The biggest stories of December 11, 2013
Dec 11, 2013
India | Alok Pandey (With inputs from Reuters) | Monday May 5, 2014
The family members of those killed in the targeted attacks by suspected National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbhijit faction) militants in Assam's Baksa district buried the bodies on Sunday night.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With PTI inputs) | Sunday May 4, 2014
Thirty one people have been killed so far in the violence in lower Assam. On the ground, there is worry and anxiety about the future despite a heavy security deployment and efforts are on by the Assam government to contain the situation. A curfew, w...
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Saturday May 3, 2014
As many as 31 people have been killed in ongoing violence in the Bodoland Territorial Council in Assam in the last 36 hours. A curfew has been imposed and shoot at sight orders have been given in the Kokrajhar, Chirang and Baksa districts in Assam, a...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday May 2, 2014
The Army has been kept on standby in the trouble-torn Kokrajhar district in Assam to deal with any situation arising out of the killing of 11 people by NDFB(S) militants.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 8, 2014
An Assam Rifles jawan was killed and three others were seriously injured when insurgents ambushed a paramilitary force party at Lambisa in Manipur's Ukhrul district today.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 6, 2014
Three Army jawans allegedly stabbed two passengers in a train when they protested against defence personnel occupying all seats with their belongings at the Rangia railway station in Assam's Kamrup district today.
India | Alok Pandey | Thursday December 19, 2013
In Chirang's Raidangbari village in Assam, shock over the killing of two young boys in a joint army and Assam police operation on December 11 has given way to anger.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday December 12, 2013
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday ordered an inquiry into an alleged staged shootout in Chirang district, where residents said police and army personnel killed two students claiming they were Bodo insurgents.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday December 11, 2013
The killing of two young men in Assam, allegedly by the army on Tuesday night, has triggered a massive controversy.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday November 4, 2013
At least seven people have been killed by suspected militants in army uniform in Assam's Goalpara district.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 3, 2013
With the army on flag march in Assam, the rubber estate and a house of Congress MP were set ablaze, while four persons were injured in police firing, as the demand for separate states on the lines of Telangana by several groups was stepped up today.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Five migrant labourers were shot dead and few others were injured when suspected tribal militants indiscriminately fired upon them in a mining village in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district, police said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday March 22, 2013
Two Assam Rifles jawans were seriously injured when a powerful bomb exploded during a search operation to detect movement of insurgents in interior Thoubal district of Manipur on Friday, official sources said.
India | Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday February 13, 2013
Eleven people have been shot dead in clashes between police and tribal groups opposed to local elections in Assam. The Army has now been deployed to help the local police maintain law and order in Goalpara district, where the clashes were reported.
India | Written by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday July 31, 2012
At least one person has died and seven others have been injured in a high intensity blast that targeted Army vehicles in Assam's Goalpara district today.
India | Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Tuesday July 31, 2012
The Army may have to explain to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh why it took five days to intervene in Assam's communal violence in which more than 40 people were killed. The Army says it had no choice but to wait for clearances. The Ministry of H...
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Monday July 30, 2012
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has taken a very serious view of the fact that the Indian Army took five days to deploy force in Assam, as the riots spread despite repeated pleas and reminders from the state government. The issue is likely to be t...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Monday July 30, 2012
Home Minister P Chidambaram has reached violence-hit Kokrajhar in Assam on a two-day visit. He will take stock of the situation. BJP leader LK Advani is also expected to visit Kokrajhar today - nearly 10 days after the area was hit by clashes. 53 peo...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Sunday July 29, 2012
Home Minister P Chidambaram will take stock of the situation in violence-hit Assam in his two-day visit beginning Monday. Earlier on Saturday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Rs 300 crore relief for the state. On a visit to the relief camps i...
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday July 27, 2012
Top generals of the Indian Army appear to have failed Assam - the state which Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh represents in Parliament.