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Jun 18, 2018
Assam lynching, Part 3: Grief gives way to calls for revenge as intellectuals warn of undercurrent of tensionThe grief and outrage across Assam following the lynching of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath in Karbi Anglong last week is turning ugly, with calls for revenge attacks on Karbis.
Jun 13, 2018
Assam lynching, Part 1: Gruesome murders fuel ire against Karbis even as calls for peace flood social mediaWhile a section of people is against blaming an entire community for an act of a violent mob, condolences from Karbi Anglong have had little impact on the minds of some Assamese people who are brushing off the Karbi protests as a mere façade to cover the grave act of injustice.
Apr 13, 2018
National Film Awards 2018: Rima Das' Assamese film Village Rockstars wins Best Feature FilmIn a breakthrough moment for Assamese cinema, Rima Das' directorial Village Rockstars was named the Best Feature Film at the 65th National Film Awards
Mar 21, 2018
World Poetry Day: Read the selected verses of three noted Indian poets, in Assamese, Malayalam, SindhiOn World Poetry Day 2018, poets Jiban Narah (Assamese), Anita Thampi (Malayalam), Mohan Himthani (Sindhi) share their verses with us — spanning subjects as diverse as smartphone addiction to womanhood
Mar 09, 2018
Jahnu Barua's film Ajeyo to open second edition of Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative's film festivalCritically acclaimed filmmaker Jahnu Barua's drama Ajeyo will open the second edition of 'Matter of Right(s)', a two-day film festival by Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) in New Delhi on 13 March.
Jan 02, 2018
Successful NRC updation would prepare ground for tectonic shift in Assam politicsThe first part draft published with the names of 1.9 crore people out of the 3.29 crore total applicants in Assam recognising them as legal citizens of India.
Dec 02, 2017
Sonar Baran Pakhi: This biopic on an acclaimed folk singer from Assam is a must-watchPadma Shri Pratima Pande Barua's life was a story of powerful rebellion, And a biopic by Bobby Sarma Baruah — Sonar Baran Pakhi — captures it perfectly | #FWeekend
Nov 25, 2017
Decoding the stardom of Zubeen Garg — An unpredictable rockstar with a heart of goldA rockstar is an unplanned, uncontrolled phenomenon. In more ways than one, Zubeen Garg might be one of the last artistes to be called one.
Nov 04, 2017
Assam's NRC quandary Part 4: Confusion on 'original inhabitant' may be major bottleneck in identifying legal citizensThe Congress insisted that the use of the term “Original Inhabitants” would create a divide among those included in the NRC, which the party said is not warranted.
Oct 30, 2017
Quest for citizenship: As millions try to prove nationality in Assam, one man's story reveals the burden of proofAround 5 million illegal immigrants have been estimated in Assam over 51 years, according to data provided by the Assam Border Police Organisation