Explosion of Naga Anger Against Outsiders?
Mar 6, 2015
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 14, 2015
A 'commander' of the banned NDFB(Songbijit) wanted by NIA for his involvement in the 2014 December carnage at Kokrajhar was killed in an encounter with a joint army and police team in Assam's Chirang district, a Defence spokesman said today.
India News | Written by Urmi Bhattacharjee | Friday September 25, 2015
One of the most wanted from the terror group, National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songojit faction) or the NDFB (S) and six other Jihadi terror suspects have been arrested by joint forces of the Indian Army, Sashastra Seema Bal and state police in Assam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
Two National Democratic Front of Bodoland or NDFB-S cadre, wanted in connection with the massacre of tribals, were killed in an encounter today. The operation was carried out by a joint team of Assam Police and Army.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey (with inputs from Sanjay Chakraborty) | Sunday August 23, 2015
Four people have died and over 6.5 lakh people have been affected by floods in Assam, nearly 2 lakh people being shifted to relief camps, as rescue teams by state government, National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), and the Indian Army are trying to move people to safer areas. There are reports of people missing in some areas as well as heavy rains...
India News | Written by Alok Pandey (with inputs from Sanjay Chakraborty) | Saturday August 22, 2015
Three people have died and six lakh people have been affected by the deteriorating flood situation in Assam, as six columns of the Indian Army are carrying our rescue and relief operations with state government agencies in nearly 19 districts of the state.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey (with inputs from Sanjay Chakraborty) | Friday August 21, 2015
Flash floods and heavy rains have led to lakhs of people being affected in Assam, due to the rising waters of Saralbhanga River and other major tributaries of the Brahmaputra River, as the Indian Army has now launched major relief operations in Assam.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday August 14, 2015
The Army has foiled a terror attack bid in Assam with the killing of a suspected terrorist of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation in an encounter, sources said.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday July 24, 2015
Two children were allegedly killed in cross-fire between security forces from the Indian Army's para commandos and Assam Rifles and militants of the NSCN (K).
India News | Agencies | Friday July 17, 2015
Seven suspected militants belonging to the NSCN-K were killed by the Army in an encounter in Nagaland along the India-Myanmar border on Wednesday. Two civilians were also killed in the gunbattle.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 10, 2015
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair a meeting of Chief Ministers of the North-Eastern states tomorrow in Guwahati to discuss various issues, including strategy to deal with insurgents based in Myanmar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today fully backed the Army's strike on insurgent camps in Myanmar saying such operations should be continued to completely flush out militants from the region.
Opinion | Ashok Malik | Thursday June 11, 2015
There are those who have described the Indian Army's operations against cross-border insurgency groups hiding in villages in Myanmar as dramatic and new. There are others who have pointed out that such operations have been conducted before - in Myanmar itself and famously in Bhutan, against the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and other milit...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 7, 2015
Suspected NSCN (K) militants today fired at an Assam Rifles (AR) camp in remote Lazu area in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, three days after the group ambushed an army convoy killing 18 soldiers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
A top ranking militant leader of the NDFB (Songbijit), involved in the Adivasi massacre on December 23 last, was arrested during a joint operation of army and police from Chetnaguri in Kokrajhar district of Assam today.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday March 9, 2015
The Nagaland government had failed to appreciate the gravity of last week's protests in Dimapur, which ended with a mob breaking into a prison, dragging out a rape accused and lynching him, sources in the Union home ministry told NDTV. So far, 42 people have been arrested in the case.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday February 27, 2015
A major disaster was averted when the Indian Army detected and defused a 10 kg Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted on the rail tracks in Dudnia in Assam's Goalpara district this afternoon.
India News | Tuesday February 17, 2015
It took 16 hours for a joint team of the Indian Army and the Assam Police to comb through the dense forests of Assam's Karbi Anglong district, as they hunted for seven top leaders of the militant outfit Karbi People's Liberation Tiger or KPLT on Monday.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Sunday January 11, 2015
In an overgrown field outside Manipur's capital, Basanta Nameirakpam points to the spot where his son, Nobo, lies buried. The 27-year-old was killed in an encounter by a joint team of Manipur police commandos and Assam Rifles in April, 2009. His cousin, Gobind, was also shot dead that evening. Ordinarily the two men would have been cremated, but th...
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday January 9, 2015
Seven terrorists of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songojit faction), suspected to be involved in the December 23 massacre of Adivasis (tribals) in Assam's Kokrajhar, were arrested in a pre-dawn operation jointly carried out by the Indian Army and state police.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
Parts of Assam, which had been hit by ethnic violence that began on December 23, may be limping back to normalcy. Despite more relief camps being set up and the army taking part in security operations, there seems to be little to assure the victims who are uncertain of their future in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) region.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
A hideout of the NDFB(S) was today busted in a joint operation by commandos of the Assam police and army men in the jungles of lower Assam's Kokrajhar district.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 28, 2014
Army Chief General Dalbir Singh today reviewed the security situation in Assam after NDFB(S) militants killed over 70 people this week and directed his troops to carry out relentless operations against the perpetrators of terror.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 27, 2014
Indian Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Saturday reviewed the security situation in Assam in the aftermath of the gory killings by Bodo militants, as security forces intensified operations along the international border with Bhutan.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 27, 2014
Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag will hold a closed-door strategy meeting with senior Army officials in Guwahati to review the situation in Assam where more than 80 people have been killed following attacks by Bodo militants.