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BJP dumps coalition partner in Assam, picks UPPL and GSP to rule Bodoland Territorial Council
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BJP dumps coalition partner in Assam, picks UPPL and GSP to rule Bodoland Territorial Council

The United People's Party Liberal (UPPL) has won 12 seats in the BTC polls, the BJP nine, while Congress and Gana Suraksha Party, headed by Lok Sabha MP Naba Sarania, got one each

BTC polls: BJP promises development, equal importance to Bodo, Assamese languages in election manifesto
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BTC polls: BJP promises development, equal importance to Bodo, Assamese languages in election manifesto

The manifesto for the two-phase Bodoland Territorial Council elections on 7 and 10 December was released in Kokrajhar in the presence of the party's state president Ranjit Dass, and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma

Narendra Modi to address public rally in Assam's Kokrajhar today to celebrate signing of Bodo Accord with NDFB, ABSU
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Narendra Modi to address public rally in Assam's Kokrajhar today to celebrate signing of Bodo Accord with NDFB, ABSU

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kokrajhar in Assam on Friday to participate in an event to celebrate the signing of the Bodo agreement.

Bodo Peace Accord 2020: A look at timeline of major events in long standing conflict in Assam
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Bodo Peace Accord 2020: A look at timeline of major events in long standing conflict in Assam

The Bodo conflict, which dates back to the pre-Independence era, gained momentum from 1987 when the ABSU launched an agitation for a separate state.

Centre signs Bodo Peace Accord, the third since 1993 in bid to bring peace to Assam: All you need to know about the agreement
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Centre signs Bodo Peace Accord, the third since 1993 in bid to bring peace to Assam: All you need to know about the agreement

The Union government on Monday signed a historic accord with with the dreaded insurgent group National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) and two other outfits to end a protracted and bloody struggle for secession from Assam and to bring permanent peace to Bodo-dominated areas of the state

In bid to resolve Bodoland conflict, Centre signs peace accord with NDFB, ABSU; non-Bodo outfits announce 12-hour bandh in Assam
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In bid to resolve Bodoland conflict, Centre signs peace accord with NDFB, ABSU; non-Bodo outfits announce 12-hour bandh in Assam

The government on Monday signed an accord with one of the dreaded insurgent groups of Assam, the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), providing political and economic bonanza.

One-horned rhino calf welcomed by conservationists, Assamese in celebration of a concerted effort to save the species
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One-horned rhino calf welcomed by conservationists, Assamese in celebration of a concerted effort to save the species

The newborn is seen as a big win for conservationists and efforts towards protecting the critically-threatened rhino species — the pride of Assam and the Assamese people.

Fear of further encroachment grips North East's tribal areas after Amit Shah makes clear Centre's intent to pass Citizenship Amendment Bill
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Fear of further encroachment grips North East's tribal areas after Amit Shah makes clear Centre's intent to pass Citizenship Amendment Bill

The bill which intends to provide Indian citizenship to Hindu, Jain, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan was passed in the Lok Sabha but was not tabled in the Rajya Sabha due to vehement protest in North East India.

World Elephant Day: Pitted against humans, pachyderms in Assam battle insensitive crowd, constraints of tiny living space
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World Elephant Day: Pitted against humans, pachyderms in Assam battle insensitive crowd, constraints of tiny living space

Assam is no stranger to the sad syndrome where the fight for supremacy often ends with either the death of human beings or elephants.

Lafiqul Islam killing:  Assam's BJP-led govt under pressure to nab culprits to maintain communal harmony
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Lafiqul Islam killing: Assam's BJP-led govt under pressure to nab culprits to maintain communal harmony

Islam’s murder on Tuesday is the first incident of a minority leader of importance being killed in Assam after the BJP-led government took charge of the state one and half year back.

Assam 2016: For many non-Bodos, this Assembly election is a fight against 'Bodo hegemony'
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Assam 2016: For many non-Bodos, this Assembly election is a fight against 'Bodo hegemony'

Saddled precariously on a cauldron of widening linguistic and cultural differences, both Bodos and non-Bodos would have to come forward to find a political solution soon lest these differences spill over from an electoral battlefield to an actual battlefield.

Assam poll 2016: BPF on shaky turf as Congress picks UPP as new partner in Bodo heartland
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Assam poll 2016: BPF on shaky turf as Congress picks UPP as new partner in Bodo heartland

In 2011, the BPF lost the opportunity to play the role of a kingmaker despite increase in its tally by one seat as the Congress had 14 seats more than the magic number.

Modi in Assam: PM promises Bodos development but avoids statehood issue
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Modi in Assam: PM promises Bodos development but avoids statehood issue

Avoiding the statehood issue and the Rs 1,000 crore package demand for the Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said no stone would be left unturned to develop Assam's Bodo-inhabited lands.

Congress rules out alliance with BPF for BTC polls in Assam
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Congress rules out alliance with BPF for BTC polls in Assam

The party is, however, open to join hands with any other "secular" force for the election, which is slated to take place within next three months.

The gruesome death of Priya Basumatary: Will Tarun Gogoi give her justice?
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The gruesome death of Priya Basumatary: Will Tarun Gogoi give her justice?

As it has come out now, the bright Class-X student from Runikhata Girls' High School was brutally murdered in front of her family and other villagers by a militant organisation in suspicion of being a police informer.

After exit from Gogoi govt, Bodoland People's Front may look for BJP tie-up
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After exit from Gogoi govt, Bodoland People's Front may look for BJP tie-up

Rumours are rife that the Bodoland People's Front might have snapped ties with the Congress as it is trying to cosy up to the Bharatiya Janata Party.

BPF ends eight-year alliance with Congress in Assam
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BPF ends eight-year alliance with Congress in Assam

Brahma, along with his party colleagues in different government bodies would resign from their posts by tomorrow, Mohilary said.

Assam: Poll rhetoric takes over as Modi, Cong trade barbs on politics
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Assam: Poll rhetoric takes over as Modi, Cong trade barbs on politics

Serious questions regarding the statehood demands of an ethnic people have been reduced to a simplistic rant against illegal immigrants.

Assam govt wants to arm Muslim villagers against Bodo militants?
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Assam govt wants to arm Muslim villagers against Bodo militants?

The government is seeking applications for weapon licences from villagers, say reports.

Assam violence: 5 key facts about the Bodo-Muslim conflict
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Assam violence: 5 key facts about the Bodo-Muslim conflict

At the root of the ethnic conflict is a history of violence, political opportunism and the continuing presence of arms in a region where a peace accord did not resolve core issues.