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ANUF military chief killed in Meghalaya


August 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 14 (IANS) Two militants, including the military wing chief of the Achik National United Front (ANUF), were Tuesday killed in a gunfight with security forces in Meghalaya, police ... Read more...

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Kidnapped SBI cashier in Meghalaya still untraced


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 2 (IANS) The whereabouts of the State Bank of India (SBI) cashier kidnapped by Liberation Achik Elite Force (LAEF) rebels 10 days ago remain unknown, even as ... Read more...

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Centre unlikely to accede to Garoland, says G.K. Pillai


February 14th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 14 (IANS) The central government was unlikely to accede to the Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) demand for a separate state for Garo tribals in western part ... Read more...

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Naga rebel group calls 36 hour shutdown


January 24th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kohima, Jan 23 (IANS) The Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak Muivah (NSCN-IM) has called for a 36 hours state-wide shutdown in the state starting 6 a.m. Jan 25 to protest ... Read more...

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Ceasefire with Meghalaya rebel group extended


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 23 (IANS) The central government Friday extended the ceasefire with the Achik National Volunteers Council (ANVC), a powerful rebel group in Meghalaya, by another one year till Sep ... Read more...

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Village chief shot at in Meghalaya


August 5th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 4 (IANS) A tribal Garo village chief in Meghalaya was Thursday shot at by suspected rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), police said.Greaterson R. Marak, the ... Read more...

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Four rebels surrender in Meghalaya


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 2 (IANS) Four rebels of Meghalaya's Liberation Achik Elite Force surrendered before the authorities Tuesday, police said.Zethus N. Marak, Salman R. Marak, Sengchar G. Momin and Sillang G.Momin ... Read more...

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Top rebel leader in Bangladesh, say Meghalaya Police


July 7th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 6 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities have launched a manhunt to nab Champion R. Sangma, an Indian rebel leader, and Meghalaya Police confirmed he has shifted base to the ... Read more...

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Commados mistakenly kill two Meghalaya cops


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 3 (IANS) Two policemen, engaged in a crackdown against Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels in Meghalaya, were killed in accidental firing by the Special Weapons and Tactics ... Read more...

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GNLA member killed, camp busted


January 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 26 (IANS) Security forces Wednesday busted a training camp of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in Meghalaya, killing a guerrilla and arresting three others, police said. A special operation ... Read more...

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Ceasefire with Garo militants extended


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The government Monday extended by nine months a ceasefire agreement with a Garo militant group in Meghalaya with a pledge to carry on with the peace dialogue."It ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel group’s chief killed in gunfight


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 2 (IANS) The chief of a separatist group was killed in Meghalaya Thursday in a gun battle with the security forces, a police official said.Liberation Achik Elite Force (LAEF) ... Read more...

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Meghalaya examining demand for Garo territorial council


November 29th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 29 (IANS) The Meghalaya government was examining the Achik National Volunteer Council's (ANVC) demand for creating a Garo Hills Territorial Council in the western part of the state, Chief ... Read more...

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Meghalaya official untraced for over a month


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 3 (IANS) It has been over a month since a state transport officer and his driver were kidnapped by the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in Meghalaya but even now ... Read more...

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Operation launched to nab fugitive Meghalaya militants


September 27th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 27 (IANS) Two top commanders of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in Meghalaya are on the run after security forces raided their headquarters, and efforts are on to nab ... Read more...

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Rogue Meghalaya cop dismissed


September 4th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 4 (IANS) Champion R. Sangma, a Meghalaya police officer-turned-militant who floated the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), has been sacked, an official said Saturday. "The government has terminated Champion's service. He ... Read more...

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Meghalaya CM expresses concern over activities of new militant outfits


August 15th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, Aug.15 (ANI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday unfurled the national flag at the Polo Grounds amidst tight security and said that though the State is peaceful there is a ... Read more...

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Meghalaya militant leader still a police officer in records


July 30th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) Believe it or not: a Meghalaya police officer-turned-militant, Champion R. Sangma, is still a Deputy Superintendent of Police in the Meghalaya police records, a police official said Friday. Champion ... Read more...

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Centre extends suspension of operation agreement with Meghalaya’s ANVC


June 30th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Union Government on Wednesday extended the Suspension of Operations (SoO) agreement with the Achik National Volunteers' Council (ANVC) in Meghalaya for a period of three months.The ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen 35th terror group to be banned in India


June 4th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Indian Mujahideen, which is said to be responsible for a series of bombings in Delhi, Ahmedabad and Jaipur in 2008, among other strikes, Friday became ... Read more...

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Militant outfit says Pakistan’s ISI offered help


May 22nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 22 (IANS) The Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a militant outfit in Meghalaya, has said that Pakistan's main intelligence agency and jehadi groups offered it help to take on the ... Read more...

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Five Garo militants arrested in Meghalaya


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 21 (IANS) Five militants of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) were arrested in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills district Friday, a police official said. The five were arrested from ... Read more...

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Garo militant leader ready for talks, surrender


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 21 (IANS) Police officer-turned-militant Champion R. Sangma Friday said he is ready to surrender before union Home Minister P. Chidambaram but not before the Meghalaya government. "I will never ... Read more...

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Security forces bust militant camp in Meghalaya


May 19th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 19 (IANS) Security forces Wednesday busted a training camp of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in Meghalaya and recovered arms and ammunition, a top police officer said. "A special ... Read more...

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Top Meghalaya militant leader arrested in Siliguri


May 16th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 16 (IANS) Founder and general secretary of militant outfit Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Novembirth Ch Marak has been arrested from Siliguri railway station in West Bengal, dealing a blow ... Read more...

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Khasi rebel outfit urged to give up armed struggle


May 2nd, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) Meghalaya Home Minister H.D.R. Lyngdoh Sunday asked rebel leaders of the outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) to give up their armed struggle for a Hynniewtrep homeland. "I ... Read more...

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Meghalaya minister gets extortion SMS from militants


March 25th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 25 (IANS) A Meghalaya minister has become the latest to receive an extortion demand from militant outfit, the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA). In the extortion demand sent as mobile ... Read more...

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Ceasefire with Meghalaya rebel group extended


March 24th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 23 (IANS) The central government Tuesday extended the ceasefire with the outlawed Achik National Volunteers Council, a powerful rebel group in Meghalaya, by another three months till June 22. ... Read more...

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Meghalaya police officer joins militant group


March 18th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 18 (IANS) A deputy superintendent of police in Meghalaya has gone missing and has allegedly joined the militant Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a police official said. Champion R. Sangma ... Read more...

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Talk to rebel group, Meghalaya tells Delhi


March 12th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 12 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Friday asked New Delhi not to waste time and reach an "acceptable tripartite accord" with the Achik National Volunteer Council (ANVC) for lasting peace ... Read more...

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