Three NDFB-S cadres arrested
Kokrajhar: As many as three hardcore cadres of the NDFB- Saoraigwra faction were apprehended by Kerala police in Ernakulam on Thursday morning. The arrested cadres were on their way for Ernakulam when police arrested them.
According to police, on November 16(2017) at about 6am, a group of suspected NDFB(S) militants led by late Soheton Narzary @ Sandw (later killed in an encounter with Kokrajhar Police) shot at and critically injured a civilian Rosno Basumatary, son of Jakob Basumatary , resident of village Dumbajar under Gossaigaon PS in Dumbazar Dolgaon Tiniali in Kokrajhar district. This refers to Gossaigaon PS Case No.455/2017 U/S-120(b)/121/ 121(a) /122/326/307/34 IPC, R/W Sec. 27(2) Arms Act, R/W Sec.10/13 UA(P) act.
Three hardcore cadres of banned NDFB (S) organization, identified as B. Meher @ Manu Basumatary, Bamyaguri, Kajigaon, B. Phwrbw @ Pritam Basumatary of West
Bathabari Aflagaon and B. Dalang @ Dhumketu Brahma of Chakuma Gossaigaon in Kokrajhar district.
They are suspected to be involved in the incident have been apprehended by Kerala Police on the basis of specific tip off provided by Kokrajhar police.
A special police team of Kokrajhar district police has already been detailed accordingly and they are on the way to Ernakulam district of Kerala to bring the above named hardcore NDFB(S) cadres to Kokrajhar for further investigation of the above referred case.
30 Jun 2011 - 9:36pm | Anup Biswas
Demanding immediate Bifurcation of North Cachar Hills district into two Autonomous Districts under 3(c) of Article 244(2) of the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution of India, the Indigenous Students’ Forum is observing hunger strike in front the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Dima Hasao District from 9.00 am today (Thursday) to 5 pm on Friday.
It is learnt that the Govt of Assam had constituted a Group of Ministers to look into the demand for bifurcation of the N C Hills District by the indigenous People’s Forum on 16th July 2010. However, without having a single talk with the IPF, the group had to be dissolved again with the emergence of the Assam Assembly election in April 2011. And after the formation of new Govt. the group has yet to be set up.
They also threatened the Government to resort to more agitation programme if the government fails to solve their demand immediately.
30 Jul 2015 - 7:46am | AT News
Assam and Meghalaya are in a process to end the border row in consultation with all political parties. The formal proposal to Dispur is expected to come from Shillong after the Mukul Sangma government decided to set up a panel of all political parties to engage in the path breaking consultation with their Assam counterparts.
The all party meeting in Shillong on Wednesday unanimously finalized the move with the hope that it would go a long way to resolve the decade old problem.
A senior political leader who attended the meeting told Assam Times in Shillong that the entity will have representatives from all political parties and independent legislators.
All political parties would send the names of their representatives to be inducted in the entity which is expected to be functional during the next couple of days.
21 Jul 2012 - 6:00pm | editor
Altogether 5 persons died at a tragic road mishap in Sonitpur on Saturday. The mishap took place in the wee hour near Gophur where Indigo vehicle carrying them to Guwahati slipped into the deep gorge at Borongabari. All the five persons died on the spot. Four of them hailed from Guwahati and two of them were identified as Arpan Kalita and Chandan Medhi.