Konyak-trusted enough a heir of NSCN(K) ?

Guwahati/ 20th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): After the demise of  NSCN-K chairman SS Khaplang in June, there was already the tittle-tattle of split within the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) into three factions. Now the militants of the North East region, who are staying in Myanmar, are in an oblivious air as the security agencies are keeping a close

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4 girls denying child marriage awarded in Bihar

Guwahati/ 18th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Gender Alliance’s Bandhan Tod awards has been conferred to four teen aged girls named Gudiya Kumari, Puja Kumari, Sonam Kumari and Priyanka Kumari in Bihar for their denial to family’s decision of  marriage before the age of 18. The Gender Alliance is a collective effort of more than 270 civil society organizations, which has been

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Akhil Gogoi was arrested for a fake encounter: KMSS leadership

Guwahati/ 16th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): The Krishak Mukti Sangram Sammittee (KMSS) leadership condemned the whole arrest fiasco stating that the State Government had conspired to eliminate its leader Akhil Gogoi. On September 13, Akhil Gogoi was lifted into the police vehicle from his residence in Golaghat for a fake encounter or a secret killing which was intervened after media was allowed

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Bill passed for regional development in Assam.

Guwahati/ 16th September’2017 (Prag News Desk):The State Assembly passed a Bill for the establishment of a regional development authority that will prepare a regional plan for the development of the Assam State Capital Region. The Assam State Capital Region Development Authority will include areas under five districts – Kamrup (Metro), Kamrup, Nalbari, Darrang and Morigaon. The authority will be headed by the

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Barsapara stadium to host ISL match in October

Guwahati/ 14th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): The newly built Barsapara Stadium is all set to host  its first international match this October. According to sources,India will play five ODIs and three T20 Internationals against Australia from September end to mid of October. One of the matches will be held in the newly launched stadium of the Assam cricket Association(ACA) at Barsapara

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CAG Audit brings out the BTC vacuum…

Guwahati/ 12th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): The CAG in its report revealed that  Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), in complete violation of the rules has opened a new head of account called the “Chief’s discretionary expenditure” and spent an amount of Rs 180.33 crore during the period from 2010-11 to 2013-14. According to the special audit carried out by the Comptroller and Auditor

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Former CM not happy with the ambiguity over Assam-Nagaland issue.

Guwahati/ 10th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): Sternly stating that the Congress would not accept the demand of the NSCN-IM for unification of all Naga-inhabited areas, which includes parts of Assam, former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi asked BJP-led state government to give a clear stand to the boundary issue between the two states. Gogoi charged the State government with not putting up

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3.5-cr bridge for an individual

Guwahati/ 9th September’2017 (Prag News Desk): While scrutinizing the bridge and road construction work of the previous government state PWD minister Parimal Suklabaidya today during Assembly revealed that at the time of Congress rule in the state,a project of constructing a bridge worth Rs 3.5 crore was sanctioned by the government for a particular individual. Although the PWD minister did not

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ULFA(I) ridicules Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s idea of “peace talks”.

Guwahati/ 9th September’2017 (Prag News Desk):Sri Sri Ravi Shankar statement that he would hold peace talks with the United Liberation Front of Asom Independent has been ridiculed by the  (ULFA-I) vice chairman-cum-chief of staff Paresh Baruah. He reiterated his outfit’s stand that any peace talk being held by the Indian government should have the demand for a sovereign Assam on its

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