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KRQE2 blasts in India leaveKRQE, NMHe said police had recently received information that ULFA was planning a major attack in Gauhati. The blast came a day before the 30th anniversary of the founding of the militant group, which has been linked to many acts of terrorism in Assam and ...
SINDH TODAYAssam blasts compel government to review securitySINDH TODAY, PakistanThe blasts shook Assam a day ahead of the United Liberation Front of Asom’s (ULFA) 30th foundation day and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to the state to address a campaign rally in Dibrugarh. “We knew the ULFA was planning some attacks to marks ...Three blasts in Assam towns, seven killed (Second Lead) Thaindian.comBlast rocks Guwahati within a week Newstrack IndiaBomb blasts kill 7 in India's Assam ahead of PM visit ReutersAFP - Nhatky.inall 107 news articles
HinduBig-time backers, three-cornered fightHindu, IndiaIn order to counter Mr. Mahanta, Mr. Tarun Gogoi has raked up the issue of secret killings of family members of leaders and cadres of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) during the AGP government in the State led by Mr. Mahanta and the BJP-led ...
The WeekJournalists on ULFA target radarThe Week, IndiaShillong: Journalists in Assam have been asked to be extra-careful in their movement following specific intelligence inputs that ULFA has deployed at least two groups of its cadre to target them. The two groups of ULFA cadres have entered the state ...
SamayLiveGauhati HC rejects Assam MLAs bailSamayLive, IndiaKNP, a world heritage site, is the home to the highly endangered one-horn rhino. The two surrendered ULFA (SULFA)-turned MLAs who supported the ruling Congress in the assembly, have been absconding since then.
Calcutta TelegraphCong scoffs at MahantaCalcutta Telegraph, IndiaThe secret killings, which saw a large number of kith and kin of the Ulfa militants killed by unidentified forces, is said to be one of the main issues which led to the fall of the AGP regime under Mahanta in the 2001 Assembly elections. ...
AFPBlast in India's northeast kills one: policeAFP... where a two-decade long insurgency has claimed more than 10000 lives. Previous bombings have been blamed on the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), an ethnic guerrilla force that has fought for an independent homeland since 1979.One killed in Assam blast near Mukherjee’s rally venue (Lead) SINDH TODAYBlast scare for Pranab Calcutta TelegraphOne killed in blast in India's restive Assam state Earthtimes (press release)TVNZ - Business Standardall 104 news articles
Nhatky.in53 Militants Surrender before Army in AssamNhatky.in, IndiaGUWAHATI: Altogether 53 militants, including 44 from the banned ULFA, on Tuesday surrendered before the Army in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Tuesday. Besides the 44 ULFA militants, there were three NSCN militants and six members of the Adivasi National ...53 militants surrender before the Army in Assam TopNewsall 18 news articles
Calcutta TelegraphCops failed to analyse Bodo letter on Assam blastsCalcutta Telegraph, India“But he continued to work for the organisation and even helped Ulfa,” the source said. After the arrest, Nilim was kept in 10 days’ police custody at Tura police station. He was then shifted to Tura district jail under judicial custody for more than a ...
HinduLooming shadow of insurgencyHindu, IndiaULFA, the oldest of them being founded on April 7, 1979, is based principally in Assam with its support base in the Brahmaputra valley. It has had training camps and sanctuaries in Nagaland and Naga inhabited areas of Arunachal Pradesh, ...
Calcutta TelegraphPeaceniks cry war after Ulfa claimCalcutta Telegraph, IndiaDibrugarh, March 29: An Ulfa leader today admitted that the outfit had handed “capital punishment” to peacenik Robin Gogoi — killed early last week — for his anti-organisational actions, prompting an enraged pro-talks group to sound a war bugle against ...
Assam TribuneBangladeshi could become State CM: SinhaAssam Tribune, IndiaLt Gen Sinha said that at one point of time, the militant groups like the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) enjoyed mass support and there were occasions when a militant after being killed was hailed as a martyr. But the situation has now changed ...
TopNewsAssam journalists call for peace in the regionfeTopNews, IndiaOne of the key issues that the convention pondered was the violence unleashed by United Liberation Front of Asom (or ULFA) that has disrupted normal life in the state. Journalists, on this occasion, appealed to the ULFA leaders to shun violence. ...
Calcutta TelegraphCase I: Suspect Ulfa; case II: CluelessCalcutta Telegraph, IndiaDibrugarh, March 25: The pro-talks group of Ulfa today warned its cadres of a spate of attacks by their former colleagues after one of its prominent leaders, Robin Gogoi, was shot dead last evening at Sadiya. Gogoi died of his injuries on the way to ...
Times Now.tvAssam blast: 13 people, including a CRPF jawan injuredTimes Now.tv, IndiaAt least 13 people, including a CRPF jawan, were injured in a grenade attack by ULFA militants at the busy Lakhsmi Mandir area in Tezpur town of Assam today (March 25) evening. A group of ULFA militants hurled the grenade in the busy area when people ...
AFPIndian editor gunned down in restive northeastAFPMajumdar had backed talks with the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), an ethnic guerrilla force that has fought for an independent homeland since 1979. "He was returning from his office and was about to enter his residence when ...CID to probe editor murder Calcutta TelegraphPeace advocate journalist Anil Mazumdar shot dead World NewsNewspaper editor shot dead in Assam Times Now.tvSamayLive - Calcutta Telegraphall 141 news articles
World NewsSurrendered ULFA rebels wants to participate in general electionsWorld News, IndiaBreaking News: Surrendered rebels of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) express their desire to participate in upcoming general elections. A splinter faction of Assam’’s main rebel group, the ULFA, which prefers to have talks with the Central ...
...on Sunday said the two-phase Lok Sabha elections in Assam would be held under a massive security cover following fears that Ulfa might try to influence voters. Director general of police G M Srivastava said the state would need a huge number of additional...
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Calcutta TelegraphDelhi keeps Ulfa talks door openCalcutta Telegraph, IndiaGuwahati, March 19: The Congress today set the tone for the party’s campaign for the Lok Sabha elections in Assam with Union minister of state for industry, Ashwani Kumar, emphasising that the doors for talks with the proscribed Ulfa would remain open. ...
Newstrack IndiaULFA terms flood a hindrance to development of AssamNewstrack India, IndiaThe mouthpiece also included separate statements from the ULFA chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa and army chief Paresh Barua on the occasion of Army Day celebrated on March 16. Rajkhowa in his message, appealed the people of Assam ‘to rise up against ...
Calcutta TelegraphTanti cleared of rebel slurCalcutta Telegraph, IndiaDibrugarh, March 18: The army has ended up with egg on its face as a magisterial inquiry, which probed the death of a physically challenged youth, has torn to shreds its claim that he was an Ulfa militant. Bishnu Tanti was gunned down by a group of ...
Calcutta TelegraphAssault triggers Kaziranga protestCalcutta Telegraph, IndiaIt is alleged that both the MLAs are in possession of sophisticated weapons since they are former Ulfa rebels. While Duari, who was the Sivasagar district commander of Ulfa, surrendered in 1992, Gogoi never surrendered but severed ties with the outfit ...'King' MLA claims right to hunt in Kaziranga SamayLiveall 37 news articles
Calcutta TelegraphBicycle bomb strikes marketCalcutta Telegraph, IndiaTerrorist groups like the KLO, Huji, or the Ulfa may have been behind this incident,” said KL Tamta, the inspector general of police, north Bengal. Raj Kanojia, the inspector-general, law and order, also compared the blast to past explosions in ...Two killed, 16 hurt in bomb blast in India AFPBlast in Bengal, 2 killed World NewsBomb blast kills one, injures 12 in eastern India TopNewsThe Weekall 98 news articles
Jawa ReportMuslim Cleric Arrested for Molesting Child BrideJawa Report, TX(Jakarta, Indonesia) Last August, a 43-year-old Muslim cleric, Pujiono Cahyo Widianto (aka Sheik Puji), married 12-year-old junior high school student Lutfiana Ulfa (pic) as his second wife. Although Sheik Puji's supporters claimed the marriage was ...
BBC NewsAppeal to Bangladeshi mutineersBBC News, UKSome have argued that China had a hand in the mutiny while others have blamed the Indian separatist group, the United Liberation Front of Assam (Ulfa). Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina last week said that the mutiny was part of a conspiracy to bring down ...
TopNewsAssam playing host to anti-insurgency playsTopNews, IndiaThe state of Assam has been badly affected by armed insurgency over the last one and a half decades with various insurgent groups like the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), Dima Halim Daoga (DHD), ...
...Hazarika, announced a unilateral ceasefire last June. “There were politicians who had connections with the ULFA and used the ULFA issue to whip up emotions. There is no need to elaborate on this,” Hazarika said. The pro-talk ULFA group has formally given...
SCTV 6 Maret 2009 - Pujiono Cahyo Dwiyanto alias Syekh Puji diperiksa polisi sebagai saksi kasus pernikahan di bawah umur di Semarang, Jawa Tengah, Jumat (6/3). Sebelumnya, Syekh Puji diprotes banyak kalangan karena menikahi bocah 12 tahun bernama Lutfiana Ulfa. Pemeriksaan ini berlangsung tertutup. Pemilik pondok pesantren di Semarang ini diperiksa berdasarkan Undang-Undang Perlindungan Anak dan KUHP. Meski begitu, ia tampak percaya diri memenuhi panggilan polisi. Syekh Puji mengaku ...
...to support any party will not happen," said Jiten Dutta, General secretary of the ULFA Pro-talk central committee. Since 1991, ULFA has influenced elections in Assam, and political parties backed by them have benefited. However, analysts fear that as ULFA's...
...losing sleep over my citizenship, they (ULFA leaders) should be worried about their Bangladeshi citizenship with the new anti-ULFA government in place there,'' he added. The ULFA's remarks on Mr Sharma's citizenship were triggered by a memorandum submitted...
...we would morally support them," said Mrinal Hazarika, the faction's central committee chairman. Analysts say that since 1991 ULFA has played a major role in every election in Assam, and parties they supported had always got the upper hand. However, analysts...
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...The ULFA issue remained an integral part of Assam till say about two to three years ago," Hazarika said. The two pro-talk ULFA leaders said the outfit's support base waned and people started rejecting the group after a series of attacks and explosions carried...
...Without their support, it is not possible for anyone to run bases in Bangladesh,” said Mrinal Hazarika, former chief of the Ulfa’s 28th battalion who has come overground with 150 other cadres after breaking ranks with the outfit. Hazarika, while addressing newspersons...
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...along with 150 other cadres, told reporters here on Thursday. Hazarika, who described his group as pro-talks, said the Ulfa has several camps, offices and shelter places in Bangladesh, including some in cities. "All these have been running with the consent...
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What makes a person take up arms and join a militant organisation? Tejimola had joined the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA), but now she says that she is disillusioned with the cadres. She hardly looks it, but Tejimola Rabha belongs to the 109 battalion of ULFA , responsible for smuggling of arms, ammunition and even ULFA cadres from across the border.
...members to Bangladesh to enter India by taking advantage of the porous international border, they pointed out. Moreover, the ULFA now has huge investments in Bangladesh in different sectors, particularly in the hotel industry. ''Even if a government changes...
...the one on the New Years’ Day and then on January 9, the Centre and the Assam government have decided to go all out against Ulfa cadres, both armed troops operating in the jungles of Sibsagar as well as bombers holed up in towns, including Guwahati. The intensified...
Times of India
...the Ulfa, NDFB and KLO were all compelled to shift bases to Bhutan, her government took steps to freeze a two billion taka worth Ulfa account in Sonali Bank in 1995. In 1996, Ulfa general secretary Anup Chetia was arrested and dumped in a prison in Bangladesh....
...government-run designated camp of the faction at Kakopathar in eastern Assam. 'When we declared a ceasefire, we thought the ULFA top leadership would come for peace talks. But after six months we realised the ULFA leadership is not interested in peace talks,...
Self styled 2ic Of 28 bat b company of ULFA (surrenderd !) arrested at Jobola Ting Vill of Bokota in Sivasagar dist. Sivasagar SP Claimed it that it was a joint operation but Jiten Dutta said it was Drama , no operatio.....
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