Assam

APSC SCAM – More than 100 answer sheets are same, reveals FSL official

APSC SCAM – More than 100 answer sheets are same, reveals FSL official

With the arrest of more than 21 fake APS-ACS officers who bagged the lucrative APSC jobs-for-cash and now languishing across various police lockups of Guwahati on police remand, questions are being asked about why not the Assam Government hand over the entire investigation to the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) by fixing 1992 as the […]

Assam Govt Chief Secretary has limited scope to Censor Media – ULFA[I]

Assam Govt Chief Secretary has limited scope to Censor Media – ULFA[I]

There has been much hue and cry about a statement made by one Chief Secretary recently in Tezpur. This statement allegedly called for putting Editors and journalists behind bars if they report any news or release about Insurgent groups. This was considered as an attack on the fourth pillar of democracy and the authorities were […]

Meghalaya DGP stands against “Negotiation” with Militants

Meghalaya DGP stands against “Negotiation” with Militants

Director General of Police of Meghalaya, Dr S B Singh (IPS) has denied any probability of negotiation with militant outfits of the state, and said that the counter-insurgency operation will be continued. Dr Singh also said that militant outfit GNLA is cornered by counter-insurgency operation and the outfit is now little away from their end of […]

THY name Heerak Jyoti Mahanta – Failure of all Conspiracy

THY name Heerak Jyoti Mahanta – Failure of all Conspiracy

The Night of 31st December has always been a dark and sad day for those in Assam who grew up with a feeling of Nationalism. It has been exactly 25 years today when Assam had lost one of its bravest and uncompromising sons, Captain Heerak Jyoti Mahanta the then Deputy C-in-C of ULFA. On the […]

14 killed in Kokrajhar after suspected NDFB militant open fire in market

14 killed in Kokrajhar after suspected NDFB militant open fire in market

Fourteen civilians have been killed after suspected NDFB militant opened fire at a weekly market at Balajan Tinali of Kokrajhar district. Security forces in the area have killed one of the militants. Fifteen civilians have been reported injured in the incident. One of the militants was also killed, with police recovering one AK-56 rifle from […]

ULFA[I] linkman detained with Rs 25 Lakh in Kakopathar

One Babul Dihingia is detained by Assam Police in Kakopathar of Tinsukia district with Rs 25 Lakh on Monday, January 11, 2015. Dihingia – who is a Linkman of ULFA [I] – has not been produced in court by police even after 24 hours have been passed. Family of Dihingia confirmed his abduction to Times […]

“Intolerance” – India should learn from Assam

“Intolerance” – India should learn from Assam

‘Intolerance’ is on the rise in India. In the last couple of months, many noted litterateur, actors, retired judges and civil society members have expressed there concern on this growing sense of ‘intolerance’. Even, the President of India have on several occasion appealed for tolerance, which we believe proves that there is a growing sense […]

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