Assam: Counting of votes for Bodoland Territorial Council to take place today

The counting of votes for the Bodoland Territorial Council is taking place in Assam on Saturday.

Bodoland Territorial Council elections today

The voting for the 40-member Bodoland Territorial Council is scheduled to take place in Assam on Wednesday, amidst tight security.

Assam's Bodoland all set for polls on April 8

Balloting will take place on Wednesday to elect a new Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), which administers four Bodo-dominated districts in Assam.

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.

Indian Army confirms arrest of 11 militants in Assam's Chirang

The Indian Army has confirmed the arrest of eleven militants of the banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Assam's Chirang district.

12 NDFB(S) ultras arrested from Chirang, weapons seized
12 NDFB(S) ultras arrested from Chirang, weapons seized

 Twelve militants of NDFB-Songbijit, which was behind the December massacre of over 70 people in lower Assam, were apprehended during a joint operation by security forces in Manas reserve forest in Chirang district along the Indo-Bhutan border.

NDFB(S) serial attacks: Nearly 25,000 refugees return home

Nearly 25,000 refugees hit by NDFB (S) violence in Assam have returned to their homes in the last 24 hours with gradual improvement of the situation though around 1.3 lakh people are still lodged in these temporary shelters across four districts.

Situation in four districts improving fast: Tarun Gogoi

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said overall situation in Kokrajhar, Sonitpur, Chirang and Udalguri districts is improving fast following serial attacks and thousands of inmates are returning to their homes from relief camps.

Heavy firing between NDFB(S), Assam Rifles in Sonitpur

An encounter on Friday took place between NDFB-Songbijit militants and 12 Assam Rifles personnel in Itakhola area of Assam's Sonitpur district along Arunachal Pradesh, a police officer said.

Curfew relaxed in violence-hit areas of Assam, tension persists

Curfew was relaxed for a few hours Sunday in Assam`s violence-hit districts where the death toll in ethnic violence now officially stands at 75, officials said.

Assam govt had info of NDFB(S) attacks, but nothing on target

Assam government had received prior intelligence report of an attack by terrorists of NDFB(S) but it did not know about the target and spots, said a senior official on Saturday.

Assam violence: Over 1.15 lakh people living in 81 relief camps

Assam government on Saturday claimed that the overall situation in the restive districts has improved even as the number of people taking shelter in 81 relief camps in the wake of serial NDFB attacks has risen to nearly 1.15 lakh.

Govt goes all-out against NDFB(S), issues order to eliminate top leadership: Sources
Govt goes all-out against NDFB(S), issues order to eliminate top leadership: Sources

In the wake of deadly attacks in Assam by the outlawed NDFB(S) militants, the government is believed to have ordered an all-out action against the militant group.

Soldier hurt in militant grenade attack in Assam

A soldier was injured when suspected militants lobbed a grenade at an Army camp in Assam's Chirang district, police said Friday.

NDFB suspects girl as informer, shoots her in front of parents

A teenage girl was shot dead by the NDFB in the presence of her parents in Assam`s Chirang district as militants suspected her of being a police informer and a probe has been announced after chilling video of killing was aired.

Five arrested, arms and ammunition recovered in Assam

Police on Thursday arrested five persons, including a woman and a child and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition of the NDFB-Songbijit militant outfit from Chirang and Kokrajhar districts of Assam, a senior official said.

Curfew relaxed for two hours in Chirang after girl`s murder

The indefinite curfew clamped in Chirang district was relaxed for two hours on Sunday evening with no report of violence following the murder of a school girl.

Teenage girl killed, night curfew imposed in Chirang

A teenage girl was killed by unknown assailants on Saturday at a place under Amguri police station in Chirang district, where indefinite night curfew has been imposed.

Assam to institute judicial inquiry to probe `encounter`

The Assam government will order a judicial inquiry to investigate the police claim of an `encounter` in Chirang district on December 11 in which two boys were killed and another was injured, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Saturday.

CM orders inquiry by Additional Chief Secretary into `encounter killings`

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday ordered an inquiry into the killing of two teenaged youths in an alleged encounter with security forces which led to a public outcry in Chirang district.