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Assam: Sticky Negotiations

On February 23, 2021, a total of 1,040 militants surrendered before Assam Chief Minister (CM) Sarbananda Sonowal. Prominent among these were the ‘chairman’ of the People's Democratic Council of Karbi Longri (PDCK), Ingti Kathar Songbijit; ‘chairman’ of the Karbi Longri NC Hills Liberation Front (KLNLF), P. Dilli; and ‘commander-in-chief’ of the Donri Kramsa-led faction of Karbi People's Liberation Tiger (KPLT), S. J. Ejang.

Assam minister appeals ULFA-I to release abducted employees of oil drilling company

Guwahati: Assam Health minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma has appealed United Liberation Front of Asom – Independent (ULFA-I) to release two employees of an oil drilling company who were abducted by the banned outfit on Dec 21 last year.

Police arrest self-styled general secretary of PDCK in Assam’s Karbi Anglong, arms recovered

Guwahati/IBNS: One self-styled general secretary of the People’s Democratic Council of Karbi Longri (PDCK) was arrested by police in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Thursday evening.

Assam: Hardcore NDFB (S) militant killed in encounter with army-police

Guwahati/IBNS: A hardcore militant of banned outfit group NDFB (S) was killed during an encounter with security forces in Assam’s Chirang district.

Seven militants of banned ULFA-I surrender in Assam with huge cache of arms

Guwahati, March 19 (IBNS): Seven hardcore militants of banned United Liberation Front of Asom – Independent (ULFA-I) surrendered before the Superintendent of Police (SP) of Assam’s Tinsukia district on Monday, officials said on Tuesday. 

Security forces arrest one NDFB (S) militant with arms in Assam’s Baksa district

Guwahati, Dec 10 (IBNS): Security forces on Monday arrested a militant of banned Saraigwra faction of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB-S) in Assam’s Baksa district.

Mamata Banerjee condemns killing of five people in Assam

Kolkata, Nov 2 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday condemned the killing of five people by suspected  ULFA (I) militants attack in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Thursday.

Security forces nab hardcore NDFB (S) militant from Assam

Guwahati, July 13 (IBNS) : Security forces on Friday said it have apprehended a hardcore militant of banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Sangbijit ) in Assam’s Chirang district.

Indigenous people assault incident: Protests in Assam, pro-talk ULFA again warns Bangladeshi migrants

Guwahati, Aug 27 (IBNS) : Tension still grips in various parts of Assam following the assault incident of indigenous people in middle Assam’s Nagaon town.

Indigenous people assault incident: Pro-talk ULFA leaders threaten to take up arms again

Guwahati, Aug 25 (IBNS): The pro-talk ULFA leaders on Friday threatened to take up arms again if the state government wouldnot take appropriate measures to protect indigenous people of Assam.

An army officer and a civilian injured in Assam encounter, NDFB (S) militant nabbed

Guwahati, June 2 (IBNS): An army official and a civilian were injured in an encounter with suspected militants of the outlawed NDFB (S) in Assam’s Kokrajhar district on Thursday night, officials said on Friday.

Top NDFB (S) leader gun down in Assam encounter

Guwahati, May 21 (IBNS): A top leader of banned NDFB (S) was gunned down in a gun fight with security forces in Assam’s Chirang district on Sunday evening, officials said.

NSCN (K) hideouts busted

Guwahati, Apr 8 (IBNS): Security forces have busted a NSCN (K) camp at Lekhapani area along Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Friday, officials said on Saturday.

Assam police to set up 9 CILs to counter cyber threats

Guwahati, Feb 5 (IBNS) : To counter the growing threat of cyber crime, Assam police has set up at least nine Cyber Investigation Labs (CILs) in the state.

Assam govt. to withhold counter insurgency operations against KPLT till April 20

Guwahati, Jan 30 (IBNS) : The Assam government has agreed to withhold counter insurgency operations by the security forces against the Karbi People’s Liberation Tiger (KPLT) till Apr 20 next following the outfit group had declared unilateral ceasefire for a period of six months from October 20 last.