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SC panel suggests influx probe

A one-man panel has suggested the Supreme Court to set up a high level commission to unearth the truth behind the procurement of identify proofs by a section of Bangladesh infiltrators

In its final report the Upamonyu Hazarika Commission on Saturday expressed grave concern over the manner in which the immigrants can manage identify proofs immediately after infiltration from across the border.

The Supreme Court set up the panel to visit areas along the international border with Bangladesh and submit a report.
He said the real NRC would identify the citizens.

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Jaiklong's wife files petition

5 Sep 2014 - 8:46pm | Hantigiri Narzary
Family members of arrested television journalist Jaiklong Brahma alleged that police has not yet made medical care available to him. His wife Citra Brahma claimed that her husband suffers from high blood pressure and diabetes. "He is bereft of medical attention. More so, he is held up in an unhygienic lockup," she said.

She demanded medical facility for Brahma and that he be kept in a suitable room. Citra Friday filed a petition seeking immediate medical facility and health care.

Kokrajhar correspondent for News Live, Brahma was arrested on September 2 under suspicion of aiding the banned NDFB (S). He is presently under five days police remand.

Felicitation of Bhuyan by Dergaon Sahitya Sabha

12 Jul 2007 - 4:23am | editor
Assam Sahitya Sabha’s Chief Secretary, Dr. Pradip Bhuyan was recently Honoured by the Dergaon Sahitya Sabha Committee at their office- Chandra Nath Khound Bhawan on 8th July, 2007. The meeting was presided over by Dergaon Sahitya Sabha’s Vice President Mr. Manik Chandra Doley. Those present in the occasion included Secretary Sanjay Hazarika, Golaghat Sahitya Sabha’s ex-secretary Mrs. Tulika Devi, district representative Munnin Ch. Baruah and many other famous personalities of Dergaon. Mr. Chandra accepted to be present at the occasion and felicitate Dr. Bhuyan. He was also honoured by the Batiporiya Sahitya Sabha on the same day.

Nagaon Schoolgirl Killed

21 Jun 2011 - 11:01pm | Pankaj Sharma

In a tragic and heartening incident of a love story ending up in a a disaster, here at Nagaon on Monday. One Shobit Bora (35) called his girlfriend Binita Das (15) to meet near Hatigaon railway track around 6 PM. When the girl went to meet him, the man than allegedly pushed the girl inintoa approaching train. The girl died on the spot. Local people got angry after learning about the incident, brought the dead body to the man's house. The mob then tried to perform the last rites of the girl by burning her at the verandah of the boys house. Police rushed to the spot and tried to control the situation, they had lathicharge to disperse the crowd. The crowd however burned the body and fire brigade had to be called in. The incident happened near the NH 37 passing through the area.

The dead girl's mother said, around 6 pm on Monday their daughter received a call from Shobit bora and then went to meet him. Accused Shobit Bora had a grocery shop in the village which was vandalised by the irate mob. The girl was a student of class 9 of BKB Higher secondary school.