Bodoland

Bodoland student leader shot dead, Assam CM rushes DGP to review situation

Later in the day, ABMSU supporters blocked roads by burning tyres and shouted slogans in Basugaon and other adjoining areas, protesting the killing.

Aug 01, 2017, 22:55 PM IST

Indefinite hunger strike for Bodoland enters 5th day

The indefinite hunger strike, undertaken by ABSU and other Bodo groups, today entered the fifth day for a separate Bodoland.

Mar 14, 2017, 20:18 PM IST
ABSU begins indefinite hunger strike for Bodoland

ABSU begins indefinite hunger strike for Bodoland

ABSU President Pramod Bodo said they would continue to agitate till their demand for a separate state of Bodoland was met.

Mar 10, 2017, 21:10 PM IST

BJP 'betrayed' us on Bodoland, say Bodo groups; to revive demand

NDFB leader, Ranjan Daimary, who has joined the peace process, has declined to join the revival plan for Bodoland.

Oct 19, 2016, 14:11 PM IST

Bodoland campaigners block highways in Assam

Several organisations led by the All Bodo Students' Union (ABSU) on Tuesday blocked national highways at several points in Assam to restart the movement for creation of a separate Bodo state.

Aug 30, 2016, 20:57 PM IST
Bodoland groups to relaunch statehood agitation next week

Bodoland groups to relaunch statehood agitation next week

Bodo groups said they will block the national highways across Assam for five hours demanding solution to the problems of Bodo people.

Aug 25, 2016, 20:19 PM IST
Assam attack: NDFB(S) militants kill 14 in Kokrajhar; 1 attacker neutralised

Assam attack: NDFB(S) militants kill 14 in Kokrajhar; 1 attacker neutralised

The Central Reserve Police Force, Assam Police, and other Paramilitary forces are conducting a joint combing operation to neutralise the remaining extremists responsible for Kokrajhar attack.

Aug 05, 2016, 23:42 PM IST
Bodo groups want Modi govt to clear stand on statehood by tomorrow

Bodo groups want Modi govt to clear stand on statehood by tomorrow

NDFB-P general secretary Gobinda Basumatary said Bodo people were awaiting eagerly the Prime Minister`s visit.

Jan 18, 2016, 14:34 PM IST

Magisterial enquiry ordered into alleged gang-rape in Kokrajhar

A magisterial enquiry has been ordered into the alleged gang-rape of an eight-month pregnant woman by two Army personnel in Kokrajhar district and said "strict action" will follow to punish the culprits, Assam government said on Tuesday.

Aug 11, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

Tarun Gogoi lists achievements in his 14-year rule

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said the state has made rapid progress in all fields during his tenure for the past 14 years.

May 20, 2015, 15:07 PM IST

39 NDFB(S) militants arrested since December massacre

Anti-insurgency measures by security forces have led to the arrest of 39 militants belonging to the banned organisation National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) and 8 linkmen in Assam.

Jan 12, 2015, 09:39 AM IST

NIA chief in Assam, to visit violence-hit areas Wednesday

NIA chief Sharad Kumar reached Assam Tuesday to take stock of the central agency`s probe into the recent violence in Assam that left 81 people dead and over two lakh homeless.

Jan 06, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Five arrested in connection with NDFB (S) violence in Assam

Security forces on Monday arrested a cadre of NDFB (S) and four linkmen in connection with the violence unleashed by the group in lower Assam which has left 81 people dead.

Dec 29, 2014, 21:40 PM IST
Govt rules out talks with NDFB(S); NIA to probe Assam attacks

Govt rules out talks with NDFB(S); NIA to probe Assam attacks

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday ruled out any talks with the outlawed NDFB(S) militants who have carried out a series of attacks in Assam since Tuesday killing over 71 people. Seven people have also died in the subsequent violence.

Dec 25, 2014, 08:36 AM IST

Ex-MP asks Centre to 'take over' law and order in Bodo areas

Strongly condemning the killing of 65 people by NDFB militants, a Bodoland outfit Wednesday asked the Centre to "take over" law and order in the Bodo-dominated areas, saying the Assam government has "completely failed" to deal with the situation.

Dec 24, 2014, 19:37 PM IST

Dissident minister renews demand for Tarun Gogoi`s ouster

A dissident minister in Assam government Siddeque Ahmed on Monday demanded the removal of CM Tarun Gogoi`s for "failing" to stop recurrent violence in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.

Jul 15, 2014, 01:00 AM IST

Dissident minister renews demand for Tarun Gogoi`s ouster

A dissident minister in Assam government Siddeque Ahmed on Monday demanded the removal of CM Tarun Gogoi`s for "failing" to stop recurrent violence in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.

Jul 15, 2014, 01:00 AM IST

Dissident minister renews demand for Tarun Gogoi`s ouster

A dissident minister in Assam government Siddeque Ahmed on Monday demanded the removal of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi`s for "failing" to stop recurrent violence in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts.

Jul 14, 2014, 21:51 PM IST

Bodoland Peoples Front ends 13-year alliance with Congress in Assam

Bodoland Peoples Front, an ally Congress in Assam, on Thursday broke its 13-year-old alliance with the party.

Jun 26, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

Four NDFB(S) ultras arrested in Assam

Four militants of the anti-talk National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit) were arrested from a bus on the Bhumoraguri bridge over the river Brahmaputra in Sonitpur district, police said on Saturday.

May 31, 2014, 16:05 PM IST