In Garo Hills, a man is abducted every other day

Believe it or not, kidnapping has become the order of the day in the insurgency-hit Garo Hills region of Meghalaya, with one person being abducted every alternate day in the past six months.

GNLA militant killed in encounter in Meghalaya

A GNLA militant was killed and his associate caught during an encounter with security forces at their hideouts in Mikilsimgre in East Garo Hills district.

GNLA Vice-Chairman arrested in Bangalore

In a major breakthrough, the Bangalore and Meghalaya police carried out a combined operation and arrested Rafiush Sangma, the vice chairman of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA).

VK Singh condemns attacks in northeast

Union Minister Gen (retd) VK Singh on Friday condemned the violent attacks in the northeast saying it was abnormal in a society known for its matriarchal nature.

Meghalaya minister assures justice to killed woman`s family

Meghalaya Home Minister Roshan Warjri Thursday assured `justice` to members of the bereaved family of the woman whose head was blown away by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militants in a remote village in South Garo Hills on Tuesday evening after she resisted their molestation and rape attempt.

Three GNLA operatives arrested

Three hardcore cadres including a self-styled personal security officer (PSO) of the banned Garo militant outfit Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) were arrested from the state`s capital.

Meghalaya government to examine rebels` demand for talks: CM

The Meghalaya government will examine the demand of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) for the release of its jailed chairman as a pre-condition for peace talks, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Tuesday.

Businessman released days after in captivity in Assam

Six days after being kidnapped, a coal businessman was today released by activists, believed to be from Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA).

No trace yet of kidnapped Meghalaya legislator`s brother

The whereabouts of the brother of a Meghalaya legislator kidnapped by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels are still unknown, four days since the abduction.

Rebels abduct Meghalaya legislator`s brother

The brother of a Meghalaya legislator was abducted by suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels in South Garo Hills area, bordering Bangladesh, police said Friday.

GNLA rebels launch retaliatory attacks in Meghalaya

The outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) launched retaliatory attacks a day after security forces destroyed their general headquarters.

Ex-policeman among five held in Meghalaya for smuggling

Five arms smugglers, including a former Nagaland Police official, have been arrested in Meghalaya and a cache of high-frequency wireless sets seized from them, police said Sunday.

GNLA general secretary arrested in Meghalaya

Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) general secretary Dalbin N. Marak and government laboratory technician Pingku Palley Ch. Marak were arrested in Meghalaya, an official said Monday.

Militants kill five policemen in Meghalaya

Five policemen were killed in western Meghalaya Tuesday when tribal militants ambushed a police team on its way to a jail to take charge of a prisoner, officials said.

Assam violence: Seven killed by militants, night curfew clamped in Goalpara

Seven people were killed and many others seriously injured when militants fired on a group of people who were gambling on the occasion of Diwali in Assam`s Goalpara district on Sunday night.

Rebel group kills two in Meghalaya

Two people, including a woman, were killed and two injured by rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) outfit early Tuesday, police said.

GNLA chief`s detention order set aside

Meghalaya High Court on Wednesday set aside the West Garo Hills district administration`s order of detention of terrorist outfit Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R Sangma on technical grounds.

Rebels try to extort Rs 5 lakh from Meghalaya lawmaker

The outlawed GNLA have threatened to kill Meghalaya Congress legislator Limison D Sangma if he fails to pay Rs 5 lakh extortion money, police said Tuesday.

Two Garo rebels killed in encounter

2 Garo rebels were shot dead in encounter with security forces in Meghalaya`s East Garo Hills while self-styled area commander of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) had a narrow escape.

GNLA militant killed in encounter

A militant of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) was killed and another injured in an encounter with a joint team of Army and police in Goalpara district on Sunday, police said.