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AAMSU voices over NRC move

UDALGURI:The All Assam Minority Students' Union(AAMSU) staged a two-hour sit-in-demonstration in front of DC office in Udalguri on Thursday.The programme was held under the aegis Udalguri district committee of the student body strongly voiced against the purported suggestion by National Register of Citizens (NRC) state coordinator,Prateek Hajela to the Supreme Court to exclude five out of the 15 documents from NRC modalities. In a recent report submitted to the Supreme Court, Hajela had purportedly suggested that ten documents out of list “A” documents could be relied upon or introduced afresh by any claimant following his or her claim for inclusion of name in the NRC.The dharna to this effect was addressed by President Phul Mamud,and Secretaries,Mohibul Islam and Ainul Haque. Hundreds of activists rendered the air raising slogans against Hajela state and Union government . The members of the student body also submitted a memorandum to this effect to the Register of India through the office of the Deputy commissioner of Udalguri

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.
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68 ultras surrender in Manipur

14 Aug 2017 - 9:05pm | AT News Imphal

As many as 68 militants belonging to various outlawed underground groups, including 17 from UNLF and seven from PLA, surrendered to the Manipur government and laid down weapons. 

Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh, his deputy Yumnam Joykumar Singh and several other ministers attended the ‘homecoming ceremony’ held at 1st Battalion, Manipur Rifles. 

The militants, including four women, were 17 from UNLF, 7 from PLA (RPF), 10 from PREPAK, 7 from PREPAK (Pro), 4 from KYKL, 10 from KCP (N), one each from KCP (W), KCP (KK Mangang) and KCP (MJC), 5 each from KCP (KM) and KCP (MC). 

They surrendered themselves to Chief Minister Biren Singh during the function. 

The weapons they laid down were 2 AK Rifles, one M16 rifle, one lethod gun, one 9 mm pistol and one .22 pistol and one .38 pistol.

Eerie silence in Raha

16 Jul 2016 - 12:28pm | AT News

An eerie silence prevails at Raha in Nagaoan district a day after a local boy was killed in police firing on a group of protesters who demanded AIIMS in the area.

Several local organizations have strongly come out in protest against the firing incident where identified as Mintu Deori was killed. Local shops and markets have refused to open in the area. The Government offices have registered a thin attendance on Saturday.

But the local organizations and individuals are stick to the demands for the proposed AIIMS in Raha.

On the other hand, 20 others who sustained injury in the police-protester clash have been undergoing treatment in the hospitals. According to government sources, the protesters went on a rampage and smashed many government vehicles where the hoot out took place. But the protesters told Assam Times that more than 50 of them sustained injury.

The situation started boiling in the morning when more than 3,000 people blocked the National Highway No 37 here to intensify the demand for AIIMS at Raha instead of Changsari.

Boy rushed to hosptal after Snake bite

7 May 2017 - 7:44am | Ranjanjyoti Mahanta

A boy named Siddique ali is receiving treatment at Nagaon BP civil hospital for a snake bite after he was bitten on the roadside of Gorajan, Rupahihat in Nagaon district on Saturday. As per information, Ali in the morning caught a Cobra from a field near Gorajan. He then took it to Rupahihaat Bazar and started playing with it but unfortunately he was bitten by the snake. He was rushed to Nagaon BP civil hospital by the locals and remained a in Critical condition till the filing of this report.