National

Rajnath warns of Zero Tolerance Policy towards Terror Groups

Guwahati, Dec 25: Condemning the killings of the civilians mostly tribals, women and kids by the militants in Assam as an act of terror and not a mere case of insurgency, Union Home minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday warned of a zero tolerance policy towards terror groups like the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Sangbijit faction).

"An unfortunate and shameful incident, Government of India has taken it very seriously. We have adopted a policy of zero tolerance towards terror groups, same policy will be applied on group responsible for this incident," said Rajnath.

The Home Minister had earlier held a meeting with the district administration at Biswanath Chariali in violence-hit Sonitpur district. Singh arrived in the state last evening to assess the situation and held meeting with the Assam Chief Minister and top security officials.

The security forces are maintaining a strict vigil at the violence-hit areas.

Earlier on Tuesday, the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) attacked innocent villagers in Sonitpur and Kokrajhar districts of Assam, killing over 70 people.

According to reports, the State Home department has instructed the administration of all the districts to remain alert.

PNB fraud: ED attaches 21 properties of Nirav Modi worth Rs 523 Cr

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which is probing the role of absconding diamond merchant Nirav Modi in the Rs 11,400-crore fraud at the P...

ED freezes deposits, shares worth Rs44 crore of Nirav Modi group

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has frozen bank deposits and shares worth about Rs 44 crore of the Nirav Modi group, and seiz...

PM Modi receives Canadian PM at Rashtrapati Bhawan

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Canadian Prime Minister Justin and his family at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Friday. PM Modi to hold talks ...

Come up with workable plan to repay dues: PNB responds to Nirav Modi

New Delhi: Scam-hit Punjab National Bank (PNB) today asked billionaire diamond jeweller Nirav Modi to come up with a concrete and implementable plan t...