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The Human Rights Movement and Parag Kumar Das

The Human Rights Movement and Parag Kumar Das

When we turn the pages of history, we find people who used the pen and others who believed in the sword/gun to change society for the benefit of mankind. Gandhi, the father of the nation believed in non-violence and used the pen to fight British imperialism. Likewise Parag Kumar Das, who initiated the Human Rights […]

Law that never reached to punish the rich

Law that never reached to punish the rich

If there is anyone in the state of Assam who could qualify as real life Rich-Businessman Villain, like the ones in Bollywood movies, infamous contractor and businessman Bhagya Kalita would probably be the right contender. From the early days when he worked as a sub-contractor for Ghisalal Agarwal, Bhagya Kalita had allegedly taken the path […]

Paresh Baruah overtakes Arabinda Rajkhowa & Co

Paresh Baruah overtakes Arabinda Rajkhowa & Co

By- Priyanuj Gohain The homecoming of the Jailed leaders of the ULFA including its Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa, released on bail to facilitate talks with the Government was celebrated across the states in such frenzy that the Government had to ban public display of ULFA-Flags. The symbol of the rising sun was once again visible across […]

ULFA and Peace Talk – Dual policy

ULFA and Peace Talk – Dual policy

By- Col (Retd) Anil Bhat The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) becoming active again in intimidation, extortion and violence in Assam, as brought out in a number of features, as brought out by this writer in some earlier articles has been amply confirmed by the business community in the state. On October 25, the […]

Parag Kumar Das Killing – No difference between words of Prafulla Kumar Mahanta and Paresh Baruah

Parag Kumar Das Killing – No difference between words of Prafulla Kumar Mahanta and Paresh Baruah

By– Priyanuj Gohain Afternoon of May 17th, 1996 – the darkest day in history of Assam. Parag Kumar Das was shot dead. Immediately after the killing, the news spread like wildfire much to the shock and grief of the people of Assam, there were two statements. One was by the newly sworn-in Chief Minister of […]

Will Mrinal Hazarika and Arabinda Rajkhowa dare to take on the IT syndicate

By- Priyanuj Gohain About three weeks earlier, Pro-Talk ULFA Commander Mrinal Hazarika had made a statement in a press conference which has the potential to be a historical turnaround for the Assamese business community. He had declared that that all businesses where a few non Assamese were running monopoly and stashing away millions of money […]

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 […]