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RTI exposes misuse of OBC certificates in Imphal


An RTI activist has revealed misuse of OBC certificates by sons and daughters of some high-ranking Government officials just to sneak into the state Home Department. Laishram Sanatombi of Yairipok Bishnunaha, Imphal East sought certain information through RTI from the state Home Deparment and the Imphal West Deputy Commissioner on the DPC held last year for recruitment of 72 women SI’s. While seeking information Sanatombi was able to discover about this. This was informed by RTI activist W Joykumar during a press conference held at Imphal on Monday. He also said that he appeared in the DPC with a high hope of becoming an SI.


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BJP denies pact with local pact with AUDF

21 Dec 2007 - 5:31am | editor
The Assam BJP unit will go it alone in the upcoming panchayat polls. It has no pact with Assam United Democratic Front and the Congress.The party leaders on Thursday said whatever a Congress minister recently said was totally a baseless one.

The leaders have strongly denied any poll pact with AUDF and the Congress saying it a Congress-sponsored rumour. Speaking to a private news channel, the party leaders said the ruling party has been losing grounds in the minority strongholds. Therefore, they are spreading this rumore to confuse the voters in the time of panchayat polls. Senior BJP leader and former Union minister Bijoy Chakravartty rubbished the forest minister Rockybul Hussain's statement that the BJP was forging poll alliance with AUDF and even Congress in some places.

However, the leaders said the party’s alliance with Asom Gana Parishad could make a different scenario this time to uproot the ruling party in the panchayat polls.Therefore, they are not averse to pact with AGP leaders in some rural areas.

Media cricket final begins

12 Jan 2016 - 1:12pm | AT News

The final match between Janasadharan-Assam Talks and DY365 in the 3rd TG Baruah Memorial Media T20 Cricket Tournament 2016 has kicked off today morning. DY365 captain Dhiraj Hazarika won the toss and elected to bat. The team after utilizing all 20 overs scored 124. Diganta Deka (25) and Ankur Barthakur (18) contributed for DY365, where as Lakhyajit Gogoi took 2 wickets.

In reply, Janasadharan-Assam Talks has scored 20 runs in 4 overs losing 4 wickets (till filing of the report). All together 16 teams representing various media houses of Assam have participated in the tournament played at Judges Field, Guwahati. The award giving ceremony is scheduled to follow the final.

ABSU organises long walk for peace

23 Aug 2018 - 9:12pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

The influential All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) has organised a long walk for peace, justice and development among society here at Kokrajhar district on Thursday. The long walks was kicked off by ABSU president Promod Boro at Maibong House in Kokrajhar and traversed to Dotma.

Hundreds of activists from ABSU and citizens participated which was organised by Kokrajhar district unit of the students union.The long walks would cover nearly 20 kms from Kokrajhar town via JD Road,Chandrapara,Ghoskata and concluding at Dotma ABSU office.The mission has been emphasized for bringing peace and sustainable change to create social awareness through walk & friendship,walk & listen  to build an adavance society.The mission also hold meetings with villagers to discuss on the several issues, apart from education, social integration, social development, listening, discussing, planning and working to meet total revolution in the region.

President of the ABSU Promod Boro while participating long walks said that the students union has been organising long walks across the region to meet good living, healthy society, development and working for integration. He said that the common publics are facing lots of hardships in several fronts of social aspects like education, health, communication due to non initiatives from government.

'The long was was organised to creating awareness about educational, social upliftment, economic sustainable steps among common publics through bringing of total revolution in the area', Boro said.