Arabinda Rajkhowa

  • Assam: ULFA-government peace talks today 25-10-2011 06:38 AM

    New Delhi: Giving a fresh impetus to the ongoing peace process, the government will hold talks with the banned ULFA on Tuesday with an aim of finding a lasting solution to Assam's three-decade-old insurgency problem. Top ULFA leaders will discuss with government representatives various aspects of the group's 'charter of...
  • Split in ULFA, Paresh Barua slams peace talks 10-08-2011 03:50 PM

    Guwahati: The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has literally split with a faction headed by the elusive commander-in-chief Paresh Barua on Wednesday coming down hard on the peace talks led by chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa. "There should not be any confusion regarding the position of the ULFA as the...
  • ULFA to talk with Govt, seeks Chetia's release 05-08-2011 10:56 AM

    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....
  • Assam govt welcomes ULFA ceasefire 13-07-2011 05:31 PM

    Guwahati: The Assam government on Wednesday welcomed the declaration of ceasefire by the Arabinda Rajkhowa-led pro-talk faction of ULFA and said it would take steps to facilitate peace talks. "The Assam government welcomes ULFA Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa's initiative to come forward for peace talks with the government and will take...
  • ULFA anti-talk faction rejects ceasefire 13-07-2011 04:24 PM

    Guwahati: Paresh Barua, heading the ULFA's anti-talk faction, on Wednesday rejected the unilateral ceasefire declared by Arabinda Rajkhowa-led group. "The ceasefire declared by Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa is against the ULFA's constitution and we refuse to accept it," Barua said in an email to PTI. Citing the ULFA "constitution", he said...
  • PM says talks with ULFA hold 'good future' 19-02-2011 05:07 PM

    Jorhat (Assam): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday emphasised that peace talks with the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) held a "good future" and downplayed the threats to the Congress issued by the outfit's Paresh Barua faction ahead of Assam Assembly polls. "Both the government and the ULFA are...
  • ULFA: Paresh faction warns of armed struggle 19-02-2011 01:13 PM

    Guwahati: In an apparent bid to scuttle United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) leaders' peace initiative with the Centre, the Paresh Barua faction of the outfit on Saturday threatened to resort to "armed struggle" against the "arrogant" policies of the Congress and urged people to boycott meetings of the ruling...
  • Amend Constitution, give us special status: ULFA 14-02-2011 09:12 PM

    New Delhi: After 30 years of violent insurgency in Assam, eight top leaders of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) have started historic peace talks with the Indian government last week. The leaders came to New Delhi to start the peace process. ULFA's de facto spokesperson and foreign secretary...
  • Hope for peace: ULFA leaders to meet PM 14-02-2011 02:47 PM

    New Delhi: A delegation of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for a courtesy call on Monday evening, days after they initiated talks with the central government to end 30 long years of insurgency in Assam. An eight-member ULFA team, headed by...
  • Assam: ULFA, govt to begin peace talks 10-02-2011 07:29 AM

    New Delhi: On Wednesday morning, United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) chiefs met Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to iron out last minute glitches and then in the afternoon, the eight-member ULFA delegation flew out of Guwahati along with a 13 member-Assam government delegation and arrived in New Delhi for...
  • ULFA split, Paresh Baruah rejects peace talks 07-02-2011 12:54 PM

    Guwahati: The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has vertically split with the elusive commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah on Monday rejecting the proposed February 10 peace talks between New Delhi and the rebel leadership now out on bail. "The decision taken by the general council to hold peace talks with...
  • ULFA leaders to meet over peace talks with govt 18-01-2011 05:52 PM

    Guwahati: In a step towards formal peace talks between the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the government, the outlawed separatist group's central executive is set to meet this week to work out modalities for the negotiations. The central executive is expected to be held in the next couple...
  • ULFA chief writes to Assam CM for peace talks 17-01-2011 12:12 PM

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has received a formal letter from ULFA chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa expressing his outfit's willingness to hold peace talks with the government. Stating that the outfit's central executive council would be meeting soon, the chief minister said, "I have received a letter from Rajkhowa about...
  • Two top UFLA leaders released in Guwahati 11-01-2011 01:05 PM

    Guwahati: Days after chairman of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom, Arabinda Rajkhowa, was released, the outfit's foreign secretary Sasha Choudhury and finance secretary Chitraban Hazarika have also been released from Guwahati Central Jail. Sasha and Chaudhary are central council members of ULFA. Rajkhowa had appealed for their release...
  • Ready for talks without preconditions: Rajkhowa 03-01-2011 07:31 AM

    Sibsagar: ULFA chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa on Sunday said his outfit was ready to sit for peace talks without any preconditions for an "honourable" solution to relieve the people of Assam of their suffering. Rajkhowa also maintained that there were no ideological differences within the ULFA. The ULFA leader's visit to...
  • ULFA Chairman Rajkhowa gets bail, talks peace 01-01-2011 11:23 PM

    New Delhi: Just over an year after he was arrested and handed over by Bangladesh in November 2009, Arabinda Rajkhowa walked out as a free man from a Guwahati jail on Saturday morning. Within a few hours, he addressed public rallies almost like a politician and insisted that he and...
  • ULFA Chief Rajkhowa released from jail 01-01-2011 08:47 AM

    Guwahati: United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa walked free from jail, his release will pave the way for talks between the Government and top ULFA cadres. Rajkhowa, immediately after walking out of jail, has given a clear indication of entering politics while addressing a rally at Sipajhar....
  • ULFA Chairman Rajkhowa to be freed on bail 31-12-2010 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: Just a year after he was arrested and handed over by Bangladesh, United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa will walk out free on Friday. Within the next few weeks, ULFA's Chairman is expected to sit for peace talks with New Delhi along with most of...
  • ULFA chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa granted bail 30-12-2010 01:39 PM

    New Delhi: United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa was on Thursday granted bail by a TADA court in Guwahati. The TADA court released Arabinda Rajkhowa after the Assam government did not oppose his bail application. ULFA's general secretary Chitraban Hazarika and foreign secretary Sasha Chaudhury are also...
  • Assam top ULFA leaders get bails over TADA 26-02-2010 08:53 AM

    Guwahati: After years in jail, ULFA leaders now are being freed. ULFA leaders Mithinga Daimary, who was arrested in Bhutan in 2003, and Pradip Gogoi, who was arrested in Kolkata in April 1998, have got bail in all the TADA cases against them. "If other leaders are released from jail,...
  • ULFA chief rubbishes reports about his surrender 06-12-2009 01:59 PM

    Arabinda Rajkhowa has been sent on 12 days police remand. ...
  • Watch: ULFA leader held, talks doubtful 04-12-2009 09:53 PM

    The ULFA Chairman was officially declared arrested by India. ...