reign of terror

GNLA commander killed, camp busted in Meghalaya


September 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 14 (IANS) Security forces Friday busted a hideout of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in the western part of Meghalaya, killing a top rebel commander of the ... Read more...

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GNLA chief to move fresh bail plea in Meghalaya court


September 12th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 12 (IANS) Chief of Meghalaya's outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Champion R. Sangma is likely to move a fresh bail application in a court here, a legal ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel chief to move bail


August 9th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 9 (IANS) Meghalaya's outlawed Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) arrested supremo Champion R. Sangma is likely to move a bail application before a court here, his lawyer said ... Read more...

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Assam businessman killed, another abducted in Meghalaya


August 8th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 7 (IANS) Rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Tuesday gunned down a businessman from Assam and abducted another at gunpoint in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills ... Read more...

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GJM sweeps maiden GTA polls, not to give up Gorkhaland demand


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Aug 2 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Thursday swept the polls to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), capturing all 45 seats in the proposed Darjeeling hills governing ... Read more...

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GNLA chief arrested near Bangladesh border in Meghalaya (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) The outlawed Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma was arrested Monday near the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, police said.Sangma, whose outfit is fighting ... Read more...

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One injured as Garo rebels fire in Meghalaya town market


July 21st, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 21 (IANS) One person was critically wounded as rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) opened fire in a market in the district headquarters of Meghalaya's East ... Read more...

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Garo rebels kill three in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Three people, including a school teacher, were killed by rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in two separate incidents in Meghalaya's East Garo ... Read more...

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GNLA guns down school teacher in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) The Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) has gunned down a school teacher, accused by the rebels of being a police spy, in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills ... Read more...

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GJM wins absolute majority in GTA polls


July 13th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kalimpong (West Bengal), July 13 (IANS) As the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) secured an absolute majority in the proposed Darjeeling hills governing body Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) even before ... Read more...

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Man wanted in 13 criminal cases arrested


July 13th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Listed as one of the top 10 most wanted criminals by the Delhi Police, a 28-year-old man involved in 13 criminal cases, including murder, was ... Read more...

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All CPI-M candidates pull out of Gorkhaland polls


July 12th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, July 12 (IANS) All Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) candidates Thursday withdrew from the fray for the July 29 elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West ... Read more...

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Garo rebel outfit chief lodged in Bangladesh jail: BSF


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 23 (IANS) Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma, who was arrested by Bangladesh forces last year, is lodged in "some jail" in that country, according ... Read more...

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Congress embarrassed after drubbing by Akalis (Punjab Newsletter)


June 15th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) As if the "surprising" loss in January's assembly elections was not enough, the opposition Congress has been further decimated in Punjab by the ruling Shiromani ... Read more...

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Garo militant nabbed in Meghalaya (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 5 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Tuesday nabbed a militant of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) and recovered arms and ammunition from him, an official said.The ... Read more...

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US envoy denies meeting Hafiz Saeed


May 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has denied meeting Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.The US embassy Wednesday categorically rejected an article in a national daily ... Read more...

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Pakistan not doing enough on Mumbai attack: Clinton


May 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Stressing that all those involved in the 2008 Mumbai attack be brought to justice, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday accused Pakistan of not ... Read more...

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GNLA killed ex-constable


February 26th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 26 (IANS) The Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Sunday killed a former police constable in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills district alleging he was a spy, police said.Two armed ... Read more...

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Two Bengal CPI-M leaders killed, Mamata terms it infighting (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, including a former legislator, were killed in a clash in West Bengal Wednesday which the Left Front blamed ... Read more...

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Two Bengal CPI-M leaders killed, Left blames Trinamool (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, including a former legislator, were killed in a clash in West Bengal's Burdwan district Wednesday in an incident ... Read more...

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Garo rebel killed, camp busted


February 9th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 9 (IANS) Security forces Thursday busted a hideout of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in Meghalaya, killing a rebel and wounding another, an official said.Meghalaya's Special Weapons ... Read more...

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Sangma asks Garo rebels to surrender arms


February 8th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 8 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Wednesday asked the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) -- a terrorist outfit operating in western parts of the state -- to ... Read more...

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Meghalaya not to hold talks with terrorist group: Minister


February 7th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 6 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Monday said it will not hold talks with the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a terrorist group operating in the three impoverished districts ... Read more...

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Garo rebel group GNLA declared terrorist outfit


February 1st, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday declared the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a rebel outfit operating in western part of Meghalaya, a terrorist outfit under the Unlawful ... Read more...

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Veteran journalist Raghunath Rau dead


January 26th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Veteran journalist Raghunath Rau, who began life as a sports journalist and then made his mark across a range of subjects, died here Thursday evening ... Read more...

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Garo militants abduct 2 Meghalaya engineers


January 25th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 25 (IANS) Heavily-armed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels abducted three Meghalaya government engineers at gunpoint in the state's West Garo Hills district, but one of them ... Read more...

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Two civilians killed, abducted manager untraced in Meghalaya


January 18th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 17 (IANS) Two bullet-riddled bodies were recovered in insurgency-ravaged district of East Garo Hills in Meghalaya Tuesday, even as police are still clueless about the whereabouts of the ... Read more...

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Rebels free Meghalaya official after 34 days


December 24th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 24 (IANS) A Meghalaya official who was kidnapped by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels was released unharmed Saturday after 34 days of captivity, police said.P.K. Boro, the ... Read more...

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Four policemen injured in ambush by Garo rebels


December 20th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 20 (IANS) Four policemen were injured after they were ambushed by Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels in western Meghalaya, a police official said.The police personnel of the ... Read more...

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Two Garo militants killed in Meghalaya


December 18th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 18 (IANS) Two rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) were killed in a gunfight in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills Sunday, police said.The battle broke out in ... Read more...

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Policeman and daughter shot at


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 2 (IANS) A police constable and his daughter in Meghalaya sustained bullet injuries after suspected rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) opened indiscriminate fire, police said ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel chief nabbed in Bangladesh : Police


November 25th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 24 (IANS) In a major setback to the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), its top leader Champion R. Sangma has been detained in Bangladesh and is likely to ... Read more...

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Top GNLA rebel arrested


November 24th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 24 (IANS) Security forces in Meghalaya have arrested a top leader of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), fighting for a separate state of Garoland, police said Thursday.Jacques ... Read more...

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Meghalaya launches operation to rescue abducted official


November 22nd, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 22 (IANS) Security forces have launched an operation in western Meghalaya to rescue a state government official and two Assam-based traders abducted by Garo rebels, an official said ... Read more...

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Suspected Meghalaya rebels abduct official, traders


November 21st, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 21 (IANS) Suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels Monday abducted two traders and a government official from two areas of Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, police said."P.K. ... Read more...

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