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  • Blast in oil pipeline kills one ahead of Modi’s visit to Assam

    Guwahati : One person was killed in an explosion in the tea and oil rich Dibrugarh district of Assam on Thursday ahead of a visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate a 9.15 km-long bridge over the Brahmaputra river.

  • Booked for seeking help from ULFA-I

    On January 24, Das, a graduate of National School of Drama, had allegedly written an open letter in his Facebook page to ULFA(I) chief Paresh Barua seeking help for continuation of his first film “Shakira Aahibo Bokultolor Bihuloi” (Shakira will come to Bokultol’s Bihu) in theatres across the state.

  • ULFA Threatens to blow up B’desh gas transmission line

    Dhaka: The anti-talk faction of separatist outfit ULFA has threatened to blow up Bangladesh’s largest gas transmission pipeline, prompting authorities to order an intensified security vigil, a media report said today citing an Indian intelligence tip-off.

  • Conditional bail for ULFA leader Chetia

    Guwahati : Anup Chetia, the self-styled general secretary of insurgent group United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) who was extradited from Bangladesh in November, walked out of jail on Thursday after the Guwahati High Court granted him bail.

  • Chetia remanded in 5 days CBI custody in murder case

    Guwahati : Deported ULFA leader Anup Chetia was remanded in five days’ CBI custody by the Special Judicial Magistrate CBI, Assam, in connection with a 1998 murder case after he was brought to Guwahati today.

  • India, B’desh Home Secretaries to hold talks today

    Dhaka : Senior officials of Bangladesh and Indian Home Ministries on Monday reviewed internal security and cross-border issues and set the agenda of tomorrow’s Home Secretary-level talks, which comes days after deportation of wanted ULFA leader Anup Chetia from Dhaka.

  • ULFA leader Anup Chetia sent to CBI custody

    New Delhi :  United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leader Anup Chetia — who was deported by Bangladesh on Wednesday — was on Thursday sent to CBI custody on six-day transit remand, sources in the probe agency said.

  • Sheikh Hasina’s Diwali gift: Dhaka deports ULFA leader

    New Delhi : Close on the heels of underworld don Chhota Rajan’s deportation from Indonesia, India has managed to secure the custody of Anup Chetia, the jailed General Secretary of the outlawed militant group, the United Liberation Front of Assom, from Bangladesh. Chetia, who had fled India, was arrested by the Bangladesh police in 1997 and sent to jail for seven years for sneaking across the border, carrying fake passports and illegal possession of

  • Return of ULFA leader will give fillip to talks

    Guwahati :  Following the handing over of Ulfa jailed general secretary Anup Chetia from Bangladesh to Indian authorities on Wednesday, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said that the extradited Ulfa leader would have a positive impact on the ongoing talks between the government and faction of the militant outfit.

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    Indian Army: Perils of covert operations

    The debate over the June 9 raids by the Indian Army’s Special Forces unit against two North eastern insurgent groups on Myanmarese territory has produced two main reactions. The first reaction, from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s diehard supporters, is triumphalist and holds that the retaliatory operation’s “great” success against National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) rebels must be trumpeted. The second reaction defends the present covert operation, but believes that publicising such

  • ULFA(I) demands information about 26 “missing” cadres

    Guwahati: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Assam on November 29, the ULFA (Independent) today demanded that Centre provides information about 26 cadres, allegedly missing since the operation against ULFA in Bhutan in 2003.

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