Anti-talk ULFA faction stepping up extortions

An ULFA faction opposed to peace talks, led by Paresh Baruah reportedly living in exile in camps in Myanmar, has been trying to carry out extortion drives, particularly among the tea planters, in various districts of Assam.

Ulfa faction calls for Assam shutdown Nov 19

ULFA`s anti-talk faction has called for a 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown in Assam Monday to protest against the killing of three people in a staged gun-battle Nov 14.