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85th birthday of Dr Bhupen Hazarika celebrated – joy as well as tragedy

85th birthday of Dr Bhupen Hazarika celebrated – joy as well as tragedy

By- Correspondent| Date- September 8, 2011 The 85th birthday of living legend Bhupen Hazarika was celebrated across the state on September 8th, by various socio-cultural organizations across the State even amidst a day that saw huge sparks of protests across Assam against the India-Bangladesh land swap deal. Artists, veteran and renowned as well as aspiring […]

Assam erupts in anger over land given to Bangladesh

Assam erupts in anger over land given to Bangladesh

By- Correspondent | Date- September 7, 2011 A day after the Land swap agreement between India and Bangladesh was signed by the Prime Ministers of both nations; people across the state of Assam erupted in anger and protest against giving away land of Assam to the neighboring country. Questions were raised as to why Indian […]

Bangladesh in adverse possession of Assam land, says India Govt

Bangladesh in adverse possession of Assam land, says India Govt

By- Correspondent | Date- August 31, 2011 The recent controversy on the land dispute over planned land swap between India and Bangladesh took a new turn with the M Ramachandran, Minister of State for Home Affairs stating that Bangladesh is in adverse possession of 665 acres of land in Assam. The minister confirmed this in […]

Assam Govt announces 100 crore flood-relief a day after AASU complained

Assam Govt announces 100 crore flood-relief a day after AASU complained

By- Correspondent | Date- August 24, 2011 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has announced a flood relief package of 100 crore for the victims of flood hit Dhemaji district. The announcement was made by the Chief Minister to the flood victims taking refuge at a relief camp during his visit to take stock of the […]

Bangladeshi immigration of Assam – A problem never to be solved

Bangladeshi immigration of Assam – A problem never to be solved

By- Ashifur Zaman A territory is prima facie non self-governing if it is both geographically separate and ethnically distinct from the country administering it. This was the new definition of United Nations in its GA Resolution 1541 (XV) taken on December 15, 1960 to define a colonized state or nation. India has voted in the […]

What do you do when your son gets married and someone dies for your motherland on the same day?

What do you do when your son gets married and someone dies for your motherland on the same day?

On the evening of 9th December 1979, there were huge mass gatherings of Assamese at different places along the highway from Guwahati to Barpeta to protest and stop Abida Begum, wife of the then President of India Fakaruddin Ali Ahmad, from filing nomination of contesting in the Lok Sabha. Terming her as an illegal migrant […]

P K Dutta Denies his involvement in killing of Mithinga Daimary’s Familly

P K Dutta Denies his involvement in killing of Mithinga Daimary’s Familly

Prashanta Kumar  Dutta, the  Superintendent of Police, Kokrajhar  today denied his involvement in the killings of family members of ULFA’s Publicity Secretary  Mithinga Daimary in 1998 and said that there is no evidence against him. In a press meet held at office of the Superintendent of Police, Kokrajhar, today, Dutta said that the protest of seven organizations including the AASU, AJYCP, […]