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  • NDFB suspects girl as informer, shoots her in front of parents 5 days ago

    Guwahati: A teenage girl was shot dead by the NDFB in the presence of her parents in Assam's Chirang district as militants suspected her of being a police informer and a probe has been announced after chilling video of the killing was aired by local television channels. The video, sent by...
  • NIA team to reach Assam today to probe NDFB militant attacks May 5, 2014

    Guwahati: An National Investigation Agency team will reach Assam on Monday to probe into the attacks by National Demorcratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants in three districts - Kokrajhar, Baksa and Chirang. The Curfew has been relaxed in Baksa from 10 am to 4 pm, in Chirang from 10 am...
  • Kokrajhar violence: Security forces kill 2 suspected Bodo militants May 4, 2014

    Kokrajhar: The CRPF, Army and Assam state police on Sunday shot down two alleged NDFB-Songbjit militants suspected of being involved in Kokrajhar violence in a combined operation in Sonitpur district along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh. Two pistols and grenade have been recovered from the militants and the search is still on. With...
  • Assam: No reports of fresh violence, curfew remains in force May 4, 2014

    Guwahati: There was an uneasy calm in Assam's Kokrajhar, Chirang and Baksa districts after 32 people were killed in attacks blamed on National Democratic Font of Bodoland militants. There were no reports of fresh violence, but curfew remains in force in the affected areas. Fifty three companies of central para-military forces,...
  • NDFB denies involvement in Assam violence May 3, 2014

    Guwahati: The NDFB (Songbijit) on Saturday denied their involvement in the violence in Assam claiming it was "a political conspiracy by Assam government to trigger clashes between two communities. A press statement by NDFB Secretary (Information and Publicity Wing) NE Esara said, "we ask the Assam government and its...
  • PM condemns Assam violence; promises steps to restore peace May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday condemned the "cowardly" terror attack in Assam that has claimed several lives and said that the Centre will take all measures to maintain law and order and restore peace there. Singh, who is keeping a close watch on the situation, spoke to Home...
  • Assam government must act immediately over Kokrajhar violence: Cong May 3, 2014

    Nine more bodies were recovered from violence-hit Baksa district of lower Assam, taking the toll to 32. The Army has been called in and curfew imposed in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts of Assam after attacks by National Democratic Front of Bodoland militants. Congress leader Meem Afzal said, "The Assam government...
  • Assam militant attacks: Nine more bodies recovered, toll reaches 32 May 3, 2014

    Guwahati: Nine more bodies were recovered on Saturday from violence-hit Baksa district of lower Assam, taking the toll to 32. The Army has been called in and curfew imposed in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts of Assam after attacks by National Democratic Front of Bodoland militants. According to the police, heavily...
  • 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...
  • 23 killed in militant attacks in Assam, curfew imposed May 4, 2014

    Guwahati: At least 23 persons, including children and women, were killed and 14 seriously injured by heavily armed NDFB(S) militants in two communally-sensitive districts of Kokrajhar and Baksa of Assam since last night. Shoot-at-sight was ordered on Friday night in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts, falling under Bodoland Territorial Administration Districts (BTAD) area,...
  • NDFB attacks again, 2 more killed in Assam January 18, 2014

    Chirang/Udalguri: The NDFB's killing spree continued for the second day as they gunned down two persons and injured four others in two districts on Saturday, police said. A group of armed ultras belonging to NDFB's anti-talk Song Bijit group raided Sakuwaserfung in Bijni subdivision of Chirang district at around 7:30...
  • Centre asks Assam to act over abduction, killing incidents December 11, 2013

    Kokrajhar/Guwahati: As a fallout of the recent reports of abductions and killings in Assam, the Centre has asked the state government to do the status check on the current situation in the state. In the last five months 15 people have been abducted from the Bodoland Territorial Areas District. The incidents...
  • Assam: Two NDFB terrorists killed in encounter with CRPF commandos September 3, 2013

    Two suspected NDFB(S) terrorists were killed in an encounter with CRPF's CoBRA commandos in Chirang district on Tuesday. According to CRPF officials, the Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) wing of the force killed two unidentified hardcore NDFB(S) cadres at Khagrabari near Aie river under Dhaligaon police station in the wee...
  • Assam blasts: Main accused Daimary gets bail April 14, 2013

    Guwahati: Five years after the deadliest terror attack in Assam that killed 100 and injured 300 the main accused National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) chairman Ranjan Daimary has got bail. Daimary was handed over by Bangladesh in 2010. The CBI did not oppose bail for Daimary. A clear hint that...
  • Assam ignores militants' boycott call, celebrates R-Day January 26, 2013

    Guwahati: The Republic Day boycott called by Northeast militant outfits, including the ULFA and NDFB, failed to evoke response in Assam on January 26 with people coming out in large numbers to attend the celebrations. Governor JB Patnaik unfurled the National Tricolour and addressed the people at the central function...
  • Fresh clashes between NDFB factions in Assam, curfew imposed November 15, 2012

    Curfew has been imposed in Kokrajhar and Gossaingaon districts after violent clashes between two factions of the NDFB. ...
  • Fulfilment of people's needs lead to Cong victory May 14, 2011

    Guwahati: If the development plank the Congress rode on in the two previous elections endeared itself to voters in Assam, the near-absence of militancy for a considerable time made the party's position stronger in the 2011 assembly election. Absence of major militant violence ever since the arrest of top NDFB and...
  • CPI for talks with insurgent outfits in Assam March 24, 2011

    Guwahati: The Assam unit of the CPI on Wednesday promised to include all the insurgent outfits in the state in negotiations to solve the vexed militancy problem. Releasing the party's election manifesto for next month's Assembly poll, Bhogeswar Dutta of CPI state council, said the NDFB and other militant outfits should...
  • Assam on alert after militant strikes March 15, 2011

    Guwahati: A security alert was sounded in election-bound Assam on Tuesday, a day after militants bombed the ruling Congress party's headquarters, injuring five party workers, and killed nine Border Security Force (BSF) troopers in separate attacks. "A state of high alert was sounded across Assam with police, army and paramilitary troopers...
  • NDFB rebels admit killings, links with small groups February 13, 2011

    Shillong: Two top NDFB militants, arrested along with three other cadres and a sympathizer in Meghalaya, have admitted their involvement in a number of killings and blasts in Assam, besides links with smaller militant groups, police said. Lachit Boro alias Langana confessed to have killed 26 people, including those in the...
  • Death toll in NDFB violence in Assam hits 22 November 9, 2010

    Guwahati: Three more persons were gunned down by NDFB militants today, while another man succumbed to his injuries, pushing the toll in the overnight violence to 22, as the rebels warned of more killings in Assam. However, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said "We are not going to be cowed down...
  • Assam rail track blast kills one, injures seven October 2, 2010

    Guwahati: At least one person was killed and seven wounded, two of them critically, in a powerful explosion on a railway track on Thursday that ripped apart the engine and a coach of a passenger train in Assam, officials said. A police spokesperson said the blast took place at 2.15 am...
  • Black Widow rebels surrender in Assam October 2, 2009

    Haflong: About 360 tribal separatists on Friday surrendered in India's restive North-eastern state of Assam raising hopes of an end to long years of violent insurgency in the region, officials said. A government spokesperson said 359 militants of the outlawed Jewel Garlosa faction of the Dima Haolam Daogah (DHD-J), more popularly...
  • Five militants gunned down in Assam April 20, 2009

    Guwahati: Five militants were killed in a gunbattle with army soldiers in Assam early on Monday. A large quantity of weapons and explosives were recovered from the militants, a defence spokesperson said. The gunbattle began on Sunday midnight and continued for about three hours near Akabasti village near Tezpur town, about...
  • Police claim NDFB-ULFA nexus behind Assam blasts November 13, 2008

    Guwahati: Terror in Assam has a new identity. Assam Police have reasons to believe that the horrific blasts that killed 88 people in four districts of Assam on October 31 were carried out by a faction of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFD) led by Basumatary with the connivance...
  • ULFA, NDFB backed by Bangladesh behind Assam blasts November 12, 2008

    New Delhi: Terror in Assam has a new identity and police say the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) which once used to be against Bangladeshi migrants has now joined hands with Bangladesh. On October 30, four cities of Assam were rocked by 12 bomb blasts killing at least 88 people...