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Journalist should fight for their due rights: Panery MLA

UDALGURI: Journalist should fight for their due rights.Media as a fourth pillar if democracy has a great role to play in a democratic nation like India. The journalists  highlight the problems of common people but the plight of journalists remains unaddressed.This was observed by Paneri MLA,Kamali Basumatari while addressing the working journalists at a special felicitation programme here at Presidency Junior College in Tangla of Udalguri district on Sunday. The four times legislator further stated that the common people  have a wrong notion that journalists are privileged class but in ground reality they face lots of hurdles from getting due wages to criticism by section of people. "I am always open to suggestions of the public amd media.The positive criticism by media encourages me to work better. I have always fought for women and child rights and media have helped me highlight them." She added.Speaking on the ocassion journalist Gunajit Das said," Media though considered four pillars of democracy has not been duly recognized and  the journalist given due recognition. He lamented the fact that the Majithia Wage Board suggestions regarding wages to journalists have been largely ignored by many media houses.The event organized by Udalguri district committee Assam Press Correspondents Union(APCU) in collaboration of Tangla Press Club feted 18 journalists of Udalguri district who been received accredition cards by the State Information and Public Relations (IPR). The event also awarded four journalists with Young Media Persons Award namely Bapan Sarma,Diganta Kumar Sarma,Bhuban Thapoliya and Gunajit Das. The programme was attended by Udalguri AKRSU,President, Hemanta Bora Koch; senior journalists Imran Hussain,Naba Kumar Deka; noted citizen,Likhan Das,Principal of Presidency Junior College,Mohan Das. The event also witnessed the felicitation of a number of local newspaper hawkers.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.
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Probe into Belguri encounter

22 Feb 2018 - 12:38am | AT News


Kokrajhar: Chirang  additional district magistrate Sanjeev Kumar Sharma will probe into the February 4 encounter of security forces with NDFB(S) where a rebel was killed..
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In the order, he has been asked to conduct the enquiry as per the latest NHRC guidelines and submit report within thirty days.

HC to hear contempt case on Sep 28

17 Sep 2015 - 9:38pm | Jadumoni Saikia

The Arunachal Pradesh government steps up the process to prosecute sanction against public servants. In its recent affidavit before the Gauhati High Court, the government said that out of 47 persons, for 23 persons prosecution sanction has been granted. In respect of 24 persons, 3 have been retired, 2 have been expired, 2 have been dropped and 1 has been rejected. Therefore, in the net for remaining of 16 persons prosecution sanction is under process. Here is the detail chart of the public servants.

 

Sl. No.

Name of person

Case No.

Designation during that period

1

Rebom Nguso

06/2007,

03/2009

(Sanction not required in 3/2009 as reported by SP SIC since case is submitted FR in the Court).

DF & CSO Daporijo

2

Marnya Ete

06/2007

Former DC West Siang

3

Tapuk Taku MLA

07/2007

Former DSO Seppa

4

Likha Takam

08/2005

SK CPO Lada

5

Nakap Sangyu

08/2005

SK Mengio

6

Sono Thadang

06/2007

Former store keeper, CPO Pipu-Dipu

7

Gamli Padu

06/2007

Former DC Upper Siang

8

A C Verma, IAS

04/2007

03/2009

(Sanction not required in 3/2009 as reported by SP SIC since case is submitted FR in the Court).

Former DC East Siang

9

C W Chakap

04/2007

Former D F & CSO Seppa

10

H K Shalla

04/2007

Former DC Daporijo

11

G Paul

04/2007

Former DSO Daporijo

12

T Kadu

04/2007

Former DSO Ziro

13

Tamo Byai

04/2007

Supply Supt Ziro

14

H Lollen

04/2007

Former DC Daporijo

15

Tam Takio

04/2007

Former DSO Papumpare

16

P K Hatiboruah

08/2005

Former storekeeper

CPO Pakke Kessang

17

Makbul Pertin

04/2007

Former DC Kurung Kumey

18

Taye Taloh

06/2007

Former DC East Siang

19

Tagom Darang

06/2007

Former DC East Siang

20

Yuwa Takar

04/2007

Former DC Kurung Kumey

21

K Riba

06/2007

Former DC Upper Siang

22

CB Kumar, IAS

04/2007

Former DC Yupia

23

Keshav Chandra, IAS

04/2007

Former DC, Ziro

24

V. Abraham, IAS

05/2007

Former DC, Anini

 

 

Notably, earlier the Gauhati High Court directed the Arunachal Pradesh government to submit the information regarding how many public servant sanction is to be granted and out of them how many are retired and how many are in service. 

The Court deferred the hearing of the discharge of the DGP from the contempt proceedings till September 28. But it exempted the personal appearance of the DGP. It is mentioned herein that earlier the High Court had issued non-bailable warrant of arrest against the Chief Secretary and the DGP, which was subsequently stayed by the Supreme Court on September 9.

Additional Advocate General, Kardak Ete appeared for the Chief Secretary and Senior Counsel Bhaskar Dev Konwar appeared for the Director General of Police.

 

 

 

 

High rise of comodity prices hit Sivasagar

2 Oct 2007 - 3:52pm | SK Hasan

The Continuous raising price of Essential Commodities in Sivasagar district effect the people severely. Nobody take any action to control the price hike.

The price of 1kg. Onion was Rs.12 in 2003 and now it is going up to Rs. 25 to 28 per Kg.

The list given here in under shows a comparable rate of different Essential commodities between the year 2003 & 2007, and it reflect the raising prices & high inflation rate of the market.

Year – 2003

Year - 2007

Name Of Items

Rate Per Kg/ Liter

Rate Per Kg/Liter

Onion

Rs. 12 to 14

Rs. 25 to 28 #

Potato

Rs. 8.50 to 9

Rs. 12 #

Small Fish

Rs. 50 to 60

Rs. 120 #

Mutton

Rs. 110 to 120

Rs. 160 to 180 #

Cow Milk

Rs. 16

Rs. 24 #

Mustard Oil

Rs. 49

Rs. 65 #

Kerosine Oil

Rs. 14

Rs. 25 to 30 #

Atta

Rs. 9.75

Rs. 16 #

Rice (Midium)

Rs. 10 to 11.50

Rs. 16 #

Masur Dal

Rs. 30

Rs. 42 #

But dal

Rs. 36

Rs. 40 #

Mogu Dal

Rs. 40

Rs. 50 #

Cabbage

Rs. 12

Rs. 30 #

Tomatto

Rs. 8

Rs. 30 #

Lady’s Finger

Rs. 10 to 12

Rs. 30 #

Bringal

Rs. 5 to 8

Rs. 30 #

Chilli

Rs. 30 to 40

Rs. 100 #

Been

Rs. 10 to 15

Rs. 60 to 80 #

The Market Survey is done on the basis of Sivasagar district.

The Govt. and other Social organizations should step forward urgently to control the Smuggling of the essential commodities & try to balance the inflation rate to give a relief to the poor people.