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.

Six NDFB(S) cadres, two linkmen held in Assam

In another crackdown on NDFB(S) terrorists, security forces on Sunday arrested six cadres of the organisation besides two linkmen from Ripu Reserve Forest in Kokrajhar district.

Top NDFB(S) operative arrested from Bangalore

NDFB-Songbijit's top leader Burlung Bhutur has been arrested by the Karnataka Police in Bangalore on Friday on a tip off from the Assam Police, said a police officer here.

NIA gets custody of NDFB(S) Commandant

A special NIA court on Tuesday got seven-day custody of self-styled commandant of NDFB(S) Bikunas Narzary for interrogation related to the operations of the militant group.

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.

2012 Assam ethnic clashes: Charge sheet against ex-constable

A former Assam Police constable was on Monday named in a charge sheet by CBI for allegedly being the brain behind the 2012 ethnic clashes in Assam that claimed 77 lives and saw exodus of people of northeast origin from Bangalore and other cities.

Shahanur Alam acknowledges his involvement in Burdwan blast

Interrogations by the Assam police have established prime accused Shahanur Alam's involvement in the October 2 Burdwan blast and his links with the Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangaldesh (JMB) which has set up a network in West Bengal, a top police official said on Monday.

Foreign terror outfits make inroads to India through North East

Assam Police recently seized two vehicles carrying huge quantities of sophisticated arms and ammunitions and arrested four people near the state's Chirang District, close to the border with West Bengal.

NGOs in Assam under police scanner over jihadi link

The Assam Police and NIA have intensified their search for absconding Burdwan blast suspect Shahnur Alom, and police Wednesday said they were also probing some NGOs for their probable links with Islamist terror networks.

Meghalaya registers protest against Assam police firing

Meghalaya on Sunday registered strong protest against Assam police for firing and injuring a Deputy Superintendent of Police after failing to take cognisance on information provided to them during a counter insurgency operation along the interstate border.

Burdwan blast case: NIA arrests 'jihadi motivator' and key conspirator Zia-ul-Haque
Burdwan blast case: NIA arrests 'jihadi motivator' and key conspirator Zia-ul-Haque

In a major breakthrough, The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested Zia-ul-Haque, the key conspirator and a close associate of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) commander Sajid who is considered to be the mastermind of the Burdwan blast case in West Bengal.

Assam begins decentralisation process within police force

Assam government on Tuesday started the process of decentralisation in the police force by giving power to the district Superintendent of Police for transfering Inspector or lower-ranked officials without any permission from the DGP.

Over 400 human trafficking victims rescued in Assam

Over 400 human trafficking victims rescued in Assam

Fresh clashes erupt between police, protesters in Assam

Fresh clashes broke out in Assam`s Golaghat district on Wednesday, with police opening fire on protesters, as per TV reports.

Two killed, two injured in Assam road mishap

Two persons were killed and two others injured when a speeding truck and a car collided in Assam`s Kamrup (Rural) district Tuesday, police said.

Two ULFA terrorists killed in encounter

Two ULFA (anti-talk) faction terrorists were killed in an encounter with a joint team of the Army and Assam Police.

Separate cadre for intelligence wing to tackle crime in Assam

In an attempt to modernise and strengthen the police force, the Assam government has decided to have a separate cadre for the intelligence wing.

10 militants held for Assam police officer`s killing

Assam Police have arrested 10 militants involved in the killing of a top police officer and his personal security officer in Karbi Anglong district, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here Tuesday.

Families reluctant to return to site of mayhem in Assam

It is a difficult situation for Safikul Islam. He wants to go back to his village but his wife and mother are unwilling to risk the family`s life as they witnessed the mayhem in front of their eyes.

Assam attacks cowardly attempts to spread fear: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday condemned the violence in Assam and said that such attacks are "cowardly attempts to spread fear and terror".