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I K Songbijit to launch new Militant outfit

I K Songbijit to launch new Militant outfit

Former NDFB Chief I K Songbijit is all set to declare about his new outfit after having months long discussion with ULFA[I] Commander-in-Chief Paresh Asom alias Paresh Baruah. I K Songbijit – who led the NDFB after its Chairman Ranjan Daimary’s arrest in Bangladesh was removed from all forms of membership from the outfit by […]

10 things where Assam badly needs a change

10 things where Assam badly needs a change

Revolution is not something that is created by political elites, but rather by ordinary people only when they change the way they think and live. 14 years ago there were dreams of what the new millennium will bring to the human civilization, this world, to this country, etc. But what have we got? As we […]

Delhi’s Politics of Division

Delhi’s Politics of Division

By- Hiranya Saikia Assam became a part of British Indian Empire in 1826 by the treaty of Yandaboo. Since 1874, colonial Assam grew with an area of 2, 55,000 sq km, comprising the Northeast except the princely states of Manipur and Tripura. Assam was governed under a Chief Commissioner with its capital located at Shillong. […]

Nature of North East India conflict changes – But New Delhi strategy doesn’t

Nature of North East India conflict changes – But New Delhi strategy doesn’t

By- Bibhu Prasad Routray On November 25, at least two press releases reached the media houses in the Northeast. The first one from the anti-talk Paresh Baruah faction of the ULFA criticised the divisive policies of New Delhi of creating autonomous councils in Assam under the Sixth schedule of the Constitution. The second one from […]

Identity Crisis – ‘People of Assam’ instead of Assamese

By- Dr Abhizeet Asom Upon divisive fratricidal dirty machinations by the colonial India against the land and the people of Assam no sign of halting, I felt the need to make this important statement. Many people of our beloved land instead of being an Assamese first, choosing to identify themselves with his or her indigenous […]

Ethno–Exclusive politics affecting Assam

Ethno–Exclusive politics affecting Assam

The BTAD (Bodoland Territorial Autonomous District) clashes started when forest officials tried to evict some migrant Bengali Muslims from a burial ground at the edge of a reserve forest in Kokrajhar district. On 29th May, ABMSU (All Bodoland Minority Students Union) called for a bandh in Kokrajhar town. On July 6th, two ABMSU members were […]

Youth from Assam bawl for unity of North East

The recent exodus of about 30,000 of North East students, professional and workers from other parts of India due to the choreograph rumors after the fallout of ethnic violence in Kokrajhar, which have displaced about 400,000 people, killing 75, is termed as terrible violence between tribal Bodos and Muslims. The politician are cashing on such unfortunate incidents […]

Assam violence, attack on Northeastern – A hidden Political Agenda

Assam violence, attack on Northeastern – A hidden Political Agenda

The Assam violence which turned worse than assumed climbed the ladder too fast to grab national attention. No doubt there was intense force on the first forward button of the remote which is still controlling these violences. Some made it religious and some made it a political issue, but above all it is the people […]

Quo Vadis Madam Sonia?

Quo Vadis Madam Sonia?

By- Dilip Dutta Sonia Gandhi came to Kokrajhar to heal the wound of the conflict that erupted in between indigenous inhabitants of Assam and mainly Bengali Muslim settlers, who are being illegal economic migrants is an open secret who have been settled in Assam by hook or by crook, at the behest of her Congress […]

Ethnic battles in Assam – Indian Army to fight rioters

Ethnic battles in Assam – Indian Army to fight rioters

The on-going violent fighting in Assam between ethnic Bodo tribes and Muslim settlers, most of them accused as Bangladeshi immigrants, have claimed over 33 lives so far. The Riots have raged for several days now and failure of administration is evident from the fact that more than 1,70,000 people have taken shelter in 121 relief […]