Kidnapped ONGC employee Ritul Saikia

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ULFA(I) Militants Return Kidnapped ONGC Employee After A Month

ONGC employee Ritul Saikia, kidnapped by ULFA(I) militants was released on May 22 on Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma's appeal. The police stated that Saikia has been reported healthy and other medical check-ups will be conducted to ensure safety before sending him home. CM Sarma also welcomed the three-month unilateral ceasefire declared by ULFA(I) and urged ULFA(I) chief Paresh Barua for further peace discussions.

Sat, 22 May 2021 - 06:50 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Kidnapping, ULFA, ONGC, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Ritul Saikia

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Security Forces

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Assam: ULFA(I) Commander Shot Dead In Encounter With Security Forces

The United Liberation Front of Asom's newly appointed leader, Dwipen Saud was shot dead in an encounter with security forces in Assam’s Bongaigaon district on April 29. Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said the militant group was hatching out a high-profile kidnap plan. The security personnel also arrested Saud's gunman Padum Rai with weapons in possession. Notably, the separatist organisation's militants recently kidnapped three employees of… read-more

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 05:26 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: ULFA, Assam, Militants, Anti-national, Encounter

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ONGC employees abducted

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Security Forces Rescue 2 ONGC Employees After Encounter In Nagaland

The Army, Paramilitary and Nagaland Police in a joint operation rescued two ONGC employees from the Indo-Myanmar border in Nagaland after an encounter on April 24. Reportedly, three ONGC employees were kidnapped by the ULFA(I) militants from the Lakwa oilfield in Sivasagar district along Assam-Nagaland border on April 21. Meanwhile, security forces have launched a search and rescue operation for the third missing ONGC employee.

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 04:28 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Myanmar, India, ONGC, Nagaland, Lakwa oilfield, ULFA

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Himanta Biswa Sharma

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Assam: 3 ULFA Members Nabbed For Plotting Assassination Of State FM

The Assam Police have booked three people for plotting the assassination of State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. Identified as members of the rebel outfit United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), one among the arrested was ULFA’s vice-chairman Pradip Gogoi. The nabbed accused had reportedly planned to assassinate Himanta using explosives and firearms. The city court has granted a three-day custody of the trio to the Assam Police.

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 10:40 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Assam, politics, Himanta Biswa Sarma, ULFA, Booked, Pradip Gogoi

Courtesy: Times Now