Paresh Barua

  • 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...
  • No ULFA bandhs from April 6 to 15 in Assam 05-04-2011 04:55 PM

    Guwahati: The banned Paresh Barua led faction of ULFA has decided not to call any Assam bandh from April 6 to April 15 in view of the upcoming Rongali Bihu celebrations in the state. "We have decided not to go ahead with our earlier plan of calling bandhs during the...
  • Maoists trying to set up base in Assam: CRPF 22-02-2011 02:33 PM

    Jorhat: Maoists are trying to establish their base in Assam and the anti-talk faction of ULFA led by Commander-in-Chief Paresh Barua has launched a massive recruitment drive, particularly in Upper Assam, a senior CRPF officer said. "There are specific intelligence reports indicating that youths from Assam are veering towards the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Crack appears in ULFA, Barua warns peace lobby 27-01-2011 09:02 AM

    Guwahati: ULFA chief Paresh Barua has sent out a stern message to the peace lobbby. A video footage, showing ULFA's elusive Commander in Chief Paresh Baruah dancing during Bihu along with the militant group's armed cadres in an unknown location, was sent to the media by ULFA cadres who still...
  • 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,...
  • Watch: ULFA leader held, talks doubtful 04-12-2009 09:53 PM

    The ULFA Chairman was officially declared arrested by India. ...
  • ULFA chief safe home in Dhaka 16-01-2007 04:12 PM

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