BTC employees stages dharna
Hundreds of BTC employees stages three hours sit-in-demonstration under the banner of BTC Central Selection Board (CSB) Selected Unregularised Employees Association in front of DC office today in Kokrajhar demanding solutions of various grievances which included regularisation of job, make single gradation immediately, fill up vacant posts.
The agitators shouted slogans with banner, placards demand early regulatisation of fixed pay jobs on the based of joining date, councilised the fixed pay employees within BTC area, conversations of all Gr-III, Grain and Driver (CSB selected only) post as per E.C . meeting minutes held on November 27 (2015).
Later, a memorandum of 10 point charter of demands was submitted to the Principal Secretary of BTC through Deputy Commissioner, Kokrajhar.
Karna Prasad Narzary, president of the association said that the BTC authority has not been giving any stress to solve issue and demands of the fixed pay employees. There are around 1600 employees are engaged in fixed pay in the four districts of council appointed through CSB,who are serving their job in cheapest salary since appointed.They have been putting pressure council administration, yet no any positive response was reached. He has demanded grievances and issues should be solved within February 28 of this month and held healthy society in the region.
8 Jan 2008 - 6:57am | editor
The Assam Government is drafting a proposal to ban three more outfits operating in the state.
According to information, Dispur seeks ban on All Adivasi National Liberation Army (AANLA), Dima Halam Daoga (Jewel) and the Karbi Longri National Liberation Front (KLNLF).
The government has hoped that it will boost the anti-insurgency operations in the state.
27 Dec 2014 - 3:23pm | AT News
Veteran writers in the Guwahati Lit Fest agreed that the north east women poets are a great force in the region’s literature. They occupy a prominent place in the pages of Assamese literature.
Their wonderful creative poems truly reflect the beautiful north east and its people beside bridging the gap with the readers. This was the message of the session organized at part of the festival on Saturday.
Moderated by noted poet and writer Harekrishna Deka, the session was attended by Rabin Ngangom, Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih, Gyan Pujari, Sameer Tanti, Nilim Kumar, Anupama Basumatary and Tapati Baruah Kashyap participated the session.
26 Aug 2011 - 2:34am | editor
Delhi police detained KMSS general secretary Akhil Gogoi when he was staging dharna in front of prime minister’s residence on Thursday. According to information, Gogoi along with 50 other supporters were detained in the afternoon when they were shouting anti-government slogans in the front of the 7 Red Course Road in new Delhi. Later, they were taken to the Chanakyapuri police station and were detained for several hours.
Notably, Gogoi and his supporters from Assam have been supporting Gandhian activist Anna Hazare who is staging fast at the Ramlila Moidan demanding the fresh introduction of the Jan Lokpal Bill in Parliament.