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Bodoland Territorial Council polls next month, BJP confident o...

GUWAHATI: The Bodoland Territorial Council in Assam goes to the polls next month, with the three main political entities in the state each going their own way to win the elections. The Congress party, which rules Assam, is trying to re-establish ... Economic Times, 1 week ago
Bodoland council polls: Number of voters rise Times of India, 1 week ago
Factional clashes feared in BTAD polls run-up, 2 weeks ago

Assam government to shut relief camps in Kokrajhar

Thousands of people displaced due to the violence in Bodoland Territorial Autonomous District Council areas are still scared to leave the relief camps and go back to their villages. It has been over 2 months since violence broke out in the area following the massacre of Adivasi villagers by NDFB-S militants. The Assam government has decided to close down the remaining relief camps and instead provide security and rehabilitation grant to the victims of violence. Over 5,000 people ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

BTC election: Campaign takes off amid threat calls

Guwahati: Campaigning for the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) election is underway amid threat calls to candidates from their rivals, a common feature in the run-up to every election in the troubled Bodo heartland. The biggest concern for ...
 Times of India1 week ago BTC polls on Apr 8, counting on 11  Times of India1 week ago

Steps to resolve autonomous councils

Correspondent Diphu, Jan 17 : Published on 17 Jan. 2015 11:48 PM IST ...
 Nagaland Post2 months ago

Panel worried over tribe-based councils

Guwahati, Jan. 5: A central committee hasproposed that autonomous councils be covered under the statefinance commission and that funding should not be left to "arbitrary discretion"of the state governments. The panel has also recommended ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago

Indian Government Proposes Actions to Resolve Autonomous Councils Intricacy

A central committee constituted by the Prime Minister's Office in August 2014 headed by Virginius Xaxa as its chairperson, proposed a number of rectifications for the autonomous councils which may have far-reaching effects on the autonomous regions ...
 NewsBlaze2 months ago

The regional divide in conflict-torn Assam

Disturbingly, the gap between Bodoland and the rest of Assam appears to be as wide in 2011 as it was in 2001 despite the creation of the BTAD and the increased allocation of public funds for the region over the past decade. Photo: AFP Over the ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago
Eurasia Review

India: Assam Continues To Sit On Ethnic Tinderbox Analysis

By By Dr. Veronica Khangchian* Adivasi or tribal families, several of them Christians in Sonitpur district of Assam bordering Bangladesh were preparing for Christmas when heavily armed militants allegedly belonging to the Ingti Kathar Songbijit ...
 Eurasia Review2 months ago
Eurasia Review

No Easy Solutions For Ending India's Bodo Conflict Analysis

By Why does the State of Assam in India continue to experience outbursts of Bodo separatist violence? Anshuman Behera's answer points to New Delhi's decision to privilege military force over meaningful dialogue with the region's militant groups. ...
 Eurasia Review4 weeks ago Group Clashes Shock Northeast India  NewsBlaze1 month ago The Ignored Massacre on India's Forgotten Fringe  MSNBC Newsweek2 months ago
DAWN Group

India's other war: Jihadi paranoia and ethnic militancy

By Nilim Dutta The December 23 carnage It was between 17:00 and 17:50 hours when a series of calls came. It was Dec 23, 2014 and I was in Guwahati, Assam that evening where I was born and have grown up. Sir, our people have been killed in an ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago
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