Assamese

Assamese and Bengali controversy in UNICODE standard

Assamese and Bengali controversy in UNICODE standard

By- Dr Satyakam Phukan Advertisements The Unicode Consortium, a non-Governmental body with headquarters in the U.S.A with Governmental agencies of many countries also as members, have standardised and maintains a Universal Character Set (UCS), i.e. a standard that defines, in one place, all the characters needed for writing the majority of living languages in use […]

Former DGP G M Srivastava Hitler of India – ULFA

Former DGP G M Srivastava Hitler of India – ULFA

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 23, 2012 Advertisements The darkest chapter in history of Assam ever, the period of Secret Killings was the master plan of none other than former Director General of Police and current Security Advisor to the Chief Minister Ghanashyam Murari Srivastava, accused banned militant group ULFA. In a press release […]

Assamese boy Abhijit Baruah runs to glory of Guinness Book

Assamese boy Abhijit Baruah runs to glory of Guinness Book

History was created and a nation became proud yesterday when an Assamese boy took on the world all by himself and ran to glory. By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 01, 2012 For 22 year old Abhijit Baruah from Jorhat, traits such as courage, stamina and determination probably came naturally. A martial arts expert and […]

Unification over Denationalization in Assam – Citizens must act before militants

Unification over Denationalization in Assam – Citizens must act before militants

Before militants like ULFA or Maoists grab the opportunity due to our lack of vision, a reconciliation process in Assam to foster unity amidst different ethnicity and express apology for the decades of de-nationalizing them is required from us. By – Priyankan Goswami Ever since the Republic of India came into existence more than six decade ago, […]

Media leading Mafia – Contemporary analysis on Media of Assam

Media leading Mafia – Contemporary analysis on Media of Assam

Today is an age when people, especially civil societies are talking about having closer insight and questioning the functioning of the Government. Unfortunately no one is even bothering to think about keeping a check or question the media, which is fast evolving as even stronger than the strongest governments. By- Akashdeep Mahanta Assam has over […]

Journalist detained in Myanmar – Jouranlists’ Forum appeal to PM

The Journalists’ Forum Assam has appealed to the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh to look into the issue of the two Assamese  journalists who have remained untraced since their detention in Myanmar on December 3 last. It has been reported that two Indian journalists, Rajib Bhattacharya and Pradip Gogoi of Assam, is reported […]

Global Investment – Impact on PRE and POST Colonial Assam

Global Investment – Impact on PRE and POST Colonial Assam

Pre-colonial Assam had a feudal economy. The Assamese king was the absolute owner of all land except the royal grants of land to the high officials in the administration and the grants to the temple and Vaishnavite Satras (monasteries). The peasantry had no private property (land). As there were plenty of land available with a […]

Fifteen Years and Thousand Deaths of Parag Kumar Das

Fifteen Years and Thousand Deaths of Parag Kumar Das

By– Priyankan Goswami It has been exactly a decade and a half today. Fifteen long tearful years to a mother, a brother, wife, two children and other family members who have been denied of justice because their beloved son, brother, husband or father was the truest lover of his motherland. Every one of us knows […]

No more Trust for Newspapers of Assam

No more Trust for Newspapers of Assam

By- Bidyut Bikas The recent and the latest Indian Readership Survey (IRS) have revealed depressing figures for the news and media industry of Assam. Almost all dailies have lost significant number of readers in Assam. Amongst Assamese dailies, the highest circulated Asomiya Pratidin, which reaches out to 74 per cent of Assamese daily readers in […]

Metros, Money & Marijuana- Assamese Youth’s New Ideal

Metros, Money & Marijuana- Assamese Youth’s New Ideal

Few decades earlier the world knew Assamese youths as milestones of revolution or with thoughts of social changes. By history, world knows Assamese youths as Patriotic and devoted for Society & Motherland. And now, change itself changed it’s way & impact. Assamese youths were really fed up with Gun Fights, Battles, Bloodshed & decade old patriotism, in […]