Kokrajhar

14 killed in Kokrajhar after suspected NDFB militant open fire in market

14 killed in Kokrajhar after suspected NDFB militant open fire in market

Fourteen civilians have been killed after suspected NDFB militant opened fire at a weekly market at Balajan Tinali of Kokrajhar district. Security forces in the area have killed one of the militants. Fifteen civilians have been reported injured in the incident. One of the militants was also killed, with police recovering one AK-56 rifle from […]

CBI arrests main accused behind BTAD violence in Assam

CBI arrests main accused behind BTAD violence in Assam

By- Correspondent 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 Haque […]

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 […]

Youth from Assam bawl for unity of North East

The recent exodus of about 30,000 of North East students, professional and workers from other parts of India due to the choreograph rumors after the fallout of ethnic violence in Kokrajhar, which have displaced about 400,000 people, killing 75, is termed as terrible violence between tribal Bodos and Muslims. The politician are cashing on such unfortunate incidents […]

Quo Vadis Madam Sonia?

Quo Vadis Madam Sonia?

By- Dilip Dutta Sonia Gandhi came to Kokrajhar to heal the wound of the conflict that erupted in between indigenous inhabitants of Assam and mainly Bengali Muslim settlers, who are being illegal economic migrants is an open secret who have been settled in Assam by hook or by crook, at the behest of her Congress […]

Ethnic battles in Assam – Indian Army to fight rioters

Ethnic battles in Assam – Indian Army to fight rioters

The on-going violent fighting in Assam between ethnic Bodo tribes and Muslim settlers, most of them accused as Bangladeshi immigrants, have claimed over 33 lives so far. The Riots have raged for several days now and failure of administration is evident from the fact that more than 1,70,000 people have taken shelter in 121 relief […]

Eight Poachers caught in Chirang Reserve Forest

Eight poachers, including a minor boy, were arrested at Chirang Reserve Forest by Ultapani Forest Range personnel yesterday. They were found poaching two Barking Deer and three wild boars at night when patrolling group caught them red handed. According to forest official in Kokrajhar, getting specific information a team from the forest department had carried […]

Gang Rape by SSB Jawans in front of husband at Indo-Bhutan border

In a heinous incident, not new to the rural North East India, a woman from rural Kokrajhar district near the Indo- Bhutan border was allegedly gang raped by Jawans of SSB on the night of 10th September. As per reports, a deaf and dumb 35 year old woman Deobari Basumatary, wife of Amal Basumatary was […]