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Dissidence a drama: BJP

Assam state BJP called the dissidence against chief minister Tarun Gogoi a drama to cover up the failure on all fronts.
Talking to reporters in Guwahati on Sunday, state party president Sarbananda Sonowal said that the growing dissidence was nothing but a drama required by the government to cover up the misdeeds and multiple failures.   He said that these drama would have little impact on the people.
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Heartbreak suicide rise in Udalguri

13 May 2016 - 9:15pm | Shajid Khan

A spate of suicides specially among youths in the last couple of days has sent shockwaves through the district. An alarming 8 cases of suicides during April 30 to May 13 reported in the district. The last two reports are one of 65 year old Bhubaneswar Deka of Teliapara village who allegedly committed suicide at about 2.30 am on Friday and other of a 2nd semester Political science student of Cotton College. The girl a residence of a girl Kaberi Swargiary a resident of Udalguri town who allegedly was found hanging at her home on the evening of Thursday last. The reason behind her extreme step is unknown. After post mortem,her last rites were performed at her home-town. On May 10 last a youth named Sajidul Islam of Udalguri also reportedly committed suicide.

13 NSCN cadres killed in factional fighting

16 May 2008 - 10:30pm | editor
Altogether 14 people, including 13 NSCN cadres were killed during a fierce fighting between two NSCN factions on Friday near Dimapur. According to information, the group clash took place in the morning at Seithekema village under Diphupar police station of Dimapur as a few NSCN(U) militants were on the way the NSCN(IM) camp in the village seeking a top leader of the.

When they were returning, they were ambushed by the NSCN(IM) cadres and exchanged heavy firing. In the terrible gun fighting, 13 cadres of the NSCN(U) were killed on the spot. As the fighting ended, thousands of people of the area thronged outside the police station where the dead bodies were stored.

Firstly, they paid homage to these bodies, they left for the incident sites and reached the NSCN ceasefire monitoring camp situated at a stone’s throw distance and started damaging it while some other youths set these on fire. Some cadres have appeared on the scene and started indiscriminate firing that the irate mob which left a civilian killed on the spot and another injured. .

Nagaon Granth Mela-2009 inaugrated with much fun fare

24 Dec 2009 - 3:11pm | bishwajeetsinha

The week long Nagaon "Ganth Mela-2009" is inaugrated by Rockybul Hussain, Minister-Forest Department cum President of the Mela in the Swarn Bora area (specially designated mela area) in the Nehru Bali field. The 23-30 December'09 long mela is organised by cultural body 'Kallol' in association with Nagaon District administration.


In the inaugral ceremony noted writer Mahim Bora of Assam Sahitya Sabha addresses the gathering as chief guest and insisted that he does'nt belong to any community by virtue of language and his write-up is open for one and all who can feel own narration in it. He further elaborates the importance of books in today society where definitely reading is good thing compere to become merely couch potatoes.


Later, the mela area is opened for the public by cutting of ribbon by the Mela President Rockybul Hussain. The book mela is targeted for all the age group and catering to the need of almost everything form courseware to fiction work by many noted writers brought here by publishers belonging to far places. The mela is having many cultural program as parts of it on every evening till end including group discussion chapters on todays reading. The today function was anchored by Rong Bong Terang.