August 15, 2021 10:51 pm
Addressing a press conference, Gogoi apologised to the people of Assam for not being able to stop the passage of the cow protection bill as he was the lone MLA from his Raijor Dal.
August 08, 2021 10:28 pm
The Independent MLA from Assam also claimed that Banerjee has invited him to merge Raijor Dal with the Trinamool Congress (TMC), and a decision in this regard is likely to be taken at his party's executive meeting during the day.
July 04, 2021 4:28 pm
"We were not in alliance during the polls. We broke the tie-up in the middle of the election. There was no united opposition platform, and so we parted ways," Gogoi told PTI in an interview.
July 03, 2021 9:17 am
The NIA special court order on Akhil Gogoi should serve as a warning against weaponising sedition, anti-terror laws
July 01, 2021 8:51 pm
A special NIA court in Guwahati cleared Akhil Gogoi of all charges under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA for his alleged role in violent anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protests in the state in December 2019.
July 01, 2021 8:32 pm
In the 120-page order, the court said there was no “prima facie materials to frame charges against the accused persons” and the “ends of justice demands that the accused be discharged, without making him suffer the process of trial”.
June 22, 2021 7:19 pm
Akhil Gogoi was booked by the NIA on charges of sedition and under provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for his involvement in the anti-CAA movement.
May 21, 2021 5:27 pm
Gogoi has been in prison since December 2019, after the NIA booked him on charges of sedition and under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) following his involvement in the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests in Assam.
May 13, 2021 7:24 am
In the recent assembly polls, Akhil Gogoi defeated BJP's Surabhi Rajkonwari by nearly 12,000 votes in the Sibsagar constituency, becoming the first from Assam to win an election from jail.
May 08, 2021 9:40 am
Sanjib Baruah writes: Despite the electoral failure of the anti-CAA platform, Gogoi’s victory might prove to be politically consequential in coming months.