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ULFA mandates ASOM as common Surname

ULFA mandates ASOM as common Surname

From this day forwards, ULFA Commander-in-Chief Paresh Baruah will be called as Major General Paresh Asom. No other surname than Asom will be used by the Paresh Baruah led faction of the outfit. Advertisements By- Staff Reporter | Date- January 20, 2012 As of now, the outfit has decided to change all the surnames of […]

India’s North East Region in 2011 – Declining Violence & Distant Peace

India’s North East Region in 2011 – Declining Violence & Distant Peace

2012 is far near. Former Deputy Director in the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) Dr. Bibhu Prasad Routray writes his analytic piece about North East India in the period of 2011. Advertisements By- Bibhu Prasad Routray 2011 was the year of consolidation of the absence of violence-phenomenon that has dawned in India’s Northeast for the past […]

Conflict Transformation in Assam – Lessons and New Challenges

Conflict Transformation in Assam – Lessons and New Challenges

Assam is experiencing relative peace after decades. Although incidents like the recovery of an IED from a train in the Guwahati railway station on 17 June is a stark reminder of  some of the existing problems, the State can certainly boast of having left a violent past behind. The peace talks with the ULFA, scheduled […]