Sensation prevails in Golaghat district of upper Assam when Nagaland policemen thrashed a group of school girls on Wednesday. The incident took place at around 9 in the morning as the policemen beat up some school goers at Thuramukh under Golaghat police station. Altogether 50 students, mostly girls, have been injured in the incident. Fifteen of these injured students have been rushed to the Kushal Konwar Civil Hospital. Jayanti Gogoi and Latumoni Bhuyan have been seriously injured.
After a brief lull, rhino poaching revisits Pobitora. Despite round-the-clock vigil, poachers have killed yet another rhino at time when the wild life sanctuary is teeming with hundreds of tourists.
The poachers struck at the stork of midnight forcing the forest guards to launch an offensive immediately. They recovered the carcass of the animal towards the wee hours near Dholi Bil inside the sanctuary. But the horn was missing.
Senior Congress leader and MLA Anjan Dutta on Monday dared dissident ministers and parliamentary secretaries to quit immediately.
Addressing a press conference in Sivasagar, Dutta said that those who are harmful for the ruling party should not try to dislodge Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi taking advantage of a position of minister or parliamentary secretary
He said that he would lead a 42 member delegation of MLAs to New Delhi to expose the dissident activities in the time of polls.
26 Jul 2013 - 10:43pm | AT News
A few disturbing inputs available with police forces the authorities
to keep Assam on alert.
According to IB inputs, a group of ULFA militants has arrived in the
state to monger trouble in the run up to the Independence Day. This is
apart from the fear of martyrs day on Saturday.
The Home department sounded high alert across the state following
three grenade explosions in Lakhimpur and Karbi Anglong district in
the past 36 hours, where two people were killed and 9 others injured.
A highly trained 35-member ULFA group is believed to have entered the
state at the instance of ULFA c-in-c Paresh Barua. Baruah asked them
to make grenade attacks in five districts of upper Assam and Guwahati