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Narendra Modi on illegal Bangladeshi migrants – Post 16 May will be disaster

Narendra Modi on illegal Bangladeshi migrants – Post 16 May will be disaster

Modi wave was in the air – everyone is talking about change(change of what?) – as May 16 is fast approaching. For the diehard Modi fans, it’s time to introduce the Gujarat model all over India. In Assam too, this so-called Modi wave and Gujarat model of development is gripping the headlines of media. But […]

If India dares, let the people of Boroland to decide their destiny – NDFB Military Chief I K Songbijit

If India dares, let the people of Boroland to decide their destiny – NDFB Military Chief I K Songbijit

National Democratic Front of Boroland(NDFB) is now divided into three factions as NDFB(Pro) led by Dhiren Boro, NDFB(R) led by Ranjan Daimary and hardliner group of NDFB led by Songbijit Ingti Kathar. The outfit formed in mid eighties of 20th century in middle Assam with the goal of Independent Boroland and known as Boro Security Force(BSF) at […]

CBI arrests main accused behind BTAD violence in Assam

CBI arrests main accused behind BTAD violence in Assam

By- Correspondent A special CBI team Tuesday arrested the main culprit behind last year’s communal riots in Assam’s Bodo areas, which left over 100 people dead and led to displacement of close to five lakh people, police said. Kokrajhar Superintendent of Police Sunil Kumar said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team nabbed Moinul Haque […]

The Foreingners issue in Assam

The Foreingners issue in Assam

The Ahom rulers of Assam were very suspicious about any foreigner entering the country. Even trade outside Assam was not encouraged. Assam was a closely guarded country. Immigration began only after the annexation of Assam in 1826. The British considered the sparsely populated country as a land frontier and large scale immigration was encouraged by them from […]

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 […]

BPF MLA arrested for BTAD violence

BPF MLA arrested for BTAD violence

By- Staff Reporter | Date- August 23, 2012 Assam police today arrested Bodoland People’s Front(BPF) MLA Pradeep Brahma following reports of his alleged involvement in the Assam unrest over BTAD violence. Seven cases have been registered against him on the basis of statements. Assam police have imposed indefinite curfew in Kokrajhar as a precautionary measure […]

NDFB(PRO) proposes 90% reservation in Boroland

NDFB(PRO) proposes 90% reservation in Boroland

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 08, 2012 The Pro-Talk faction of the Bodo Militant Group National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) yesterday proposed a skeletal sketch of their version of Boroland state which they have been demanding to be curved out of Assam. In an email press release called Framework of the Skeleton of […]

The village away from National festive – Another tale of Terror-torn Assam

The village away from National festive – Another tale of Terror-torn Assam

By- Staff Reporter | Date- January 14, 2012 It has been 14 years today for a village in Assam who has never been able to celebrate the much beloved Magh Bihu festival of the Assamese. The otherwise fun filled Magh Bihu has never been Bhogali for these people ever since the night of Uruka, January […]