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Big SC breather for Nabam Tuki

In a huge relief for Nabam Tuki, the Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the Gauhati High Court’s judgment ordering CBI probe into the allegations against Arunachal Pradesh chief minister.

Taking up the plea, a bench of Supreme Court has stayed the high court’s order for CBI probe into the role of the then PWD minister in 2011.

The huge scam in allocation of contracts took place when Tuki was holding the PWD portfolio forcing the Gauhati High Court on August 21 to order CBI probe.

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Sahitya pensioner Chittaranajan hospitalized, face financial suffer

16 Sep 2017 - 6:51pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

 Bodo community’s greatest novelist,Sahitya Pensioner Chittaranjan Mashahary has been hospitalised due to aillment two-day back at Kokrajhar RNB civil hospital. Mushahary has been suffering from multiple-diseases in his 76 years-old. He also face financial hardship for medical treatment.

 Mashahary has been ailing since two-months back and passing the days without food. He has been admitted at Kokrajhar RNB civil hospital on Friday on serious condition. Mashahary has been authored nearly 50 books in Bodo language and contributed a lot in Bodo literary, including many novel books. The boooks are included Pwimal Mijink,Call Girl,Banashri,Sujata,Dukhuni Lwithw Barwi,Bari Konani Bibar etc.

 He was awarded Sahitya Pension from Assam government for his tremendous literary creation in the state. He also given away Pramad Chandra Brahma Literary award from BTC administration in 2014. He was also recipient of Sameswari literary award from Bodo sahitya sabha,besides received felicitations from different organisation and functions in his life.

 Mashahary has been facing financial hardships while taking treatment as he belonged to very poor background. Despite he poor,he has been writing a lot towards uplift of Bodo literary field. Mashahary’s sons informed that they admitted him on Friday when his health is seeing deteriorated.

 ‘We are facing very financial hardship to give medical treatment him’, said sons.

 Greatest Bodo novelist Mashahary is on serious ailling at civil hopsital since two-three days and his family is shouldering financial crisis while giving medical treatment for him, said a relative at hospital.He has urged well wisher and government to kind extend financial support him to give higher treatment.

Koke keeps Highlanders smiling

Sergio Contreras Pardo (Koke) of NorthEast United FC celebrates after scoring the opening goal during match 2 of the Hero Indian Super League between NorthEast United FC and Kerala Blasters FC held at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, Guwahati, India on the October 13, 2014.  Photo by: Shaun Roy/ ISL/ SPORTZPICS
13 Oct 2014 - 7:08pm | AT News

The advantage Highlanders have scored the only goal against the Kerala Blasters at the end of the thrilling first session of the ISL second match at the Sarusajai Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium on Monday evening.

It was the never-say-die spirit Koke who posted the goal on behalf of the North East United FC at the fag end of the first session. The second half of the second ISL Match ended without any goal.

As soon as the clock struck at 7 in the evening, the highlanders started taking on Kerala Blasters FC in the second match of the Hero Indian Super League in Guwahati. The Sachin Tendulkar-owned Kerala Blasters gave the NorthEast United no chance after the match got underway in presence of lakhs of fans at the packed stadium. 

Kerala Blasters have pinned hopes on Mehtab to unleash his potential on the opposition and try to defy all UnitedNorth East strikes. The home side will focus Cornell Glen. The former Trinidad & Tobago World Cupper, who has experience in playing with Shillong Lajong. Another NorthEast United FC spotlight was Alexandros Tzarvos, Greece's 2010 World Cup goalkeeper.

Kerala Blasters are also relying on the season Penn Orji. Morgan may rely on his former hand to unlock the home defence which will be helmed by marquee player Joan Capdevila.

Cong MLAs working for BJP!

23 Jul 2014 - 9:17am | AT News

A stunning revelation seems to have created no less flutter in the crisis hit Congress legislature party one and a half years ahead of the Assembly polls.

According to sources, apart from spreading dissidence within the Congress legislative body, four ruling party legislators are allegedly working or BJP.

These four MLAs from upper Assam----the close associates of Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, have been working at the instance a top BJP leader who wants mid term poll at an earlier date.

The BJP topgun is believed to have assured them of party tickets if a mid term election warrants.     

According to allegations, the four MLAs were campaigning against the party candidates at the instance of a powerful dissident minister.

Earlier, they were believed to have joined the Sarma camp to dislodge Tarun Gogoi. But sources have confirmed that they have been trying to help Dr Sarma to dismiss the government which the outgoing cabinet minister does not want.