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Aug 28, 2014

The gruesome death of Priya Basumatary: Will Tarun Gogoi give her justice?

As it has come out now, the bright Class-X student from Runikhata Girls' High School was brutally murdered in front of her family and other villagers by a militant organisation in suspicion of being a police informer. #Assam #Bodoland Territorial Council #BPF #Chirang #ConnectTheDots #Digambar Narzary #NDFB(S) #NEDAN Foundation #Prabin Boro #Priya Basumatary #Ranjan Bhuyan #States #Tarun Gogoi

Aug 26, 2014

How Assam-Nagaland border dispute became a people versus history problem

Different bodies in Nagaland often refer to history to fortify their claim on the land that officially belongs to Assam. But as it turns out the reference to history is a mere hoax. #AASU #Arunachal Pradesh #Assam #Border dispute #ConnectTheDots #Economy #Golaghat #Nagaland #NSCN #Shastri Commission #States #Sundaram Commission #Tea plantation

Aug 23, 2014

War against AFSPA: Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

Soon after TV footage beamed live of the 42-year-old frail Manipuri woman being forcibly lifted and carried away by posse of women cops, the sense of hope that had sprung in the last 48 hours evaporated quickly enough. #AFSPA #Assam Rifles #Binalakshmi Nepram #BJP #Congress #ConnectTheDots #Gaikhangam #Irom Sharmila #Manipur #Politics #States

Aug 22, 2014

Politics rule Assam-Nagaland border fight; ‘Go Gogoi’ clamour grows

The pictures beamed live on local and national television with the police force both state and Central firing upon unarmed protesters without any immediate provocation have sent out a shiver down the spine of horrified viewers. #AGP #Assam #Assam Police #BJP #Congress #Gaurav Gogoi #Human Rights #Nagaland #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #States #Tarun Gogoi #TR Zeliang

Jul 22, 2014

Assam Congress dissidence: Is it game over for Tarun Gogoi?

Congress MP from the state's Kaliabor constituency and the chief minister's son Gaurav Gogoi, however, refused to comment on the ongoing political potboiler involving his father. #Assam #BJP #Congress #Himanta Biswa Sarma #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Sarbananda Sonowal #Sonia Gandhi #Tarun Gogoi

Jul 18, 2014

Congress dissidents want Gogoi to quit as Assam CM, challenges high command

A section of legislators has served an ultimatum on the party's high command: remove Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi by 19 July or stay prepared for our next move. #AGP #Assam #BJP #Bodoland People's Front #Congress #Gaurav Gogoi #Himanta Biswa Sarma #Mallikarjun Kharge #PoliticalPlay #Politics #Pradyut Bordoloi #Tarun Gogoi

Jul 2, 2014

Not just TMC and Tapas Pal: All India’s politicians shame its women

Another problem with the political fraternity is they speak mostly in two tongues -- there is one set of rules for their own party and another set of norms for the opposition. #BJP #Crime against women #HowThisWorks #Krishnanagar #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Politics #Rape #Samajwadi Party #Tapas Pal #Trinamool Congress

Jun 28, 2014

After exit from Gogoi govt, Bodoland People’s Front may look for BJP tie-up

Rumours are rife that the Bodoland People's Front might have snapped ties with the Congress as it is trying to cosy up to the Bharatiya Janata Party. #Assam #BJP #Bodoland People's Front #Bodoland Territorial Council #BTAD #Congress #Hagrama Mohilary #Kokrajhar #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Prabin Boro #States #Tarun Gogoi

Jun 21, 2014

No regrets about my past as Ulfa leader, says Kokrajhar MP Naba Sarania

The 45-year-old Sarania has quite a few first against his name. He is not only the first non-Bodo MP to represent Kokrajhar but also the first member in Parliament who was part of the Ulfa. #709 Battalion #Assam #Bangladeshi migrants #BJP #Bodoland Territorial Area Districts #BTAD #Congress #Hira Sarania #Kokrajhar #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Naba Kumar Sarania #Politics #States #ULFA #VeryCloseUp

Jun 11, 2014

VK Singh has a point: There is a “dacoity” case against Suhag’s men

MES contractor Surajit Gogoi in Assam, whose house was the target of a badly conducted intelligence operation, says the incident was plain simple dacoity. #Captain Rubina Kaur Keer #Defence #Dimapur #Gen VK Singh #Havildar Sandeep Thapa #India #Indian Army #Jorhat #Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag #Military Engineer Services #Surajit Gogoi #VeryCloseUp