Guwahati: A police report on Ulfa’s support base in the Assam capital names four prominent businessmen and some professionals among the militant group’s most ardent sympathisers and helpers.An official source said today that all the names mentioned in the report have at some time or the other acted as Ulfa conduits or “rendered their services” to the outfit.The police are trying to ascertain whether any of the four businessmen had a role to play in the chain of blasts in the city’s business hub over the past month. What has already been confirmed is that the quartet has long been helping Ulfa replenish its coffersTop police officials handed the report to Governor Ajai Singh earlier this week and discussed how to go about launching a crackdown on these Ulfa supporters. Confirming it, a Raj Bhavan source said the police would compile “activity reports” on each of the suspects within a month. “We are keeping tabs on them and gathering more information about their links with the outfit. We will take action against them only with proof that will stand the test. We suspect they have political connections, too, which they could use to wriggle out of trouble,” a police officer said
Vetern social worker of Nazira and the president of Nazira Municipal Block Congress (I) committee Nawab Fize Ali passed away in the Aditya Nursing Home of Dibrugarh on January 13. He was 85. He was survived by his wife, 2 sons and one daughter. Former minister Dr. Hemoprova Saikia, MLA of Nazira Debobrat Saikia and different organisations of Nazira condoled on his death.
Hundreds of people from Assam are leaving for Nepal in search of their near and dear ones who have been remaing traceless after the massive strike that rocked the Himalayan kingdom.
Over 3000 people are leaving for Kathmandu by bus and train to seek their relatives, mostly of whom went for eye treatment.
They told Assam Times over telephone from Nepal that they are hoping against hope as the traceless people, mostly have not surface. An inclement weather and collapsed communication network made it difficult to expediate relief and rescue operation.
DIMAPUR: A political party worker died and several others sustained serious injury in an orgy of poll violence in Nagaland where on the polling day. The first incident took place at 12 noon where a political party worker died and two others sustained serious injury as some NPF and NDPP activists clashed amid polling in Nagaland on Tuesday.
The clash which is said to be an incident of shoot out took place at 12 noon took place at Akuluto AC 31 constituency in Zunheboto district. The clash took place closed to a voting booth where one dead and two others injured who have been rushed to the hospital. Reports of poll related violence are pouring in Mokokchung district where several voters and political party activists are said to have injured.