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4 Kuki militants nabbed with arms in Assam


September 13th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 13 (IANS) Four militants of the United Kukigram Defence Army (UKDA) were arrested in Assam's Karbi Anglong early Thursday and arms and ammunition seized from their possession, police ... Read more...

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Tripura militant outfits on revival path, says CM


August 28th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bishalgarh (Tripura), Aug 28 (IANS) Separatist outfits in Tripura, supported by some opposition leaders, are recruiting tribal youths ahead of the assembly polls, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Tuesday."The militant ... Read more...

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Meghalaya I-Day celebrations marred by shutdown


August 15th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) The Independence Day celebrations in Meghalaya were marred by a shutdown called by a militant group, which affected life in the state.The shutdown was called by ... Read more...

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Militants not allowed to collect fitrah tax: Rehman Malik


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Militant outfits in Pakistan will not be allowed to collect "fitrah", a religious tax, from people during the holy month of Ramadan, advisor to the prime ... Read more...

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Northeast seperatist leader arrested in New Delhi (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A top leader of a separatist outfit operating in the northeast was arrested by a combined team of Delhi Police and Mizoram Police ... Read more...

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Mizoram militant leader arrested in Delhi


July 19th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A top leader of a Mizo militant outfit was arrested by a combined team of Delhi Police and Mizoram Police from Indira Gandhi International Airport ... Read more...

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Taliban using kids as suicide bombers in Afghanistan


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 3 (IANS) The arrest of two children and a teenager with bombs and remote-controlled devices in Afganistan's former Taliban stronghold of Kandahar has sparked fears that the ... Read more...

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Tripura Congress, CPI-M trade charges of wooing militants


June 27th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 27 (IANS) With assembly polls in Tripura drawing closer, the ruling Left Front and opposition Congress are accusing each other of using militants to sway votes.Leaders of ... Read more...

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‘Congress, INPT conspiring to oust Left in Tripura’


June 25th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) Leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) claimed here Monday that separatist outfits, aided by a section of opposition leaders, were conspiring to oust the ... Read more...

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Three militants arrested in Tripura


June 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) Three hardcore militants, including a woman, belonging to an insurgent group with bases in Bangladesh were arrested with Rs.25 lakh cash and some electronic gadgets in ... Read more...

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Sans opposition, Congress has a smooth ride in Assam (Assam Newsletter)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) With opposition weak and in a shambles and greater thrust on peace and development, the Congress-led government seems to have a smooth ride ahead in Assam ... Read more...

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Assam has changed, respond to peace overtures: Sonia to militants (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance chairperson and Congress party president Sonia Gandhi Saturday appealed to hardline militant outfits in Assam to respond to the government's peace overtures ... Read more...

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Sonia tells Assam militants to join peace initiative


May 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) Highlighting the Congress government's peace and development agenda in Assam, United Progressive Alliance chairperson and party president Sonia Gandhi Saturday appealed to militant outfits to ... Read more...

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Manipur militant nabbed in Guwahati


May 25th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 25 (IANS) A hard core militant of a Manipur based rebel group was arrested here and incriminating documents recovered from his possession, Assam Police said Friday.Additional Superintendent of ... Read more...

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Three militants arrested in Meghalaya


May 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) Three female cadres of Manipur-based militant outfits were arrested and two minors detained in Meghalaya when they were trying to cross into India from Bangladesh, an ... Read more...

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Militants ganging up with criminals, says Gogoi


May 18th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Cadres of the armed militant outfits have joined criminal gangs in Assam, leading to recent spurt in petty crimes across the state, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi ... Read more...

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Assam-Meghalaya border villages to shun militants


May 16th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) Eighty-four villages located on a remote stretch of the Assam-Meghalaya border have now decided to desist any help to militants who frequent the area.The villages, mostly ... Read more...

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All northeast militants have a nexus with Maoists: Gogoi


May 11th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said that Maoists operating in the state are hand-in-gloves with other militant outfits in the northeast region."The statement of the ... Read more...

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Gogoi claims improved law and order


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday complemented senior officials for improved law and order in the state but asked them to tame abductions and extortion."Though the ... Read more...

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Maoist movement growing in Assam: Gogoi


April 16th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Concerned about the growing Maoist movement in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Monday that the central government should include the state in the framework ... Read more...

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‘The Forlorn’ opens Manipur’s first International film fest


April 15th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 15 (IANS) "The Forlorn", a psychological thriller directed by Saptaswa Basu opened the first Imphal International Film Festival at the Rupmahal Theatre in Manipur capital Sunday. The festival ... Read more...

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52 militants surrender in Manipur


March 27th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 27 (IANS) Fifty-two militants belonging to Manipur-based outfit United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA) surrendered at an official function in Imphal Tuesday.The cadres of the outfit laid down their ... Read more...

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Okram Ibobi Singh prioritises issues in Manipur (Manipur Newsletter)


March 25th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 25 (IANS) If the recent moves of Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh are any indication, the veteran Congressman is on the track to ensure another full ... Read more...

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Okram Ibobi Singh prioritises issues in Manipur


March 24th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 24 (IANS) After leading his party to a landslide victory and silencing the opposition, Manipur Chief Minister and veteran Congressman Okram Ibobi Singh has now gotten down to ... Read more...

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Manipuri militant nabbed in Assam


March 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 20 (IANS) A member of the Manipur-based militant outfit Peoples Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak (Prepak) was arrested here Tuesday, police said.The arrested militant, identified as H. Nangkhaba, is ... Read more...

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Kashmir youth no longer swayed by militancy, says police


March 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) A "negligible number" of Jammu and Kashmir's youth are now joining militant outfits while a greater number are instead helping in anti-militancy operations, the state police ... Read more...

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Congress set for hat trick in Manipur (Third Lead, changing dateline)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, March 6 (IANS) Manipur's ruling Congress appeared set for a hat-trick in the state, winning 16 seats in the assembly elections till 12.30 p.m. Tuesday, with the other parties ... Read more...

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Congress set for hat-trick in Manipur (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 6 (IANS) Manipur's ruling Congress appeared set for a hat-trick in the state, winning 16 seats in the assembly elections till 12.30 p.m., with the other parties far ... Read more...

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Ulfa cadres heading for Bangladesh nabbed


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 23 (IANS) The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) may still have some bases in Bangladesh, Assam Police said Thursday after arresting three new recruits.Police have also ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ISI backing insurgents: Assam CM


February 19th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is backing Maoists and insurgent outfits in Assam and other northeastern states to expand its activities, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said ... Read more...

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ULFA dismiss Pillai’s claim on Paresh Baruah


February 17th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 17 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Friday described as baseless former union home secretary G.K. Pillai's claim that the outfit's commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah ... Read more...

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Manipuri militant nabbed


February 16th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 16 (IANS) Police have arrested a member of the outlawed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) from a rented house at Lachit Nagar area of Guwahati Thursday.The cadre, identified as ... Read more...

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Naga women’s body agitates in Manipur


February 9th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Feb 9 (IANS) The Naga Women's Union (NWU), Manipur, Thursday held a "public curfew" programme in all the four Naga dominated districts of Manipur demanding unconditional release of a ... Read more...

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Azad launches scheme for pregnant mothers in Assam


January 30th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 30 (IANS) Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday launched an Assam government scheme entitling all pregnant women to free delivery -- including caesarean section ... Read more...

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Shutdown-plagued Manipur votes Saturday


January 27th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 27 (IANS) A total of 279 candidates, including 14 women, are in the fray for Saturday's polls to the 60-member assembly in Manipur, battling debilitating blockades and ... Read more...

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