NIA files chargesheet against 26 NDFB(S) militants

NIA has filed charge sheet in five cases this month against 26 NDFB(S) militants accused in the killing of tribal villagers and members of the minority community in three Assam districts last year.

16 held in beheading case in Assam

Sixteen persons have been arrested in connection with the beheading of a woman by branding her a witch at a village in Sonitpur district.

Woman beheaded for 'practising' witchcraft in Assam

A 60-year-old woman was beheaded on Monday allegedly by a group of villagers who suspected that she had been practising witchcraft in Assam's Sonitpur district.

No respite from floods in Assam

Flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim as most of rivers flowed above the danger mark due to relentless rainfall.

Thousands rendered homeless due to floods in Assam

Floods in Assam, following heavy rains for the past few days, have displaced at least 80,000 people in eight districts of the state.

Teenager lights up peoples' lives in remote Assam villages

A teenager from Mumbai has literally brought light into the lives of people in four remote villages of Assam's Sonitpur district.

Floods hit six districts of Assam, one dead

One person was killed and nearly 33,000 affected as six districts of Assam have been hit by flood.

Five-year-old boy beheaded in Assam; accused tantrik lynched

Simmering tension prevailed in Assam after a tantrik sacrificed a five-year-old boy to appease God and was later lynched by an irate mob, police said on Friday.

Four NDFB(S) militants held in Assam

Four NDFB(S) militants were arrested in an operation by security forces in Assam's Sonitpur district on Saturday.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar cancels visit to Tawang due to inclement weather

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday cancelled his day-long visit to Tawang bordering China due to inclement weather.

Earthquake of slight intensity felt in Assam

An earthquake of slight intensity measuring 3.5 on the Richter Scale shook Assam in the early hours Wednesday.

Two NDFB militants killed in encounter in Assam's Sonitpur

Two National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sonitpur district of Assam on Wednesday.

Minor girl kidnapped, raped in Assam's Sonitpur

A teenaged girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped for a whole night before she managed to escape in Sonitpur district, police said on Monday.

Suspected NDFB(S) cadre held in Assam, arms seized

A suspected NDFB(S) militant was arrested and a cache of arms and ammunition seized from him in Sonitpur district, police said on Sunday.

NDFB(S) militant nabbed in Assam

A hardcore NDFB(S) militant has been arrested in Assam's Sonitpur district, police said on Wednesday.

Two killed, one injured in firing by Assam Rifles personnel

 Two persons were killed and a woman injured in a firing allegedly by Assam Rifles personnel at Mission Chariali area of Tezpur in lower Assam's Sonitpur district tonight, a senior police officer said.

Large arms haul along Assam-Arunachal border by forces

A huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from forest area along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border by a joint team of Army, Assam Police and NIA.

Assam killing: NIA nabs top commander of banned NDFB(S)
Assam killing: NIA nabs top commander of banned NDFB(S)

In major breakthrough, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday succeeded in nabbing a top commander of banned NDFB-S militant outfit allegedly responsible of killing of women and children at Sonitpur of Assam in December last year.

Assam killings: Top NDFB(S) militant nabbed

The Chief Recruiting Officer of militant outfit NDFB(S), who is believed to be the brain behind the December killings of Adivasis in Assam, was on Tuesday arrested along with seven others in a joint-operation by the army and the state police.

39 NDFB(S) militants arrested since December massacre

Anti-insurgency measures by security forces have led to the arrest of 39 militants belonging to the banned organisation National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) and 8 linkmen in Assam.