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Does the North East belong to India

Does the North East belong to India

India a sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic, republic, is a powerful country in the world with an overpopulated, ever growing country rich in different cultures, traditions, races and religions. Its constitution lays down many provisions and rights to fulfill the aspirations of its citizens irrespective of caste, creed, sex and religion. While framing the world’s lengthiest […]

Asom Sahitya Sabha – A contemporary Analysis

Asom Sahitya Sabha – A contemporary Analysis

In 1888, a group of Assamese students studying in Calcutta, then the capital of Colonial India founded the Asomiya Bhasa Unnati Sadhini Sabha to develop the Assamese language and literature. Since there were no colleges in Assam at that time, a few Assamese students who could financially afford went to Calcutta for higher studies. Lakhminath Bezbarua, […]

The Chinese practice of Stapled Visa and Assam

The Chinese practice of Stapled Visa and Assam

By- Dilip Dutta Generally speaking the practice of issuance of stapled visas is to protect the carrier of the passport when the person visits a country where a mutual state of hostility exists between two countries. The host country issues the visa in a separate piece of paper and when the person enters that country […]

Tata’s blind eye to Ethics – Tata Teleservices shuts shop in Assam, NE & Kashmir

Tata’s blind eye to Ethics – Tata Teleservices shuts shop in Assam, NE & Kashmir

During a TV interview on July 9th, 2012 Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata had regretted for his failure in creating a truly open, flat, transparent organisation. It was evident that he was deeply pained because of Tata group getting dragged into the 2G spectrum allocation controversy (after the tapes of corporate lobbyist Nira Radia were […]

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 […]

Times of Assam and its 2 years

Times of Assam and its 2 years

By- Dhruba Jyoti Deka Times of Assam was never been an idea of few years that was executed in a quick manner with some ordinary fellows. It was 2003, when I was discussing with Pallab Kumar Das, younger brother of late martyr Journalist, Parag Kumar Das, and Pallab Kumar Das suggested me the idea of […]

Dirty political machination by Assam Police at Sivsagar

Dirty political machination by Assam Police at Sivsagar

By- Anjan Saikia On 22 September Monoj Konwar, a human rights activist of Sonari Lukhurxona, was murdered in a pre-planned manner. The situation prior and after this incidence has shaken the fabric of Sivsagar society as a whole. To understand the state of affairs fully we need look into the preceding events in the locality. […]

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 […]

Innocence of Muslims – A Film by Sam Bacile

Innocence of Muslims – A Film by Sam Bacile

By- Dilip Dutta A 14 minute film clip of a supposed full length film trailer was put in YouTube for public viewing in July this year. It just sat there un-noticed. Then someone decided to dub it to Arabic and an Egyptian Channel televised it in a critical chat show only few days ago. Then […]

Acceptance address of the permanent Chairman of the ULFA

Acceptance address of the permanent Chairman of the ULFA

By- Dr. Abhizeet Asom I, Dr. Abhizeet Asom, with deep appreciation on my election as the permanent Chairman of the United Liberation Front of Asom, one of the most powerful freedom struggles of the Western South East Asia (WSEA), offering my thanks to every one for bestowing upon me such a honour to serve my […]