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Assam Floods leave ten dead and more than a lakh homeless

Aug 27, 2014

Assam Floods leave ten dead and more than a lakh homeless

Over 12 lakh people have been affected in floods in 16 districts of Assam. Many rivers, including the mighty Brahmaputra and its tributaries, continue to flow above the danger level, the authorities said on Wednesday. #India #Assam #Assam floods #Floods in Assam #Assam floods death toll
How Assam-Nagaland border dispute became a people versus history problem

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. #Economy #Arunachal Pradesh #Nagaland #ConnectTheDots #Assam #NSCN #States #Golaghat #AASU #Border dispute #Shastri Commission #Sundaram Commission #Tea plantation
War against AFSPA Why not talk to Irom Sharmila instead of detaining her?

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. #Politics #Congress #BJP #ConnectTheDots #Manipur #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #States #Assam Rifles #Binalakshmi Nepram #Gaikhangam
Nothing new about Assam facing floods, says Union Minister VK Singh

Aug 22, 2014

Nothing new about Assam facing floods, says Union Minister VK Singh

Union minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) VK Singh on Friday said floods in Assam was "nothing new". #NewsTracker #Assam #Brahmaputra #VK Singh #DoNER #Water Resource Ministry

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India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Mar 10, 2014

India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Assam minister mulls cutting off rhino horns to save them from poachers. Maharashtra lawmakers seek removal of all leopards from Mumbai's Aarey colony to resolve conflict. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Assam #Conservation #ULFA #Wildlife #Aarey Colony
NT Rama Rao's TDP proves why Sheila should fear AAP in Delhi

Nov 19, 2013

NT Rama Rao's TDP proves why Sheila should fear AAP in Delhi

All that AAP needs to do is to manage wins in a sufficient number of constituencies to stymie government formation by either of its two nervous rivals, the Congress and the BJP. #Politics #India #WhyNow #Congress #BJP #Delhi #Andhra Pradesh #AGP #Assam #Arvind Kejriwal #Telegu Desam Party #Aam Aadmi Party #NT Rama Rao

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NT Rama Rao's TDP proves why Sheila should fear AAP in Delhi

Aug 21, 2014

Border dispute in Assam forces 10,000 Indians to flee homes

At least 15 killed in attacks by villagers from neighbouring state of Nagaland as violence flares up in conflict over land Continue reading..... #Assam #Nagaland #India
NT Rama Rao's TDP proves why Sheila should fear AAP in Delhi

Aug 27, 2014

Do dams destroy rivers?

A new study has found links between dams and the declining health of river systems. With your help, Karl Mathiesen investigates whether dams are killing the worlds great rivers. Post your thoughts in the comments below, email karl.mathiesen.freelance... #Latin America #Africa
NT Rama Rao's TDP proves why Sheila should fear AAP in Delhi

Aug 21, 2014

Border dispute in Assam forces 10,000 Indians to flee homes

At least 15 killed in attacks by villagers from neighbouring state of Nagaland as violence flares up in conflict over land An estimated 10,000 people have fled their homes in north-east India as violence surged over a border dispute that has left at ... #India #Assam #Nagaland