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Nov 18, 2016

Demonetisation: What’s with the fuss, let the Modi govt crackdown on black money

There are logistical problems that have come up during the implementation of this massive financial transformation, but isn't the government working on a war footing to get everything back to normal? #AAP #Arvind Kejriwal #ATMs #bank branches #BJP #Black money #Congress #ConnectThe Dots #Economy #Mamata Banerjee #Narendra Modi #Politics #Trinamool Congress

Nov 10, 2016

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes ban: ‘They were helpless’, says Assam retired banker who helped ex-colleagues

Her selfless and voluntary service was known when her son Trideep Lahkar, a journalist from a news agency shared it on his Facebook account praising his mother. #Inpraiseof #Namita Lahkar #Narendra Modi #Rs 1000 #Rs 500 #Trideep Lahkar #United Bank of India

Sep 23, 2016

Kaziranga National Park: A vortex of eviction drive, politicisation and hapless animals in Assam

Initially praised for its intent by going ahead with the eviction drive on Monday as ordered by the Gauhati High Court in October last year, the political tension over the move is quietly brewing. #Assam #BJP #Congress #ConnectTheDots #Gaurav Gogoi #Himanta Biswa Sarma #Kaziranga National Park #National Green Tribunal #States #Tarun Gogoi #UNESCO World Heritage Site

Aug 10, 2016

Irom Sharmila: Why shocked Manipuris don’t want the iconic anti-Afspa activist as CM

More than Irom Sharmila's decision to finish her fast, what has become unfathomable for a large section of the Manipuri people is her desire to enter active politics. #AFSPA #Assam Rifles #Babloo Loitongbam #Binalaskshmi Nepram #ConnectTheDots #Indian Army #Irom Chanu Sharmila #Malom Makha Leikai massacre #Manipur #Okram Ibobi Singh #Politics #States

Jul 17, 2016

Will Pema Khandu bring stability to the wobbly history of Arunachal Pradesh?

With rogue MLA and former chief minister Kalikho Pul including other rebel legislators returning to the Congress fold for now, there is no immediate threat to chief minister-designate Pema Khandu. #Arunachal Congress #Arunachal Pradesh #Bamang Felix #BJP #Congress #Gegong Apang #Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa #Mukut Mithi #Nabam Tuki #Pema Khandu #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #States #Supreme Court #Tathagata Roy

Jun 16, 2016

RIP Anjan Dutta: Assam’s transport sector owes this Congressman much gratitude

Dutta first came to major limelight when he successfully revived the almost dead Assam State Transport Corporation as the transport minister in Tarun Gogoi's first cabinet in 2001. #Angkita Dutta #Anjan Dutta #Asom Gana Parishad #BJP #Himanta Biswa Sarma #InMemoriam #Politics #Sarbananda Sonowal #Tarun Gogoi