North East India

Tata TeleServices’ fraudulent activity using the name of Tis Hazari Court

Tata TeleServices’ fraudulent activity using the name of Tis Hazari Court

There is nothing new for anyone to have been called up by recovery agents hired by financial institutions and telecom companies. It is equally a stale story now that many of those recovery agents hired by financial institutions and telecom companies makes threatening calls to their clients to recover dues, while claiming to be warrant […]

Independence Day of India – Through eyes of North East India

Independence Day of India – Through eyes of North East India

As the country celebrates the 66th Independence Day, I recollect some memories of myself as a kid growing up in Assam, India’s troubled North East during the nineties. Independence Day to us was just an ULFAi diya Asom Bondho for me and every other kid in town. As a kid, it meant a day when […]

Is India losing the North East

Is India losing the North East

By- Ayekpam Basanta Mangang The Northeast which is known for its natural beauty, scenic landscape and peaceful environment is connected to the rest of India by a narrow strip of land which is known as the Siliguri Corridor in West Bengal. The region’s population which constitutes only about 3.8 percent of the total population of […]

Indian Nuclear bases in Assam to combat China – ULFA

Indian Nuclear bases in Assam to combat China – ULFA

By- Staff Reporter | Date- March 26, 2012 In a startling revelation, the outlawed ULFA fighting for an Independent Asom has claimed that the Indian Government is secretly setting up Nuclear Missile Bases in North East India, especially in Assam in lieu of its growing conflict with China. As such, the Indian Government has already […]

North East MPs raise Voice against negligence of New Delhi

By- Staff Reporter | Date- March 21, 2012 The debate on the President’s Address saw MPs from North East India bring out their share of grievance and anger against the injustice by the center, long claimed as the Step Mother of the Region. China’s suspected plan of diversion of the lifeline of the region Brahmaputra […]

Sub Regional Economic Cooperation – North East India and Bangladesh

Sub Regional Economic Cooperation – North East India and Bangladesh

By- Swadesh Roy | Date- February 22, 2012 It was for the first time in history that four Chief Ministers of North East India were delegate members of the Indian Prime Minister, in his Bangladesh visit in 2011. Anyone can easily understand that, it was a message of Indian Prime Minister of his visit. The […]

Airports in Assam to be modernized

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 22, 2012 All major airports of Assam including the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Guwahati, the gateway of North East India are set for major modernization and upgradation. In context of this, the Assam Government has assured the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to hand over land required […]

We want a special relation with Bangladesh – Tarun Gogoi in interview

We want a special relation with Bangladesh – Tarun Gogoi in interview

Swadesh Roy, regular writer to Times of Assam and Executive Editor of The Daily Janakantha published from Dhaka, Bangladesh had a chance to meet and interview Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi during his recent visit to India. He recounts his experience in the form of following verbatim with Gogoi, discussions ranging from relationship building between […]

British Companies eyeing untapped potential in North East India

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 14, 2012 The British Deputy High Commissioner to Eastern India, Sanjay Wadvani stated that the British companies were actively pursuing partnerships in the North Eastern Region of India. Addressing the inaugural session of the seminar on Sustaining Peace in North-East India: Changing Dimensions’ organized by the Centre for Development […]

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