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Govt draws flak

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and his government have come in for sharp criticism for the volatile law and order situation in Guwahati on Monday.

Various political parties, organizations and individuals have slammed the government for not listenining to the KMSS activists who have been crying for land pattas for the last couple of years.

AGP and BJP called the government a fascist and hold the government responsible for it.

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Akhil Gogoi's arrest imminent

2 Apr 2010 - 4:29am | editor

Authorities on Thursday have issued a non bailable warrant against Gogoi. The action is coming up after the Dhemaji district administration lodged a complaint against him alleging his role in the recent incident in front of DC office premises. Scores were injured when police and CRPF jawans sprang upon a mammoth gathering but according to the FIR a section of the people led by Akhil Gogoi pelted stones at the security forces deployed there.

Assam bandh disrupts normalcy

13 Mar 2018 - 7:39am | AT News


GUWAHATI:Normal lives in many parts remains heavily disrupted when a few tribal bodies enforced a 12 hour statewide bandh on Tuesday raising a slew of demands.

Roads remained deserted as vehicles are not plying. Schools and colleges, shops and markets, banks and offices have remained closed under impact of the bandh.

Bandh supporters in some places tried to enforce the call by burning tyres on the road to stop the movement of vehicles on the road forcing the security forces.

The tribal bodies demand early recruitment in the backlog posts and revival of the HPC Mill in Jagiroad apart from measures to check flood and erosion in the state.

The bandh is total in Namrup, Sivas agar, Jorhat, Golaghat, Raha, Nogaon and Kokrajhar.

Steps to root out NDFB-S

3 Sep 2015 - 9:10pm | Hantigiri Narzary

Security forces on Thursday vowed to firmly deal with the militants hiding in Kokrajahar district. Talking to reporters in Kokrajhar on Thursday, SP Shyamal Prasad Saikia and Rajput Regiment officer Col IP Singh said they have stepped out counter insurgency operation in the BTAD district. Both they claimed that one after another counter insurgency operations have weaken the militants who have been operating in the district.