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Warlike tension in Mariani

A warlike situation is in sight along the Assam-Nagaland interstate border. Police and paramilitary forces are on high alert to avert any incident of fresh incidents of attack by the Nagaland miscreants.
Security forces are concentrating mainly on Mariani following the killing of a worker by assailants suspected to be from Nagaland at Naginijan tea garden in Jorhat district. Additional troops have been deployed after the incident that took place yesterday.
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Events carry the prestige of Assam far and wide: ULFA [I] on FIFA U-17 World Cup

5 Oct 2017 - 4:54pm | Syed Miraz Ahmed

The proscribed United Liberation Front of Asom [ULFA-Independent] expresses delight in the arrival of the under seventeen Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup soccer matches in homeland Assam.

“I, on behalf of my organisation, thank FIFA for bringing International Football to this remote part of the world and a warm welcome to the FIFA officials and players of different nations to Assam,” states Abhizeet Asom, the elusive Chairman of the outfit.

He believes that the people of Assam will immensely benefit by the experience, learning about international standards in football by witnessing the ways and manners of the teenage players from different countries and the cultural exchanges that is likely to take place.

The outfit is optimistic in that the citizens of Assam with their characteristic generous nature that the state is famous for would open their hearts to the international citizens of tomorrow with exemplary hospitality so that they can remember Assam fondly.​

We in the organisation would be very grateful if our citizens cooperate with the organizers of the sporting event in all areas of the organisational matters for the same and help in maintaining peace and order and prevent any attempt by miscreants to damage the reputation of Assam, he adds.​

“Each and every citizen of Assam must remember the ​at  such events carry the prestige of Assam far and wide,” Asom concludes in a communiqué.

Chauldhuwa tense again

5 May 2014 - 8:30am | AT News

Simmering tension refuses to die down along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border in Sonitpur district. The epicenter is again the Chauldhuwa area in Bihali.

A group of IRBN personnel from the neighbouring state disallowed a team of Assam forest officials to set up a camp in Chauldhuwa even within the territory of Assam.

This could again lead to yet another incident of attack on Assamese people by the Arunachalese miscreants.

Sonowal chants Sab Ka Vikas mantra

22 Jan 2018 - 1:34pm | AT News

TANGLA: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said his government has been working to ensure equal development,
opportunity to all sections of the people reiterating the strong commitment for inclusive development and progress as a whole.


Addressing the open session of the 15th Adivasi Mahasabha organized by AASAA on Sunday afternoon in Udalguri, he said the Adivasis are the driving strength of the greater Assamese society. Paying rich tributes to the founder president All Adivasi Students' Association of Assam (AASAA) Late Justin Lakra , Sonowal said  that Lakra strived hard to unite and strengthen  the Adivasi people.He assured of extending aid in building an auditorium in the Khokabasti area

in memory of tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda. Earlier the open session inaugurated by AASAA CEC President, Pradeep Nag addressed as appointed speaker by President of Adivasi Sahitya Sabha, Wilfred Topno. Topno expressed grave concern on the step motherly attitude of the government towards resolving the issues plaguing the community.

He exhorted for proper implementation the Right to Education Act,Traditional Forest Dwellers' Act and job reservation,he also said that the Adivasis are being deprived of the right to education, electricity, health care, drinking water and other basic facilities in the state. Revenue Minister Pallab Lochan Das assured them of all possible steps towards the uplift of the marginalized community
including construction of houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana by pact with tea garden authorities,electrification under forthcoming 'Subhagya' scheme among others. Rajya Sabha MP Santiuse Kujur said," the government has been playing a hide-and-seek game with the Adivasi people of the state on the ST issue.