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SFI protests against the UGC

The Assam wing of the Students’ Federation of India(SFI) staged symbolic protestat Dighalipukuripar, Guwahati  on June 21  against the UGC’s recent decision to hold NET once in a year. The students’ organization rued that if the UGC implements its recent decision regarding the NET then a large number of students would loss chance to appear in the exam. Presently, the UGC holds NET twice in a year. Moreover, the UGC has decided to decrease pass percentage of the NET from present 15% to 6%. The SFI demanded the UGC to scrape all such decision to secure the greater interest of the students’ community

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AJYCP dharna in Delhi revives ILP demand

29 Nov 2016 - 3:10pm | AT New Delhi

Hundreds of people from Assam staged dharna in New Delhi on Tuesday demanding ILP system in the north eastern state.

Asom Jatiyatabadi Juva Chatra Parishad president Biraj Kumar Talukdar who took the lead with the support from many Delhi NE student bodies.

Talking to media, Talukdar said that they are well prepared to mount more pressure on the Centre to introduce the system in addition to the dual citizenship in the state.

He said, “the need of the hour is the immediate introduction of ILP to help our Assam get rid of the danger of the immigrants who have been posing a grave threat.”

The AJYCP president maintained that ILP system is the best possible mechanism to safeguard Assam from being overpowered by the aliens.

“Assam has been bearing the brunt of the Bangladeshi immigrants only in the absence of the system,” said the AJYCP president.

Outlining the urgent need of dual citizenship in Assam, AJYCP General Secretary Palash Changmai said, “this is our old demand. But the Centre has been least bothered. Now we are reviving it. We are preparing for a country agitation which will continue until and unless the Centre comes forward,” said Changmai. He said only dual citizen is a striking mechanism to save the identity of the Assamese in home and abroad.

Assam HS Exams begin

23 Feb 2018 - 5:49am | Akshaya Pranab Kalita

GUWAHATI:The Assam higher secondary examination begins in science, arts and commerce streams across the state on Friday.
Altogether 2,55, 697 candidates are appearing in the examination conducted by Assam Higher Secondary Education Council in 823 centres. An elaborate security is in place to ensure free and fair examination which include installation of CCTV cameras.
Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, All Assam Students Union have welcomed the candidates.

Amid unprecedented security, the Higher Secondary examination is going on peacefully in Namrup along with other parts of the state on Friday. Altogether 263 candidate are appearing in the Namrup BVFCL HS School centre involving 5 schools and junior colleges in the area. They include Bhadoi Model HS School, BVFCL Model HS School, Nathan Brown Academy, Gyan Udaay Academy Joypur and BVFCL HS School.



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27 Mar 2014 - 9:43am | AT News

In a huge respite for KMSS, Hareswar Kalita and Nurul Ali have come out of the Guwahati Central jail on Thursday a day after the Guwahati High Court granted bail to both of them.

Both Kalita and Ali procured bail on Wednesday nearly a month after police arrested them from their residence in connection with the sensational self immolation case in Dispur.