Assam

Support brews for arrested Akhil

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Tue, 03/04/2014 - 22:03
Guwahati/Golaghat, March 4: Intellectuals, lawyers and student organisations of Assam today condemned the way KMSS leader Akhil Gogoi and five of his associates were arrested for "abetting" a self-immolation while 110 KMSS activists from Merapani in Golaghat district undertook a padayatra to Guwahati demanding release of their leaders.
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Akhil custody sparks unrest

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 22:59
Guwahati, March 3: Protests over the arrest of Akhil Gogoi and five other KMSS members in the February 24 self-immolation case continued to rage in Assam for the second day today, while police expedited investigation into the case.
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Assam farmer leader held for 'abetting suicide'

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Mon, 03/03/2014 - 00:38
Police in Assam arrested Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi on Sunday for abetting suicide and criminal conspiracy in connection with the selfimmolation by a member of his organization in Guwahati on February 24.        
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RTI activist Akhil Gogoi's arrest fuels protests in Assam

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Sun, 03/02/2014 - 15:04
Right To Information activist and President of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti Akhil Gogoi was arrested on Sunday in connection with the self-immolation of an activist last week, triggering widespread protest in Assam.
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Akhil Gogoi Arrested, Protests Erupt Across Assam

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Sun, 03/02/2014 - 14:18
RTI activist and President of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti Akhil Gogoi was today arrested in connection with the self-immolation of a KMSS activist last week, triggering widespread protest in Assam.
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Woman burnt to death after attending Rahul’s event

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Sun, 03/02/2014 - 02:06
Guwahati: A 35-year woman, Bonti Chutia who had reportedly came to attend a public interaction event with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on February 26 afternoon in Jorhat in eastern Assam was allegedly burnt to death by her husband following a quarrel after she had returned home. Police informed that the woman’s husband too was battling for life in Assam Medical College Hospital in ...
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Reports claim woman who kissed Rahul burnt by husband, police deny

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Sat, 03/01/2014 - 09:03
Guwahati, Mar 1 (Zee News): The police have denied that the woman, who died of burn injuries in Assam, was the one who had kissed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi during his recent two-day state visit, news reports claimed on Saturday.
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Assam: Woman who kissed Rahul burnt to death by husband

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Sat, 03/01/2014 - 07:09
Guwahati, March 1:After strong rumours of the woman who kissed Rahul Gandhi in Assam took rounds of the Internet, there are other theories that are also taking rounds revealing that the victim is not the same woman. Police sources have come
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PM asked to talk to Myanmar over freedom movement sites

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Sat, 03/01/2014 - 04:49
Guwahati, Mar 1 (IANS): With Manmohan Singh visiting Myanmar next week, the Assam branch of the All India Patriotic Forum has urged the prime minister to talk with authorities there regarding proper preservation of sites related to India's freedom movement.
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Strike disrupts rail services in northeast

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:48
Agartala/Guwahati, Feb 28 (IANS): A 100-hour strike called by the indigenous people in southern Assam disrupted railway services in parts of the northeastern region for the third day Friday.
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Assam to increase women police personnel

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:38
Guwahati, Feb 28 (PTI) The strength of women in Assam police would be increased, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi announced here today.
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Rahul failed to specify Assam plans: BJP

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 21:38
BJP has criticized Rahul Gandhi's 30-hour visit to Assam, alleging that the AICC vice-president had failed to spell out any plan for the state's development.        
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Curfew in 25 Assam villages following clash

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 17:26
Guwahati, Feb 27 (IANS) Indefinite curfew was Thursday clamped in 25 villages in Assam's Darrang district after 13 people were injured in a clash between two groups, officials said. Darrang Deputy Commissioner M.S. Manivannan said curfew was imposed in 25 villages to stop any deterioration of the situation. A total of 13 people were injured in the incident, a district administration officer said ...
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Breaking security cordon, Rahul charms people in Assam road show

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 09:34
If BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi mesmerised people during his three-hour presence in Assam earlier this month, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi too seemed to have successfully charmed people during his visit to the state.
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Breaking security cordon, Rahul charms people in Assam road show

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 08:49
Guwahati, Feb 27 (IANS): If BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi mesmerised people during his three-hour presence in Assam earlier this month, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi too seemed to have successfully charmed people during his visit to the state.
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Breaking security cordon, Rahul charms people in Assam road show

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 08:32
Guwahati, Feb 27 (IANS) If BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi mesmerised people during his three-hour presence in Assam earlier this month, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi too seemed to have successfully charmed people during his visit to the state. Gandhi started his second day Wednesday in Assam seeking divine blessings at the Kamakhya temple in Guwahati and interacted with ...
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AIUDF gravitating towards an alternative front

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 07:40
AIUDF gravitating towards an alternative front
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Rahul's road show turns traffic stopper in Assam

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:49
Throwing security concerns to wind Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday plunged himself amid the masses in Nagaon district of Assam during a road show after seeking blessings of Goddess Kamakhya at the historic Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati earlier in the day.
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Modi is No.1 in giving misinformation: Tarun Gogoi

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 01:56
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today attacked BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, saying that he was "number one" in giving misinformation.
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Highlights: Rahul Gandhi in an aggressive mode in Assam

class="feed-item-source">Assam - Tue, 02/25/2014 - 09:56
Guwahati, Feb 25: Reaching out to the people of Assam, Congress Vice president Rahul Gandhi today said that 'the biggest netas listened to the janta and bowed their head in front of them.' He said: "I don't want to take
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