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More dissent in BJP: Another MLA joins the camp

Yet another BJP MLA has spoken to his mind opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 on Wednesday. That too the state party leadership have asked Rhituparna Baruah not to speak out before media.

Hours after the Lahowal MLA received the diktat, his Bihpuria counterpart Devanand Hazarika openly said that there was a little ground to support the Bill in question.

Talking to media, he said he won't go against the wish of his people and that those detected as immigrant in NRC should be pushed back.

Hazarika is the fifth one BJP MLAs who stood up against the Bill. Earlier, Atul Bora, Hitendra Nath Goswami, Padma Hazarika and Rhituparna Baruah have spoken up against the Bill.

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Booth capturing mars polling in Nagaon

9 Jan 2008 - 12:57pm | editor
Large scale violence in the form of booth capturing marred the third phase of panchayat polling in Nagaon district on Wednesday. The incident took place in the early hours at the two booths at the 48th and 49th Rajabari Muktab School. In the morning a group of five youth Congress activists suddenly forcibly stormed to the booths. The polling officials and the waiting voters prevented them from voting. The polling was suspended till 10-30. Later two ballot boxes were examined in full view of the Nagaon superintendent of police and some voters. No anomalies were found and the polling resumed.

Free Akhil tears apart Sonowal, Himanta

27 Dec 2017 - 9:48am | AT News

DUDHNOI: KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi tore apart the BJP-led Assam Government alleging that democracy no longer exists in the state.

Talking to reporters immediately after coming out of the Goalpara Central Jail on Wednesday morning he said he was put behind the bars on flimsy ground.

"The charges brought against me are fabricated and baseless. This has been proved beyond doubt," said Gogoi.

He said,"we KMSS will help the authority complete an error free NRC and we won't allow anybody to settle immigrants who came here after the cut off date "

In his scathing attack on Chief minister, Gogoi said Sonowal is no longer a national hero. The real hero these days is none other than Justice Ranjan Gogoi.

Sonowal is a puppet who along with Himanta Biswa Sarma have been agents working on behalf of New Delhi.

Gogoi who was sent to judicial remand in Mid September came out of the Goalpara Jail in the morning to be greeted by his fans and followers who thronged in front of thr jail premises from last night.

A local court on Tuesday granted him bail to facilitate his release.

Raha shines in H.S.L.C result

Kuranga Nayan Hazarika
1 Jun 2016 - 2:08am | Dibya J Borthakur

Two students of Raha, Kuranga Nayan Hazarika, Salmara  H.School, Demow and  Nishant Bora, Pranjal Memorial Academy, Garmari, bagged the 11th  and 19th positions respectively in the H.S.L.C  examinations declared on Tuesday.


Kuranga Nayan Hazarika, the only child of school teacher Narendra Nath Hazarika and Sumi Rekha Hazarika of Kujarbori village, Demow, Raha with 95.8 % earned the 11th position. He secured 92 in English subject, 92 in Assamese, 100 in General Math, 96 in General Science, 95 in Social Science and in Adv. Maths 100.


On the other hand Nishant Bora, son of a school teacher Manabendra Bora and Gitumoni Bora of Raja gaon, Raha with 94.5 % grabbed the 19th position. He secured 94 in English subject, 86 in Assamese, 96 in General Math, 94 in General Science, 98 in Social Science and in Adv. Maths 99.