Assam violence 2012

CBI arrests main accused behind BTAD violence in Assam

CBI arrests main accused behind BTAD violence in Assam

By- Correspondent Advertisements A special CBI team Tuesday arrested the main culprit behind last year’s communal riots in Assam’s Bodo areas, which left over 100 people dead and led to displacement of close to five lakh people, police said. Kokrajhar Superintendent of Police Sunil Kumar said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team nabbed Moinul […]

Ethno–Exclusive politics affecting Assam

Ethno–Exclusive politics affecting Assam

The BTAD (Bodoland Territorial Autonomous District) clashes started when forest officials tried to evict some migrant Bengali Muslims from a burial ground at the edge of a reserve forest in Kokrajhar district. On 29th May, ABMSU (All Bodoland Minority Students Union) called for a bandh in Kokrajhar town. On July 6th, two ABMSU members were […]

BPF MLA arrested for BTAD violence

BPF MLA arrested for BTAD violence

By- Staff Reporter | Date- August 23, 2012 Assam police today arrested Bodoland People’s Front(BPF) MLA Pradeep Brahma following reports of his alleged involvement in the Assam unrest over BTAD violence. Seven cases have been registered against him on the basis of statements. Assam police have imposed indefinite curfew in Kokrajhar as a precautionary measure […]

Assam violence, attack on Northeastern – A hidden Political Agenda

Assam violence, attack on Northeastern – A hidden Political Agenda

The Assam violence which turned worse than assumed climbed the ladder too fast to grab national attention. No doubt there was intense force on the first forward button of the remote which is still controlling these violences. Some made it religious and some made it a political issue, but above all it is the people […]