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Meting Out Justice to Assam's Poachers
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Meting Out Justice to Assam's Poachers

Budheswor Boro lost his right hand in a wild boar attack. That has not deterred him from battling against poachers and convincing Bodos on the need for nature conservation

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.

Rajnath Singh vouches for equality among all communities, says Bodos from Assam won't be left out
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Rajnath Singh vouches for equality among all communities, says Bodos from Assam won't be left out

The talks, which lasted for around 40 minutes, discussed in details all long-pending issues raised by the ABSU for a lasting solution, including the demand for a separate state for the Bodos.

Ascension in Assam: How BJP metamorphosed its course to a debut triumph
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Ascension in Assam: How BJP metamorphosed its course to a debut triumph

The intent was evident in the manner the BJP captured power in Assam for the first time riding on the massive anti-incumbency faced by the 15-year-long Congress chief minister Tarun Gogoi.

BJP hypocrisy in Assam: Why were tears shed for missing Adivasis during massacre of Muslims?
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BJP hypocrisy in Assam: Why were tears shed for missing Adivasis during massacre of Muslims?

The hypocrisy of BJP is evident from the fact that it didn’t shed tears when NDFB shot dead 50 Bengali-speaking Muslims in May last year in Assam.

BJP lawmaker Ahluwalia visits relief camps in Alipurduar
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BJP lawmaker Ahluwalia visits relief camps in Alipurduar

The BJP leader also interacted with the inmates of six relief camps spread over Changmari, Malapara, Dakshin Haldibari areas of Kumargram and called upon the two governments of Assam and West Bengal to ensure their safe return by setting up Army pickets.

Gogoi upset with West Bengal govt for barring officials to visit camps
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Gogoi upset with West Bengal govt for barring officials to visit camps

Around 2.11 lakh people taking shelter in relief camps in the affected districts of Kokrajhar, Sonitpur, Chirang and Udalguri gradually returning home, the chief minister said.

Ferrying of essentials affected after Assam killings
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Ferrying of essentials affected after Assam killings

The goods laden trucks stranded in West Bengal are mostly bound for Tripura, Mizoram, southern Assam and parts of Manipur.

Gogoi reviews relief and rehabilitation efforts in Assam camps
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Gogoi reviews relief and rehabilitation efforts in Assam camps

Nearly 93,000 persons belonging to Adivasi and Bodo communities in Kokrajhar, Chirang, Sonitpur and Udalguri districts have taken shelter in 78 relief camps.

Four statehood demands rock Assam, 2 killed in violence
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Four statehood demands rock Assam, 2 killed in violence

Bodos, Karbi, Dimasas and Koch-Rajbongshis have demanded separate states. The hill district of Karbi Anglong witnessed violence with two persons killed and several injured.

Firm steps were taken to control violence: Gogoi
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Firm steps were taken to control violence: Gogoi

The chief minister said it is also the responsibility of the people to maintain law and order.

Assam bloodshed survivors too scared to go home
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Assam bloodshed survivors too scared to go home

The government says the violence, in which 75 people have been killed and more than 400,000 displaced, is over and has set a deadline for fleeing villagers to return to their homes —Independence Day on 15 August.

CM, politicians and police have failed the people of Assam
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CM, politicians and police have failed the people of Assam

The Assam CM's alibis for failure to prevent the violence are untenable. It also represents the long-term failure of the state to fix its illegal migration problem.

Assam violence: PM announces Rs 300 cr aid, appeals for peace
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Assam violence: PM announces Rs 300 cr aid, appeals for peace

Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday called for an immediate end to the violence and promised "a proper inquiry" into the ethnic clashes in Assam -- which left 45 people dead and lakhs homeless.

Assam riots: Life is a nightmare without end in camps
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Assam riots: Life is a nightmare without end in camps

The riot-displaced want to go back home and pick up the threads of their life.

Assam violence continues for fifth day, toll now 44
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Assam violence continues for fifth day, toll now 44

Clashes between Bodos and minority immigrants in our Assam districts continued for the fifth day in a row, with the death toll from the violence rising to 44. Over two lakh people in almost 400 villages have been displaced.

Assam riots: What leaves Bodos angry and frustrated?
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Assam riots: What leaves Bodos angry and frustrated?

There is increasing pressure from the migrant population on the locals. The Bodos feel threatened.

Curfew lifted in Kokrajhar, police assessment on
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Curfew lifted in Kokrajhar, police assessment on

A high-level official meeting scheduled this afternoon will assess the situation and will decide whether further imposition of curfew was necessary.