Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: NDFB

What is the Karbi insurgency, its violent past & how it could impact coming Assam election

The Karbi insurgency for a separate state of Karbi Anglong and North Cachar Hills is in the spotlight after 1,040 insurgents surrendered to the Assam govt this week.

Most-wanted Songbijit and over 1,000 Karbi militants from 5 rebel groups surrender in Assam

CM Sarbananda Sonowal said govt will ensure a life of dignity for the former rebels who have now surrendered arms.

Modi government signs Bodo peace accord with Assam’s NDFB, ABSU

The tripartite agreement was signed by Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and top leadership of four factions of the NDFB and ABSU in the presence of Home Minister Amit Shah.

Government extends ban on Bodo insurgent group NDFB by five years

The Ministry of Home Affairs said that the Assam based Bodo insurgent group has been 'undermining the authority of the government'

CBI court sentences NDFB chief, 9 others to life imprisonment in 2008 Assam blast case

Nine serial blasts were triggered by the NDFB on October 30, 2008 killing 88 people and injuring 540 others.

CBI special court convicts NDFB chief & 14 others in 2008 Assam serial blast case

The special court convicted 2008 case of serial bomb blasts in Assam which left 88 people dead.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.


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China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.