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Their connection to the rest of the world.
Following demonetisation, Assam government had set 15 December as the deadline for cashless transactions to tea plantation workers.
The injured have been shifted to a military hospital.
Workers' rights to unionise and push their grievances were not met.
The main accused is absconding.
Two top leaders of the underground outfit are also suspected to have been killed.
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The land of seven sisters.
Says if she becomes the Chief Minister, she would have the power to repeal AFSPA.
The intelligence inputs gave more than a hint of what was to come. On 29 July 2016, a week before suspected National Democratic Front of Bodoland-Songbijit (NDFB-S) militants killed 14 civilians in Assam's Kokrajhar district, an Assam Police source had told the media, "The ULFA and the NDFB have not been able to carry out any major attack in the past several months, as a result of which they are now desperate to strike in a big way to prove their existence."
Police said the group of militants came in a car and attacked a popular market in Kokrajhar.
Officials are trying to recover the carcasses.
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The NDRF is also closely monitoring the flood situation in the country on a 24x7 basis.