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Sep 03, 2019
Rs 1,220-cr and 10 years later, NRC leaves group favouring exercise dissatisfied, raises doubts over migrant numbers in AssamThe NRC in Assam, which took ten years, employed 52,000 government employees and cost the government Rs 1,220 crore, is now being considered as a fruitless exercise by the very same people who sought it in order to detect and deport of illegal migrants from the northeastern state
May 29, 2019
BJP leader Queen Oja, who won Gauhati seat, hopes her victory will inspire more women from Assam Movement to join politicsBJP leader Queen Oja, the only woman politician to win the Lok Sabha polls 2019 from Assam, says that her victory would inspire women workers of the Assam Movement to participate in the socio-political change of India
Mar 19, 2019
In Assam’s Mangaldoi, struggle to get listed on NRC emerges as major poll issue; Muslims determined to vote in large numbersA flashpoint during the 80s Assam agitation, Mangaldoi’s residents left out of the NRC seem determined to vote in April like always even though uncertainty looms over their future
Feb 21, 2019
Nellie massacre: 36 years on, a reflection on why victims of tragedy have been erased from public memoryWith respect to the Nellie massacre, we have arrived at the stage of decline. One needs to ask, what is the politics of erasure of Nellie? Whose purpose does it serve?
Jan 14, 2019
Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain slams govt, says sedition charge 'dangerous, unresisted abuse of power by ruling dispensation'These charges show to what extent the administration can go to abuse freedom of expression and suppress dissent, says Assam intellectual Hiren Gohain.
Aug 08, 2018
Assam NRC: Human rights of non-citizens are important but indigenous Assamese need to protect their vanishing homelandMigration before Independence from East Bengal and infiltration after Independence from East Pakistan and later on from Bangladesh into Assam had become so easy that it caused a profound sense of unease and fear in the minds of all Assamese people.
May 22, 2017
Over 2.8 million Indians were displaced in 2016, nation ranks third worldwide: reportInternal Displacement Monitoring Centre of the Norwegian Refugee Council released a new report which ranked India third among countries most affected by displacement related to disasters followed by China and the Philippines