NORTH LAKHIMPUR: The Lakhimpur Deputy Commissioner Dr Anwaruddin Chaudhury led the district forest division in observing the World Environment Day at the border area of Assam-Arunachal Pradesh in a

Three tigers have been found dead in the forests in the Terai region during the past three days, setting alarm bells ringing among wildlife enthusiasts.

The body of a tiger was recovered on Sunday from the Dudhwa National Park in Lakhimpur district and it is suspected that the big cat was probably poisoned to death by poachers. Two more tigers have been found dead in the forests of the neighbouring Pilibhit district. The first tiger was found dead on the May 24 in the Haripur range while the body of the second tiger was spotted barely 24 hours later, just 300 meters from the stream where the body of the first tiger was recovered.

Guwahati: Assam’s farmer leader and anti-dam activist Akhil Gogoi has decided to start an indefinite hunger-strike here from Sunday to pressurize the state government to stop what he alleged were atrocities on anti-dam activists in Lakhimpur district.

Akhil Gogoi’s Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and several other organisations have been preventing the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) from carrying construction materials to the lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Power (LSHP) project site in the district since December 26, 2011.

Guwahati: The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), a powerful and well known farmers’ body in Assam, on Tuesday accused the Congress government in the state of taking away “space” for democratic pr

The Coordination of Democratic Rights Organisation, comprising 20 civil and democratic rights organisations from across India, decided to undertake a fact finding of the impact of big/mega dam projects coming up in the north-eastern states on the life and livelihood of the people. It has been reported that more than 168 memoranda of understanding/memoranda of agreement (MOA) have been signed by the Government of Arunachal Pradesh alone. (Letters)

GUWAHATI: The protest against the big dam in the State started by the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samity (KMSS) would continue in the days to some. This was stated by the KMSS.

Secretary of the peasant body Bedanta Laskar said that the protest of the KMSS against the Lower Subansiri Project would continue till the State Government scraps it and also informed that a cycle rally was launched at the Simenmukh Sangkhum playground in Dhemaji, which would end at the Gai river in the district.

Acute shortfall of rain during the last few months has hit hard the small tea growers in the districts of Sonitpur, Lakhimpur and Dhemaji in Northern Assam.

Noted environmentalist Medha Patkar today declared that the water of river Subansiri belonged to the people living in its catchment areas and not to the corporate players and added that the movemen

NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Feb 17 – The Krishak Mukti Sangaram Samiti (KMSS) today accused the Group of Ministers of betraying the wishes of the people of Assam by agreeing to continue the construction of th

GUWAHATI, Feb 12 – The protestors of the mega dams would sit for a discussion with the NHPC authorities tomorrow at 9.30 am in Guwahati.