articles by Angarika Gogoi

Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Final Phase of voting: West Bengal witnesses minor clashes, records close to 65% turnout till 5 pm

Voting in West Bengal came to an end on Sunday with the last of the seven phases of the 2019 Lok Sabha election drawing to a close

Politics

Lok Sabha Election Phase 1: Assam sees turnout of 67.4%; Narendra Modi addresses two rallies in Kamalpur, Silchar

This election is crucial for the BJP in the North East, as it has to prove its mettle in the region post the introduction of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill.

Politics

Mizoram Assembly Election Results: Congress loses last North East bastion as MNF rides anti-incumbency wave to win

The Mizo National Front (MNF) rode the anti-incumbency wave to 26 seats in the 40-member Assembly

India

Long road to recovery for flood-ravaged Kodagu; tourism, coffee estates need time to recuperate

After devastating floods and landslides ravaged the Kodagu district in Karnataka last month, the road to recovery has been made tougher due to the hilly terrain

India

'Never let silence set in': One year since Gauri Lankesh's assassination, 'Lankesh Patrike' relaunches as 'Nyaya Patha'

After dealing with ownership issues of the paper, which involved Gauri Lankesh’s family members, the team decided to launch an online version of the tabloid titled Naanu Gauri, but could not get it registered, as the Registrar of Newspapers for India rejected the title.

India

Sluggish disposal of cases, inadequate legal aid system: How the Indian judiciary repeatedly fails women

Data with the NCRB shows that the disposal rate of crimes against women in courts is just 11.2 percent; out of 13,42,060 cases filed, 12,04,786 are still pending.

India

Minimum support price: Unkept promises on cost mitigation, bad formula to determine MSP compound farm woes

The cost of purchasing inputs like seeds, pesticides, fertilisers and machinery among others falls under the ‘A2’ cost category, while the cost of family labour is reflected in the ‘FL’ component.