Ethnic Violence

  • Ethnic violence kills 31 in Nigeria 20-09-2013 07:30 PM

    Lafia: At least 31 people have been killed in ethnic violence in Nigeria's north central state of Nasarawa, local authorities said Friday. Nasarawa Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura told reporters that 31 people were confirmed dead in the latest clash which dealt a blow to the peaceful co-existence between the people...
  • New fears in Sri Lanka amid anti-Muslim campaign 08-04-2013 09:50 AM

    Colombo: A red-robbed Buddhist monk calmly picked up stones and hurled them at a security camera. Then, as police looked on, his followers smashed up a popular, Muslim-owned clothing store. March's attack on the Fashion Bug chain near the Sri Lankan capital of Colombo, filmed by a local television station...
  • Four killed in fresh Assam violence 17-11-2012 10:21 AM

    Guwahati: Bodoland area in lower Assam witnessed fresh trouble with the killing of four persons by armed assailants in Jiaguri even as police arrested a member of Bodoland Territorial Autonomous District in connection with the killing. The assailants fired randomly on a group of persons at Jiaguri in Kokrajhar police...
  • Assam: Two killed in fresh ethnic violence in Kokrajhar 11-11-2012 12:19 AM

    Guwahati: In a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence in Assam's Bodoland, two persons were killed in Kokrajhar district on Saturday, a senior police official said. One person was shot dead at Badugaon under Gosaigaon police station at around 1340 hrs and in a retailatory attack. A youth was hacked to...
  • Assam: 1 killed, 4 injured in grenade blast in Kokrajhar 24-10-2012 09:43 PM

    Kokrajhar: One person was killed and four others were injured when unidentified persons lobbed a hand grenade at a busy place in Assam's Chirang district on Wednesday evening, officials said. The miscreants came in a car and hurled the grenade towards a group of people around 6.30 pm near a...
  • Curfew relaxed on Assam-Meghalaya border 13-01-2011 04:17 PM

    Shillong: With the situation limping back to normal in the ethnic violence-hit Assam-Meghalaya border areas, curfew was relaxed on Thursday for six hours in Resubelpara subdivision of East Garo Hills district. "No incident has been reported in the last two days. Curfew has been relaxed for six hours from 10:00...
  • Ethnic violence: Meghalaya CM hits out at Assam 10-01-2011 01:57 PM

    Meghalaya CM hits out at Assam for mishandling ethnic clashes between Garo and Rabha communities. ...
  • Peace yet to return in Kyrgyzstan 17-06-2010 02:28 PM

    Although gunfire has stopped in Osh, the city still remains divided on ethnic lines. ...
  • Kenya violence worrying Indian families back home 02-01-2008 09:21 PM

    Chennai: England face a must-win situation against the West Indies to stay afloat in the World Cup, and the Caribbean captain Darren Sammy said coach Ottis Gibson's understanding of the English players will hold their side in good stead ahead of the clash. Gibson has a fair bit of knowledge...
  • ULFA targets Hindi-speakers, 9 killed 17-05-2007 12:04 AM

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  • Assam: Cops arrest six ULFA linkmen 21-02-2007 11:49 PM

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  • Assam: Bomb blast before Games 09-02-2007 10:34 AM

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  • National Games start on a safe note 09-02-2007 07:20 AM

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  • National Games set to get underway 08-02-2007 06:44 PM

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  • Ulfa calls off National Games boycott 05-02-2007 04:13 PM

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  • ULFA denies issuing threat to media 04-02-2007 07:54 PM

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  • Gogoi briefs PM on situation in Assam 31-01-2007 06:53 PM

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  • ULFA warns TV channel over news report 30-01-2007 08:00 PM

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  • ULFA kill two Biharis in Assam 29-01-2007 11:34 PM

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  • Peace talks with ULFA wrong: Gogoi 29-01-2007 06:50 PM

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  • Congmen quit party after Ulfa threat 25-01-2007 03:24 PM

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  • National Games on schedule: Assam CM 24-01-2007 04:16 PM

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  • Bomb explodes in Assam, no casualty 24-01-2007 12:33 PM

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  • Gogoi presses for Games 'on time' 23-01-2007 11:04 PM

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  • ULFA triggers blast, no casualty 23-01-2007 04:08 PM

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