assam's...
  • Serial blasts in Assam: In Pics | Watch Video October 31, 2008

    At least 61 people have been killed and 300 others injured in 11 bomb blasts which rocked Guwahati and some other cities of Assam on Thursday morning. In Guwahati the blasts took place on Dispur Road, Pan Bazaar, Ganeshguri and Fancy Bazaar. More bombs exploded in Barpeta, Kokrajhar and Bongaigoan districts. The...
  • Assam blasts: 61 killed | Whodunnit? | Pics October 31, 2008

    New Delhi: At least 61 people have been killed and 300 others injured in 11 bomb blasts which rocked Guwahati and some other cities of Assam on Thursday morning. In Guwahati the blasts took place on Dispur Road, Pan Bazaar, Ganeshguri and Fancy Bazaar. More bombs exploded in Barpeta, Kokrajhar and Bongaigoan...
  • Agartala serial blasts case: Police arrest one October 14, 2008

    New Delhi: The police have arrested one person in the Agartala blasts case. The accused, Bikas Deb Burman is a member of the banned outfit, All-Tripura Tiger Force. Police claim that Burman has confessed to setting off the bombs with a mobile phone and has also acknowledged that the explosives...