North East  /  Published 22.09.21

22% Assam job loss during Covid

A study by an autonomous college in Assam has found that an estimated 22 per cent of the workforce may have lost their jobs in the state due to the Covid pandemic. The study conducted by Nowgong Coll...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 21.09.21

The Assam Rifles lesson for Manipur

It should not surprise anyone that prolonged insurgencies leave behind scars, some barely visible but, nonetheless, excruciating. The case of the civil militia, Village Defence Force, in Manipur, rais...
By Pradip Phanjoubam

North East  /  Published 20.09.21

Congress to fight Assam bypolls alone

The Congress is gearing up to fight the assembly by-polls in Assam, likely to take place by the end of this year, alone without forming any alliance, state party president Bhupen Kumar Borah said on M...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.09.21

Examinee in shorts told to cover up

A 19-year-old student was stopped from entering a university exam hall because she was wearing shorts, and was later made to wrap her legs with a curtain while writing the test. Not in Taliban-ruled ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.09.21

Assam down town varsity hosts convocation

By Our Bureau in Guwahati


West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.21

Youth’s desperate hunt for job and documents for survival

Gangadhar Pramanik, the 33-year-old from Bankura who returned to his village on Wednesday after spending three years at a detention centre in Assam’s Goalpara, may be a free man now, but he know...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 16.09.21

Bengal worker’s plight at ‘transit camp’ in Assam

Gangadhar Pramanik returned to his home in Bengal on Wednesday from a detention camp in Assam, carrying with him a harrowing sneak preview of the probable fate that awaits countless people when citize...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati, Bolpur(Birbhum)

North East  /  Published 11.09.21

Assam: AFSPA extended for 6 months

The Assam government extended the 'Disturbed Area' status of the state for another six months from August 28 under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), according to an official state...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.09.21

Ferry crash lens on PM's unfulfilled promises

A ferry mishap in Assam on Wednesday has not only sparked protests in the island district of Majuli but also put the spotlight back on the “unfulfilled promise” made by Prime Minister Nare...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.09.21

Assam: 84 rescued as boat capsizes

Overnight search and rescue operations established contacts with 84 persons, who were travelling on the ill-fated boat that capsized in the Brahmaputra river in Assam, but two persons are still missin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati


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