BPF suffers setback ahead of Bodo council polls, former MP, MLA ditch party to join BJP

Daimary and Mushahary joined the saffron party at Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s official residence in Guwahati.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Assam polls 2021: BJP set to snap ties with ally Bodoland People’s Front

BJP stalwart Himanta Biswa Sarma said his party's alliance with the BPF was for a period of five years and it would not be renewed following expiry.

published on : 20th November 2020

BJP won't ally with Bodo Peoples' Front for Assam 2021 elections, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

The BJP allied with BPF during the 2016 assembly polls for five years but after this period the alliance will not be renewed, Sarma said while addressing a press conference.

published on : 19th November 2020

'Plot to finish us off': Bodos form new group to revive statehood movement

The Bodo leaders fear that the BTR pact, which the Centre had signed with the ABSU and some now-disbanded insurgent groups, would finish off the aborigines. 

published on : 16th October 2020

Assam govt to bring ordinance to accord Bodo as associate official language

Cabinet has also asked the BTC authority to extensively use Assamese along with Bodo and English on signboards across the BTR, which was earlier known as Bodoland Territorial Area Districts

published on : 7th October 2020

Assam constitutes panel to include Bodo villages in BTR, exclude non-Bodo settlements from region

The state government will initiate steps next month to implement Bodo as the associate official language of Assam and create the Bodo-Kachari Welfare Territorial Council for Bodos living outside BTR.

published on : 25th September 2020

Assam: Parties fume as uncertainty over Bodo council election continues

The govt has advised the state election commission to consider postponement of the polls given the spike in Covid-19 cases.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Assam polls 2021: Opposition parties seek 'Grand Alliance' to oust BJP from power

The Left parties, Bodoland People’s Front (BPF), and some smaller regional forces are in the Congress-AIUDF’s scheme of things vis-a-vis the envisaged 'Grand Alliance'.

published on : 20th August 2020

Assam MP petitions Centre as 78-year-old Governor ventures out in lockdown

Assam governor had visited Kokrajhar, the power centre of the autonomous Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), days after he had “assumed to himself the administration” of the BTC.

published on : 19th May 2020

Under Governor's rule, Bodoland has now lost focus on COVID-19: BPF

The BPF said the first thing that the newly-appointed administrator of BTC did after taking over was to launch the "decoration" work at the BTC Secretariat in Kokrajhar.

published on : 12th May 2020

Bodo leader Hagrama Mohilary demands Bharat Ratna for 'Bodofa' Upendranath Brahma

Revered as Bodofa -- the Father of the Bodos -- Brahma, who also served as the president of All Bodo Students' Union, had ignited the Bodoland movement in 1987.

published on : 9th May 2020

Governor's rule in Bodoland Territorial Council areas irks BJP ally BPF

In a series of tweets, rebel leader-turned-politician Hagrama Mohilary, who is the chief of BPF as well as the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), expressed his unhappiness.

published on : 30th April 2020

Governor’s rule imposed in Assam’s Bodoland Territorial Area Districts

The State Election Commission had declared holding of the BTC election on April 4 but later, in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, announced its deferment for an indefinite period.

published on : 28th April 2020

Bodo council chief Hagrama Mohilary flays accord, says Bodos had not fought for factory, flyover, NIT

Mohilary slammed United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL) chief Pramod Bodo, who is a former leader of All Bodo Students’ Union (ABSU), for the “raw” deal and for doing politics for personal gains.

published on : 29th March 2020

Amid COVID-19 lockdown, Bodo council offers free rations to 5.5 lakh poor families in Assam

The BTC chief said orders had also been placed for 10 lakh masks and 10 lakh bottles of hand sanitizer. He said these items would be handed out free of cost.

published on : 25th March 2020
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