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Anti-CAA protests: Assam MLA Akhil Gogoi released from jail after being cleared in UAPA case
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Anti-CAA protests: Assam MLA Akhil Gogoi released from jail after being cleared in UAPA case

"Truth has finally prevailed, though no efforts were spared to keep me behind the bars," the Raijor Dal chief told reporters after his release

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma is conspiring to keep me behind bars, says Akhil Gogoi
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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma is conspiring to keep me behind bars, says Akhil Gogoi

Akhil Gogoi received a tumultuous welcome at his Selenghat village in Jorhat and had an emotional reunion with his octogenarian mother Priyada Gogoi whom he met after two years and gave credits for his fighting and uncompromising spirit

Out on two-day parole, MLA Akhil Gogoi leaves Guwahati for Jorhat to meet mother
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Out on two-day parole, MLA Akhil Gogoi leaves Guwahati for Jorhat to meet mother

Gogoi, who was arrested after anti-CAA protests broke out in Assam in December 2019, won the recent Assembly polls as an Independent candidate from Sivasagar

Assam CM says Akhil Gogoi has 'mental disease', dismisses Congress request of allowing him to attend Assembly
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Assam CM says Akhil Gogoi has 'mental disease', dismisses Congress request of allowing him to attend Assembly

Replying to a discussion, Himanta Biswa Sarma dismissed the request of the opposition Congress and said that can't allow a "sick person" to attend Assembly

Spotlight on Assam's tea garden districts as first phase of campaigning ends; Opposition bets on CAA, BJP offers NRC correction
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Spotlight on Assam's tea garden districts as first phase of campaigning ends; Opposition bets on CAA, BJP offers NRC correction

A total of 47 seats will go to polls on 27 March, which will decide the fate of 264 candidates, including Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Congress' Debabrata Saikia and Ripun Bora, jailed anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi and Assam Jatiya Parishad president Lurinjyoti Gogoi

'NIA tortured me, offered bail if I joined RSS, BJP': Akhil Gogoi in letter
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'NIA tortured me, offered bail if I joined RSS, BJP': Akhil Gogoi in letter

The letter released by Gogoi's newly floated political outfit Raijor Dal said that the activist leader was taken to Delhi on 18 December, 2019, without the court's permission

Assam Assembly Election 2021: As Raijor Dal and AJP 'friendlies' near, time will tell if disaster or masterstroke
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Assam Assembly Election 2021: As Raijor Dal and AJP 'friendlies' near, time will tell if disaster or masterstroke

Although the election is an opportunity for these parties to prove their political mettle, the run-up to the poll has already been filled with myriad confusions, claims, accusations and questionable tactics

Assam tea, identity take centrestage as Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi canvass northeastern state
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Assam tea, identity take centrestage as Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi canvass northeastern state

Building on the party's 'five guarantees' campaign for the Assam polls, the Congress launched its manifesto promising Rs 2,000 per month for every housewife and law to nullify the CAA

Assam Assembly Election 2021: Fissures in Raijor Dal as 'secret' Congress role in Jorhat, Mariani emerges
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Assam Assembly Election 2021: Fissures in Raijor Dal as 'secret' Congress role in Jorhat, Mariani emerges

The chaos and confusion within Raijor Dal in Jorhat and elsewhere has brought back the importance of the tenets of discipline, transparency and no holds barred communication in the functioning of a political party

Assam Assembly election: Over 173 candidates file nominations for 47 seats in phase 1
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Assam Assembly election: Over 173 candidates file nominations for 47 seats in phase 1

Jailed Raijor Dal leader Akhil Gogoi will contest in the first phase from Mariani and Sibsagar as an Independent, as the party is yet to be recognised by EC

Assam polls 2021: AJP releases 2nd list of 50 candidates; chief Lurinjyoti Gogoi to contest from Naharkatia, Duliajan
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Assam polls 2021: AJP releases 2nd list of 50 candidates; chief Lurinjyoti Gogoi to contest from Naharkatia, Duliajan

The AJP has joined hands with jailed anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi's party, Raijor Dal, with the aim of ousting the BJP-led ruling coalition

Anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam tests COVID-19 positive in Guwahati Central Jail
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Anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam tests COVID-19 positive in Guwahati Central Jail

A senior police officer said that 435 inmates of the jail have so far tested positive for COVID-19, including activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi.

Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more
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Akhil Gogoi gets bail in three cases related to anti-CAA protests in Assam, NIA court to decide on two more

NIA is investigating two cases, which were initially registered at Chandmari and Chabua police stations, related to Gogoi's alleged role in the violent protests

Jailed Assam KMSS leaders Bitu Sonowal, Dhaijya Konwar test COVID-19 positive; Akhil Gogoi has symptoms, say reports
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Jailed Assam KMSS leaders Bitu Sonowal, Dhaijya Konwar test COVID-19 positive; Akhil Gogoi has symptoms, say reports

Sources have claimed KMSS adviser Akhil Gogoi, who was booked under the UAPA Act and imprisoned during the movement against the CAA, has also been infected with COVID-19.

NIA summons Assam journalist for questioning in connection to Akhil Gogoi's involvement in December anti-CAA protests
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NIA summons Assam journalist for questioning in connection to Akhil Gogoi's involvement in December anti-CAA protests

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday summoned journalist Manash Jyoti Baruah for questioning in connection with the violence during the anti-CAA protests in December last year in parts of Assam and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi's alleged role in it.

Clause 6 of Assam Accord: Govt-appointed panel upset over leakage of recommendations; 1951 suggested as base year for defining indigenous people
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Clause 6 of Assam Accord: Govt-appointed panel upset over leakage of recommendations; 1951 suggested as base year for defining indigenous people

Reports said the committee unanimously recommended that 1951 should be the base year for defining indigenous people of Assam who would be eligible for constitutional safeguards under Clause 6 of the Assam Accord.

Critics of NRC, including Left parties, have failed to question the founding principles of the exercise
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Critics of NRC, including Left parties, have failed to question the founding principles of the exercise

The issue here is that Sharjeel dared to question the Assam NRC, the detention camps and the general status quo that has emerged after the Assam Movement.

Assam BJP accuses Congress, Leftist parties, 'overground Maoist KMSS' for violence during anti-CAA protests in Dec
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Assam BJP accuses Congress, Leftist parties, 'overground Maoist KMSS' for violence during anti-CAA protests in Dec

State BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass accused the Congress, KMSS and Leftist parties of being involved in violence during anti-CAA protests

Anti-CAA protests today: Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress' silent dharna, drones likely to maintain vigil over DMK rally in Chennai
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Anti-CAA protests today: Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to lead Congress' silent dharna, drones likely to maintain vigil over DMK rally in Chennai

Interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and senior leader Rahul Gandhi will lead a silent protest against the amended Citizenship Act, National Register of Citizens at Delhi’s Raj Ghat