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M’laya permits coal transportation again

In a move that defies the Supreme Court order, the Meghalaya Government has issued permission again to transport coals in the state. In it modified order, the NPP-led coalition Government permitted coal transportation triggering protest from the opposition parties and organizations.

The apex court on January 15 asked the state to ban on coal transportion after the coal-mine tragedy where as many as 20 miners were believed to have trapped inside a flooded mine in East Jaintia District.

The government issued order to implement the top court order. But suddenly on Sunday, the government modified the order allowing the transportation of coal.

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Tiwa road blockade irks travelers

22 Oct 2014 - 7:05pm | AT News

Normal surface communication on the National Highway No 37 came to a grinding halt on Wednesday in parts of Nagaon and Morigaon districts Tiwa students blocked the road demanding measures under the Sixth Schedule under the Constitution. 

Around 200 Tiwa students blocked the NH NO 37 at Dharamtul shouting slogans for the Sixth Schedule. Talking to Assam Times, the protesters said that they would further intensify the struggle to raise the demand.

The protestors did not even spared former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta who was on his way to Guwahati from Nagaon. His convoy was also was forced to halt along with hundreds of vehicles in the area.

Swahid Divas observed in Namrup

10 Dec 2018 - 5:57pm | Akshaya Pranab Kalita

Namrup: AASU regional Committee observed the Swahid Divas on Monday with hosting of flag in Namrup Sonari Tiniali Swahid Mandap by regional committee president Kalpajit Gogoi. Assam Jatiyata Badi Yuba chatra Parishad , Namrup Tai Ahom Student Union  ,  Fertiliser Workers Union , Fertiliser  Swarmik Union , Gramya Unnayan Sangha etc and schools  and colleges representative took part in the event.

Election steering office inaugurated

19 Mar 2015 - 6:56pm | Hantigiri Narzary

The wave of election steering committee office inauguration and campaigning from several regional and national parties including BPF,BJP,PCDR gain momentum in BTC region to contest scheduled council election declared to be held on April 8 next.

Former Rajya Sabha MP and adviser of Peoples Coordination for Democratic Rights(PCDR),a united organisation of various communities inaugurated the Kokrajhar district election steering committee office of PCDR today at Mijink Nwgwr along the JD Road in Kokrajhar.

Brahma in his speech said that the PCDR has been contesting in all constituencies of BTC election scheduled on April 8 next to meet good governance and change of social integration.He said that the PCDR is getting majority support from all sections of communities in large number of constituencies and way of council formation formation is cent percent clear after April 11.

Former BTC executive member and BJP candidate from Banargaon constituency Manoj Kumar Brahma(Mono Kumar Brahma) has inaugurated the Patgaon sub election management committee in the presence of huge party supporters in Kokrajhar.

Brahma said that his party was working for upliftment of social change and integration among different communities and various organisations from diefferent communities are supporting him in the election.He has expressed his confident that his winning is cent percent clear as irrespective of caste and creed are come forward to support him.He also told that this time BJP will score good numbers of seats in the council election and next council would be under his party,he claimed.

Narayan Chandra Basumatary,president of Kokrajhar district BPF inaugurated the Banargaon block election steering committee office at Banargaon for party candidate Rajiv Kumar Brahma today in Kokrajhar. Basumatary appealed all sections of communities to vote for BPF to meet more development and unity in the region in the election.Earlier,Rajiv Kumar Brahma,BPF nomination for Banargaon constituency hoisted party flag and appealed to vote for his nomination from the seat.He has claimed that various organisations from different communities are supporting him in the election.