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Guwahati | 11 days ago
Huge voter turnout in Assam

Guwahati, April 12 - The three Lok Sabha constituencies of Assam - Silchar, Karimganj and Diphu - - which went to the polls Saturday recorded a high turnout of voters.Poll officials said they were still compiling reports from different polling stations and expect the overall polling to be more than 75 percent. Till 3 p.m., 62.14 percent voting was recorded.We are still collecting the reports. It w ...
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Guwahati | 11 days ago
Over half of electors cast ballot in Assam

Guwahati, April 12 - Over 52 percent polling was recorded till 1 p.m. in three Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam, with the balloting process being peaceful, an official said.Brisk balloting was recorded in Silchar, Karimganj and Diphu - after polling started at 7 a.m., the official said.While the first two hours recorded over 11 percent polling in all three seats, voting picked up soon and 32.23 p ...
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Guwahati | 11 days ago
Brisk polling in Assam

Guwahati, April 12 - Brisk balloting was recorded in three Assam Lok Sabha constituencies that went to the polls Saturday.Election officials said that 11.40 percent polling was recorded in the first two hours of polling.Voting started at 7 a.m. in almost all the polling stations across the three Lok Sabha constituencies - Silchar, Karimganj and Diphu -.In a few polling stations technical snags of ...
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Guwahati | 29 days ago
Bodo rebels shoot two security men, threaten Assam polls

Guwahati, March 25 - At least two security personnel were injured in firing by anti-talks faction of the NDFB militants in Assam's Udalguri district Tuesday morning. The faction has threatened to disrupt the Lok Sabha polls in the state.The National Democratic Front of Bodoland - militants said they would attack political leaders and security personnel, including the director general of Assam Poli ...
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29 days ago
Bodo rebels shoot two security men, threaten Assam polls

Guwahati, March 25 - At least two security personnel were injured in firing by anti-talks faction of the NDFB militants in Assam's Udalguri district Tuesday morning. The faction has threatened to disrupt the Lok Sabha polls in the state. The National Democratic Front of Bodoland - militants said they would attack political leaders and security personnel, including the director general of Assam P ...
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3 months ago
Interlocutor for Naga peace talks to be named soon

Kohima, Dec 29 - An interlocutor for peace talks between the union government and the separatist National Socialist Council of Nagaland - faction will be appointed very soon, a top home ministry official said Sunday.Former Nagaland chief secretary R.S. Pandey, who was chief negotiator for talks with the Naga rebel group, resigned and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. He will contest the 2014 Lok ...
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Guwahati | 4 months ago
Assam to launch operation against NDFB anti-talk faction

Guwahati, Dec 7 - Assam Police will soon launch an operation against the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland - insurgent outfit, a top official said Saturday.The decision was taken by police after reports of rampant extortion and abduction by the I.K. Songbijit-led militant outfit in all the four districts of the Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts - - Kokrajhar, Baksa, ...
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Guwahati | 4 months ago
Jailed Pakistani walks free after 14 years

Guwahati, Dec 3 - A Pakistani lodged in the Guwahati Central jail for the last 14 years after being arrested as a suspected ISI agent was released Monday and is all set to return home later this week.Syed Fasiullah Hussayni was taken to New Delhi, from where he would be deported to Pakistan.We received instruction from the Ministry of Home Affairs last week and prepared for Fasiullah's deportation ...
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Shillong | 4 months ago
Ex-policeman among five held in Meghalaya for smuggling

Shillong, Dec 1 - Five arms smugglers, including a former Nagaland Police official, have been arrested in Meghalaya and a cache of high-frequency wireless sets seized from them, police said Sunday.Acting on a tip-off, we arrested five people Saturday night and seized six high-frequency wireless sets from their hideout at Maikhuli area bordering Assam's Kamrup district, Ri-Bhoi district police chie ...
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Shillong | 4 months ago
Three A'chik rebels killed in Meghalaya

Shillong, Nov 28 - Security forces Thursday busted a hideout of the United A'chik Liberation Army - in western Meghalaya, killing three rebels of the outfit in a fierce gun battle, police said.A police spokesperson said a critically injured rebel was captured alive from a field, while UALA chief Singbirth Marak alias Norrok X Momin managed to escape.The gun battle broke out at the UALA's hideout i ...
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