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Three injured in Assam grenade blast


September 11th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) Three people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected militants in Bongaigaon town in Assam's Bongaigaon district Tuesday evening, police said.The blast took place under ... Read more...

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High security in Assam after ULFA messages intercepted


September 10th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 10 (IANS) Assam Police have intensified security arrangements after intelligence inputs that the anti-dialogue faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) led by Paresh Baruah alias ... Read more...

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Guwahati blast: 50 detained, ULFA claims responsibility


September 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 9 (IANS) Police have detained 50 people following a grenade attack in the city's Paltan Bazar area but police were yet to confirm the hand of any militant ... Read more...

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12 injured in Assam blast (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sept 6 (IANS) Twelve people, including three security personnel, were injured in a blast triggered by suspected militants in Assam's Tinsukia district Thursday evening, police said.Inspector General of Police ... Read more...

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Five injured in Assam blast


September 6th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sept 6 (IANS) Five people, including two security personnel, were injured in a blast triggered by suspected militants in Assam's Tinsukia district Thursday evening, police said.Inspector General of Police ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits normal life in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Normal life in Manipur came to a standstill Thursday during an 18-hour shutdown called by the joint action committee demanding the release of a businessman abducted ... Read more...

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Meghalaya NCP legislators join NPP


August 24th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Defeated presidential candidate Purno A. Sangma Friday started his new political innings with the National People's Party (NPP).His sons James K. Sangma and Conrad K. Sangma ... Read more...

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Four militants held in Tripura


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) Four militants from the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) have been arrested in Tripura, police said Thursday.The guerrillas were held Wednesday ... Read more...

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Three pro-talk ULFA members held for robbery, murders


August 20th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 20 (IANS) Four people, including three members of ULFA's pro-talk faction led by Arabinda Rajkhowa, were Monday arrested for their involvement in cases of robbery, abduction and subsequent ... Read more...

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Hold talks with rebels, women’s group tells Meghalaya


August 16th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) A prominent women's group in Meghalaya Thursday asked the government to accept an offer of talks of a militant organisation, which is fighting for a sovereign ... Read more...

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Khasi rebel outfit ready for talks


August 15th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) The Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC), an outlawed Khasi militant group in Meghalaya, has offered to hold talks with the government."We are ready to come to ... Read more...

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Kerala state Congress gears up for revamp


August 5th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) Kerala's ruling Congress prepared for the much delayed organisational revamp with prominent leaders, including Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and and state party president Ramesh Chennithala, headed ... Read more...

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Bolivia cancels mining concession


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Bolivia's government issued a decree Thursday formally revoking a mining concession held by the private firm Compania Minera Malku Khota and rejected claims for compensation ... Read more...

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BJP stunned as Karnataka, Himachal, Jharkhand lawmakers cross-vote (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was stunned Sunday as around 16 of its legislators in the faction-ridden Karnataka unit and some in Himachal Pradesh and ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan escapes with public censure


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Contrary to speculation that discipilniray action would be taken against V.S. Achuthanandan, Kerala's veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sunday escaped with only a public ... Read more...

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BJP loses faces in Karnataka as Pranab gets more votes (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was stunned Sunday as around 16 of its legislators in the faction-ridden Karnataka unit seem to have voted for UPA ... Read more...

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Take up national role, Medha Patekar urges Achuthanandan


July 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Veteran Kerala CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan who has been reportedly sidelined in his party has found support in social activist Medha Patekar, who wants him to ... 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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Hurriyat to fight ‘economic exploitation’ of Kashmiris


July 10th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 10 (IANS) The Mirwaiz Umer Farooq-headed faction of the separatist Hurriyat conglomerate Tuesday announced the formation of an economic advisory council to address day-to-day issues of Kashmir's people ... Read more...

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Bodo militants, Ulfa linkman nabbed in Assam


July 10th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 10 (IANS) Five cadres of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland's (NDFB) anti-talk faction and a linkman of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were arrested in ... Read more...

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ULFA militant held, a cache of arms seized in Assam


July 5th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) In a jolt to the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) faction opposed to peace talks, a cadre of the outfit and a surrendered militant were ... Read more...

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BJP mulls replacing Karnataka chief minister to save government


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday appeared inclined to replace Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda to save the government in view of pressure by ... Read more...

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Three ULFA cadres nabbed in Assam


June 30th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 30 (IANS) Three cadres of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were arrested in Assam's Goalpara district Saturday and a large amount of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa loyalist ministers may quit Karnataka ministry


June 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) Around ten Karnataka ministers will quit the ministry late Friday if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership does not commit to removing Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Forces kill four militants in pre-dawn Assam raid


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) A joint team of police and army killed four militants at a remote village in Assam's Dima Hasao district in the wee hours of Saturday.Dima Hasao ... Read more...

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ULFA cadre nabbed with Chinese grenade


June 13th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) A joint team of Assam Police and the army Wednesday morning arrested one youth and recovered a Chinese grenade from his possession.Police later claimed the youth, ... Read more...

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Mamata urges GJM to abide by panel report


June 9th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) As the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) and its associates threatened to launch a protest campaign against the high-powered committee's recommendations on formation of Gorkhaland, West ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan visits home of murdered Marxist


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 2 (IANS) Opposition leader V.S. Achuthanandan Saturday visited the home of former CPI-M leader T.P. Chandrasekharan, whose murder has been blamed on his own party.As news of unannounced ... Read more...

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Confident of Myanmar acting tough against NE rebels: India


June 1st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Umsaw (Meghalaya), June 1 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Friday exuded confidence that the Myanmar would act against Indian rebels operating in that country."In the aftermath of our ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan speaks out against party


June 1st, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 1 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Friday again spoke out against his CPI-M and said it should not have gone to the court against the media ... Read more...

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Two guerrillas killed in Assam


May 30th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 30 (IANS) Two guerrillas, including one from ULFA, were killed in Assam Wednesday, police said.Security forces gunned down a member of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation ... Read more...

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Army chief denies any divide in the force


May 26th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Army chief General V.K. Singh Saturday denied suggestions that he was leaving behind a "divided" force but said there may be "some disgruntled people" ... Read more...

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Sonia to go ahead with Assam visit despite bomb blast


May 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) Despite a bomb blast in Tinsukia district hours ahead of her scheduled visit here, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi decided to join the ... Read more...

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Clash at Hurriyat seminar in Kashmir


May 20th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 20 (IANS) Rival groups of supporters clashed Sunday during a seminar organised here by the moderate faction of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat group.Supporters of the Mirwaiz ... Read more...

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ULFA faction lends moral support to Maoists


May 10th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) A day after security forces killed four Maoist cadres in Assam, the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) said Thursday that the ... Read more...

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