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.

DNA: Analysis of Assam Bodo Attack

Violence escalated in Assam on Wednesday as the toll in the carnage by NDFB(S) militants rose to 68, mostly women and children.

Assam govt ignored intel inputs on NDFB(S) attacks: 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.

Ex-MP asks Centre to 'take over' law and order in Bodo areas

Strongly condemning the killing of 65 people by NDFB militants, a Bodoland outfit Wednesday asked the Centre to "take over" law and order in the Bodo-dominated areas, saying the Assam government has "completely failed" to deal with the situation.

Gogoi flays Assam Chief Secretary's leisure trip after serial attacks

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday criticised State Chief Secretary Jitesh Khosla for continuing his family tour and enjoying an elephant ride at Kaziranga National Park even after massacres of adivasis by NDFB(S) terrorists in three districts.

Modi announces relief for Assam ethnic violence victims

New Delhi: Expressing grief over the killings in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday announced ex-gratia of Rs.2 lakh each to families of the dead and Rs.50,000 to the seriously injured.

NDFB militants kill 34 people in Assam

At least 34 people were killed by suspected National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militant attack in Sanitpur and Kokrajhar districts of Assam on Tuesday evening.

Bodo faction threatens to quit peace process if its chief Ranjan Daimary not released

The pro-talk NDFB faction Friday threatened to pull out of the peace process if the government does not release its president Ranjan Daimary and others by Nov 30.

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.

One held in big arms haul from car, NDFB hand suspected

Arms and ammunition, including rifles, meant for the militant NDFB-Songbijit group`s `C-in-C`, were seized from a car in lower Assam`s Chirang district today, said a top police officer.

Assam violence: Relatives perform last rites, CM`s aide assures strict action

The relatives of the victims, who had refused to perform the last rites till Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi visits to Nankekhadrabari area, on Sunday buried the dead, following assurance from a representative of the state government.