Guwahati, Sept 9 (IBNS) : Security forces on Wednesday apprehended two hardcore NDFB(S) ultras from Assam's Chirang district, police said.
Research Assistant, Institute for Conflict Management On September 3, 2015, a cadre of the IK Songbijit faction of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB-IKS), identified as Bhaigo Boro alias B. Bilaigra, was killed in an encounter with the Security Forces (SFs) at Saumukhi Nala near Diglipara village in Kokrajhar District. He was reportedly involved in the December 23, 2014,massacre of Adivasis (the "tea tribes" from Central India, who were brought into the Northeast to work on plantations by the British prior to India's independence) in which 69 people were killed at several places in the Chirang, Sonitpur and Kokrajhar Districts.
Guwahati, Sept 6 (IBNS) : Floods in Assam claimed five more lives on Sunday as death toll touched 40 and affected more than 1.7 million people in 20 districts of the state.
Guwahati, Sept 5 (IBNS) The Tarun Gogoi government in Assam faced a serious trouble after nine Congress MLAs met BJP's national president Amit Shah on Saturday deciding to join the saffron party.
Guwahati, Sept 4 (IBNS): Flood situation in Assam turned grim on Friday claiming five more lives and affecting over 1.5 million people in 21 districts.
Guwahati, Sept 4 (IBNS): Poachers killed another one horned rhino in flood hit Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Thursday night, officials said on Friday.
Guwahati, Aug 31 (IBNS) : Security forces on Monday busted a bomb making factory and apprehended five militants belonging to NDFB(S) in Assamâ€™s Kamrup district.
Guwahati, Aug 31 (IBNS) : Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president Anjan Dutta on Sunday suspended four MLAs of the party and issued show cause notice to five other MLAs for anti-party activities, the party officials said on Monday.
Guwahati, Aug 28 (IBNS): Rebel Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Guwahati.
Guwahati, Aug 28 (IBNS): At least seven militants of NSCN(Khaplang) including a woman cadre were killed and three others injured in a gun fight with security forces in Nagaland on Friday, officials said.
Guwahati, Aug 27 (IBNS) : The Assam government has sought Rs.500 crore from Centre as immediate financial assistance to meet the challenges of relief, rehabilitation and restoration of communication caused by floods and erosion in the state.
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IBNS) : A hardcore militant belonging to NDFB(S) was killed in a gun fight with the security forces in Assam's Kokrajhar district on Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday.
Guwahati, Aug 15 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday announced the creation of five new districts in the state taking their total number to 32.
Guwahati, Aug 10 (IBNS): General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command Lieutenant General Praveen Bakshi called on Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday at his official residence in Guwahati and discussed with him on the gamut of issues related to security scenario and welfare of ex-service men.
Guwahati, Aug 8 (IBNS): Three hardcore militants including two NDFB(S) militants were apprehended by security forces in Assam's Chirang and Kokrajhar district on Saturday, officials said.