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Final judgment on Rajkhowa deferred to Friday

A Guwahati TADA court on Wednesday reserved the final judgment on ULFA chief Arabinda Rajkhowa's bail petitions to Friday. The decision was taken in view of some legal procedures as the petition surfaced on Monday at the TADA court. The bail was almost sure when the government refused to raise any objection.


Talking to reporters at the Kamrup CJM court premsies Rajkhowa said that the talks with the government soon. His remark assumes significance hours before Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi announced that the preprations for holding talks with ULFA was on right direction.

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Radha Kanta Handique memorial day celebrated at Jorhat

29 Jan 2012 - 1:48am | Anup Arandhara


Radha Kanta Handique Day is celebrated by the Jorhat unit of Assam Sahitya Sabha at Radha Kanta Handique Memorial Bhawan on January 26. The evet was presided by Bhawa Kanta Goswami. In the event, it was decided to publish the “Indra Kanta Grammer” written by Radha Kanta Handique. Noted scholar Basanta Kumar Goswami was present in the event.


2 police officers transferred

21 Sep 2015 - 9:20am | AT News

Stunned by the failure to nab Gopinath Das, the authority has transferred two police officers two days before the date scheduled for filing case diary before the Gauhati High Court. They are Nagarbera Police Station OC Bhaben Chandra Nath and Mandia police outpost head Amiyo Goswami who have failed to ensure the arrest of the AIUDF MLA in connection with the rape case registered against Boko MLA.

They were transferred hours after police arrested three brothers-in-laws  alleging that they kidnapped the victim and her parents on September 8 and forcing them to sign bond papers in an undisclosed location.

No change in flood fury

25 Aug 2010 - 10:47pm | editor

Incessent rains have flooded in Assam displacing at least 50,000 people in Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districs. According to information, Singora river, a tributary of the Brahmaputra river is overflowing and entered at least 40 villages forcing residents to take shelter on raised platforms and railway tracks. A breach of about 20 to 30 metres in two embankments and that led to floodwaters entering human settlements. The Brahmaputra traverses its first stretch of 1,625 km in Tibet region, the next 918 km in India and the remaining 363 km through neighbouring Bangladesh before flowing.