Articles by Simantik Dowerah
Aug 18, 2017
Manik Sarkar I-Day speech row: Tripura CM says Prasar Bharati, Doordarshan trying to 'mislead people'The chief minister termed the letter to the editors by Doordarshan as a sheer attempt to deflect from the real issue.
Aug 17, 2017
DD, AIR refuse to air Tripura's Manik Sarkar's I-Day speech: BJP calls CM 'mannerless', says remarks should not be politicalAnnoyed by the accusations against the Narendra Modi government at the Centre, the BJP reacted sharply to the Tripura chief minister.
Aug 16, 2017
Assam floods, Part III: Not dredging, river training is best defence against great Brahmaputra delugeWhat concerns people of Assam is the impassivity of those who should at least try and bring down this cycle of death and destruction from floods.
Aug 16, 2017
Assam floods Part II: For Majuli island, Subansiri dam in Arunachal Pradesh is an apocalypse in the makingMajuli is one of the youngest districts in India but it is continually surviving an insecure present as it cannot take its eyes away from a probable perilous future.
Aug 16, 2017
Assam floods Part I: Corruption, fund crunch, lack of political will won't stop the rampage of riversThe intention of the Narendra Modi government has come under a cloud as there are many flood and erosion control schemes proposed by the Assam water resources department lying with the Centre for lack of approval for years.
Aug 05, 2017
Sarbananda Sonowal set to expand Assam ministry before 15 Aug; Topon Gogoi among probablesThis round of expansion is likely to see the entry of eight new ministers with six from the BJP and one each from the two allies.
Aug 02, 2017
Uneasy calm in Assam's Kokrajhar district as killing of Muslim leader revives memories of 2012 riotsThe incident happened an hour after Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for New Delhi from Guwahati after reviewing the damage caused by the recent wave of floods.
Jul 12, 2017
Assam education minister breathes fire to weed out rot, but faces uncomfortable questions in processCompared to last year's 62 percent, this year the pass percentage in state board held matric examination slipped to 47.94 percent with only 1,78,656 among a total of 3,80,733 candidates.
Jun 06, 2017
Cattle sale restrictions: North East India fumes against new trade rules as BJP struggles to defend govt moveThe political hullabaloo notwithstanding, the notification has managed to worry people of northeastern states which have a close association with beef.
Apr 21, 2017
Rise of Hindutva in North East: Christians in Nagaland, Mizoram may weaken BJP despite RSS' gains in Tripura, MeghalayaApart from the base that the RSS has developed in Meghalaya and Tripura, which in turn is likely to help the BJP in its political ambitions, the state of the two organisations in Nagaland and Mizoram need immense nurturing.