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AASU on day long hunger strike

AASU leaders and activists across the state were on a day long hunger strike on Saturday demanding the visit of a central team to the violence-hit Assam-Nagaland border areas.

The 12 hour-long hunger strike began at 6 in the morning in all district and sub divisional headquarters and ended at 6 in the evening.

Other demands include proper rehabilitation of the affected families in Uriamghar, replacement of CRPF currently on duty from the interstate border, deployment of Assam police for strict vigil and shifting of top administrative officials.     



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BDO and accountant held in IAY scam

14 Mar 2015 - 7:20pm | Jayanta Kumar Das

Ranga Lal Sinha, ACS, Senior BDO of Kalaigaon Block and Gopi Nath Saikia Accountant of the Block was arrested by Kalaigaon police (Kalaigaon PS Case No. 31/2015/US/120 B/420/406/409/34 IPC) yesterday night on March 13 for gross annomalies in IAY (Indira Avash Yojana ) in the block.Both of the block officials had been forwarded to judicial custody at Udalguri court on March 14.As per information received last the court has remanded them to four days police custody for more investigation. SP Udalguri told Assam Times  that more arrest could be made during investigation. 

ABSU, AASU demand impartial inquiry

8 Aug 2016 - 9:58pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau

A joint delegation team of All Bodo Students Union (ABSU) and All Assam Students Union (AASU) led by Promod Boro, president of ABSU visited Balajan Tinali bazar on Monday in Kokrajhar district to take stock about indiscriminate firing. 

Students union delegation visited all firing sites along the bazar and interacted with victims family member and bazar residents which claimed 14 civilian and 18 others received serious injured. 

Students delegation condemned the incident and termed unfortunate for the state . The situation should be investigated impartial and punished involved culprits, students union demanded. 

Boro, president of ABSU alleged that government has totally failed to check life and property of citizens. 

'Government has failed to provide safe and security for the citizens in the region of which why innocent peoples facing severe hardships. Inquiry should be impartial while making authentic investigation into indiscriminate firing in the bazar', said Boro. 

He has condemning the incident termed that situations be checked properly to nab involved culprits so that such incident could not be repeated in near future. 

Dipangko Kumar Nath, president of AASU expressed serious concern over inhuman penetrated by militant outfit said the government should take stern step against involved militant organization. He demanded investigation should be conducted impartial while stepping to check terror attack on bazar. 

'Government should ensure proper rehabilitation of affected peoples who lost their lives in the attack besides making suitable situation in the state so that such inhuman activities could not be repeated in the state', Nath demanded. 

A seven member delegation team of Assam Sahitya Sabha led by Dhirendra Nath Adhikari, assistant secretary of Sahitya Sabha visited Balajan Tinali bazar in Kokrajhar. 

Sahitya Sabha delegation met victims family members and affected citizens in the bazar. 

Sabha expressed concern on firing attacked and demanded proper action against incident.

Nine B’deshi infiltrators held in Guwahati

11 Mar 2012 - 1:22pm | editor

Railway security forces have apprehended altogether nine illegal Bangladeshi migrants from Guwahati station Saturday. They were detained after they failed to produce valid document when sought. They said that they entered into the Indian territory in Tripura on Thursday and that they arrived in Guwahati en route to Alipurduwar. RPF officials said that they crossed the border on March 7 and reached Agartala and from there they headed to Badarpur in Karimganj district. The Bangladeshi nationals will be produced before the Foreigners' Tribunal on Monday.