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.
Security forces arrested a hardcore Garo rebel and his aide from an area near the Indo-Bangladesh border.
A "historic settlement" is on the anvil to resolve the issues raised by rebel A`chik National Volunteers Council (ANVC) group Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Wednesday.
Suspected Garo rebels lobbed grenade at private house of Meghalaya Community and Rural Development Minister Saleng A. Sangma in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district. No injuries were reported.
Chief of Meghalaya`s outlawed Garo National Liberation Army, Champion R Sangma, is likely to move a fresh bail application in a court.
The incident took place ahead of the April 07 raising day of the ULFA, with whose anti-talk faction GNLA is closely working with.
Four militants, including a
self-proclaimed ‘deputy commander-in-chief’ of a Garo militant
outfit were killed in a gunfight with Meghalaya Police
commandos in the state’s East Garo Hills district early on Tuesday.
The outfit was floated by a former Meghalaya Police
commando Peter Marak, who was killed by the police.
Meghalaya Police are on the look out for one of its officers who has allegedly floated a new militant which is carrying out rampant extortion in the state.
The Achik National
Volunteers Council (ANVC), a Garo rebel group under ceasefire
since 2004, has threatened to break the truce if the Centre
fails to come up with a `workable solution` to its demands.
A local militant group has made
extortion demands of Rs 30 lakh to petrol pump owners in two
districts of Meghalaya triggering panic among the business
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