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Trooper killed, 10 injured in Manipur blast


September 9th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 9 (IANS) An Assam Rifles trooper was killed and 10 other personnel were injured Sunday in a blast in Manipur's Bishenpur district, police said.This is the third blast ... Read more...

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High court confirms death sentence for militant


September 6th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 6 (IANS) The division bench of the Gauhati High Court upheld the death sentence awarded by a lower court to a dreaded militant in Tripura for killing 15 ... Read more...

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Three Nicaragua cops dishonourably discharged


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Managua, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Nicaraguan police have announced the dishonourable discharge of three officers accused of raping a mentally challenged 12-year-old girl.Police spokesman Fernando Borge told reporters that the dismissed ... Read more...

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No compromise on sovereignty: Lyngdoh


August 29th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 29 (IANS) Meghalaya Home Minister H.D.R. Lyngdoh Wednesday ruled out talks with the separatist Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) on the issue of "sovereignty"."We are all Indians. There ... 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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Northeast terror outfits moving to Myanmar: Assam Rifles


August 25th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 25 (IANS) Terrorist outfits of the northeastern region have shifted their bases to neighbouring Myanmar following crackdown by the Bangladesh security forces, an official of the para-military Assam ... Read more...

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Terrorists reviving outfits in Tripura, says police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 21 (IANS) Separatist terrorists have been trying to strengthen their outfits in Tripura ahead of the assembly polls early next year but security forces are ready to tackle ... 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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Four serial blasts in Manipur, two injured (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 15 (IANS) Two people were injured after four serial bomb blasts rocked Manipur's capital Imphal city and Thoubal district on Independence Day Wednesday, police said."There have been a ... 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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Militant killed in Tripura


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 22 (IANS) A dreaded militant of outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) was killed Sunday by the security forces in Tripura and some arms and ammunition were ... Read more...

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Three Tripura militants surrender with weapons


July 4th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 4 (IANS) Three militants of a banned separatist outfit have surrendered to the Indian security forces in Tripura after a crackdown on their training camp in Bangladesh, police ... 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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Tripura militants recruiting youth, warns intelligence


June 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) In the lead-up to the Tripura assembly elections due next February, separatist groups in the state are recruiting tribal youths, an official statement here said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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West Bengal report sought on Ghishing petition


June 19th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Tuesday admitted a petition by GNLF chief Subhas Ghishing challenging the constitutional validity of the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and asked ... 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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GNLF supremo Ghishing to challenge GTA in court


June 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Gorkhaland National Liberation Front (GNLF) supremo Subhas Ghishing is all set to challenge in the Calcutta High Court the constitutional validity of the proposed Gorkhaland ... Read more...

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Five Manipuri militants nabbed in Assam


June 8th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 8 (IANS) Five cadres of the Manipur-based militant outfit United National Liberation Front (UNLF) were arrested in Assam Friday, police said."Four cadres were arrested from Jorabat area on ... Read more...

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Tripura farmers released by banned outfit


May 30th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 30 (IANS) A crackdown by Bangladesh security forces has forced a separatist outfit to release three farmers kidnapped 23 days ago from Tripura and taken across the border, ... Read more...

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NLFT militants kidnap three farmers in Tripura


May 7th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 7 (IANS) At least three tribal farmers were abducted at gunpoint and taken to neighbouring Bangladesh by the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) militants, police said ... Read more...

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Tripura CPM sees ploy behind American festival


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 2 (IANS) The US consulate holding an educational festival without the Tripura government's permission has alarmed the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)."Without taking prior approval, how can ... Read more...

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Guerrilla killed in Tripura


March 11th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 11 (IANS) A Mizoram-based guerrilla was killed in a shootout with police in Tripura, an officer said here Sunday.Police said that the slain militant had came from the ... Read more...

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Manipur, Tripura militants caught


February 17th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 17 (IANS) A militant of the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) of Manipur has been arrested here while a rebel from Tripura has been caught in Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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Peace Accord with Black Widow rebel faction soon: Chidambaram


January 24th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday hinted that the government is planning to sign a peace accord with the Dima Halam Daogah faction of rebels ... Read more...

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Naga rebel group calls 36 hour shutdown


January 24th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kohima, Jan 23 (IANS) The Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak Muivah (NSCN-IM) has called for a 36 hours state-wide shutdown in the state starting 6 a.m. Jan 25 to protest ... Read more...

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Manipur voters fearful after series of blasts


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 23 (IANS) Fear and panic has spread among both voters and politicians in election-bound northeastern state of Manipur as separatists stepped up offensive by triggering three powerful explosions ... Read more...

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Blast outside Manipur speaker’s house, one killed (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 22 (IANS) At least one person was killed and three others injured in a powerful explosion Sunday evening outside the residence of the speaker of the outgoing assembly ... Read more...

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One killed in Manipur blast (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 22 (IANS) At least one person was killed and three others injured in a powerful explosion Sunday evening outside the residence of a Congress party candidate in election-bound ... Read more...

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Grenade blast hits Congress office in poll-bound Manipur


January 5th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 4 (IANS) A ruling Congress party office came under a powerful grenade attack late Wednesday in election-bound Manipur, even as seven influential separatist groups called for a ban ... Read more...

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Swedish journalists jailed in Ethiopia on terror charges


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Two Swedish journalists have been jailed for 11 years in Ethiopia for entering the country illegally and supporting terrorism, BBC reported Tuesday.Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson ... Read more...

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57 militants surrender in Manipur


December 16th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 15 (IANS) Fifty-seven militants of different separatist outfits Thursday surrendered to the police in Manipur in the presence of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh."The surrendered militants belonged to ... Read more...

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Former Tripura extremists to block national highway


December 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 7 (IANS) Hundreds of former tribal guerrillas will Thursday launch blockade of a national highway, demanding implementation of rehabilitation packages and withdrawal of pending cases, a former militant ... Read more...

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Abducted Tripura tribals flee rebels’ camp in Bangladesh


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 2 (IANS) Nine Tripura villagers, kidnapped by a separatist outfit and taken to their hideout in Bangladesh over 136 days ago, have escaped from the militants' ... Read more...

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Ten Tripura militants surrender with weapons


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 3 (IANS) Ten armed tribal guerrillas of a separatist outfit fled their camps in Bangladesh and surrendered before Indian security forces in Tripura Thursday, police said.The National Liberation ... Read more...

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