North East

Remembering Bhimajuli Massacre to Condemn Terrorism

Remembering Bhimajuli Massacre to Condemn Terrorism

The Gorkha community of Assam in Northeast India will observe 4th October as a Black Day denouncing terrorism. Under the banner of All Assam Gorkha Students’ Union, the Nepali origin people will take out silent processions around the State remembering the victims of Bhimajuli massacre. The relatively unknown village Bhimajuli became infamous for the massacre […]

Indo-Israel Relation Is Blessing for Both

Indo-Israel Relation Is Blessing for Both

By- Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury Advertisements Amongst South Asian nations, India and Nepal have full diplomatic relations with Israel, while Pakistan started economic relations with Israel few years back. Saudi Arabia started economic relations with Israel back in 1982, though, Bangladesh, being a country, which could greatly benefit from its relations with Israel both economically,  technologically as […]

When Northeast India rediscovered Tricolour

When Northeast India rediscovered Tricolour

By- Nava Thakuria When Gandhian Anna Hazare ended his hunger strike (after fasting for 12 full days) following Indian parliament’s resolution for a stronger anti-graft law, he himself said it was a half-victory. But nobody denied that millions of common Indians rallied behind him for a Jan Lokpal, and finally the law makers had to […]

100 crores for Paresh Baruah’s head, alleges ULFA hardliners

100 crores for Paresh Baruah’s head, alleges ULFA hardliners

By- Barta Xompadok In a startling claim made by the hardliner faction of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) led by C-in-C Paresh Baruah, the outfit has stated that the Government of India has paid substantial amounts of money to the neighboring countries to launch attack on the ULFA’s bases. In an email press release […]

ULFA bases at Myanmar attacked, pressure on Paresh Baruah

ULFA bases at Myanmar attacked, pressure on Paresh Baruah

The hardliner faction of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) led by C-in-C Paresh Baruah has confirmed that their bases and camps in Myanmar have been attacked by the Burmese Army. In an email statement issued by the outfit’s Publicity Chief Arunodoy Dohotiya, the ULFA hardliners stated that the Army of Myanmar has not only […]

Indian Prime Minister in Bangladesh – Extradition treaty, land swap priority

Indian Prime Minister in Bangladesh – Extradition treaty, land swap priority

By- Correspondent | Date- September 6, 2011 Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Indian prime minister arrived in Bangladesh today on a visit considered to be historical for both countries. During the visit, both India and Bangladesh are expected to sign key border and trade agreements. The two-day trip is the first visit by an Indian prime […]

Iron Lady clarifies to media allegations, says she admires Anna

Iron Lady clarifies to media allegations, says she admires Anna

By- Correspondent| Date- September 1, 2011 The Iron Lady from Manipur, human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu has expressed utter shock and clarified that she had never called Anna Hazare‘s movement as “artificial”.  This was clarified through a written statement from Sharmila to Just Peace Foundation (JPF), a Manipur based body promoting the Iron Lady’s […]

The hidden war at Assam Nagaland border – India against itself

The hidden war at Assam Nagaland border – India against itself

By- Pranjit Sarmah During the last two weeks, when all newspapers chose to cover only the Anna Hazare movement, some ignored headlines placed at the corners of the front and middle pages were “More than 9 lakhs people in Assam affected by flood”, “A women with her two children drowned in flood in front of […]

Witch Hunting in Assam – Capital of Black magic to national shame

Witch Hunting in Assam – Capital of Black magic to national shame

By- Sujata Das The history of witch hunting dates back to several hundred years. During the period of 14th to 17th century, persecution of witches had led to the torture and murder of thousands of innocent women and men, even children. Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of Arc) was burned alive at the stake for heresy at […]

Anna Hazare next movement from NE, to meet Irom Sharmila – Akhil Gogoi

Anna Hazare next movement from NE, to meet Irom Sharmila – Akhil Gogoi

By- Correspondent | Date- August 30, 2011 One of the key members of Team Anna and Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), Akhil Gogoi has stated that Anna Hazare would soon be visiting Assam to start their next round of activities. This was stated by Mr. Gogoi while addressing a public gathering at Guwahati after returning […]