Sunday, June 4, 2023


North East

NFR cancels at least 26 trains due to Agnipath protests, floods

Guwahati, June 21: Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR) Monday cancelled at least 26 trains due to violent agitations against 'Agnipath' scheme of the Centre and damages wrecked by flood at several locations in Assam, an NFR official said. A number of trains have also been short terminated, short originated, diverted or rescheduled, he added. Besides those cancelled on Monday, while another five have been cancelled for Tuesday, NFR chief public relations officer Sabyasachi De said. He said north-bound trains from Guwahati were mostly cancelled or changes were made in their schedules...
North East

Agnipath: Assam police detains Left-wing activists before protest: CPI(M)

Guwahati, June 20: The Assam unit of the CPI(M) claimed that leaders of the party and various other Left-wing organisations such as SFI and DYFI were detained by the police across the state to thwart protests against the Centre's Agnipath scheme on Monday. The opposition party also alleged that it has received a legal notice from the police to withdraw an Assam bandh though it has not given any such call. The SFI, DYFI and the All Assam Krishak Sabha (AAKS) had called for protests against the Agnipath scheme today....