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Dec 18, 2014

Land Border Agreement: Why people in Assam’s Karimganj can’t believe the Centre

The fear among the locals became real when Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to Assam last month announced that the land transfer agreement between India and Bangladesh will go ahead. #Assam #Bangladesh #BJP #Congress #ConnectTheDots #India #Karimganj #Land Border Agreement #Manmohan Singh #Narendra Modi

Dec 11, 2014

Storm in teacup: Food Security Act may leave 19 lakh families in Assam’s tea gardens hungry

Apprehensive about a looming food crisis that may befall on them from January next year, workers in Assam tea gardens are hoping that life won't be a struggle anymore in their already hand to month existence. #Abita #Akhil Gogoi #Assam #Assam Tea Planters' Association #Business #Economy #Food security #Pradyut Bordoloi #Public Distribution System #Raj Barooah #States #Subsidised ration

Dec 6, 2014

Mizoram’s new divorce law finally gives its women some hope

Mizo women are well-educated compared to the rest of the country. But Mizoram's divorce and inheritance laws have remained stacked against them. Now there is a ray of hope. #All Mizoram Women Federation #Christianity #Church #Divorce #Marriage #Mizoram #Property inheritance #Society #States #ThisisNext

Nov 25, 2014

Public spots to corporate requirements: Security firms are quietly raking in the moolah

There are customers in India who have started demanding total security solutions, says TOPSGRUP vice chairman and CEO of Topsgrup India, Ramesh Iyer. #Business #Ramesh Iyer #Revenue #Security #Terrorism #TOPSGRUP

Nov 19, 2014

Trouble for Gogoi-led Assam govt, 20 Congress MLAs ready to switch sides, says BJP MLA

The worry for the Congress is that if former state minister Himanta Kumar Sarma actually manages to take 20-odd MLAs along with him, the rebels won't face disqualification under the anti-defection law. #Anti-defection law #Assam #BJP #Congress #Gaurav Gogoi #Himanta Biswa Sarma #Jadab Chandra Deka #Mallikarjun Kharge #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Rajen Borthakur #States #Tarun Gogoi

Nov 14, 2014

Defection alert: Assam Congress braces for Himanta Sarma’s exit, but will BJP accept him?

The fear within the Congress camp is not unreal as Sarma commands immense popularity in the young brigade of Congress MLAs. The leader is equally popular in the Congress student arm NSUI. #Assam #BJP #Congress #Himanta Biswa Sarma #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Prodyut Bora #Rajen Gohain #States #Tarun Gogoi

Sep 17, 2014

Will PM Modi, President Xi write a new script for India-China ties?

It is evident that India and China must discuss all issues and do a reality check if the veil of so-called peaceful and normal relationship between the two countries has to be removed forever. #China #diplomacy #HowThisWorks #India #Japan #Ladakh #Narendra Modi #string of pearls #Trade Deficit #Vietnam #Xi Jinping

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