The Supreme Court has made it plain that Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi will hear the foreigners detention centres case. Dismissing a plea moved by lawyer Harsh Mander seeking recusal of CJI Gogoi on Thursday, a division bench of the top court comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna said that the institution won’t be allowed to damage. The court appointed Prashant Bhushan as amicus curiae in the case and asked Legal Service Authority to go on would come up on May 9. It further decided to look into the issues of living conditions and the long periods for which foreigners are detained in the centres. Mander, the social activist moved the petition saying that most of the camp inmates have been convicted of intruding into the country illegally by foreigners tribunals, some of whom have been lodged in detention centres for 10 years.
Job aspirants waiting for the fitness test during a huge recruitment program organised by Indian Army at Demow rural stadium in Sivasagar, Assam on 17-07-2008. More than 3000 youths will be recruited from 30,000 aspirants by the Indian Army from 8 districts of Assam from this 10 day long program.
Security forces on Saturday had apprehended two militants belonging to Muslim Tiger Force of Assam (MTFA) in Assam's Kokrajhar district, officials said.
Defence spokesman based in Guwahati said that, based on intelligence input, army and police had jointly launched operation at Chokhilepara area in the BTAD district and nabbed the militant duo.
The nabbed militants were identified as Nur Islam and Md. Asarful Islam and recovered two 7.62mm pistols, 17 rounds live ammunition of AK-47, a MTFA identity card and other war like stores in possession from them.
In a major development that can jeopardize the poll prospects of two ruling party candidates, Chatra Mukti Songram Samiti on Saturday has moved the Election Commission alleging false information by two Congress candidates.
Addressing a press conference, CMSS officials disclosed that in her affidavit, Lakhimpur Congress candidate Ranee Narah has not disclosed properties worth crores of rupees before the country’s poll panel.
They further demanded action against Gaurav Gogoi for not disclosing the real assets owned by him.
According to the allegations, in his affidavit, the chief minister’s son who contests from Koliabor constituency has not disclosed the real assets to the tune of crores of rupees. These include a huge amount of money he has invested in a number of companies.
Assam: The Accord, The Discord – Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty