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Dreaded ULFA leader appreended

Dreaded ULFA leader, Ramu Singh, Sergeant Major belong to 28th battalion (D Company) apprehended during a joint operation by Army 318 field regiment and Sivasagar Police in Bokota area with along with his wife and 3-months-old child. Details awaited.

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Rangapara is back to normalcy. The curfew has been relaxed for several hours but tension still prevails. Police, army and para miltary troops are still patrolling on the streets apprehending any untoward incident.The curfew was clamped on November 28 following large scale violence in the area between Adivasi people and local residents during protest by the Adivasi people which left several people injured besides many vehicles damaged.
The missing of Mihir Biswas is shrouded with mystery even as the police is still remaining clueless.According to information, Mr Biswas was arrested by Dispur police in a cheating case bearing No IPC 420/423/406. Besides he is allegedly involved in the sale of Labu Niwas in Rukmininagar duping a few people. A couple of months ago, he sold the parking space of the Saraswati Apartment near Gansemandir. Also, he has been a bank defaulter.Notably, Mr Biswas has been remaining untraced from Saturday last and his vehicle was found abandoned in the Guwahati-Shillong Road in Jorabat.
he move for ST status to the Adivasis along with Moran, Matak, Koch and Ahom communities is meeting with increasing difficulties.The BPPF(H), the coalition partners of the Tarun Gogoi Government, has made it clear and simple that the party has nothing to say against the move but in the same breath, it must not jeopardise the existing the people of this categories. In his opinion at the all party meeting in Dsipur on Monday, the party MLA Karendra Basumatary said the government must ensure an enhanced reservation exercise before considering ST status to these communities.Mr Basumatary further rued that the government has yet to take opinion of the existing people falling under this category...
Assam on Sunday vowed to remain united in the time of crisis taking Chaolung Syukapha as a role model. This is what the message the Assam Day has conveyed to the people while the state was observing the Assam Day.Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi gave away the prestigious Sukapha Award to noted citizen and journalist Padma Borkotoky at a function at the Rabindra Bhawan in the evening.Organised by the department of cultural affairs, minister for cultural affairs Gautom Bora and prominent historian Dr Jogen Phukan attended the function.The news of Assam Day celebration also are coming from almost all districts--upper and central Assam disticts and Guwahati.Asom Sahitya Sabha has also observed...
The Assam government will order a CBI probe in to the recent mob violence at Beltola, Guwahati.Disclosing this, Assam Chief Minister said on Saturday that the CBI probe will unearth what went wrong. Gogoi further admitted failure in police administration.According to the Chief Minister the situation is under control.“The Centre is actively considering our recommendation for scheduling altogether six communities,” he said.
The Criminal Investigation Department is spreading its tentacles to unearth the truth behind the Rs 30 crore scam that rocks the Tenth Assam Police Battalion.For the last two days, the investigating wing of the Assam Police has seized a huge number of official documents relating to the scam for the period from 1998 to 2001 from the Kahilipara based headquarters.According to sources, as many as twenty officials are likely to be on CID dragnet soon.
Along with other parts of the world, Assam also observed the AIDS Day on Saturday with the message: STOP AIDS: KEEP THE PROMISE-LEADERSHIP.The state has began its year long AIDS awareness drive from Saturday.A series of programmes was taken up across the state to mark the occasion.In his message on the occasion,Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has hoped that the AIDS awareness drive will help the society give a fruitful fight against the fatal AIDS.Minister for health and family welfare Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma also hoped that the people of all section will come out to prevent the AIDS from spreading and the yearlong campaign against this dreaded AIDS will have a long term effect.The Assam...
The Asom Gana Parishad will stage a dharna in New Delhi on Monday demanding ST status for five communities in the state.Speaking to Assam Times, the leaders say the government has been downplaying the issues confronting these six communities.If these are not addressed once again blood will spill on the streets in fatricidal clashes.They are utterly dissatisfied with the recent statement of Union home minister Shivraj Patil rejecting ST status for the tea tribes.
The Shameful Saturday in Beltoa could have been averted if police administation was aware of its duties and responsibilities.This has become as clear as broad day light going by two confidential letters special branch to the home department apprehending law and order problem on Saturday.The first one, bearing No SBII(A)/72 AASAA-2007/171 from the special branch superintendent J C Sarma on 15th November, 2007 suggested needful measures in view of protest by Adivasi students in Beltola.The copies of the letter was sent to Chief Secretary, Home secretary, Director General of Police, home and political secretary, Chief Minister’s cmmissioner with the personal secretary to Chief Minister...
The Assam Adivasi organisations say they will intensify the agitation if the government fails to accord them schedule tribe status within 15days.The leaders of the state’s tea community organisations including All Assam Adivasi Students Association (AASA), All Assam Tea Tribe Students Association (AATTSA), Assam Charh Mazdoor Sangstha, Assam Chah Janajati Yuba Santha along with the tea cell leaders of the political parties met in Dispur on Friday and decided this course of action.The meeting asked the governments both in Dsipur and Delhi to clear their stands on the status so that they are not forced to take agitational path.The speakers blamed it all on the state government for the...