Prag journo dies in mishap
Electronic Media Forum Assam (EMFA) expresses shock at the sudden demise of Rima Sarma, a popular cultural news presenter of Prag News, following an accident on Saturday night at Bhangagarh locality of the city.
The forum also wishes early recovery of another city based television scribe, who was admitted to GMCH after facing an attack from miscreants last night. Biman Kalita of News Live, who was stabbed last night at Dhirenpara locality, is still in the hospital.
Saddened by the untimely demise of Rima, the forum also mentions that two more scribes are presently undergoing treatment in separate hospitals of the city. Gautam Hazarika of DY365 and Kushal Lahan of Amar Asom were admitted to hospitals on 15 August following after a massive brain stroke and road accident respectively.
6 Sep 2015 - 8:48am | AT News
Two crucial meetings of Congress topguns are believed to have finalized strategy to stop exodus of sitting MPs to BJP.
Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi convened the late night meeting at his residence at his official residence in Koinadhara where AICC leaders Dr CP Joshi and Abinash Pandey were present.
Earlier, the AICC leaders met the sitting party MLAs at Hotel Brahmaputra Ashoka and asked them to toe on the party line.
The MLAs, who attended the meeting said that they won’t join BJP. After coming out of the meeting former minister Siddique Ahmed said that no MLA would join BJP anew.
Dr Joshi and Pandey are scheduled to meet all senior APCC leaders on Sunday. The crisis took a grave turn when nine sitting MLAs met BJP president Amit Shah and evinced keen interest to join BJP. They further assured the BJP top leaders that they would join the party within a day or two.
5 Aug 2014 - 10:46am | Jintul Talukdar
Bhawanipur police busted a sex racket after the arrest of four people on Monday.
Local residents in Bhawanipur Daxinhati told Assam Times that acting on their complaints, police raided the residence of Mrinal Talukdar on Monday midnight where they found a youth along with two girls.
According to allegations, Talukdar and his wife have been running the sex racket for the last couple of months forcing them to move police for action.
30 Apr 2015 - 4:13pm | AT News
Siddique Ahmed has been jailed after Karimganj police arrested the former minister on Thursday in connection with an assault case. Karimganj police arrested him as the court rejected his petition where he was resent. For the last several months he has been ignoring the court summon in connection with a case filed against him by Razaul Karim. His supporters who were waiting outside the court premised clashed with police when Ahmed was arrested.