1 Mar 2008 - 3:51pm | editor
OIL's proposed seismic survey on the river Brahmaputra could hit a major roadblock with as many as 10 organisations getting ready to oppose the move tooth and nail. The leading protester Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad has already threatened to intensify the strike if the OIL authorities proceed further with this move. According to them, it's a dangerous move for more than 39 lakh people if the OIL boasts of feeding 350 people. The Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad is joined by Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, All Assam Tai Ahom Students Union, Moran Students Union, Tai Ahom Yuva Parishad, Yugi Students Association, Takam Mising Kebang, Unemployed Association and Muttock Yuva Chatra Sanmilan. They will demand intervention from the President of India, Prime Minister, Governor and Chief Minister opposing this dangerous seismic survey on the Brahmaputra.
Was the Guwahati moleststion case was a part to taint Tarun Gogoi? Akhil Gogoi thinks so. According to the KMSS leader, the entire incident instigated by an off duty reporter of Newslive may be a part of greater conspiracy to tarnish the image of the Chief Minister only to destabilise the government. Addressing a press conference in Guwahati on Tuesday, he said that channel is owned by the wife of a powerful minister. He said the entire incident had been planned, telecast and uploaded on YouTube by the news channel with a political agenda. He further slammed the Chief Minister was for his failuyre to rein his cabinet clleagues.
GUWAHATI: Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang and his Assam counterpart Sarbananda Sonowal has met his Assam counterpart Sarbananda Sonowal have agreed to formulate a slew of strategies to move the Centre to improve connectivity network in the north eastern region. The duo met in Guwahati on Monday where they discussed a common strategy for a connectivity boost. New Industrial Policy for North East region in line with Act East Policy and means to meet mounting employment problem in the region also figured in the meeting.
They agreed that unemployment would go out of hand unless a joint approach to facilitate youth uplift was initiated. They mutually agreed to have a Consultative Meet with Chief Ministers of neighbouring States to formulate such common policies in the near future.