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ULFA militants


Over 200 Gorkha, Tiwa militants lay down arms in Assam

January 27, 2022 7:41 pm

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma said that only two active insurgent groups now remain in the state, namely the United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I) and Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO).

ULFA ‘last hurdle’ in achieving peace in Assam: CM Himanta

January 01, 2022 5:45 pm

🔴 In May, Sarma – in his first press conference after taking oath as the chief minister – had appealed to the ULFA-I chief, Paresh Baruah, to shun violence. After that, the group declared a unilateral ceasefire for three months, and has extended it twice since.

ULFA-I not to call for customary Independence Day bandh, says ‘open to discussion on sovereignty’

August 11, 2021 9:11 pm

The outfit maintained its objection to the celebration of Independence Day in Assam, claiming that the state was “never a part of colonial India”.

Assam cop among three held for alleged role in ONGC abduction

April 26, 2021 7:30 pm

The accused include Biraj Chetia of Banipur, Dibrugarh district, Rahul Mohan of Sepon, Sivasagar district, and Basanta Buragohain of Sadia, Tinsukia district. Buragohain is a constable with the 25th AP(ONGC) Bn.

ULFA abduction: 2 ONGC employees rescued, ULFA claims third not in their custody

April 25, 2021 5:07 am

The two rescued employees have been identified as Mohini Mohan Gogoi and Alakesh Saikia. “The search for the third, Retul Saikia, is underway. We suspect the ULFA-I still has him,” added Mahanta.

ONGC abduction case: ULFA-I role confirmed, 14 held, says police

April 23, 2021 7:27 pm

As per initial intelligence inputs, the abduction was done for ransom

Major, three militants killed in Nagaland encounter

June 07, 2017 10:08 pm

The Army claimed to have recovered an AK-56, two Chinese-made AK-series rifles, two grenades, three improvised explosive devices and 270 rounds of AK-series ammunition, apart from a stock of medicine and other items, from the militants.

Tinsukia killings: ‘We have nowhere to go... we no longer belong to Bihar or UP’

July 20, 2015 4:30 am

Bijuliban, like most other villages in this eastern part of Tinsukia district, has a significant population of people who trace their roots to Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

Tinsukia killings: Rajnath Singh assures help to Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

July 18, 2015 2:14 am

Nandalal and Kajol were killed in indiscriminate firing by suspected ULFA (I) militants in Bijuliban village in Tinsukia on Tuesday night. His wife, son and nephew were also injured.

Tinsukia killings: Amid protests, Assam government shunts out SP

July 17, 2015 11:00 am

The state government has announced an ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh to the next of kin of the two persons — Nandalal Shah and his daughter Kajol. It has also directed security forces to go all out against the ULFA militants.