North East  /  Published 29.03.19

Peace and tolerance missive in namaz

It is noon. The surroundings of Sadarpatty mosque is filled with the fragrance of ittar, Jannat-ul Firdoush (aroma). Hundreds of Muslim youths bow down and offer namaz of jumma (special prayers on Fri...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 05.02.20

Sand mining threat to dyke

The protection dyke in Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh town is facing serious threat from alleged illegal sand mining at Maijan.Sources said truckloads of sand are extracted daily from the Brahmaputra river...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 04.10.19

Dibrugarh sends green message

Environment features in a big way in the Pujas of Dibrugarh this year.The Theatrepara Malipatty Durga Puja, inaugurated on Thursday evening, has made its pandal from waste materials. The Puja has beco...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 19.05.20

Murder-accused ex-jawan killed

The “disoriented” former Sashastra Seema Bal jawan from Dibrugarh, who was on the run after triple murders, was shot dead by police in the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday after three hours...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 12.01.20

Tai Ahoms protest Act

The Tai Ahom Yuba Parishad Assam (TAYPA) on Sunday staged a three-hour sit-in against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) near Chowkidinghee field in Dibrugarh district of Upper Assam.Holding placards...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 22.01.20

Students slam Shah CAA stand

Students of colleges and universities across Assam on Wednesday staged demonstrations, held hunger strikes and burnt copies of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.“Just because the BJP has numbers in Pa...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.12.19

Assam BJP chief shown black flag

Black flags greeted Assam BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass when he went to meet Chabua MLA Binod Hazarika in Dibrugarh district of Upper Assam on Thursday.Anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protesters c...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 24.12.19

Thousands flock to protest in Upper Assam

Thousands continued to protest in Upper Assam on Tuesday in response to the call by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and 30 allied organisations not to accept the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)...
By Avik Chakraborty and Sanjoy Hazarika in Tezpur

North East  /  Published 16.01.19

Study finds tobacco act violation in Assam

Anti-tobacco activists have flayed Dispur for failing to properly implement the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act. They urged the Assam government to provide licence to vendors to sell tobacco...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.08.19

Brew that recalls golden butterflies & sweet caramel

A golden butterfly has unfurled its wings in the tea auctions of Assam. Named after the swarms of butterflies that enveloped the garden in which it was produced, this rare tea was the cynosure of all ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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