INTERVIEW: ULFA Is Committed To Peace: Arabinda Rajkhowa

ULFA head says all energies are focused on making peace happen in Assam this time Arabinda Rajkhowa. Image Credit: Tehelka In the din of the assembly election, a significant event has got lost. The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), a banned outfit, held its 32nd Raising Day in the open in Assam. On the sidelines of the event, ULFA Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa, who is in talks with New Delhi, spoke...

ULFA Drops Sovereignty Pre-Condition For Talks

Paresh Baruah with new team. Image Credit: Times of Assam. GUWAHATI, Feb 2: The ULFA leadership has finally decided to drop its primary pre-condition of discussion on sovereignty in holding peace talks with the Centre. The decision was “formally taken” for the first time ever by the ULFA’s central executive council and, on Monday, ratified by its general council, which is the highest...

Abhijit Barooah- In The Strife-Torn North-East, This Entrepreneur Thinks Global, Acts Local

He stayed home to take advantage of the disadvantages of a state better known for unrest, unemployment He’s the son and grandson of civil servants, an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) alumnus with a graduate degree from a foreign university. Really, Abhijit Barooah had all the credentials to be anywhere. But he stayed here. The founder and managing director of Premier Cryogenics Ltd and Assam...