Articles by Kangkan Acharyya
Oct 22, 2018
Assam govt faces threat to law and order situation as 46 organisations call for bandh over Citizenship Amendment BillThe BJP rose to power in Assam under the leadership of Sarbananda Sonowal for the first time in 2016 on the promise to deport Bangladeshi immigrants.
Oct 19, 2018
Mizoram polls: Church organisations, which had been vocal against BJP, have suddenly gone silentThe silence of the church organisations at a time when the BJP has become part of ruling dispensations in six of the seven northeastern states has drawn multiple interpretations.
Oct 15, 2018
Graded Response Action Plan back in Delhi as authorities struggle to keep rapidly rising pollution in checkDiesel generators are already banned as air pollution level has reached the ‘Very Poor’ level as the presence of PM2.5 or PM10 concentration in air is between 121-250µg/m3 or 351-430 µg/m3 respectively.
Oct 13, 2018
I-T raids on Delhi minister Kailash Gahlot: Ex-AAP member Neil Terrance Haslam backs charges of financial misappropriationAAP faces the challenge of answering questions raised by ex-party member Neil Terrance Haslam pertaining to alleged financial irregularities by Kailash Gahlot.
Oct 11, 2018
Assam NRC: Prominent students' organisation seeks updation of citizens' register in other states of North EastThe NESO advisor warned that after the NRC updation process began in Assam, some illegal migrants shifted their base to other states of the North East.
Sep 18, 2018
Touts still in business despite doorstep delivery scheme, says one of first Delhi residents to avail service under new systemOverall, Anuj Kumar explained that he had a pleasant and hassle-free experience with the Delhi doorstep delivery of services scheme.
Sep 13, 2018
Massive response to 'Doorstep Delivery of Services' scheme forces Delhi govt to increase number of phone lines, operatorsA Government of Delhi source explained that after the number of operators at the call centre was increased from 40 on the day of the launch to 150, and number of phone lines increased from 50 to 200
Aug 22, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Dam expert blames lack of sound reservoir management system for disasterThe magnitude of the Kerala catastrophe could have been minimised if the agencies involved in reservoir management had used a technically sound approach in the opening of the dam gates.
Aug 12, 2018
Nikah halala challenges husband's manhood, punishes him for giving instant divorce, says AIUDF leader Badruddin AjmalMaulana Badruddin Ajmal, a Muslim leader and Lok Sabha MP from Assam, defended the practice of nikah halala saying that the very idea of having to let his wife sleep with another man challenges and hurts the manhood of a husband, and thus prevents him from instantly divorcing his wife
Aug 09, 2018
Arvind Kejriwal may have to face 2019 polls alone as Congress repeatedly snubs AAP over alliance formationWith a grand alliance nowhere in sight for AAP, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will now have to face the 2019 Lok Sabha polls alone.