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Bodo areas calm, rehabilitation starts


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 2 (IANS) With no fresh incidents reported from anywhere in Assam over the past few days, the state government has started the process for rehabilitation of the displaced ... Read more...

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Kokrajhar tense: Curfew, call for indefinite bandh


August 24th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 24 (IANS) The situation continues to be tense in Kokhrajhar in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts (BTAD) after indefinite curfew was imposed Thursday morning.The curfew was imposed after ... Read more...

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Gogoi hints at judicial probe into violence


August 11th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 11 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday said a judicial inquiry would be instituted into the recent violence in Kokrajhar, Chirang and Dhubri districts that killed 77 ... Read more...

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Assam violence leads to uproar, parliament adjourned till noon (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned Wednesday after members raised an uproar over the Assam violence, the Telangana statehood issue and the desecration of ... 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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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 toll now 19, shoot at sight orders in Kokrajhar (Third Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area continued unabated in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts and also spread to new areas Monday. With the toll now 19, ... Read more...

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Assam toll now 19, shoot at sight orders in Kokrajhar (Second Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area continued unabated in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Monday, while also spreading to new areas. With the toll now 19, ... Read more...

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Assam toll now 18, shoot at sight orders in Kokrajhar (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area continued unabated in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts and also spread to new areas. With the toll now 18, the administration ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 14, army called in (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 14 Sunday even as the violence spread to Chirang district. The army has ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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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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Rajya Sabha: How the numbers stack up


December 29th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) As the government Thursday pushed for the Lokpal bill in the Rajya Sabha where it is in a minority, a look at the numbers ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha: The numbers at play


December 28th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) With the Lokpal bill set to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha Thursday, where the government is in minority, here is a look at ... Read more...

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PM’s statement shocked Telangana people, says Congress MP


November 13th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) A Congress member of parliament from Telangana Sunday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on a separate Telangana state has shocked the people of the ... Read more...

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Northeast parties back Telangana state demand


October 5th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 5 (IANS) Several tribal political parties in northeast India have extended support for the carving out of a separate state of Telangana from Andhra Pradesh.In separate statements ... Read more...

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Government in ‘back channel’ talks with Bodo militant leader


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the government was in talks with Ranjan Daimary, the jailed chief of the separatist National Democratic Front of ... Read more...

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18 Assam ministers sworn in


May 27th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 27 (IANS) Eighteen ministers of the Tarun Gogoi-led Congress government in Assam were sworn in Friday two weeks after election results were declared.Governor J.B. Patnaik administered the oaths ... Read more...

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Congress juggernaut decimates AGP, BJP in Assam (Roundup)


May 13th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) The Congress juggernaut decimated the opposition to smithereens by securing a majority by winning 78 of the 126 assembly seats in Assam with the wily ... Read more...

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Congress celebrates Assam victory


May 13th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) Celebrations began in the Congress camp Friday with trends indicating a massive win for the party for the third straight term. The opposition was literally ... Read more...

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Another Assam woman killed for suspected witchcraft


April 18th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 18 (IANS) An elderly tribal woman was found hacked to death and buried by a stream in Assam, the fourth such incident since Friday in what police suspect ... Read more...

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Assam CM Gogoi cast his vote, confident of victory


April 4th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 4 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday cast his vote during the first phase of the state assembly polls in Jorhat town and expressed confidence the Congress ... Read more...

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Northeast parties forge alliance for peace, progress


February 21st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Seven political parties in the northeastern states have decided to forge a strategic alliance, not led by either the Congress or the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ... Read more...

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Want special status for Assam like Kashmir, says ULFA leader


February 15th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Even as the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has begun peace talks with the government to end 30 years of insurgency in Assam, a top ... Read more...

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Two rhinos translocated to Manas in Assam


January 6th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Two female Indian rhinos - a mother and a juvenile - have been translocated from Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to Manas National Park in Assam under the aegis ... Read more...

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Bodo leader ready for unconditional talks


November 26th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 26 (IANS) The National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) is ready for unconditional peace talks with New Delhi and even keep the demand for sovereignty or independence out of the ... Read more...

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Assam CM Gogoi rules out demands for creation of ‘Bodoland’


November 20th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov 20 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday rejected the demands of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) faction for creation of a separate State of 'Bodoland'."Under no ... Read more...

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NDFB owns up as Assam attack toll mounts to 20


November 9th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 9 (IANS) In an overnight orgy of violence in Assam, the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) launched a coordinated strike killing 20 people, most of them Hindi speakers, ... Read more...

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Rallies planned in New Delhi demanding autonomous states


October 26th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 26 (IANS) Thousands of activists fighting for autonomous states in different parts of the country have planned sit-in programmes in New Delhi Thursday and Friday and will submit memorandums ... Read more...

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Protests planned in Delhi to demand new states


October 5th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 5 (IANS) Demanding autonomous states in different parts of the country, around 100 regional parties and social groups will hold protests and rallies in Delhi later this month, a ... Read more...

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Supermodel joins Assam women to create lifestyle products


June 8th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Former supermodel and internationally renowned fashion designer Bibi Russell has joined hands with ethnic Bodo women of Assam to train them in modern design techniques and help ... Read more...

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Assam’s women weavers walk out of vulnerability with ex-supermodel


June 8th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Internationally renowned fashion designer and former supermodel Bibi Russell has joined hands with the ethnic Bodo women of Assam in creating a new line of lifestyle products ... Read more...

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Rare clouded leopards reintroduced to the wild for first time in India


May 5th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
MANAS, INDIA (BNO NEWS) – Two clouded leopard cubs have been returned to the wild for the first time in India, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) said Tuesday.The orphaned cubs, ... Read more...

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Gogoi hopes for talks with Assam rebel groups


May 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, May 3 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi hopes that with Bangladesh handing over National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) chief Ranjan Daimary alias D R Nabla, early talks with rebel ... Read more...

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