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Padma Hazarika joining BJP

In yet another blow for Asom Gana Parishad, Sootea MLA Padam Hazarika is joining BJP on Tuesday. Hazariaka, the fourth time MLA is welcomed at a function by state unit president Siddharth Bhattacharya in Guwahati.


Hazarika, who has been in mile tussle with Prafulla Kumar Mahanta and his close associates in the party is believed to have been preparing to quit the party for the last two years. The regional party suspended him for refusing to toe on the party line in the Rajya Sabha polls last year paving the way for Congress candidate to win.      


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Sonapur to shine with UNO centre, golf course

12 Mar 2012 - 4:42pm | editor

Good news for Sonapur. The local residents in the tiny and beautiful spot in the outskirt of Guwahati have reasons to cheer.

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has proposed a UNO research centre in his budget table in the Assembly on Monday.

Apart from this, the chief minister announced a new golf course in this place.

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Security tightened in Kokrajhar: ADGP Pallav

23 May 2017 - 9:21am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Additional DGP (SB) Pallav Bhattacharya says that security has been intensified across the state to meet healthy function of  three years anniversary of NDA government at centre and one-year at Dispur to be held on May 26 at Guwahati in Assam.

Preparations are goingon to accord warm welcome PM Modi in Assam.Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving in Guwahati to attend the grand programme in Guwahati with national addressing scheduled. Pallav said that all kinds of security arrangements are made to welcome warm nation’s PM in Guwahati, heart of Assam. The unified command had organised a joint meeting involving all security agencies about the national programme going to be host in Guwahati on the marking of government’s anniversary with grand manner.

“PM’s attnding programme is a national programme where he will address national on the auspicious occasion which will be marking international address on its three-years successful steps in the country on its NDA reign”, Pallav said, he added.