5 injured in clash
Barpeta, Feb. 3: Five people were injured after two groups clashed in Barpeta town around 3.30pm today over a land conflict. Sources said the clash broke out after a group tried to grab a plot of land near Barpeta Medical College, which will be formally inaugurated by chief minister Tarun Gogoi next week. Police were deployed to ease tension in the area.
The Barpeta district unit of the BJP has called a district bandh tomorrow to protest the clash while the AASU has condemned the incident.
Imphal: A combined team of Imphal West police commandos and Assam Rifles gunned down a militant on Thursday at Itham village of Senapati district.
Guwahati: The ministry of rural development on Thursday released Rs 51. 3 crore as second instalment for the implementation of the Centre-sponsored Swarnjayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana in 21 districts of Assam.
Dhubri: Calcutta-based band, Bhoomi, will perform on the occasion of 125th anniversary of Dhubri Town Club on Saturday.