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NDFB(S) militant killed in encounter in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 22:01

Security forces gunned down a militant of National Democratic Force of Boroland`s Songbijit faction (NDFB-S) in an encounter in Assam`s Kokrajhar district, a defence spokesman said Tuesday.

NDFB militant killed in encounter with police, Army

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 22:01

An NDFB militant was killed in an encounter with a joint police and army team in lower Assam`s Kokrajhar district on Tuesday and arms recovered from him, said a top police officer.

Families recount horror of losing children in Assam violence

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 11:18

When Halima Khatun jumped into the Beki river with her five-month-old child to save his life from terrorists, she never thought it was the last time she was holding her child.

Govt not to give firearms to violence-hit people: Gogoi

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 14:53

The recent violence in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts of BTAD area has so far claimed 34 lives and forced thousands of others to flee homes.

Assam violence: 32 dead; 22 arrested as probe handed over to NIA

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 19:27

Assam violence — Probe into the killing of 32 civilians in the Assam`s Bodo-majority districts was handed over to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday as 22 people were arrested in connection with the violence.

Assam violence: BJP alleges Tarun Gogoi govt, Centre playing votebank politics

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 15:38

With the death toll rising in Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday slammed the Congress government in the northeastern state as well as at the Centre for failing to take action to curb violence.

Assam attacks cowardly attempts to spread fear: PM

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 11:20

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday condemned the violence in Assam and said that such attacks are "cowardly attempts to spread fear and terror".

Bodies of four children recovered in Assam; toll at 32

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 09:26

At least nine more persons have been killed in militant attacks in Lower Assam, taking the death toll in the recent violence to 32.

23 killed in militant attacks in Assam, curfew imposed

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 08:34

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.

73.34% voter turnout in repolling in Assam

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 20:02

Altogether 73.34 per cent polling was recorded during fresh polling in 15 polling stations on Sunday in Assam`s Kokrajhar, Gauhati, Nowgong and Mangaldoi Lok Sabha constituencies, Election Commission sources said.

Policeman killed, two injured in Assam poll violence

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 14:57

A police constable was killed and two others were injured when some voters attacked security personnel at a polling booth in Assam`s Kokrajhar district Thursday, a top police official said.

Kokrajhar: Ex-ULFA militant, former governor in poll fray

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:14

A surrendered ULFA militant, a former governor, a powerful state minister and a sitting MP -- the electoral fight for Assam`s troubled Kokrajhar, a melting pot of conflicts between Bodos and non-Bodos, was never more intense and engrossing than this time.