Dissidence in ruling Congress dominate Assam politics in 2013

Dissidence in the ruling Congress, rise in kidnapping and extortions, violence following statehood demand by ethnic groups and unabated killing of rhinos were some of the major issues in Assam during 2013.

ULFA leader Anup Chetia to be handed over soon?

ULFA `general secretary` Anup Chetia, currently in a jail in Bangladesh, will soon be handed over to India, Arabinda Rajkhowa claimed on Thursday.

Assam: 3 pro-talk ULFA members held for robbery

The three United Liberation Front of Asom members were identified as Hira Sarania, Pradip Kalita and Bhupen Choudhury, while the fourth was Sarfaraz Ali.

Anti-talk faction `removes` Rajkhowa as Chairman

The ULFA`s anti-talk faction on Wednesday `removed` Arabinda Rajkhowa as its chairman and `appointed` acting chairman Abhijit Asom as its new leader.

ULFA-govt peace talks on June 29

To give fresh impetus to the ongoing peace process, the Centre will hold dialogue with the ULFA on June 29 and discuss the group`s demands to find a lasting solution to the three-decade-old insurgency in Assam.

ULFA chief Rajkhowa acquitted by TADA court

Rajkhowa was acquitted on the basis of benefit of doubt in the case relating to the murder of noted businessman Surendra Paul.

ULFA gives Rajkhowa 3 months ultimatum to rejoin

The anti- talk faction of ULFA gave an ultimatum to chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa to return to "active duty" within three months.

Govt holds peace talks with ULFA, says "tangible progress"

The top leadership of ULFA held talks with the government and discussed various aspects of its `charter of demands`.

ULFA pro-talk faction leaves for Delhi for talks

Besides Arabinda Rajkhowa, other members of the delegation are Raju Baruah, Chitraban Hazarika, Pranati Deka and Mithinga Daimary.

TADA court acquits ULFA Chairman Rajkhowa

A designated TADA court has acquitted ULFA Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa and seven others in a two-decade-old murder
case.

Discussions can solve Assam problems: Rajkhowa

ULFA doves on Monday said only
discussions can result in political solution to problems of
the people of Assam.

ULFA demands constitutional amendment at talks

A charter of demands of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom was discussed on Tuesday with a Central government team led by Home Secretary RK Singh during peace talks.

Arabinda Rajkhowa meets NSCN leaders

An 18 member ULFA team led by its
chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa has made a courtesy visit to GPRN/NSCN camp near Dimapur.

‘Did visit Pak but not backed by fundamentalist’

ULFA `chairman` Arabinda Rajkhowa said he went to Pakistan in 1990 but denied the group was backed by Islamic fundamentalists.

No split in ULFA, Paresh wants solution: Rajkhowa

ULFA `chairman` Arabinda Rajkhowa claimed that `commander-in-chief` Paresh Barua, also wanted a solution to the 32-year-
old conflict.

ULFA anti-talk faction flays Mithinga Daimary

The anti-talk ULFA faction criticised pro-talk publicity secretary Mithinga Daimary for
making "disparaging" comments against the former.

‘Pak fundamentalists supplied weapons to ULFA’

ULFA chief Arabinda Rajkhowa has for the first time spilled the beans on Pakistan’s backing to the Northeast militant group.

Pro-talk ULFA team to hold talks in Delhi

An eight-member pro-talk ULFA team, led by its `chairman` Arabinda Rajkhowa, will hold talks with Union home ministry officials for arriving at a political
solution to the vexed insurgency issue.

ULFA team heads for talks with govt

Top leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) led by chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa left for New Delhi Thursday to open the first formal round of talks with the central government.

ULFA leaders to begin talks with Centre

In an effort to bring an amicable solution to the vexed insurgency problem in Assam, top ULFA leaders are expected to start the process of formal peace talks with the government here next week.