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Assamese begin return journey to Bangalore, Pune


September 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) In groups small and large, people from the northeast who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune fearing violence following Bodo-Muslim clashes in Assam have started returning ... Read more...

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Fresh violence rocks Chirang, five killed


August 25th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Five people were found killed in communal violence-hit Chirang district in Assam's Bodo areas, police said. The victims were yet to be identified.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Gogoi seeks media help to restore peace


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 23 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Thursday sought the media's help to restore peace in the state.The chief minister met editors of Assam newspapers and appealed to ... Read more...

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‘Report on Assam riots has inflammatory comments’


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) Tuesday slammed a report of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) on Assam violence, saying it contains "biased ... Read more...

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No exodus of northeast people from Bihar: Modi


August 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday said there was no report of exodus of northeast people from the state while security has been ... Read more...

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Reward up to Rs.1 lakh for information of Assam culprits (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday announced a reward of up to Rs.1 lakh to anyone providing information on the culprits behind the communal ... Read more...

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Thousands of fleeing northeastern people reach Guwahati


August 18th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 18 (IANS) Frustration and despair etched on their faces at leaving their jobs, thousands of people from the northeast, mostly youth, arrived in Guwahati Saturday on the three ... Read more...

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MIM chief urges Muslims to help Assam riots victims


August 18th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has called upon Muslims across India to help their brethren who were rendered homeless in recent Assam violence.Owaisi has ... Read more...

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No problem in the state for northeast people, says Andhra CM (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Polavaram (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday downplayed the flight of northeast people from the state, saying they were leaving as they wanted ... Read more...

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No problem in the state for NE people, says Andhra CM


August 17th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Polavaram (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday downplayed the flight of northeast people from the state, saying they were leaving as they wanted ... Read more...

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PM asks states to maintain peace (Third Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday appealed to states to maintain peace at any cost as thousands of people from the northeast fled Karnataka, Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of people from northeast, BJP tells government


August 16th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The government should ensure the safety of people from the northeast, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj said here Thursday. She added that ... Read more...

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Assam violence ‘very unfortunate’, says PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Ethnic violence in Assam, which claimed over 70 lives, is "very unfortunate", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.In his independence day speech, the prime ... Read more...

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Sonia, Shinde visit violence-hit Assam areas


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 13 (IANS) UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday visited Assam where sectarian clashes have left 77 people dead.Shinde and Gandhi met some of ... Read more...

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Assam is sitting on time bomb: Ravi Shankar


August 9th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 9 (IANS) "Assam is sitting on a time bomb," spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar warned Thursday.He also told the media here after visiting refugee camps housing Bodo ... Read more...

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Centre to blame for Assam violence: Advani


August 8th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday blamed the central government for the ethnic violence in Assam, saying it had failed to halt illegal infiltration from Bangladesh that ... Read more...

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Assam for CBI probe in communal violence


August 7th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 7 (IANS) Hinting that some "external forces" were behind the communal clashes in three districts, the Assam government Tuesday said it has decided for a CBI probe in ... Read more...

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Tension in Assam’s Bodo areas as four bodies found, curfew imposed


August 5th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 5 (IANS) Tension again gripped the violence-affected Kokrajhar and Chirang districts in Assam on Sunday after the recovery of four bodies - two in each district where clashes ... Read more...

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Mamata warns against politics over Assamese refugees


July 28th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Wishing that peace returns to riot-torn Assam, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday warned those who were trying to play politics over the influx ... Read more...

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No fresh violence in Assam’s Bodo areas, toll 45


July 27th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 27 (IANS) Normalcy is slowly returning in Assam's violence-hit Bodo areas, where week-long communal clashes claimed 45 lives, with no reports of any fresh incidents of violence being ... Read more...

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25,000 train passengers stranded in Assam (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With communal violence in Assam leaving some 25,000 train passengers stranded, the central and Assam governments were Tuesday urged to provide security so that ... Read more...

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Three Bodo militants killed in Assam


July 13th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 13 (IANS) Three suspected cadres of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) were gunned down Friday, police said.The incident took place in Salpara ... Read more...

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Two Bodo rebels gunned down in Meghalaya


June 18th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 18 (IANS) Two rebels of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), believed to belong to the faction opposed to peace talks, were killed in a shoot-out ... Read more...

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Assam killers arrested in Meghalaya


February 11th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 10 (IANS) Meghalaya Police Thursday arrested two senior leaders of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) who were the prime accused in the massacre of 21 people in ... Read more...

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Assam’s Bodo tribals ramp demand for separate state


November 20th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Kokrajhar (Assam), Nov 20 (IANS) Assam may be heading for a fresh phase of turmoil with tribal Bodo political and militant groups joining hands to ramp the demand for ... Read more...

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Tribal outfit strikes again, Assam death toll is 22 (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 9 (IANS) Tribal separatists continued their killing spree in Assam Tuesday, gunning down two more non-tribals and taking the death toll in overnight serial attacks to 22, police said.Militants of ... Read more...

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Separatists attack passenger bus in Assam, abduct six


November 8th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 8 (IANS) Militants of the outlawed tribal separatist group National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) Monday attacked a passenger bus in Assam and abducted six people, police said.Heavily armed ... Read more...

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Will kill 20 people for every Bodo killed, threatens NDFB


November 1st, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 1 (IANS) The outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) Monday threatened to kill 20 or more people for every one of its cadres killed by security forces, a warning ... Read more...

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Three Bodo militants arrested in Guwahati


October 21st, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) Three tribal separatists of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) were arrested Thursday in a raid by security forces from Assam's main city of Guwahati, officials ... Read more...

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Gubernatorial style bashes for Meghalaya’s centenarians


October 6th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 6 (IANS) Meghalaya residents who attain 100 years of age can now celebrate the event at the Raj Bhavan, thanks to an initiative by Governor R.S Mooshahary."I will invite anyone ... Read more...

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Two Assam parties likely to forge alliance


September 24th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 24 (IANS) Assam is bound to witness some major realignment of forces ahead of the 2011 assembly polls with the Asom United Democratic Front (AUDF) and the Bodo People's ... Read more...

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Two Bodo rebels gunned down in Assam


December 25th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 25 (IANS) Two dreaded tribal separatists were killed Friday in Assam, bringing to four the number of militants gunned down since Thursday in the stepped up offensive against the outlawed ... Read more...

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Santhali literature is booming, but needs government help


November 19th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jamshedpur, Nov 19 (IANS) Contemporary Santhali literature has taken off in a big way since it became an official language of Jharkhand in 2003, but it has not come of ... Read more...

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Army called out after NDFB mows down 12 Assam villagers (Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 5 (IANS) The army was called out in Assam's violence-hit Sonitpur district Monday after tribal separatists attacked a village and gunned down 12 people, officials said. Twelve locals were massacred ... Read more...

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Five Bodo separatists arrested in Bangladesh


August 18th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 18 (IANS) Five Indian separatists have been arrested from the wooded hills of Khagrachhari in Bangladesh's Chittagong Hill Tracts, an apparent indication of the growing cooperation between the two neighbours ... Read more...

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