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Bihu, Bollywood & ULFA

Bihu, Bollywood & ULFA

Just on the eve of Bohag Bihu i.e. on 10th April ULFA had issued a statement requesting the Bihu Organizing Committees and the artists of Assam not to stage or sing Bollywood Hindi songs for seven days of Bihu celebration. The request was accepted by all the artists of Assam except Zubeen Garg, a popular […]

4 years after serial blasts in Assam – Disharmony to demand Peace

4 years after serial blasts in Assam – Disharmony to demand Peace

Four years before, the same day a count of serial bomb blasts was ripped apart Guwahati, Barpeta Road, Bongaigaon and Kokrajhar killing more than hundred with several hundred casualties.  At that time, I was a journalist in an Assamese daily, and I tried to witness the Ganeshguri blast place as I was near to it at […]

Nagaland text books in Jorhat Scrap Shop

Nagaland text books in Jorhat Scrap Shop

By- Staff Correspondent | Date- August 27, 2012 With time changing Jorhat once considered a cultural capital of Assam is now getting converted to a dump yard for text books meant for school children belonging to SCERT (State Council of Educational Research and Training Nagaland : Kohima). In a sudden disclosure today, Times of Assam […]

20,000 Assamese people vows as Medha Patkar joins Anti-Dam movement

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 24, 2012 The anti-dam movement in Assam took a booster yesterday with National Activist Medha Patkar, of Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) fame joining in and addressing a huge mass gathering against the construction of big dams in the region. Patkar, addressing a mammoth public rally at Sauldhuaghat in Lakhimpur […]

400 Bihari Candidates chased away from Job Interview

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 24, 2012 Activists of All Assam Student’s Union (AASU) and Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad (AJYCP) yesterday chased away candidates from other States who had come for taking interviews for various third and fourth grade posts in the NF Railway. As per reports, about 400 candidates from Bihar alone […]

People of Assam betrayed by State Govt – Akhil Gogoi

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 18, 2012 The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) has come down heavily on the Group of Ministers (Gom) appointed by the Assam State Government and accused it of betraying the wishes of the people of Assam by agreeing to continue the construction of the 2,000-MW Lower Subansiri Hydro-electric Project […]

NHPC and Assam Govt to talk about Dam issue today

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 16, 2012 National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) officials would be meeting the Group of Ministers (GoM) this morning at the Assam Secretariat to hold a crucial round of talks regarding the construction of the 2,000-MW Lower Subansiri Hydro-Electric Project at Gerukamukh. The Group of Ministers (GoM) has had meetings […]

Insult and Public Apology by NHPC to Anti-Dam groups

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 14, 2012 The much awaited talks scheduled to be held yesterday between the National Hydro-Electric Power Corporation (NHPC) and eight organizations led by the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) on the issue of Lower Subansiri Hydro-electric Project was abruptly cancelled, leading to huge dissatisfaction and outcry from the protesting […]

Crucial Talks on Anti-Dam Movement Today

Crucial Talks on Anti-Dam Movement Today

By- Staff Reporter | Date- January 05, 2012 The crucial rounds of talks between the organisations protesting the construction of the Lower Subansiri Hydro-electric Project at Gerukamukh and Group of Ministers (GoM) from Assam Government would be take place today. The Assam government had earlier invited eight different organizations carrying out anti-dam agitations. These include […]

Anti dam protest gets violent again

Anti dam protest gets violent again

By- Staff Reporter | Date- December 27, 2011 Democracy and voice of the public has often been crushed in India’s north eastern states when it comes to protesting in masses either against a capitalistic venture or something which is against people’s goodness. In another such day, anti-dam protests in north Assam took a violent shape […]