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Assam has changed, respond to peace overtures: Sonia to militants (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance chairperson and Congress party president Sonia Gandhi Saturday appealed to hardline militant outfits in Assam to respond to the government's peace overtures ... Read more...

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Sonia tells Assam militants to join peace initiative


May 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) Highlighting the Congress government's peace and development agenda in Assam, United Progressive Alliance chairperson and party president Sonia Gandhi Saturday appealed to militant outfits to ... Read more...

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Northeastern states alerted to likely terror strike


August 14th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) The central government has alerted the northeastern states over possible terror strike in the run-up to the Independence Day celebrations Monday and asked them to take ... Read more...

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ULFA holds peace talks, says meeting positive


August 5th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Holding its first round of peace talks with the central government, the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Friday sought a definite timeframe for ... Read more...

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Better time now for peace talks with Maoists, says Agnivesh


February 12th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 12 (IANS) A day after ensuring the safe release of five Chhattisgarh policemen who spent 18 days in Maoist captivity, social activist Swami Agnivesh Saturday asked the chief minister of ... Read more...

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Police intensify search for abducted Chhattisgarh cops (Lead)


September 27th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), Sep 27 (IANS) Time was fast running out for four policemen abducted by Maoists in insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh, event though the police intensified searches in the jungles of Bijapur district Monday, ... Read more...

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Jungle search intensified for abducted Chhattisgarh cops


September 27th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), Sep 27 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Police Monday intensified searches in the jungles of Bijapur district to rescue four policemen abducted by Maoists, a day after the rebels set a 48-hour deadline ... Read more...

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Maoist truce offer is an eyewash, say experts


August 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Top Maoist leader Kishanji's offer of a truce was nothing but an "eyewash", security experts said here Wednesday, stressing that the government should not fall in the "talks ... Read more...

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Protest in Manipur against continuance of security forces deployment


June 1st, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Senapati (Imphal), June 1 (ANI): Residents of Manipur's Senapati District staged a protest on Monday against the state government's decision to continue with the deployment of security forces in region.Carrying placards, ... Read more...

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Centre, Muivah to have second round of talks in Nagaland on Monday


May 29th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Dimapur, May 29 (ANI): The Central Government has said that it is looking forward to having a second round of talks with NSCN-IM leadership in Nagaland to end the stalemate over Naga ... Read more...

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ULFA asks Centre to release its leaders for peace talks


May 29th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, May 29, (ANI): The banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has appealed to the Union Government to free its jailed leaders so as to take a final decision on the ... Read more...

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Afghan president to meet Saudi king over peace talk with Taliban


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 2 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai left for Saudi Arabia Tuesday to discuss his new reintegration plan aimed at luring Taliban away from violence. The president is scheduled to visit ... Read more...

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‘Arabinda coming to India to establish peace’, says Rajkhova’s brother


December 4th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lakhwagaon, Sivasagar (Assam), Dec.4 (ANI): United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) founding member and chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa's elder brother Ajoy Rajkhova has denied the arrest of his brother, saying he is coming ... Read more...

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People protest militants’ attack on Govt. surveyors in Imphal


September 15th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep.15 (ANI): It seems there is no end to violence by militants in Manipur despite local people staging protest against extremists' atrocities. In the latest incident, militants attacked three surveyors ... Read more...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic premiere at E3


June 2nd, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
The trailer of "Star Wars: The Old Republic" made its debut on MTVNews.com. The MMo video game premiered at Monday's Electronic Entertainment Expo or the E3. The trailer, complete with CG sequence ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh reluctant to take up Maoists’ peace talk offer


February 22nd, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 22 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is now reluctant to take up the offer for peace talks made by the Maoists twice recently, after the leftist rebels ... Read more...

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Maoists invite Chhattisgarh cabinet to hideout for talks


February 14th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 14 (IANS) Pushed into a corner by the Chhattisgarh government's anti-Maoist operations, leftist insurgents Saturday offered to hold peace talks - the second time they have done so in a ... Read more...

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NSCN IM and Assam Rifles standoff resolved amicably


February 10th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Ukhrul (Manipur), Feb.10 (ANI): The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) NSCN IM and Assam Rifles recently had a standoff over the violation of ceasefire agreement. The standoff began with the ... Read more...

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Maoists’ peace offer a ‘gimmick’, time to finish them: security expert


February 1st, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 1 (IANS) The peace talk offer by the Maoists to the Chhattisgarh government is a "well thought out ploy of the guerrillas to buy time to regroup", a counter terrorism ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Maoists propose peace talks with government


January 31st, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 31 (IANS) Faced with relentless attacks on their forested hideouts, Maoist rebels in Chhattisgarh say they are open to peace talks with the government.In a press statement in Hindi, Pandu ... Read more...

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ULFA agrees for talks with Government - (UPDATE)


July 11th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, July 11 (ANI): The United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) is ready for peace talks within 48 hours, provided the Central Government creates a congenial atmosphere for the free movement ... Read more...

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ULFA agrees for talks with Government


July 11th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, July 11 (ANI): The United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) is ready for peace talks within 48 hours, provided the Central Government creates a congenial atmosphere for the free movement ... Read more...

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Violent protest disrupts normal life in Srinagar


May 24th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 24 (ANI): Violent protest marred normal life in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday. The protesters, shouting slogans, voiced their demand of a free Kashmir.Shops ... Read more...

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APHC agrees to consider Governments peace talk offer


April 27th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Apr 27 (ANI): All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) said on Sunday that it would consider resuming peace talks with the Government, following Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's proposal during his ... Read more...

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Palestine and Israel likely to resume talks next week


March 10th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Ramallah (Palestine), March 10 (Xinhua) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is likely to meet Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert next week following a brief suspension of peace talks, a source in Abbas' office ... Read more...

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