Assam's students bodies blame it all on the OIL chairman MR Pasrija for the sealing of its office in New Delhi.
The leaders of the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) here demand proper inquiry into the whole incident and that the report should be made public.
They also demanded to turn the Duliajan administrative office of the company into a full-fledged corporate office.
President of All Moran Students’ Union Birinchi Moran, expressed deep anguish over the incident saying the headquarters of public sector companies such as the OIL and ONGC should be shifted to Assam.
Duliajan regional unit of the AASU says normal functioning of the office has been severely hampered due to the sealing.
In a statement, Anil Gogoi and Mahendra Dutta both president and general secretary urge OIL authorities to ensure that important documents are not lost or damaged as a result of the sealing.
A day after the New Delhi-based corporate office of the Oil India Limited was sealed by Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) officials on Friday, reactions have started pouring in, specially with the AASU flaying the OIL higher-ups, particularly CMD, for the whole incident.
Notably, the OIL, which houses in a rented premises at 5 Sikander Road in New Delhi, was sealed on Friday by the MCD.
This, it may be added, was done in conformity with the Supreme Court ruling in which the apex court had asked the MCD to seal all commercial establishments located in residential areas of the national capital.
The monsoon woes refuse to die out on Sunday when incessant rains resulted in the swallowing water levels of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries. The surging waters have been wreaking havoc in 15 districts submerging as many as 400 villages damaging standing crops spread in about 16,240 hectares.
The current wave of floods in Lakhimpur, Dhemaji, Sonitpur, Goalpara, Golaghat, Jorhat, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh and Morigaon have already affected more than 2 lakh people across the state. More rains will further compound the problem during the next 24 hours. According to the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, homes and fields have been submerged by the surging waters of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries.
The Gauhati High Court is expected to pass its judgment on Akhil Gogoi’s bail plea on March 24.
A division bench of the court on Thursday heard the bail petition moved in connection to the case filed by Tuwaram Sarania, who charged him with masterminding a conspiracy where his son Pranab Boro resorted to self immolation.
The court, however, asked police to submit the case diaries in detail by March 24.
Gogoi on Wednesday procured bail in one of the case of self immolation by Pranab Boro in Dispur on February 24.
11 Dec 2008 - 7:54pm | Dibya J Borthakur
The people of Nagaon turns aggressive against the decision made by NF Railway to temporarily suspend the Haibargaon-Guwahati rail service. According to information , the Lumding division of NF Railways is actively considering to divert the running of Kalangpar Passenger train and Kapili Inter City from Hoiborgaon to Silghat via Senchowa junction and Nagaon rail station after discontinuing their services to Haiborgaon.
A railway official placed in Lumding division,when asked about the diversion of this two train services, told this correspondent over telephone that the two trains, one running in the morning and the other at noon in between Hoiborgaon and New Bongaigaon and Hoiborgaon and Guwahati have been earning a big amount of revenue since they are introduced to the commuters. He also reveals that the rush of passengers during morning is so heavy that it becomes difficult for commuters to find room inside the train.He even too feels astonished at the behaviour shown by the Lumding division towards the commuters in this regard.
The people of Nagaon question , when certain train services in Lumding division have failed to earn the expected revenue ,then what is the logic behind discontinuing lucrative train services in this section.They suggest that the Railways may consider suspending less earning trains in the Lumding division and put their services on Chaparmukh-Silghat line instead of diverting the route of Kalangpar Passenger and Kapili Intercity trains.