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Protest against deplorable condition of NH-15

Local people of Gohpur blocked NH 15 over poor road condition in Gohpur on Friday.
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5 KMSS activists arrested

24 Feb 2014 - 11:03am | AT News

Police have arrested at least 5 KMSS activists from different places in Guwahati for trying to disrupt the function organized at Sankardev kalakhetra to distribute land pattas for 500 families on Monday.

Police further claimed to have seized kerosene from their possession for self immolation attempts to foil the land patta distribution function.

A massive security is in place in Guwahati to foil the KMSS agitation for land pattas to the people living in the government land.

Security forces are fanning atop the hills areas in the city looking for the KMSS protesters who are set to hit the streets on Monday.

Bamboo barricades are being brought to Koinadhara, Sankardev Kalakhetra, Dispur Last Gate and SixMile to block the KMSS protestors.


NDFB (S) informer held

22 Aug 2016 - 8:53pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

Police apprehended a suspected over ground worker/sympathizer of NDFB-S identified as Paulina Basumatary 22, wife of a NDFB-S cadre Compounder alias Khaose from No 1 Nandipur village under Kachugaon police station in Kokrajhar district .

Police said Rs 15,000 (extorted from Audung Bazar area) have been recovered from her possession which was supposed to be handed over to NDB-S cadre.

She was working as a channel of communication between the NDFB-S cadres and over ground worker in that area through her husband. She has been playing a very important role in siphoning off extortion money to the outfit in Myanmar through the OGWs/sympathisers.


Flood engulfs 13 villages in Kokrajhar

6 Jul 2018 - 9:55am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

KOKRAJHAR:  The continuous downpour has turned into a grim situation in Kokrajhar district as 13 villages under Bhawraguri revenue circle have been engulfed by flood affecting the populace. A total of 45 people of Mukuldang No. 1 (Harinpur) village were rescued on Wednesday by Fire and Emergency Services under Gossaigaon sub-division in the district. The incessant rainfalls since the last few days have flooded several villages in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts in lower Assam.  Majors rivers flowing through lower Assam from upstream Bhutan like the Gongia, Hell, Songkosh, Swrmanga, Saralbangha, Longa, Gaurang, Champamati,Aie and Beki have been reportedly rising. The scenario however improved slightly on Thursday.The raising water of Gongia River in Kokrajhar district has eroded several hectares of land at Paluguri village near Pratapkatha in Gossaigaon subdivision. The flood water has already eroded a Lower Primary school and 15 houses in the village that affected over twenty others families forcing them to take shelter in high and safe places since the last two days. A relief camp has been set up  at New Gamabaribill LP School where 110 persons including 39 children are taking shelter. Reportedly, a total 1468 person have been affected by the flood besides eight houses have been damaged.At-least 493.19 hectares crops were affected in the district, which included Gossaigaon(142.3 hect), Kokrajhar( 85 hect) and Dotma(265.80 hect). The BTC administration and  district administration has been monitoring the flood situation in the district and emergency services are put on alert across the district. The relief camp has been set up where flood affected severely, said Niranjan Baruah,Kokrajhar deputy commissioner.