KARBI

  • Rijiju attends Assam SP's cremation, slain officer's son demands CBI probe June 7, 2014

    Guwahati: Karbi Anglong SP and his Personal Security Officer (PSO) who were killed in an encounter with the KPLT operatives were cremated on Sunday morning in Guwahati. MoS, Home Ministry, Kiren Rijiju attended the cremation. The slain policeman's son has demanded CBI probe into his father's death saying that his demand...
  • MHA seeks report on killing of Assam SP June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a report from the Assam government into the killing of a senior police officer by terrorists in Karbi Anglong. A Superintendent of Police and his PSO was killed in an encounter with the operatives of KPLT in Assam's Karbi Anglong district on...
  • Assam: Karbi Anglong SP killed in encounter with terrorists June 6, 2014

    Karbi Anglong: A Superintendent of Police and his PSO was killed in encounter with terrorists in Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Thursday evening. SP Nitya Nanda Goswami of Hamren police district was leading an operation against the insurgent outfit in remote Rongthang forest area where they came face to face with...
  • Assam goes for second phase polls on April 12 amidst bandh April 11, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam is set to hold the second of the three-phased Lok Sabha polls in the backdrop of a bandh in Autonomous District (ST), one of the three constituencies, capping a high-pitched campaign. Polling will be held in the Autonomous District (ST), comprising Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao districts, Karimganj (SC)...
  • Uneasy calm in Assam, 15 people dead in a month January 13, 2014

    Guwahati: An uneasy calm prevails in Assam, especially in the Karbi Anglong district where clashes between Karbi and Naga terrorists have left at least 15 people dead in the past month. On December 28, nine youth belonging to the Karbi community were abducted, blindfolded, their hands tied and all of them...
  • Assam: Indefinite curfew continues in violenceaffected villages December 28, 2013

    Indefinite curfew continued in Chokihola area of Karbi Anglong district of Assam, where Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tiger (KPLT) militants killed four people on Friday, attacking a Naga village, setting fire and firing indiscriminately. The Assam government rushed three companies of additional forces on Friday night to the affected areas so violence...
  • Moderate quake rocks Assam November 6, 2013

    Moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit Assam on Wednesday. The tremor though lasted for few seconds, yet the doors and windows jolted. However, no information of any casualty or damage has been reported. The earthquake occurred at 9:46 am. The epicentre of the tremor was at Karbi Anglong...
  • 24-year-old neighbour rapes 11-year-old girl in Assam September 15, 2013

    Diphu: An 11-year old girl was raped and abandoned by her attacker assuming her to be dead in central Assam's Karbi Anglong district, police sources said on Sunday. The girl was raped allegedly by her 24-year-old neighbour Tinku Sahu after taking her to a nearby sugarcane field at Kheroni on September...
  • Gogoi warns agitators against rail, road blockades September 13, 2013

    Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday asked various groups of agitators in the state to withdraw road and rail blockades immediately, warning them that the government would be compelled to take "appropriate steps otherwise". He said that the government cannot remain a passive spectator to the series of road and...
  • Bodoland stir: Life hit in Assam, violence in Karbi Anglong August 5, 2013

    Guwahati: Normal life was paralysed in lower Assam and Karbi Anglong on Monday with violence and disruption of train services marking the beginning of bandhs by different organisations demanding a separate Bodoland. A 48hour bandh by All Bodo Students Union(ABSU) and another 1500hour Assam strike, the longest so far in the...
  • Assam: Violent protest for more states continue August 5, 2013

    Guwahati: Protests for the creation of more states by dividing Assam on the lines of Telangana have got violent. Several government offices have been torched and rail tracks have been removed in Karbi Anglong district of Assam by the violent protesters. Police said the office of the additional chief engineer of...
  • Protests in Assam, Cong MP's house set ablaze August 2, 2013

    Diphu/Kokrajhar: With the army on flag march in Assam, the rubber estate and a house of Congress MP were set ablaze, while four persons were injured in police firing, as the demand for separate states on the lines of Telangana by several groups was stepped up on Friday. The army...
  • Assam: Protests over Bodoland, Karbi Anglong intensify, 2 dead August 2, 2013

    Guwahati: After Bodoland, there is now growing clamour for a separate Karbi Anglong council in Assam. The situation in Karbi Anglong district is tense as protestors have stepped up their agitation for a new state. Two people have died in violent protests while 20 have been injured. Agitators demanding an autonomous...
  • Telangana fallout: 2 dead in violence as demand for 'Bodoland' grows in Assam August 2, 2013

    Diphu: After the Telangana announcement by the Congress, the demand for separate statehood has grown louder in other regions as well. Violent protests have engulfed the districts of Karbi, Anglong and Dima Hasao in Assam, where protesters are demanding a separate state. As largescale arson broke out, the Army, called in...
  • Assam: Violent protests erupt over demand of separate Karbi Anglong state, 2 killed August 1, 2013

    Diphu (Assam)/Darjeeling: Two persons were killed in police firing in escalating violence in the agitation for a separate Karbi Anglong state in Assam on the lines of Telangana which also spurred GJM on Thursday to call for an indefinite bandh in Darjeeling from Saturday for Gorkhaland. As largescale arson broke out,...
  • Kaziranga animal deaths: Govt to send probe team July 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Environment Ministry swung into action and decided to send a special team to the Kaziranga National Park in Assam after CNNIBN highlighted how the animals at the park were fast dying due to floods and poaching. The floods and poaching have resulted in death of over 500 animals...
  • Assam: 2 kidnapped forest officials released March 6, 2012

    Diphu: Chief Conservator of Forest Abhijit Rabha and Range Officer Ranjan Barua, who were abducted by KPLT militants, have been released near a highway at Bokolia in Assam's Karbi Anglong district. Police said Rabha and Barua were released by the abductors late on Monday night and they were rescued by the...
  • Assam: Forest officers kidnapped, search begins March 4, 2012

    Karbi Anglong: Six armed militants on Saturday abducted the Chief Conservator of Forests and a ranger in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam. According to sources, a demand of Rs 2 crore in ransom and been made for the release of the officers. The militants are suspected to be members of...
  • Two senior forest officials abducted in Assam March 3, 2012

    Diphu: Assam Chief Conservator of Forest Abhijit Rabha and a range officer were on Saturday allegedly abducted in Karbi Anglong district by militants who have demanded a ransom of Rs 1 crore for the duo's release, police said. Karbi Anglong Superintendent of Police, DB Chetry told that a delegation of 60...
  • Music festivals coming up February 10, 2012

    This spring, there is music in the air. Here are some music festivals that will leave you whistling a tune. Sulafest 2012 Location: Sula Vineyards, Nashik When: February 45 Artists: Nitin Sawhney, Blackstratblues, Papon & East India Company Damage: Rs. 1,800. The highlight this year is undoubtedly Nitin Sawhney. He is a huge favourite of...
  • It is ballots versus bullets in Assam these elections April 16, 2009

    North Cachar Hill District: Dimasa militants and Karbi militants have been spreading terror in the hill districts of North Cachar and Karbi Anglong. Trains are been targetted, people are being abducted and killed and even an election officer was attacked. The Diphu constituency in this area went to polls on...
  • Militants kills 8 migrant workers in Assam August 9, 2007

    Guwahati: Eight Hindispeaking migrant workers were killed and three seriously wounded on Wednesday by separatists in Assam, the latest in a string of attacks ahead of the August 15 Independence Day celebrations. A police spokesman said heavily armed militants late on Wednesday attacked Ampahar village in Karbi Anglong district, about 320...
  • 7 killed in Assam poll violence January 6, 2007

    New Delhi: As Assam faced the carnage unleashed by ULFA, another militant group killed seven polling personnel and injured 10 others, including four policemen, during election to Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council in the state. Official sources in Diphu in Assam said suspected Karbi Longri North Cachar Liberation Front (KNCLF) insurgents exploded...