Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Assam on November 29, the ULFA (Independent) today demanded that Centre provides information about 26 cadres, allegedly missing since the operation against ULFA in Bhutan in 2003.
Facing criticism over the blast in Dibrugarh and recovery of a powerful bomb in a train, the Assam government Tuesday said the responsibility of containing insurgency also lies with the central government.
A powerful bomb was found in the compartment of a local train at a railway station near Guwahati Monday, a day after a powerful blast killed two people and injured over 25 others in Dibrugarh, police said.
The Assam Government has decided to introduce the commissionerate system of policing in the capital city Guwahati with effect from January 1 next year as decided at a law and order review meeting convened by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi here on Saturday.
The Assam government will hand over cases related to jihadi activities in the state to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) as decided at a law and order review meeting convened by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi here on Saturday.
Terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has set up base in Assam and some people from the state are undergoing training and maintaining links with the group, Director General of Police Khagen Sharma on Tuesday said.
Bollywood actor John Abraham, co-owner of NorthEast United FC (NEUFC), Wednesday urged his Shillong fans to throng the Indira Gandhi stadium in Guwahati to show their support and solidarity for the Indian Super League (ISL) team.