What we never learnt in 65 years of Independence – Being Indians

What we never learnt in 65 years of Independence – Being Indians

By- Priyankan Goswami Advertisements More than six decade ago, India transferred to itself the ruling powers from the hands of the British and called itself an Independent democratic republic. Our proud Indian rulers and their new found powers made promises to a dreamy population to eradicate each problem of the country with the best constitution […]

Exploitations in Facebook and cybercrime – Growth of a social curse

Exploitations in Facebook and cybercrime – Growth of a social curse

Ripping the decade of social networking sites Advertisements It all started more than a decade ago. Yahoo messenger was the in-thing then and had become the tool to indulge in cybersex and crime. Web camera enabled computers led people to realize the better alternative to porn industry. Though nobody can blame Yahoo or anyone for […]

Cotton College to Cotton University – Emotions and Debates

Cotton College to Cotton University – Emotions and Debates

A proud saying amongst all past and present students of Cotton College is What Cottonian thinks today, Assam thinks tomorrow. As ex-Cottonian Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma and another ex-Cottonian Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi laid down the Cotton College State University Bill 2011, the saying just came true once again. The two men probably did […]

India at Mercy of Terrorists – Failed Democracy or beginning of Self-Demolition

India at Mercy of Terrorists – Failed Democracy or beginning of Self-Demolition

By- Priyankan Goswami Freedom is the liberty to choose your own chain of slavery – goes the saying. After what happened in Mumbai last evening, it is now clear that freedom for people of India now lies under the mercy of those who least cares about us, – terrorists, corrupted rulers and the super-rich capitalists […]

Recovering Swiss Bank Secret Wealth – The Pros & Cons

Recovering Swiss Bank Secret Wealth – The Pros & Cons

By- Priyankan Goswami There are various estimates being done on how much money is stashed away secretly by Indians in Swiss Banks. Some say it is 1450 billion dollars equivalent to around 65,785,630,000,000 Indian Rupees. Some say, it is even more. There are 40 more Tax haven countries similar to Switzerland and no one is […]

Bangladeshi immigration of Assam – A problem never to be solved

Bangladeshi immigration of Assam – A problem never to be solved

By- Ashifur Zaman A territory is prima facie non self-governing if it is both geographically separate and ethnically distinct from the country administering it. This was the new definition of United Nations in its GA Resolution 1541 (XV) taken on December 15, 1960 to define a colonized state or nation. India has voted in the […]

Coming PATH for Akhil Gogoi – KMSS should learn from History

Coming PATH for Akhil Gogoi – KMSS should learn from History

By- Priyankan Goswami The writing on the wall is crystal clear. Akhil Gogoi, despite his flaws in charismatic leadership and dramatic endurance has become the main opposition to the Government of Assam. He is now a voice of rebellion, cherished and looked up to by all. Both the young and the old generations, frustrated with […]

Akhil Gogoi faces vandalism of flawed Indian Democracy

Akhil Gogoi faces vandalism of flawed Indian Democracy

By- Priyankan Goswami Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi has been directed by the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court Kamrup to get admitted in the Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) in view of his failing health. This direction was made today afternoon, June 26. In addition Akhil Gogoi has been directed for 14 days […]

One mistake by Assam Govt and Akhil Gogoi became the Hero

One mistake by Assam Govt and Akhil Gogoi became the Hero

When Akhil Gogoi was arrested by the Government last afternoon, June 24, it marked two things very clearly: Akhil Gogoi succeeded in overcoming the controversy of the nature of the largely undemocratic and chaotic protest two days earlier The Congress led Government failed to destroy Akhil Gogoi’s gaining popularity and importance as an alternate opposition. […]

Burning Bus & Violant Protest – Leading Akhil Gogoi towards a Failed Leader

Burning Bus & Violant Protest – Leading Akhil Gogoi towards a Failed Leader

By- Priyankan Goswami At the call of Akhil Gogoi led Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and Guwahati Mati Pattan Samiti, a violent day passed in Guwahati yesterday, June 22, 2011. Three persons including a child were killed and over 50 people including several policemen were injured when police opened fire to quell a violent protest […]