New Delhi, Aug 02: Assam and Mizoram have decided to dial down the border tensions following the intervention of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Both the Chief Ministers agreed to resolve the ongoing border disputes amicably through dialogue.
Mizoram’s CM Zoramthanga took to the social media and said that the boundary dispute with Assam will be resolved amicably through dialogue.
New Delhi, May 13: 1 (7%) minister has declared criminal cases against himself in Assam.1 (7%) minister has declared serious criminal cases against himself says a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms.
New Delhi, Mar 27: At a rally in Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that if the BJP comes to power, laws will be implemented to tackle the problem of both land and love jihad. He said that refugees will be granted citizenship, while infiltrators will be thrown out.
In January 2020, nearly 450 persons were arrested by the Bangladesh police when they crossed over from India. That month, there was a major exodus of Illegal Bangladeshi immigrants back to their country.
New Delhi, Feb 24: Over 1,000 extremists laid down their arms before Assam Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal.
The extremists belonged to five organisations- People Democratic Council of Karbi Longri (PDCK), Karbi Longri North Cachar Hills Liberation Front, Karbi People’s Liberation Tigers, Kuki Liberation Front and United People’s Liberation Army.
New Delhi, Oct 29: The unified command of the security forces has decided not to scale down counter-insurgency operations in Assam and the adjoining states. This despite the situation in the area witnessing a significant improvement in terms of law and order.
There is an apprehension that the Chinese are trying to instigate insurgent groups of northeast. It may be recalled the the Global Times had said that if India plays the Taiwan card, China should help militant groups of India to retaliate.
New Delhi, Sep 11: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against 7 ULFA operatives in connection with the killing of a sub inspector in Assam. The chargesheet has been filed against Bijit Gogoi, Kanto Bora, Santosh Gogoi Sadiya, Jushinta Moran,Bubul Moran, Dipankar Borah and Mamun Dihingia.
Bhumidhar Burman, the revenue minister of Assam in 2009 had informed the state Assembly that two detention camps would be set up to house illegal immigrants. It is clear that the detention centres had come up in 2008-09 under the Tarun Gogoi government.
In Assam alone, 70,000 persons, who were declared as illegal immigrants, have vanished. They were to be deported, but they have blended with the rest of the population in the country and remain untraceable.
Before the Supreme Court, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta had submitted that several illegal immigrants had blended with the local population both in Assam and other parts of the country.
New Delhi, Dec 16: The National Investigation Agency has booked an activist in Assam for alleged links with the naxalites.
A case was registered against Akhil Gogoi, whose Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti has been in the forefront of the agitation against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Gogoi was arrested for alleged links with naxalites last week at Johrat.
New Delhi, Dec 16: The passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has witnessed protests in several parts of the country, especially in the North Eastern states. There was violence for a few days, before it died down.
New Delhi, Nov 29: The Centre has extended the ban on the ULFA and its other factions, wings and fronts for a period of five years.
The notification states that ULFA has indulged in various illegal and violent activities with an intent of disrupting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India in furtherance of its objective of liberating Assam and aligned itself with other unlawful associations of North Eastern Region to secede Assam from India.