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ULFA Kills Two ‘Indian Spies’ Amid Talks Of Peace

ULFA Kills Two ‘Indian Spies’ Amid Talks Of Peace

The separatist group ULFA executed two people in Myanmar for being spies of the Indian government.

09 May 2022
To Be or Not To Be: Clamour For Repeal Of AFSPA Is Ill-informed Of Ground Reality

To Be or Not To Be: Clamour For Repeal Of AFSPA Is Ill-informed Of Ground Reality

Contrary to popular perception, the law has necessary checks and balances. And the Army needs it to be effective in conflict zones.

26 December 2021

Centre Gives Go Ahead To Assam CM To Hold Talks With Ulfa (I) Chief

Himanta Biswa Sarma had invited Barua to hold talks with the government and give peace a chance soon after becoming chief minister in May.

ULFA-I Extends Ceasefire By 3 Months, Asks People To Wear Black Badge On I-Day

ULFA-I Extends Ceasefire By 3 Months, Asks People To Wear Black Badge On I-Day

The earlier ceasefire was to be expired today

14 August 2021

Peace Talks With ULFA (I) Can Progress If It Drops Sovereignty Demand: Assam CM

The Chief Minister said that there is a need to protect the fragile biodiversity of the region but at the same time many livelihoods are dependent on mining.

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11 June 2021
Insurgent Warms Up To New CM

Insurgent Warms Up To New CM

Peace threatens to erupt in Assam—on the back of a budding chumminess between new CM Himanta and underground ULFA commander Paresh Barua. Can the devil in...


04 June 2021
The NEWS

The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week


22 May 2021
Abducted ONGC Official Ritul Saikia Returns Home

Abducted ONGC Official Ritul Saikia Returns Home

Television channels showed a large crowd of people waiting for Ritul Saikia and as soon as he arrived emotions ran free.


21 May 2021
Abducted ONGC Official Ritul Saikia Likely To Reach Home Tomorrow

Abducted ONGC Official Ritul Saikia Likely To Reach Home Tomorrow

ONGC employee Ritul Saikia's reported release had come under a cloud with no concrete information available.


20 May 2021
Bonds Getting Stronger Between New Assam CM And Ulfa(I)?

Bonds Getting Stronger Between New Assam CM And Ulfa(I)?

Paresh Barua assured abducted ONGC official Ritul Saikia would be home in four days, after Himanta Biswa Sarma's appeal.


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18 May 2021
Ready For Talks If Delhi Is Sincere: Ulfa Leader Takes Up Assam CM’s Olive Branch

Ready For Talks If Delhi Is Sincere: Ulfa Leader Takes Up Assam CM’s Olive Branch

Ulfa leader Paresh Barua waxes eloquent on Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma saying he is a bold and courageous leader.


18 May 2021
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Meets Abducted ONGC Employee Ritul Saikia’s Family

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Meets Abducted ONGC Employee Ritul Saikia’s Family

The two other employees, Alakesh Saikia and Mohini Mohan Gogoi were rescued by security forces after an encounter with the abductors on April 24 in the...


30 April 2021
Return Of Ulfa Leader Jibon Moran, The Last Of Paresh Barua’s Closest Aides

Return Of Ulfa Leader Jibon Moran, The Last Of Paresh Barua’s Closest Aides

Jibon Moran returned home after Ulfa let him go for his failing health


29 April 2021
Assam: Top ULFA(I) Militant Shot Dead By Security Forces In Encounter

Assam: Top ULFA(I) Militant Shot Dead By Security Forces In Encounter

According to the DGP, self-styled ULFA (I) commander's gun man, identified as Padum Rai, has been arrested and weapons seized from his possession.


07 May 2021
Assam: Ulfa’s End Game

Assam: Ulfa’s End Game

What does a militant outfit do when it is tired, driven into hiding across the border, and without relevance or funds? Well, a few kidnappings have always been...


25 April 2021
Nagaland: No Trace Of The Third Abducted ONGC Employee

Nagaland: No Trace Of The Third Abducted ONGC Employee

Meanwhile, residents of Titabor in Jorhat district and some groups have demanded information on Ritul within 24 hours failing which they would disrupt ONGC's...


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11 November 2020
Top Ulfa (I) Leader Drishti Rajkhowa Surrenders In Meghalaya

Top Ulfa (I) Leader Drishti Rajkhowa Surrenders In Meghalaya

Rajkhowa is known to be close to Ulfa-I chief Paresh Barua


26 June 2020
The Troll Invasion

18 March 2020
'... Armed Outfit May Exploit': Assam To Remain 'Disturbed Area' Under AFSPA For Another 6 Months

'... Armed Outfit May Exploit': Assam To Remain 'Disturbed Area' Under AFSPA For Another 6 Months

The 'disturb area' tag was last extended starting August 28, 2019, citing the “sensitive matter” of publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC).


31 January 2020
Rebel Without A Pause

Rebel Without A Pause

Is Paresh Barua ready for talks after a four-decade struggle?


29 January 2020
ULFA Peace Accord Likely In April; Paresh Barua Set For Homecoming After 40 Years

ULFA Peace Accord Likely In April; Paresh Barua Set For Homecoming After 40 Years

One of Paresh Barua’s childhood friends, who 'disappeared' in April 2018, is said to be acting as the intermediary between the ULFA and the Centre.


24 January 2020
Assam Insurgency: Nine Youth Suspected To Have Joined ULFA Amid CAA Protests

Assam Insurgency: Nine Youth Suspected To Have Joined ULFA Amid CAA Protests

Around 90% Of Assam militants who laid down arms in front of CM Sarbananda Sonowal came from lesser-known outfits


19 April 2019
No Inquiry Ordered Against Editors In Assam, Media Reports Baseless: Home Ministry

No Inquiry Ordered Against Editors In Assam, Media Reports Baseless: Home Ministry

The Union Home Ministry says it has not asked the Assam government to conduct any inquiry against some editors who are opposed to the Citizenship Bill as...


26 November 2018
Amid Outrage Over Citizenship Bill, Signs Of ULFA's Revival

Amid Outrage Over Citizenship Bill, Signs Of ULFA's Revival

There are unconfirmed reports of dozens of youngsters joining ULFA, underscoring fears that the militant organisation, alm­ost written off as dead and gone,...


04 November 2018
Assam Killings: TMC Delegation Meets Kin Of Deceased In ULFA Attack

Assam Killings: TMC Delegation Meets Kin Of Deceased In ULFA Attack

The delegation includes TMC MPs Derek O'Brien, Mamata Bala Thakur, Nadimul Haq and Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Mahua Moitra arrived at Dibrugarh.


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