India  /  Published 05.10.21

Assam: Fact-finding team paints a grim picture

His father Khaliq, who was not among the evictees, fell unconscious when he saw his son’s body being brought by villagers on a horse cart. Hoque, a father of three, was his household’s so...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.10.21

Assam atrocity ripples in Gulf

A widely circulated video of a photographer repeatedly stamping on a presumably dead man during an eviction drive in Assam has triggered a backlash in some Gulf countries. The Indian embassy in Qatar...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.09.21

Brute uniform: Assam police firing

The police superintendent of Darrang — he happens to be a sibling of the chief minister of Assam — has stated that the force exercised ‘restraint’ during a violent eviction dri...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 26.09.21

Outcry against 'state-sponsored' murder in Assam's Darrang district

Student groups and Left parties have been protesting across India against “state-sponsored murder” in Assam’s Darrang district, where a child and a man died in police firing during a...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 26.09.21

Assam: Police shooting triggers questions

The numbing sight of a photographer stomping on a motionless Maynal Hoque in Assam’s Darrang district on Thursday has overshadowed another feature of the video: the manner in which uniformed men...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


India  /  Published 25.09.21

Rahul questions ‘Amrit Mahotsav’

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said freedom does not mean anything when it is not for everyone and asked what 'Amrit Mahotsav' meant when the "poison of hatred" is being sp...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 24.09.21

Assam: police firing kills 2

At least two people were killed in police firing in Assam’s Darrang on Thursday during an operation to evict alleged encroachers in a minority-dominated settlement. A macabre element was inject...
By Umanand Jaiswal, PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 31.01.21

Assam farmer ire at minister

Farmers from Assam’s vegetable hub in Darrang district are angry and hurt over health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s claim that their produce is allegedly responsible for the “rise&r...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.05.19

Mason’s son builds a dream

A simple boy with big dreams has topped from Assam’s Biswanath district in the 2019 HSLC examination.Rocky Sahu, a mason’s son, has secured 95.8 per cent marks with 100 in mathematics in his Matri...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 02.08.19

Camels sell fast in Assam's Darrang market

Camels, for the past couple of years, have become regular attraction ahead of Id al-Adha at Alikash cattle market in Balugaon of Darrang district in Assam.Balugaon is 90km from Guwahati and 17km from ...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri


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