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Ramesh Agrawal

Gag effort: 3 RTI activists attacked in 2 weeks

NEW DELHI: The attack on three environment and RTI activists across the country in less than two weeks has brought to the fore how environmentalism is a dirty and sometimes violent game in the hinterland unlike the soft, candle-lighting tiger-loving green activism in big cities. Akhil Gogoi in Assam, Bharat Jhunjhunwala in Uttarakhand and Ramesh […]

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Kejriwal says Congress workers’ attack on activist something country can’t tolerate

New Delhi – A day after RTI activist Akhil Gogoi was attacked by suspected youth Congress activists in Assam’s Nalbari District, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday slammed the Central government, saying that this was something the country cannot tolerate. “Yesterday, Akhil Gogoi was attacked by some people in a village when he had […]

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Youth Congress workers assault Akhil Gogoi

KMSS and other organizations call 12-hour Nalbari district bandh NALBARI/GUWAHATI, July 6: A group of youth Congress workers physically assaulted the general secretary of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS), Akhil Gogoi, at Dharmapur LAC in Nalbari district on Friday evening. Akhil was admitted to Swahid Mukunda Kakati Civil Hospital in Nalbari. Protesting the assault […]

KMSS leader beaten up by goons

KMSS leader beaten up by goons

PTI, Jorhat (Assam), July 11: Close on the heels of the attack on RTI activist and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi, a close aide of his was severely assaulted today allegedly by four Congress activists in Upper Assam’s Jorhat district. Lakhya Dutta, a KMSS executive committee member, was waylaid this morning at Borkul […]

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Team Anna member attacked in Assam, Congress councillor arrested

A Congress councillor was arrested in connection with the attack on RTIactivist and Team Anna memberAkhil Gogoi while search was on for five others allegedly involved in the assault. Meanwhile, the Nalbari districtbandh called to protest against the incident disrupted normal life in the area on Saturday. Congress councillor Tapan Barman was arrested on Friday […]

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Assam: RTI activist Akhil Gogoi assaulted

Noted Right to Information activist and secretary general of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, Akhil Gogoi was seriously injured when he was allegedly assaulted by a group of Youth Congress members at Chamota in flood-affected Nalbari district of Assam on Friday. The KMSS leader, who also spearheads the movement against mega dam in Assam, was on […]