Top NDFB(S) militant killed in encounter in Assam

Top NDFB(S) militant killed in encounter in Assam

A hardcore NDFB(S) militant, Uday Narzary, alias Khilikhang, was killed on Monday during a joint army and Assam Police operation in Assam`s Chirang District.

NDFB militant wanted by NIA killed in encounter

A hardcore cadre of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), who was also wanted by the National Investigating Agency (NIA), was gunned down on Saturday during an encounter with the security forces in Assam's Chirang district.

Manipur attack aftermath: As it happened on Friday

Manipur attack aftermath: As it happened on Friday

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag has arrived in Imphal. He is holding a high-level meet to review the situation post yesterday's deadly attack. Reports say he might also honour soldiers killed in the attack.

Manipur attack: Govt orders 'search and destroy' operations against Northeast militant groups

Manipur attack: Govt orders 'search and destroy' operations against Northeast militant groups

Hours after 18 soldiers of the Indian Army's 6 Dogra Regiment were killed and 11 others injured in an ambush by militants in Chandel district of Manipur, the Central government on Thursday ordered an all-out offensive against Northeast rebel groups.

10 NDFB cadres killed, over 300 nabbed in five months: DGP

During the five-month security operation against the anti-talks faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants, 10 members of the outfit have been killed and over 300 cadres and linkmen arrested, an official said.

No fresh peace talks with militants groups: Assam DGP

There would be no fresh peace talks with any militant groups in Assam but those willing to come forward for parleys could join the talks already under progress with the ULFA and NDFB, Assam Director General of Police Khagen Sarma said on Wednesday.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar reviews security, operations

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday reviewed the prevailing security scenario and ongoing operations against militant outfits in Lower Assam.

Will roll back AFSPA if strategy to tackle militants shared: MHA to Arunachal

Amidst a controversy over declaring 12 districts of Arunachal Pradesh as "disturbed" under AFSPA, the Centre has told the state government that it was ready to roll back the decision if suggestions on how to deal with the militants were shared with it.

Three Bodo militants held from Navi Mumbai

Three National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants, who are believed to have played a key role in the ethnic violence in Assam last year which claimed 74 lives, have been arrested from Navi Mumbai by the Maharashtra ATS, an official said on Saturday.

NDFB militant, accused of adivasi massacre, arrested

A NDFB-Songbijit militant leading the arson following the December 23 massacre was on Friday arrested in Assam's Kokrajhar district.

Eight militant outfits in Asssam, 5 of them banned: Govt

There are eight militant outfits in Assam with five of them declared as banned organisations, Panchayat Minister Rockybul Hussain said in the Assembly on Monday.

Terror attack averted in Assam, two militants nabbed

A terror attack was Thursday averted in Assam when a joint team of the army and Assam Police arrested two Bodo militants and seized 12 kg of RDX from their possession.

Arrested NDFB militant handed over to Assam Police

 Arrested NDFB militant Birkhang Basumatary, who is said to have been involved in the December violence in Assam, has been handed over to Assam Police, a top official today said.

Five Bodo militants nabbed in Assam

 A joint team of Assam Police and the army Sunday arrested five Bodo militants from a forest area in Kokrajhar district, officials said.

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.

Explosives recovered from militants in Assam

A huge quantity of explosives were recovered from two NDFB-Songbijit militants and two arms dealers with weapons were arrested in lower Assam's Kokrajhar district on Tuesday, a police official said.

Assam has highest conflict induced IDPs

Assam had the highest conflict induced Internally Displaced Persons in the world during the year 2014, according to a report prepared by Asian Centre for Human Rights and released here on Friday.

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma calls for unified war against home-bred terrorists

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has said that there should be a unified war against the perpetrators of terror in the country in the wake of the killings of over 80 Adivasis by NDFB(S) militants in Assam.

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.