All Assam Students Union

Extortion drive by AASU members in Jorhat – 3 Arrested

By- Staff Correspondent Advertisements Three members of AASU (All Assam Students Union) Jorhat district committee were arrested by Jorhat Police after the trader of raw tobacco products informed the police of forceful extortion and unwanted demand to immediately stop the tobacco business in Marwaripatty in Jorhat on October 30, 2013. Raw tobacco leaf which is […]

The Foreingners issue in Assam

The Foreingners issue in Assam

The Ahom rulers of Assam were very suspicious about any foreigner entering the country. Even trade outside Assam was not encouraged. Assam was a closely guarded country. Immigration began only after the annexation of Assam in 1826. The British considered the sparsely populated country as a land frontier and large scale immigration was encouraged by them from […]

400 Bihari Candidates chased away from Job Interview

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 24, 2012 Activists of All Assam Student’s Union (AASU) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) yesterday chased away candidates from other States who had come for taking interviews for various third and fourth grade posts in the NF Railway. As per reports, about 400 candidates from Bihar alone […]

NHPC and Assam Govt to talk about Dam issue today

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 16, 2012 National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) officials would be meeting the Group of Ministers (GoM) this morning at the Assam Secretariat to hold a crucial round of talks regarding the construction of the 2,000-MW Lower Subansiri Hydro-Electric Project at Gerukamukh. The Group of Ministers (GoM) has had meetings […]

Insult and Public Apology by NHPC to Anti-Dam groups

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 14, 2012 The much awaited talks scheduled to be held yesterday between the National Hydro-Electric Power Corporation (NHPC) and eight organizations led by the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) on the issue of Lower Subansiri Hydro-electric Project was abruptly cancelled, leading to huge dissatisfaction and outcry from the protesting […]

Crucial Talks on Anti-Dam Movement Today

Crucial Talks on Anti-Dam Movement Today

By- Staff Reporter | Date- January 05, 2012 The crucial rounds of talks between the organisations protesting the construction of the Lower Subansiri Hydro-electric Project at Gerukamukh and Group of Ministers (GoM) from Assam Government would be take place today. The Assam government had earlier invited eight different organizations carrying out anti-dam agitations. These include […]

Anti dam protest gets violent again

Anti dam protest gets violent again

By- Staff Reporter | Date- December 27, 2011 Democracy and voice of the public has often been crushed in India’s north eastern states when it comes to protesting in masses either against a capitalistic venture or something which is against people’s goodness. In another such day, anti-dam protests in north Assam took a violent shape […]

Road blockade to NHPC dam from Dec 16

Road blockade to NHPC dam from Dec 16

By- Staff Reporter | Date- December 14, 2011 The ongoing agitations at North Lakhimpur against the movement of turbines to the lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Project (LSHEP) mega dam site at Gerukamukh have taken a stronger turn. The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) along with Asom Jatiyotabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP), Takam Mising Porin Kebang (TMPK), […]

Anti-dam movement resumes force in Assam

By- Correspondent | Date- December 1, 2011 After a period of silence, anti-dam protests once again erupted in Northern Assam yesterday with clashes taking place at various places between the Police forces and anti-dam protestors. The government, despite stiff protest by various democratic groups and organisations deployed police and paramilitary forces along the National Highway […]

Movement against land pact, mega dams not fuelled by armed groups- ULFA

Movement against land pact, mega dams not fuelled by armed groups- ULFA

By- Correspondent | Date- October 11, 2011 The hardliner faction of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has claimed that the movement against the recent land handover deal with Bangladesh and construction of mega dams is a “people’s movement” and slammed the Tarun Gogoi led Congress Government for calling such movements as handiworks of ULFA […]

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