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Be prepared for defeat: Modi to Cong

BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday asked Congress to remain all prepared to be thrown out in the Lok Sabha polls.

Campaigning for Jorhat BJP candidate Kamakahya Prasad Tasa in Sivasagar in the afternoon, Modi said that the voters will dislodge the party for deceiving the people during the last ten years.

“You have seen the UPA Government at the Centre and the Congress government in the state. But have you seen any visible change on any fronts?” Modi asked people.

He said that during the last ten years Assam remained backward and that only the ruling clique had their fielding days.    

Accompanied by senior party leaders including Sarbananda Sonowal and Bijoya Chakrabartty, Modi arrived in Sivasagar by a helicopter at 3 in the afternoon to be greeted by thousands of people.

Then he left for Dibrugarh en route to New Delhi. Lok Sabha polls in this constituency will take place on April 7 along with Tezpur, Dibrugah, Lakhimpur and Koliabor.

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Remove hoardings in Udalguri

10 Mar 2016 - 11:21pm | Shajid Khan

The office of the Chief Judicial Magistrate of the Udalguri district court has dismayed serious concern over the continued display of various government hoardings across the district violating the elections norms. An statement for the same was issued vide letter No. U (9) 759 dated March 8,2016 by Gitali Rabha,CJM Udalguri.

Expressing concern the letter stated -" the election process for the State legislative assembly has formally commenced but still,hoardings/advertisements depicting the achievements of the party (s) in power at the state and printed and published at the cost of public exchequer is being continued to be displayed at various public places within the district of Udalguri ".

Kampur ready to host Dimasa conference

10 Jan 2008 - 2:44pm | Dibya J Borthakur
Preparations are in full swing to hold the two day Dimasa conference under the auspices of Kampur Kacharipar Dimasa Sangathanik Samiti starting from January 17 with a number of programmes.

The conference will be attended by Dimasa Kacharis living in the hills and plains of Assam, including the Dimasas of North Cachar Hills,supposed to be the hub of Dimasa Kacharis.

It is worth mentioning that the conference bears special significance in the wake of the Koch Rajbongshis demanding for schedule tribe status in as much as the Koch Rajbongshis living in the plains of Assam claim themselves to be the direct descendants of the Dimasas living in the North Cachar Hills of Assam. The venue of the conference is named after Tula Ram Senapati , supposed to be the last of the Kachari rulers.

It is learned that a number of prominent personalities and political stalwarts are going to attend the conference.

ULFA(I) shoot out in Charaideo

1 Feb 2018 - 9:06am | AT News

SIVASAGAR: Security forces are fanning along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border in Charaideo to combat the suspected ULFA(I) rebels who triggered a reign of terror on Wednesday night with gunfiring at a tea garden.

Army, police and para military forces have cordoned off a huge area in and around the Kanu tea estate hours after the rebels blank fired for several minutes terrorizing the local residents who were forced to confine to their houses. Even nobody in the area dared to come out from their houses in the morning. No one has so far been arrested. Local residents believed it an extortion attempt at a particular place terrorizing the local people who could not come out.

ULFA (I) rebels who keeps extorting money at regular intervals are believed to have been camping in the sense jungles of the hills state to strike in this area before managing to escape the security forces.