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Assam: Bodo attack could not be prevented in spite of prior information

The bloody fight for Bodo homeland

Assamese, Bangla-speaking Muslims and the tea-tribe community have been soft targets of a Bodo militant outfit in Assam. Supratim Dey January 3, 2015 Last Updated at 20:15 IST On December 23, by nightfall, 16-year-old Laxmi Murmu was helping her mother ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
Bodo Sabha rejects 'Assamese' definition Calcutta Telegraph, 2 weeks ago

BTC wants local parties consulted

Kokrajhar, Jan. 21: The All Bodo Students Union (Absu) wants the Assam state election commissioner to consult the local organisations and parties in the BTAD before the announcement of dates for elections to the BTC (Bodoland Territorial Council). ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago

Plea for EC role in BTC election

Kokrajhar, Jan. 20: Former Rajya Sabha MP and adviser to the Bodo People's Progressive Front, Urkhao Gwra Brahma, sought the involvement of the Election Commissioner, along with the state election commissioner, in conducting the BTC election. ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago

Non-Bodo man's LS victory led to Assam clashes

The ethnic clashes that have rocked Assam can be traced back to the victory of Heera Saraniya in the recent Lok Sabha elections from Kokrajhar. While a loose peace existed between Bodos and non-Bodos in the region, Saraniya's win, riding on non-Bodo votes ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Indian Army confirms arrest of 11 militants in Assam's Chirang

Chirang (Assam): The Indian Army has confirmed the arrest of eleven militants of the banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Assam's Chirang district. It also confirmed the seizure of a huge cache of arms and ammunition during the ...
 ZeeNews.com2 months ago Indian army confirms arrest of 11 NDFB militants in Assam  DNA2 months ago

Karbi Literature Forum Opposes Assimilation of Scheduled Tribes With Assamese

The highest forum of Karbi literature, 'Karbi Lammet Amei' has unswervingly opposed the Assam government's attempt to assimilate various scheduled tribes of Assam like Karbi, Bodo, Dimasa, Rabha, Mising and Tiwa with the Assamese community while ...
 NewsBlaze1 week ago
The Week

Looming threat

As the Toyota Innova neared Kadamguri village in Kokrajhar district, Assam, the driver Tapan Bodo became teary-eyed. With folded hands, he pleaded: Saab, please allow me to leave you here. They will kill me if they see I am accompanying you. They ...
 The Week1 month ago

Shell Will Pay Over $84 Million to Nigerians Whose Community it Destroyed

Good news! Royal Dutch Shell has finally agreed to an $84 million settlement with residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta for two oil spills that occurred six years ago. Lawyers for 15,600 Nigerian fishermen say their clients will ...
 Care22 months ago

Tribal group opposes candidature

Kokrajhar, March 22: The Janajati Suraksha Manch, a tribal organisation in Assam, has opposed the fielding of candidates belonging to Sarania and Modahi communities in tribal reserved seats in the BTC election scheduled for April 8, stating that ...
 Calcutta Telegraph4 days ago

Tiwa convention held at Morigaon

Correspondent MORIGAON, March 21 A special convention of the Tiwa Jatiya Oikya Mancha was held on Wednesday at the Morigaon District Library auditorium here. More than 1,000 delegates from different districts of Assam took part in the convention. ...
 Assam Tribune5 days ago
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