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Cotton University
North East  /  Published 09.02.20

Kids join anti-Act protests

Voices of children filled the air as they sang Aa aa ulai aa, hojag jonata (Come, come, be aware, Assamese people), a protest song against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. During a rally against the A...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 10.02.19

Actor Manisha Koirala leads cancer walk

Bollywood actress and cancer survivor Manisha Koirala led the Deepsikha Foundation’s Vijay — Walk Against Tobacco and Cancer from Judges Field to Cotton University on Sunday.Besides Manisha, nearl...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.01.20

Assam varsities hoist black flags against JNU attack

Cotton and Dibrugarh universities hoisted black flags and demonstrated in front of their institutions on Wednesday in protest against Sunday’s “barbaric attack” on students and teachers of Jawah...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 03.01.20

Assam pride on sleeve in exam halls

The scene inside the exam halls at Cotton University on Friday was slightly different from the previous ones, courtesy gamosas.Nearly 1,200 students entered the campus and wrote their end-semester exa...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.12.19

School, colleges shut till December 22

Schools, colleges and other educational institutions in 11 districts in Assam will remain closed till December 22 because of the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.Schools in Kamru...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.12.19

Cottonians on fast

Cotton University students, who are on an “uninterrupted hunger strike” since Monday night despite ongoing examinations, on Tuesday also announced a non-cooperation movement against the government...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Boarders claim time to vacate not enough

Boarders at hostels at Cotton and Gauhati universities, designated as quarantine centres for returning passengers from Wednesday, were hard-pressed to vacate as the time allotted was not enough.The Ka...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.12.19

Women take protest path over new law

Fearing that implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act will “affect” the demography and culture of Assam “in the long run”, several young women from the city demanded that the act be s...
By PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.01.19

Students’ slogans echo across Assam

Hundreds of college and university students in Assam on Thursday hit the streets for the third consecutive day and decided to launch a united statewide students’ forum on January 18 against the Citi...
By Abinash Kalita and Avik Chakraborty in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.03.20

Campaign to feed strays

Students and animal welfare organisations are running campaigns here to provide food and water to stray animals during the lockdown period.Touch of Humanity, an NGO led by Cotton University student Hi...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati


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