Amid tight security, counting of votes begins for Lakhipur constituency in Cachar district Silchar and Jamunamukh on Tuesday.
The poll counting got underway at 8 in the morning after the opening of the strong rooms.
Amid tight security the votes are being counted in the electronic voting machines. The initial trends would be available from 9 while the results are expected by 12 noon. The authorities have already deployed sufficient security forces at counting booths to ensure free and fair counting.
Media must play its role with all authenticity and commitments. More over the media persons must be investigative in mind and responsible in the activities. This is how a senior Assamese journalist DN Bezboruah started an orientation program for the mid career journalists of Guwahati Press Club on October 10. Attending the program, organized by the press club, the former editor of ‘The Sentinel’ inspired the journalists to take up the issues, those are relevant and important for the life and living of the common people.
The former president of ‘Editors Guild of India’, Bezboruah also elaborated about the importance of media fellowship program and the required quality and efficiency of the fellows to make the initiative successful.
9 Jun 2008 - 9:15pm | editor
A special CBI court on Monday has rejected the bail petitions moved by sacked education minister Ripun Bora and his associate Ramesh Maheswari. Hearing the arguments placed in favour of Bora and Maheswari in the afternoon, judge S P Garg rejected the plea while Mukul Pathak’s case for bail did not came up in the court due to his absence in the court.