North East  /  Published 26.12.19

BTAD, Upper Assam protest Act

The Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD), a Sixth Schedule area exempted from the purview of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, saw a massive protest against the law on Thursday. Over 10,000...
By Shajid Khan and Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 01.03.20

BPF to field Biswajit

The Bodoland People’s Front, an ally of the ruling BJP, will field its two-time Rajya Sabha member Biswajit Daimary for the Upper House seat from Assam, BPF president and Bodoland Territorial Counci...
By Shajid Khan and Rinoy basumatary in Udalguri

North East  /  Published 24.02.20

Joint demand for Daimari’s release

The Bodoland Students’ Union (BSU) and Peoples’ Joint Action Committee for Boroland Movement (PJACBM) demanded early release of the founder chairman of the National Democratic Front of Boroland (N...
By Shajid Khan and Rinoy Basumatary in Udalguri

North East  /  Published 22.02.20

Protest erupts in Bodo belt over killing

Hundreds of people put up a blockade in Udalguri district of lower Assam on Saturday in protest against the killing of a Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) worker by unidentified armed persons in the dis...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

North East  /  Published 15.02.20

Minister call to shun drugs

Assam social welfare minister Pramila Rani Brahma on Saturday expressed concern over teenagers in the Bodo belt falling prey to drug and alcohol and called for more sensitisation sessions among the yo...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri


North East  /  Published 13.02.20

Absu resolution keeps ‘Bodoland’ alive

The All Bodo Students’ Union (Absu) has not given up on its demand for a separate Bodoland state despite claims by the ruling BJP governments at the Centre and in Assam after the signing of the Bodo...
By Shajid Khan and Rinoy Basumatary in Udalguri

North East  /  Published 19.09.19

Dispur funds for Khatara Xatra

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday visited Khatara Xatra, a 450-year-old Vaishnavite monastery in the western part of Darrang district on the first day of the five-day long annual...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

North East  /  Published 08.08.19

No let-up in NRC re-verification woes

Twelve NRC applicants were injured, two of them critically, when an auto rickshaw carrying them and their family members to a hearing centre met with an accident at Ekrabari under Rowta police station...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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