With foreign sanctuaries for Northeast Indian insurgents shrinking, it is only a matter of time before the government decides to seriously engage only with those factions which come forward to resolve their issues through dialogue
Negotiations seem to be advancing well with ULFA and NSCN-IM. Almost all other major separatist groups, barring Manipur, have now entered into ceasefire agreements. But it's still a road littered with political minefields.
Whether or not the announcement of a truce by a section of the ULFA will serve any purpose in taking the 'peace process' forward, by raising the issue of illegal influx from Bangladesh, they have put the ULFA leadership in the dock