Assam violence

Mob attacks police team in Assam; constable killed, two persons injured

An Assam Police constable was killed and two civilians were injured when a mob attacked a police team which was on way to recover stolen goods in Biswanath Chariali of Sonitpur district.

Dec 24, 2015, 15:36 PM IST
NDFB-S militants accused of Assam killings arrested

NDFB-S militants accused of Assam killings arrested

Two dreaded NDFB-Songbijit militant leaders responsible for the massacres of Adivasis have been arrested along with four of their associates and a large quantity of arms seized from their possession, a senior police officer said on Friday.

Jan 09, 2015, 11:23 AM IST

NIA DG visits violence affected areas in Sonitpur, Assam

NIA Director General Sharad Kumar on Wednesday visited violence-affected areas in Sonitpur district and said that investigations into the NDFB(S) attack on tribals were proceeding on the right track.

Jan 07, 2015, 23:14 PM IST
Assam violence: 102 police cases filed, NIA probe begins

Assam violence: 102 police cases filed, NIA probe begins

Assam Police has registered 102 cases over the recent violence that left 81 people dead and over two lakh homeless, while the NIA has also started investigating the attacks, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Saturday.

Jan 03, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Refugees from Assam are guests in West Bengal: Mamata

Describing refugees from Assam as guests, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said her government would stand beside them.

Dec 27, 2014, 17:29 PM IST

SSB rushes 2,000 men to violence-hit Assam

New Delhi: Indo-Bhutan border guarding force, SSB has rushed 2,000 of its personnel to Assam in the wake of the mass killings and escalation in violence by the militants of banned outfit NDFB(S).

Dec 26, 2014, 16:23 PM IST

Assam violence: Rajnath Singh meets Army Chief

A day after visiting violence-hit areas in Assam, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday met Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag here to discuss the situation in the northeastern state.

Dec 26, 2014, 12:13 PM IST

DNA: Analysis of Assam Bodo Attack

Violence escalated in Assam on Wednesday as the toll in the carnage by NDFB(S) militants rose to 68, mostly women and children.

Dec 26, 2014, 00:08 AM IST

US-based Muslim body condemns Assam violence

A US-based organisation of Indian Muslims has condemned the recent violence in Assam in which at least 32 people were killed and demanded that additional paramilitary forces be deployed in the strife-torn area.

May 09, 2014, 06:56 AM IST

Gogoi should take immediate action against BPF: AIUDF

Principal opposition party in Assam AIUDF today said Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi should act immediately against Congress ally BPF in the wake of the recent violence if his intentions are true.

May 07, 2014, 20:47 PM IST

Five more bodies recovered from troubled Assam districts

Five more bodies were found Wednesday morning from two trouble-torn districts of Assam, taking the toll in the violence unleashed by ultras to 41.

May 07, 2014, 10:49 AM IST

Assam violence: Victims point finger at Bodoland People`s Front

"We did not vote for the BPF candidate in Lok Sabha polls, that`s why we were attacked," alleged 75-year-old Iman Ali.

May 06, 2014, 17:35 PM IST

Left Front links Modi`s comments to Assam ethnic riots

Linking Modi`s comments to the ethnic riots in Assam, Left Front chairman Biman Bose Sunday alleged the BJP`s PM candidate was making such comments repeatedly to stoke more such conflicts.

May 05, 2014, 00:22 AM IST

Comments of politicians aggravating Assam flare-up: Mamata

Mamata Banerjee expressed concern over the flare-up in Assam which claimed 32 lives and alleged that "certain comments" of some political figures are adding fuel.

May 04, 2014, 23:59 PM IST

BJP hits back at Congress over Assam violence

BJP on Sunday hit back at Congress for blaming Narendra Modi for the violence in Assam, saying it was an outcome of "politics of divisiveness and blood" on which Congress had harvested "too many votes for too long".

May 04, 2014, 20:39 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee condemns Assam attacks

In a veiled attack on BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday said comments by "aspirants of high office are adding fuel" to the fire in states like Assam where at least 28 people have died in militant attacks.

May 04, 2014, 20:35 PM IST

Assam violence aimed at starting full-fledged communal conflagration: Shinde

With 32 people being killed in Assam, the Centre on Sunday said it is determined to curb attacks on minorities as the violence there was aimed at starting a "full-fledged communal conflagration".

May 04, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

BJP`s communal polarisation led to Assam violence, alleges Cong

Congress on Sunday attacked BJP and its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for the violence in Assam, saying it was a result of "communal polarisation" done by them to garner votes.

May 04, 2014, 15:03 PM IST

Assam violence: Relatives perform last rites, CM`s aide assures strict action

The relatives of the victims, who had refused to perform the last rites till Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi visits to Nankekhadrabari area, on Sunday buried the dead, following assurance from a representative of the state government.

May 04, 2014, 09:49 AM IST

Gogoi seeks NIA probe into Assam violence

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday asked for a probe by NIA into the violence by Bodo militant group NDFB(S) in the state and vowed to apprehend those responsible for the killings.

May 03, 2014, 17:36 PM IST