NDFB militant wanted by NIA killed in encounter

A hardcore cadre of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), who was also wanted by the National Investigating Agency (NIA), was gunned down on Saturday during an encounter with the security forces in Assam's Chirang district.

Police officer arrested for looting bank's money in Assam

The officer-in-charge of a police station here was arrested today on the charges of hatching a conspiracy of looting a private bank's money while being transported to its ATM last week.

15 websites of Assam govt departments hacked

The security wall of around 15 websites of various government departments, including Assam Police, have been breached and their home pages defaced by unknown hackers.

Militants' plan to blow up Assam bridge busted

A plan by insurgent outfit NSCN-K to blow up a major bridge in Assam`s Silchar town connecting the Barak Valley to the state`s neighbouring Dima Hasao district and Manipur was busted on Tuesday, police said. Four people have been arrested in this connection.

Voluntary Health body hails Assam Police drive on tobacco issue

The Voluntary Health Association of Assam has hailed the pro-active action by the Assam Police to achieve desired result in COTPA (Cigarette and Other Tobacco Product Act), 2003 enforcement.

Suspected NDFB(S) cadre held in Tezpur

One suspected NDFB(S) cadre was arrested today along with a cache of arms and ammunition by a joint team of Assam Police and Army in Sonitpur district.

Army, Police joint team arrests suspected KLO terrorist

Acting on specific intelligence, the Army and Assam Police on Thursday arrested a suspected Kamtapur Liberation Oragnisation (KLO) terrorist in a joint operation.

NHRC notice to Defence Ministry, Assam Police on rape of three

The National Human Rights Commission said on Friday it has issued notices to Defence Ministry and Assam Police over alleged sexual assault on three women, including a teenager, by Army personnel in the state.

Two NDFB militants arrested in Army & Assam Police joint operation

Two NDFB(S) militants were arrested and a cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from them in Kokrajhar district by a joint team of the Army and the Assam Police.

NDFB(S) hideout busted, arms and ammunition seized

A NDFB(S) hideout at Chirang was busted and a cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered by a joint team of the Army and Assam Police.

Assam police declines to share info on witch hunting under RTI

The Assam Police has declined to share information sought under the RTI Act on witch hunting in the state, citing an exemption provision for its CID wing, though the state government tabled the same data in the Assembly 10 days after.

Four suspected Bodo militants arrested in Bengaluru

In a joint operation, the state internal security division and Assam Police arrested four wanted suspected Bodo militants from a house here in the wee hours of Saturday.

Assam Police to recruit over 9,600 personnel by December

The Assam government on Thursday said it will fill up all vacancies in the Assam Police by recruiting over 9,600 personnel by December this year.

Police constable injured in counter-insurgency operation in Assam

An Assam Police constable was injured when suspected militants fired upon security forces during a counter-insurgency operation at Disapur near the Assam-Nagaland border on Tuesday.

One NDFB-S militant killed in Assam, another nabbed in joint operation

A NDFB-Songbijit militant was killed in an encounter with the security forces who busted a camp with explosives of the insurgent outfit in lower Assam's Kokrajhar district, while another one was apprehended in two different incidents on Friday.

Three ultras held in Assam

Three NDFB(S) terrorists have been apprehended from Mumbai in joint operation by Army, Assam Police and Mumbai Police.

Adivasi massacre didn't turn into ethnic violence due to Centre's quick response: Bishnoi

Inspector General of Police (BTAD), Dr LR Bishnoi, has been heading various posts like DIG and IGP (Eastern range) in Assam Police since 1992. Bodo Territorial Area District comprises four areas of lower Assam- Kokrajhar, Baksa, Udalgiri and Chirang.

Praveen Togadia prevented from making speeches in Assam

 Assam Police on Thursday prevented Praveen Togadia from delivering speeches in two places in the state, even as Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said his government has not imposed any ban on the VHP leader.

Arrested NDFB militant handed over to Assam Police

 Arrested NDFB militant Birkhang Basumatary, who is said to have been involved in the December violence in Assam, has been handed over to Assam Police, a top official today said.

Six NDFB(S) cadres, two linkmen held in Assam

In another crackdown on NDFB(S) terrorists, security forces on Sunday arrested six cadres of the organisation besides two linkmen from Ripu Reserve Forest in Kokrajhar district.