India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
Senior Congress leader and former MP Kirip Chaliha today alleged "serious corruption" in holding the state civil services examination and demanded a thorough probe by CBI into the irregularities.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday August 21, 2014
The violence in Golaghat district of Assam bordering Nagaland began as a land dispute between two men, says a central government note, also alleging that the dispute was fanned by local politicians, social activists and insurgent group, the NSCN (Khole Kitovi).
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 25, 2013
Thousands of investors and employees of the chit-fund company Sharada Group today staged a demonstration in Guwahati and demanded resignation of a state minister for his alleged involvement.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday July 15, 2012
Gaurav Jyoti Neog, the Newslive channel reporter who has been accused of "planning and directing" the ghastly mob attack on a 20-year-old girl in Guwahati, has resigned. Right To Information (RTI) activist Akhil Gogoi had claimed that he has in his possession video footage that proves Mr Neog "incited" the 50-strong mob. The RTI activist held press...
Cheat Sheet | NDTV Correspondent | Sunday July 15, 2012
Even as angry voices are raising questions on the police's role in the Guwahati molestation case, two more people- Diganta Basumatary and Nabajit Deka have been arrested. There are many questions also being raised about the role of the media. Right to Information (RTI) activist Akhil Gogoi has alleged that an off-duty journalist of the channel whic...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Kishalay Bhattacharjee | Saturday July 14, 2012
Right to Information (RTI) activist Akhil Gogoi has alleged that an off-duty journalist played a role in the brutal molestation of a young girl by a 50-strong mob in Guwahati on Monday night. The reporter Mr Gogoi has named, Gaurav Jyoti Neog is employed with Newslive, the local Assamese channel that recorded the incident, aired it and posted the v...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday July 7, 2012
RTI activist and Team Anna member Akhil Gogoi was attacked yesterday and critically injured by suspected youth Congress activists in Assam's Nalbari district. One person has now been arrested. Mr Gogoi, who had gone to Punni village in Dharmapur area of the district to take stock of the flood situation, was allegedly attacked with sticks and other...
Guwahati News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 28, 2012
Team Anna member Akhil Gogoi broke his fast after nine days at the request of the Gandhian leader, Anna Hazaare but said that his campaign against big dams would continue.
Guwahati News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 22, 2012
The health condition of team Anna member Akhil Gogoi turned serious after his indefinite hunger strike entered its fourth day. A team of doctors from the Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) examined Mr Gogoi, an RTI activist, and found his condition to be serious and said that he needed immediate hospitalisation.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Friday June 24, 2011
Two days after leading a protest rally in Guwahati that turned violent, eminent Right to Information (RTI) activist and winner of NDTV's RTI award, Akhil Gogoi was today hauled out by the police from a meeting he had organised at the city Press Club.Mr Gogoi has been accused of stoking the protests on June 22 against the Assam government's eviction...