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Gogoi targets Governor Acharya

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday called PB Acharya an RSS agent two days after the Assam Governor allegedly talked politics with a group of BJP leaders at the Raj Bhawan.

Talking to reporters in the sidelines of a function in Guwahati, Gogoi said “the people are aware of it... he is behaving more like a Sangh (RSS) activist than a constitutional head of a state. We are going to send video footage of the speeches of the Governor to the President, Prime Minister and to the home minister and urge them to decide on his fate."

The governor embroiled in controversy when he was talking to a delegation of BJP leaders at the Raj Bhawan on Tuesday triggering protest in Congress, AGP and AIUDF.
Acrahya advised the BJP MPs and MLAs to capitalise on the Congress government’s corruption and mis governance.

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NDFB(P) trains gun on Ajmal

19 Aug 2012 - 3:15am | editor

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Salute to Chaolung Sukafa

2 Dec 2016 - 11:50am | AT News

Assam observed Sukafa Diwas across the state on Friday to commemorate the advent of the first Ahom king Chaolung Sukafa way back in 1228.
In many places, people of all walks of life thronged and paid tribute to the great Ahom king who came down from a Chinese province through a hilly terrain of Patkai to settle the 600 year long Ahom Kingdom in Assam. The occasion began with the puja offering to the first Assamese who happened to be the descendent of the god Khunlung.

Open meetings, music, drawing and quiz competitions along with cultural functions are lined up throughout the day.

The central function is holding at the Sukafa complex in Jorhat where thousands of people are attending to catch a glimpse of the function.

Sivasagar, Jorhat, Golaghat, Nagaon, Sonitpur, Tinsukia, Dibrgarh, Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts also observed the day as Assam Day.

The New Delhi based Assamese people also observed the occasion with a solemn function to remember Chaulung Sukafa.

Motor workshop catches fire

19 May 2013 - 9:10am | AT News
Properties worth twenty lakhs were reduced to ashes when a devastating fire broke out at a car workshop in Dibrugarh district on Sunday.

The fire took place at Laipuli early in the morning due to electric short circuit which later engulfed the entire workshop. Police took several hours to bring the situation under control. The real extent of damage is yet to be ascertained.