Anup Chetia

  • Government holds peace talks with ULFA June 29, 2012

    New Delhi: In its efforts to bring lasting peace in Assam, the Centre today held talks with ULFA and discussed the group's demands to find a permanent solution to the three-decade-old insurgency in the Northeastern state. Top government officials led by Union Home Secretary RK Singh held the dialogue with the...
  • India, Bangladesh to sign extradition treaty November 21, 2011

    New Delhi: India and Bangladesh will sign a formal extradition treaty by the end of December 2011 or early January 2012. The first person to be handed over, once the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty for Transfer of Sentenced Prisoners (extradition treaty) is signed, will be jailed United Liberation Front of...
  • ULFA seeks amendment in Constitution August 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) on Friday sought amendment in the Constitution for finding "meaningful" ways to protect the rights and identity of indigenous people of Assam. To find an honourable solution to Assam's three-decade-old insurgency problem, top ULFA leaders on Friday met Home Minister P Chidambaram...
  • ULFA to talk with Govt, seeks Chetia's release August 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) on Thursday said its leader Anup Chetia should be brought back to India from Bangladesh so that he can participate in the talks with the government and expressed optimism about the dialogue process. "We are positive and hopeful about the talks. Tomorrow...
  • Bangladesh to hand over detained ULFA leader August 3, 2011

    Dhaka: Bangladesh is likely to soon hand over detained key ULFA leader Anup Chetia to India, which has been pressing for his repatriation for a long time. Home Minister Sahara Khatun stated this on Wednesday, close on the heels of her Indian counterpart P Chidambaram's visit to Dhaka during which...