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CJI to hear detention camp cases

The Supreme Court has made it plain that Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi will hear the foreigners detention centres case. Dismissing a plea moved by lawyer Harsh Mander seeking recusal of CJI Gogoi on Thursday, a division bench of the top court comprising CJI Ranjan Gogoi Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna said that the institution won’t be allowed to damage. The court appointed Prashant Bhushan as amicus curiae in the case and asked Legal Service Authority to go on would come up on May 9. It further decided to look into the issues of living conditions and the long periods for which foreigners are detained in the centres. Mander, the social activist moved the petition saying that most of the camp inmates have been convicted of intruding into the country illegally by foreigners tribunals, some of whom have been lodged in detention centres for 10 years.

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Students Exposed to Community Radio

11 Jan 2016 - 11:10pm | CM Paul

Prof Kandarpa Das, Founder-Director of Radio Luit Guwahati addressed the faculty and students of Assam Don Bosco University (ADBU) faculty and students of the School of Social Sciences at Azara campus on Monday.

Prof Das insisted that “Community Radio is a powerful medium to give voice to the voiceless.”

After explaining in detail the various aspects of starting a community radio in the context of an educational institution Prof. Das encouraged both faculty and students to exploit the medium of community radio and come up with program of social relevance to the community.

The students and faculty had a vibrant inter-active session when they clarified various doubts regarding the medium and programming for it.

The ADBU Mass communication department students prepared and broadcast seven radio programs last November with Radio Luit. 

Two killed in road mishap

14 Sep 2009 - 12:03pm | Bikash Das

Two persons were killed and two others got severe injury in a road accident took place today at 8am at NH31 at Puthimari under Kamalpur PS in Kamrup district of Assam. According to the police sources an army vehicle going towards Rangia colided with one Maruti Alto bearing No. AS-01/AB-7906 coming from opposite side. The driver of the Maruti car namely Anowar Hussain (30) was killed on the spot. One Amanullah Ali(65) breathed his last on the way to GMCH. Two persons namely Matiur Rahman (30) and Majira Begum ( 31) got severe injury.The army vehicle was seized by Kamalpur Police.

Paresh Baruah warned

17 Jan 2014 - 9:04pm | AT News

A massive gathering in Sivasagar district pledged to go all out against Paresh Baruah two days after the banned insurgent outfit gave capital punishment for Partha Gogoi. Local people thronged in thousands at Gaurisagar on Friday with the bullet ridden body of the senior leader 24 hours after it was recovered along the Assam-Nagaland interstate boundary. Shouting slogans against ULFA(I), a section of surrendered ULFA militants called it an act of cowardice while the protesters warned Paresh Barua of dire consequences if he refuses to refrain from these activities.

Later, Gogoi's body was taken for cremation in presence of thousands of local residence at his ancestral village in Hatighuli areas 10 km away from Sivasagar town. ULFA(I) shot dead the fellow rebel alleging financial anomalies, conspiracies against the outfit. Gogoi, who joined the outfit 25 years back was the eastern commander of the outfit and was looking after the financial affairs.