Assam seeks Rs 500 crore from Centre as interim flood relief

The Assam government on Monday sought an interim relief of Rs 500 crore for relief, rehabilitation and repair works in flood-affected areas across the state, which has claimed lives of at least 13 persons so far.

Assam flood toll hits 13, CM Tarun Gogoi undertakes aerial visit

The flood situation across Assam continued to be grim as the toll rose to 13 on Sunday and 18 districts still remain inundated, officials said.

Assam flood situation worsens, rivers rising
Assam flood situation worsens, rivers rising

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Friday following incessant rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, affecting more than three lakh people in 13 districts and hit road communication in several places.

NDFB(S) militant killed in encounter in Assam's Chirang

An NDFB(S) militant, suspected to have been involved in the massacre of adivasis in December last year, was killed in an encounter with security forces at Amteka in Chirang district of Assam on Tuesday.

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 flood situation improves, ten villages remain affected

The flood situation in Assam on Thursday improved considerably with only around 3,500 people affected due to the waters in ten villages.

Mastermind of Assam's tribal massacre arrested

A top Bodo militant, allegedly one of the masterminds behind the massacre of at least 80 people in Assam in December last year, was arrested by the army and Assam Police on Monday, officials said.

One MULTA militant, two NDFB(S) over ground workers nabbed in Assam

A Muslim United Liberation Tigers of Assam (MULTA) militant and two over ground workers of NDFB(S) were apprehended in two different operations in Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang districts.

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.