BODO MILITANTS

  • 21 people chargesheeted in Burdwan blast case; charges include criminal conspiracy, waging war against nation March 30, 2015

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency(NIA) has chargesheeted 21 people in Burdwan blast case that took place in October 2014. According to NIA sources, the charges against the accused include criminal conspiracy and waging war against the nation. The chargesheet is also likely to talk about connections with Bodo militant group as...
  • News 360: Kiran Bedi joins BJP, to contest Delhi Assembly elections January 15, 2015

    The BJPs mission Delhi got a shot in the arm, when former top cop and once close Anna aide Kiran Bedi joined the party on Thursday. Kiran Bedi who may well be the face of the BJP will be pitted against her one time collegue Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam...
  • NIA arrests three top Bodo militants linked to Sonitpur killings January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: NIA on Thursday arrested three suspected activists of NDFB-S, including Ajoi Basamutary on whose alleged instructions 36 people were killed in Assam's Sonitpur area in December. In a statement, NIA on Thursday said the three accused were arrested from Kohima on January 14-15 night and had been taken on...
  • Assam situation improving, no incident in last 48 hours December 28, 2014

    Guwahati: The situation in violence-hit lower Assam districts is improving with no fresh incidents being reported since Friday even as Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said confidence-building measures were needed in the wake of death of 81 people following NDFB(S) militant attack. State Home Commissioner Prateek Hajela on Sunday said...
  • President's Rule in Assam unacceptable: Congress December 28, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam Congress on Sunday said the Opposition and some other organisations' demand for imposing President's Rule in the state following the recent NDFB killings is unacceptable. State Congress president Anjan Dutta told mediapersons that law and order situation in Assam was controlled only after the Congress came to power...
  • Assam peaceful, Tarun Gogoi reviews situation December 28, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam remained peaceful on Sunday with no fresh incidents reported as Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi reviewed the situation calling for intensifying confidence- building measures in the wake of death of 81 people in NDFB(S) militant attack, retaliatory violence and police firing. The Chief Minister has directed Assam Director General of...
  • Deadly attacks by Bodo militant in Assam, long road to peace for tribals December 28, 2014

    Guwahati: In the aftermath of the deadly attacks by Bodo militants in Assam that claimed 78 lives, thousands of tribals fled their homes in fear and are now residing in makeshift shelters as they have been reduced to refugees in their own land. Battling in the cold with no food,...
  • Three days after massacre in Assam, Army to go all out against Bodo militants December 27, 2014

    Guwahati: Three days after the massacre in Assam, the Army will intensify its operations and will be moving extra forces to the state. The Bodo militant attack has claimed 78 lives in the state. Almost 60 companies are operating in the state and the Army is planning to start an all-out...
  • Bodo militant attack in Assam an act of terror: Rajnath Singh December 25, 2014

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh condemned the Bodo militant attack in Assam and said, "What happened in Assam was an act of terror. Will not adopt a zero tolerance approach towards militancy." The death toll in the attack has risen to 70. ...
  • Assam killings: Little to celebrate for those at relief camps this Eid July 29, 2014

    Baksa: In the midst of the Lok Sabha Elections earlier this year, 38 villagers were killed by suspected Bodo militants in Assam's Baksa district. Camped in a cramped relief camp in Khagrabari village, the displaced community of Muslims has little to celebrate this Eid. The mighty Beki river has been...
  • Assam: Survivors of the Bodo militant attack recount the horror May 6, 2014

    The survivors of the Bodo militant attack, which left 32 people dead, are still living in constant fear. Militants had set the entire Baksa village on fire. The survivors have moved to make shift relief camps along the river. Their only demand is of basic human security but unfortunately easy...
  • Assam: Survivors of Bodo militant attacks live in fear May 6, 2014

    Khagrabari: Days after the violence in Assam which left 32 people dead, the victims of the Bodo militant attacks now face an uncertain future. CNNIBN's Arijit Sen travelled to Baksa where it all started to meet with the victims of the Bodo militant attacks. Safina, her daughter Jasmina and her two...
  • Assam: Army called in, curfew imposed as Bodo militants kill 23 May 3, 2014

    Guwahati: The Army has been called in and curfew imposed in parts of Assam after 23 people including women and children were killed by National Democratic Front of Bodoland militants in separate attacks in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts. According to the police, heavily armed NDFB militants fired indiscriminately in the...
  • Assam: Suspected Bodo militants kill 10 people in 2 separate incidents May 2, 2014

    Guwahati: Suspected Bodo militants killed 10 people in two separate incidents in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts of Assam on Thursday. In the first incident suspected Bodo militants shot dead three members of a family including two women and seriously injured an infant in the Baksa district on Thursday night. According...
  • Suspected Bodo extremists kill migrant workers, protection demanded January 19, 2014

    Kokrajhar: Six migrant workers from Bihar have been killed by suspected Bodo militants on Friday night when Bodo militants opened fire at passengers in a bus coming from West Bengal to Shillong. The Bihar government has announced compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the relatives of the six people who have...
  • 40 dead in Assam riots, more troops called in July 25, 2012

    Guwahati: Desperate efforts are on to bring the situation in Assam under control. While around 1000 troops have been mobilised for peacekeeping in the state, the army has also been conducting flag marches in violencehit areas. Meanwhile, the government is making a bid to bring warring factions of the Bodos and...
  • Bodo militants on a kidnapping spree in Assam October 12, 2010

    Rangapara: There has been a rise in activity by Bodo militants in Assam, with more abductions being reported in the Sonitpur district of Assam. Heartbreakingly for the families of two railway drivers, even two months after their abduction, there's no rescue or help coming in from any quarters. The families...
  • Kidnapped Maharashtra official freed after 78 days in Arunachal August 2, 2010

    Pune: Senior Maharashtra bureaucrat Vijay S Bardekar, who was kidnapped May 13 from Arunachal Pradesh where he had gone on a vacation, has been released from captivity by alleged Bodo militants after 78 days, a family member said in Pune on Monday. Bardekar is expected to return to his home town...
  • Kidnapped Maharashtra official freed after 78 days in Arunachal August 2, 2010

    Pune: Senior Maharashtra bureaucrat Vijay S Bardekar, who was kidnapped May 13 from Arunachal Pradesh where he had gone on a vacation, has been released from captivity by alleged Bodo militants after 78 days, a family member said in Pune on Monday. Bardekar is expected to return to his home town...
  • 4 killed in Assam town blast; Bodo group blamed December 10, 2009

    Guwahati: At least four people were killed and 17 others injured, six of them critically, when a powerful bomb blast ripped through a crowded marketplace in a Assam town Thursday, police said. The blast took place at a daily market at Missamari town in Sonitpur district, about 220 km north of...
  • AP engineer abducted in Assam, CM assures safe return October 19, 2009

    Hyderabad: Family of an engineer, who belongs from Andhra Pradesh and was abducted by militants in Assam Friday, are worried over his safety and is praying for his safe return. The family of civil engineer P Krishna Rao in Gannavaram in coastal district of Krishna on Monday offered special prayers at...
  • Assam bids farewell to villagers killed by Bodo militant October 7, 2009

    12 villagers were killed in firing at Assam's Balichang Bhemajuli village. ...
  • Tribal separatists gun down 11 in Assam village October 4, 2009

    Guwahati: At least 11 people were killed and 15 wounded, seven of them critically, in a daring attack by tribal separatists in Assam late on Sunday, officials said. A police spokesperson said heavily armed militants of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) attacked Bhimajuli village in Sonitpur district, about...