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12-hr Assam bandh hit life in 4 Bodo-dominated districts

The bandh, which began at 5 am, brought life to a standstill in Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa and Udalguri districts with all shops and business establishments remaining closed and vehicular traffic remained off the roads.

Jan 31, 2019, 19:12 PM IST

Assam blasts case: CBI court awards life imprisonment to NDFB chief, 9 others

Three other convicts - Prabhat Bodo, Jayanti Basumatary and Mathura Brahma - will be released after they pay a fine imposed by the court. 

Jan 30, 2019, 15:29 PM IST

Govt declares entire Assam as 'disturbed' for another month

Meghalaya too has been witnessing violence by ULFA, NDFB militants in the recent past.

Aug 07, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Govt declares entire Assam, 3 Arunachal districts as 'disturbed' areas for three more months

The AFSPA has been continuing in Assam since November 1990.

May 05, 2017, 23:01 PM IST

Assam attack: NDFB(S) militants kill 14 in Kokrajhar; 1 attacker neutralised

The Central Reserve Police Force, Assam Police, and other Paramilitary forces are conducting a joint combing operation to neutralise the remaining extremists responsible for Kokrajhar attack.

Aug 05, 2016, 23:42 PM IST

Assam attack: 14 civilians killed in Kokrajhar shootout; PM Modi, Rajnath Singh condemn

While no terror group has claimed responsibility, reports said the attack in Kokrajhar was carried out by members of the NDFB(S).

Aug 05, 2016, 14:17 PM IST

Two NDFB militants killed in Assam's Kokrajhar

Security forces killed two NDFB militants in Assam`s Kokrajhar district.

Jul 25, 2016, 13:37 PM IST

Four held in Assam on charge of extortion for terror funding

Four persons, including an overground worker of a National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) faction and two teachers, have been arrested for extortion for terror funding, Assam Police said on Monday.

Jul 04, 2016, 21:53 PM IST

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.

Feb 08, 2016, 14:44 PM IST

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.

Nov 14, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

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.

Jun 05, 2015, 10:15 AM IST

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.

Jun 05, 2015, 09:53 AM IST

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.

May 26, 2015, 21:40 PM IST

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.

May 06, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

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.

May 02, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

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.

Apr 15, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

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.

Apr 04, 2015, 20:27 PM IST

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.

Mar 28, 2015, 01:10 AM IST

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.

Mar 09, 2015, 18:47 PM IST

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.

Feb 05, 2015, 21:27 PM IST