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Banned outfit ULFA(I) claims responsibility for four grenade explosions in Assam on Republic day
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Banned outfit ULFA(I) claims responsibility for four grenade explosions in Assam on Republic day

Four powerful grenade explosions: three in Dibrugarh and one in Charaideo districts, rocked Assam on Sunday morning as the country celebrated Republic Day, police said.

AFSPA withdrawn from Meghalaya but Act played little role in containing insurgency in hill state
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AFSPA withdrawn from Meghalaya but Act played little role in containing insurgency in hill state

The withdrawal of the act from Meghalaya is to be seen as a response to decline in insurgency in Assam and reduction in security threat of insurgents from Assam fleeing to the jungles in the neighbouring state to escape counter-insurgency operations.

Assam govt makes Sanskrit compulsory in schools: Amid protests, literary groups threaten statewide agitation
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Assam govt makes Sanskrit compulsory in schools: Amid protests, literary groups threaten statewide agitation

Assam minister Pramila Rani Brahma has come out in support of banned outfit Ulfa (I) chief Paresh Barua’s demand of not making Sanskrit compulsory in schools

Is China launching a proxy war? Leaked IB report on North East India raises new questions
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Is China launching a proxy war? Leaked IB report on North East India raises new questions

A leaked IB report has raised questions on whether China is launching a proxy war against India using militant groups like United Liberation Front Of Assam (Ulfa) along the the north eastern border of India

Kuldeep Moran kidnapping: Ransom isn't Ulfa (I)'s motive and the BJP can't overlook this
India

Kuldeep Moran kidnapping: Ransom isn't Ulfa (I)'s motive and the BJP can't overlook this

The faction of Ulfa led by commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah — which is averse to talks without sovereignty as the core issue — renamed itself the Ulfa (Independent) and stayed back in the dense forests of Myanmar.

Terror threat: Why Gogoi's remark on Ulfa-Qaeda link can't be ignored
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Terror threat: Why Gogoi's remark on Ulfa-Qaeda link can't be ignored

Gogoi, who has recently been under fire from the Congress high command for increasingly losing electoral ground to the BJP, may be trying to deflect attention from real issues, but his statement cannot be taken lightly.

UNLF says Paresh Barua death sentence 'unjust'
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UNLF says Paresh Barua death sentence 'unjust'

Barua was sentenced to death in absentia along with 14 others by a Bangladesh court on 30 January for the seizure of 10-truckloads of weapons in Chittagong on 2 April 2004.