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Akhil Gogoi


NIA court grants bail to Akhil Gogoi, still in jail in other case

March 18, 2020 3:53 am

Gogoi-led Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) was one of the organisations instrumental in organising the protests against the new citizenship law in Assam.

NIA raids Akhil Gogoi's house in Guwahati

December 26, 2019 11:38 am

Gogoi, whose custody was to end on Friday, has been booked under various sections of Indian Penal Code and stringent Unlawful (Activities) Prevention Act, the officials said.

Akhil Gogoi rules out 'Maoist' links, calls arrest 'ploy to delegitimise movement' against citizenship law

December 18, 2019 10:11 am

"I have never been with Maoists, am not with them, and will never be with them in the future too. It’s a ploy to delegitimise the people’s uprising and derail the movement. This has been done to alienate the progressive elements of the movement and destroy it,” said Gogoi.

Citizenship Law protest: Akhil Gogoi linked to CPI (Maoist), says NIA FIR

December 16, 2019 1:19 am

In the FIR lodged on Saturday, the agency alleged that Gogoi and several others, “through their visible representation and spoken words... have abetted, incited hatred and caused disaffection towards the government...”

Citizenship Amendment Bill should be made national issue: KMSS' Akhil Gogoi

January 15, 2019 3:40 pm

Gogoi, along with leaders of the 70 organisations protesting the Bill, has begun a hunger strike from 2 pm Monday at Chachal area here.

RTI activist Akhil Gogoi arrested ahead of Amit Shah’s Guwahati visit

May 20, 2018 5:27 pm

The bill, among other things, proposes to reduce the aggregate period of residential qualification for the process of citizenship by naturalization of the concerned persons from 11 years to six years.

Protests in Assam against inclusion of four sites in Centre’s 'Adopt-a-Heritage' project

May 05, 2018 10:55 am

The protesting bodies have been called by the State government for a meeting on Saturday to discuss the matter.

Freed after 105 days, Assam activist Akhil Gogoi says Sonowal is puppet of Delhi

December 28, 2017 2:24 am

Akhil Gogoi was arrested on September 15 by the Dibrugarh Police for a speech in which he allegedly incited people to take up arms and other cases

Anna Hazare calls for nation-wide “jail-bharo” against Land Bill; Akhil Gogoi floats political party

March 21, 2015 3:12 am

Hazare also pointed out that the country’s farm land had not been mapped and classified even after 68 years of Independence.

Akhil Gogoi held for abetting immolation of man in Guwahati

March 03, 2014 1:36 am

The arrest triggered state-wide protest with supporters of the KMSS blocking roads and railway tracks.