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Bodoland gets more support, strike from May 7


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) With other communities backing the demand for a Bodoland in Assam, a 36-hour state-wide strike has been called from May 7.Forty-five groups representing tribal and non-tribal ... Read more...

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I am the best chief minister of Assam: Tarun Gogoi


April 12th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 12 (IANS) Claiming that the Congress would form the government for the third straight term, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday said he was the "best chief ... Read more...

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NDFB offers unilateral ceasefire for peace talks


January 5th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 5 (IANS) The anti-talk faction of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) led by jailed separatist leader Ranjan Daimary has offered a unilateral ceasefire to pave the ... Read more...

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Security Forces launch all out operation to nab Bodo militants in Assam


November 13th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov.13 (ANI): Security forces in Assam have launched a massive combing operation to capture the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) militants, hiding in jungle areas along the borders.The operation ... Read more...

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Now, carnivorous cocktails for meat lovers!


October 28th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 28 (ANI): When beverage experts were asked to create some cocktails in honour of National Sandwich Day they came up with one that was the beefiest.The Cheeseburger Cocktail is ... Read more...

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Bodoland Territorial Council celebrates Formation Day


February 19th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Feb 19 (ANI): Grand cultural performances followed the award ceremony dominated the 8th formation day of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC).Local and Bhutanese troupes showcased their rich culture through folk dance performances.Government ... Read more...

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Pro-talk Bodo group to take part in local elections


January 29th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 29 (IANS) The pro-talk faction of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) Friday announced it would participate in upcoming council elections in Assam. "We might not put up ... Read more...

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Three killed in Assam shootout


January 3rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 3 (IANS) Three people, including two tribal separatists, were killed and three civilians wounded in a shootout by unidentified gunmen in Assam, officials said Sunday. A police spokesperson said heavily armed ... Read more...

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Home Ministry team visits Assam


November 19th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): A Central team led by the Secretary (Border Management) in the Ministry of Home Affairs Jarnail Singh visited Assam on November 17-18 . On November 17th, ... Read more...

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Assam’s Bodo heartland rocked by fresh rebel turf war


May 7th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) The Bodo tribal heartland, in northeastern India's Assam state, is being rocked by a fresh rebel turf war, a week after a frontline separatist group drawn from the ... Read more...

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