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Ethnic violence may continue, centre warns Assam (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The central government has warned the Assam government that the situation arising out of the ethnic strife between Bodos and Muslims "is far from ... Read more...

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Ethnic trouble far from over, Assam warned (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Assam government has been warned that the situation arising out of the ethnic strife between Bodos and Muslims "is far from normal" and ... Read more...

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Assam ethnic trouble far from over: Shinde


September 13th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Assam government has been warned that the situation arising out of the ethnic strife between Bodos and Muslims "is far from normal" and ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in Assam, 100 people detained


August 17th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 17 (IANS) Curfew was Friday partially lifted in Assam's Rangiya sub-division of Kamrup (Rural) district and 100 people have been picked up for violence, police said. There were ... Read more...

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Fresh violence in Assam, curfew imposed


August 16th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 16 (IANS) Fresh incidents of violence were reported in Assam's Kamrup rural area Thursday and authorities imposed curfew in Rangiya sub-division of the district to bring the situation ... Read more...

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Fresh violence in Kokrajhar, three killed


August 7th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 7 (IANS) Three people were killed and two injured as fresh violence broke out in Assam's communally volatile Kokrajhar district, police said Tuesday.The killings took place Monday night, ... Read more...

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PM calls for end to Assam violence, assures proper probe (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) Sharing the "pain" of Assam riots victims, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday called for an immediate end to the violence and promised "a proper inquiry" ... Read more...

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It’s time for healing: PM tells Assam victims (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) Sharing the "pain" of Assam riots victims, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said it was now "time for healing" and assured them of government help ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm in Assam, violence toll 40


July 26th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 26 (IANS) An uneasy calm settled over Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Thursday with no fresh incidents reported in the communal violence that has claimed 40 lives and ... Read more...

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Assam violence: Army stages flag march, Chirang district tense (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The army Wednesday staged a flag march in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD) as there was no let-up in tension with three more bodies recovered ... Read more...

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Assam violence: Tension continues, army stages flag march


July 25th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The army Wednesday staged a flag march in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts (BTAD) as there was no let-up in tensions with three more bodies ... Read more...

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Floods hit Assam, over 15,000 affected


June 5th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 5 (IANS) Over 15,000 people across Assam were affected by floods triggered by incessant rains in the last two days, and officials Tuesday said water levels of major ... Read more...

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Assam remains largely peaceful on ULFA raising day (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) Assam remained largely peaceful on the 33rd raising day Saturday of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), despite threats from the anti-talk faction of ... Read more...

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Four persons nabbed, bomb recovered on ULFA raising day


April 7th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) Security forces in Assam arrested four persons and recovered a crude bomb Saturday on the anniversary of the raising day of the banned United Liberation Front ... Read more...

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Four members of anti-talk Bodo rebel group held


March 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 13 (IANS) Four cadres of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) led by Ranjan Daimary were arrested by security forces in lower Assam's ... Read more...

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Army colonel in dock over cash, pistol in luggage


October 10th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A colonel of the Indian Army, deputed to a paramilitary force and posted in the northeast, has landed in the dock after a pistol and ... Read more...

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Assamese trying to revive age-old ties through Indo-Bhutan friendship fair


January 28th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 28 (ANI): With the decline of militancy in Assam, the people here are trying to revive the age-old ties with neighbouring countries, and one such initiative was the 'Indo-Bhutan Mela' ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to visit Assam today


November 12th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Home Minister P Chidambaram will undertake a day-long visit to Assam today to review the law and order situation in the wake of killings by National Democratic ... Read more...

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17 people shot dead by Bodo militants in Assam


November 9th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sonitpur, Nov 9 (ANI): At least seventeen people were gunned down by the anti-talk faction of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants in a series of attacks in Sonitpur, ... Read more...

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Floods affect major parts of India


July 7th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh/Dispur/Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (ANI): Army help das been sought in Ambala and Kurukshetra districts of Haryana following heavy rains in the state. In neighbouring Punjab, vast tracts agriculture land have been inundated.Rains ... Read more...

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Relief work and rehabilitation of Assam flood victims in full swing


July 18th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem KamodangMajauli (Assam), July 18 (ANI): Though people in many parts of the country still await the arrival of monsoon, the rains in Assam have been a bad news; causing havoc ... Read more...

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One killed as flash floods hit three Assam districts


May 28th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) One person was killed and thousands were affected as flash floods, caused by the release of water from dam reservoirs in China and Bhutan, submerged low lying areas ... Read more...

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Infrastructure in Assam gets a fillip through rural road links


March 16th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex Todd Baksa (Assam), Mar 16 (ANI): Authorities in Assam construct all weather roads in rural areas under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) which provides employment for locals ... Read more...

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Two ULFA cadres killed, six rebels arrested in Assam


January 10th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 10 (IANS) Two rebels were gunned down in separate shootouts with security forces and six apprehended in raids by police Saturday in Assam, a day after a powerful explosion in ... Read more...

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Assam seeks CBI probe into blasts, Bhutanese national arrested


November 12th, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 12 (IANS) The Assam government Wednesday decided to seek a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Oct 30 serial bombings, even as police arrested two militants, including a ... Read more...

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Are Assam blasts due to split in Bodo militant group? (News Analysis)


November 12th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 12 (IANS) The National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) has been named as one of the two insurgent groups responsible for the Oct 30 Assam serial blasts in which 86 ... Read more...

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‘NDFB carried out Assam serial blasts, ULFA part of conspiracy’


November 11th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 11 (IANS) The Assam government Tuesday claimed the wave of bombings Oct 30 that killed 83 people and wounded 300 were carried out by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland ... Read more...

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Northeast on alert ahead of I-Day, trains cancelled


August 11th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Guwahati, Aug 11 (IANS) A high security alert has been sounded across the militancy-hit northeast region apprehending terrorist violence ahead of Independence Day, officials said here Monday. "For security reasons, Northeast Frontier ... Read more...

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26 ULFA militants surrender in Assam


June 25th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Baksa (Assam), June 25 (ANI): As many as twenty six militants of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) have surrendered before the Red Horn Division of the Indian Army in ... Read more...

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Eight ULFA rebels surrender in Assam


November 20th, 2007 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Tamulpur (Assam), Nov 20 (ANI): Eight rebels of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) have surrendered to the troops at Tamulpur in Assams Baksa District. "ULFA actually survives on the support ... Read more...

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