An Assam legislator was arrested Thursday for his role in the ethnic violence in the state, police said.
Pradip Brahma is an MLA from the Bodoland Peoples' Front (BPF).
Brahma was held after seven cases were registered against him in Fakiragram and Dotama police stations in Kokrajhar district, Inspector General of Police L.R. Bishnoi told IANS.
BPF, led by its chief Hagrama Mihilary, is in power in the Bodoland Territorial Council that runs the four Bodoland Territorial Autonomous Districts. The party is also a partner in the state's Congress-led government.
Meanwhile, indefinite curfew has been imposed in Kokrajhar after fresh violence in Dhubri district Wednesday night in which one person was injured and two people went missing.
Police claim to have arrested a first class cricketer, Manish, and are on the look out for a former Railways player, Baburao Yadav.
The festering boundary row figured prominently in talks between visiting Premier Li Keqiang and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here on Sunday as the Chinese leader arrived in India on his maiden overseas tour since taking over in March.
The two Congress Cabinet ministers, accused in Jagan Reddy disproportionate assets case, submitted their resignations to Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday night.
Teachers and students of Delhi University on Sunday marched towards the residence of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, demanding the scrapping of the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP).
A US-based Sikh group on Monday said that it will challenge the decision of an American district court last week to dismiss alleged human rights violations case against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
After two years of rule, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appears to have squandered the overwhelming mandate voters gave her, but as West Bengal gears up for panchayat polls, it seems that the TMC has the advantage as the Left is yet to regroup.
The heat wave has well swept across North India with national capital Delhi simmering at 44.6 degrees celsius on Sunday.