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Atrocity on minority in Margherita?


MARGHERITA: Tension refuses to die down in Margherita area in Tinsukia area on Thursday after a group of people allegedly forced a couple to strip off in full view of their children.The bizarre incident took place at No 1 Longtong near Lekhapani on Tuesday night when a group of people comprising Nabo Bora, Chandu Jaiswal and Dipak Mahato came to the house of Mohammed Jalil and forced him and his wife to strip off and asked them to convert to Hinduism if they want to stay in Assam.

The next day acting on their complaintthe Lekhapani Police Station registered Case Number 119/17  IPC 448,153(A),354,504,506 and 34. The investigation is going on.Meanwhile, Abdul Rehman President of Jamiat Ulema E Hind Tinsukia district Committee have slammed and criticized the incident and demanded immediate arrest of the people. Minority leader of Margherita Toufik Khan said these people have not been caring not even an iota so long as BJP led Governments are existing in Delhi and Dispur.

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State joins cleanliness campaign

5 Oct 2014 - 9:44pm | AT News

Assam formally joined cleanliness campaign in Guwahati with Chief Minister Tarun brooming the Latashil puja ground on Sunday. Gogoi, who backed Narendra Modi’s campaign directed all ministers, MLAs, Deputy Commissioners and senior officials of concerned departments to free the puja mandaps and environment of junk and dirt. Later Gogoi tweeted "Formally kicked off the Clean Assam Campaign in Guwahati city. It evoked a good response." “When I was a school student, we participated in cleanliness drive at Harijan Colony, Jorhat, every Saturday. Let us all join hands together to make Assam clean and green. Together we can make it happen." The campaign would begin in all educational institutions, government offices and public institutions in a phased manner in a mission mode across the nook and corner of the state.

Fencing: Delhi, Dispur draw SC ire

13 May 2015 - 10:26pm | AT News

The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed both Delhi and Dispur for failing to stop influx from across the Indo-Bangla border. The apex court further appointed an officer to physically verify the border fencing works.

A division bench comprising Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice R F Nariman  straightly rejected the affidavits explaining a slew of measures to check influx of illegal Bangladesh nationals into the northeastern state through the porous Indo-Bangla border.

Then the duo asked senior advocate Upamanyu Hazarika to physically verify the fencing and security across the Indo-Bangla border running through Assam and file a final report by June 30. The home ministry will have to pay Rs 5 lakh to Hazarika for this purpose.

The court had also asked the MHA to file an affidavit indicating steps taken by it on border fencing, construction of border roads, night patrolling, flood-lights, scheme for deportation in consultation with the Bangladesh in terms of its December 17 order.

Tata Motors launched all new Indica Vista

14 Sep 2008 - 1:59am | Nanda Kirati Dewan
Tata Motors today launched the new generation of the country's first and only fully indigenous car- the Indica Vista at a function at Hotel Landmark, Guwahati.

The all new Indica Vista has been given a complete makeover. A complete new skin houses an all new interior and sculpted evolutionary, yet very contemporary body makes a bold styling statement. At nearly 3.8m length and 1.7m width with a wheel base of 2470mm, the car has grown size, mostly in the interior space. Photographs of the car would not speak that lot till one sees and tries it.

Speaking to selected media persons at the launch Nitin Seth, Head Car Product Group Tata Motors Ltd. Said, "The second Generation Indica Vista showcases the progress of Tata Motors has made over the several years of its first outing in the passenger car business in design, quality, performance and refinement. As of now it is Tata's ultimate answer.

Close to 9.1 lakhs Indicas has been produced and Tata Indica registered highest with a toll of 144,690 in its eight year of launch. Tata hopes same kind of turn over with the all new Indica Vista.