Mass protest demanding separate Bodoland
"Create separate Bodoland statehood under Article 2 & 3 of Indian constitution through political dialogue, otherwise face strong mass agitations",said president of All Bodo Student's Union (ABSU) Pramod Boro.
Boro while talking to thi corrrespodent at Kashikotra mass gathering for Bodoland statehood demand in Chirang, said that BJP led NDA government at centre has tactically been delaying the issue of Bodoland.
He has strongly criticised the BJP led central government for failing to solve the commitments made during the 2014 Lok Sabha election.
22 May 2014 - 8:45pm | AT News
Congress president Sonia Gandhi asked chief minister Tarun Gogoi to continue when the latter sought her permissiom to quit the office on Thursday. Top AICC sources told Assam Times that Gandhi refused to read the letter after Gogoi handed over it to her. Gandhi was believed to have told Gogoi that he was required in both the party and the state. Gogoi tendered his resignation owning moral responsibility for the party's defeat in the recent Lok Sabha poll where the ruling party managed to get only 3 seats out of 14.
7 Jan 2017 - 4:19pm | AT News
Congress leader and Kaliabor MP Gaurav Gogoi thrashed NDA Government at the Centre for allowing the common people to suffer because of the demonetisation policy.
Participating at an anti demonetization protest meeting at Digholipukhuri area in Guwahati, Gogoi said that a section of BJP leaders managed to know the sudden demonitization policy and got the instruction to purchase land. He demanded justice for the people who died due to demonetization policy.
Before that the party leaders and activists took out a huge rally in protest against the policy where the common people have been bearing the brunt. APCC president Ripun Bora along with many senior party leaders were present in the meeting.
1 Apr 2014 - 3:15pm | AT News
Finally, Tezpur police have registered a case against Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma acting on the complaint of making communal statement in a recent poll rally.
The case bearing No 266/14 has been registered in Borhat police station on Tuesday. The case has been registered under Sec 171(F)/ IPC and Sec 125 under PRA.
Notably, Dr Sarma in a recent poll rally said that Muslim blood spills in the water pipes in Gujarat forcing BJP to move the election commission.
The election commission examined some other complaints against Gautom Roy, Akon Bora and Pradyut Bordoloi. But no case was registered against them.