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.
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
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
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
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.
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.