Thursday, 6 October, 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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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.