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Paresh Baruah overtakes Arabinda Rajkhowa & Co

Paresh Baruah overtakes Arabinda Rajkhowa & Co

By- Priyanuj Gohain Advertisements The homecoming of the Jailed leaders of the ULFA including its Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa, released on bail to facilitate talks with the Government was celebrated across the states in such frenzy that the Government had to ban public display of ULFA-Flags. The symbol of the rising sun was once again visible […]

People of Assam betrayed by State Govt – Akhil Gogoi

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 18, 2012 Advertisements The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) has come down heavily on the Group of Ministers (Gom) appointed by the Assam State Government and accused it of betraying the wishes of the people of Assam by agreeing to continue the construction of the 2,000-MW Lower Subansiri Hydro-electric […]

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 […]

Police Firing on Anti-dam protestors – 10 injured in Assam

The same day when NHPC declared the expert committee’s report on Lower Subansiri Mega Dam invalid, 10 anti-dam protestors were injured in Police firing in Assam. By- Staff Reporter | Date- January 14, 2012 The dual policy of the Assam state Government was evident yesterday evening at around 7:30 PM when police opened fire on […]

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 […]

Assam Government to talk with Anti-Dam protesters

Assam Government to talk with Anti-Dam protesters

By- Staff Reporter | Date- January 04, 2012 The protestors carrying out agitation activities to stop the construction of against Lower Subansiri dam project were called upon by the State Government of Assam for talks. As such, all ongoing agitations were suspended. The talks would be held by the Government with All Assam Students Union […]

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), […]

ULFA support to AASU, KMSS – slams local congress MLAs

ULFA support to AASU, KMSS – slams local congress MLAs

By- Correspondent | Date- September 14, 2011 In a press release sent to the media by Paresh Baruah led United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) hardliners, the outfit reiterated its full support to All Assam Students Union (AASU), Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and Assam Jatiyodabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) to their movement and agitation […]

Land to Bangla, Turbines to dam site, ULFA camps attacked – Assam in high sensitive situation

Land to Bangla, Turbines to dam site, ULFA camps attacked – Assam in high sensitive situation

By- Correspondent | Date- September 11, 2011 First it was the land swap deal where Assam land was given away to Bangladesh to evoke anger and protest across the state. Now the movement of the turbines in ships across the Brahmaputra to the Dam site in Gerukamukh, which has been long protested by several organizations […]