In Tilottoma Misra’s High Wind, inter-community relations in North East are explored through intimacy of fiction
In an interview with Firstpost, High Wind author Tilottoma Misra and translator Udayon Misra talk about the shrinking space for inclusive politics in the North East and the role of books such as this one in challenging those beliefs.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, Bishan Bedi call for Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. to be conferred with Bharat Ratna
Bishan Singh Bedi tweeted to PM Modi, saying that conferring the Bharat Ratna on Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. would be his greatest contribution to Indian sports
Pranab Mukherjee receives Bharat Ratna; Nanaji Deshmukh, Bhupen Hazarika also conferred highest civilian award posthumously
President Ram Nath Kovind gave the award to Mukherjee, Hazarika's son Tej and Vikramjeet Singh, a close relative of Deshmukh, at a function held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
Pranab Mukherjee, social activist Nanaji Deshmukh and singer Bhupen Hazarika to be awarded Bharat Ratna today
After the announcement of Pranab Mukherjee's name for the Bharat Ratna, Modi had lauded the former president for being an "outstanding statesman of present times" and creating a "strong imprint" on the nation's growth trajectory.
Bhupen Hazarika's son Tej says his statement on Bharat Ratna was misconstrued; grateful for honour conferred on father
Tej Hazarika said in his statement that it is unfortunate that (some) people would completely misinterpret his public statement dated regarding the Bharat Ratna itself by sadly misrepresenting his view of it
Few weeks ago, Sharmistha Mukherjee had attributed the Bharat Ratna honour declared for her father Pranab Mukherjee to his struggle
North East sets streets on fire with secessionist threats ahead of final day of Budget Session of Parliament
Among the bills for consideration and passing listed in the Rajya Sabha for Wednesday, the CAB stands at number 9 with Home Minister Rajnath Singh as the introducer.
Bhupen Hazarika's brother Samar says family will accept Bharat Ratna, day after son Tej declines honour over citizenship bill row
Sparking several protests across the region, most North eastern states have opposed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Political outfits in the region, including allies of the BJP, have also unanimously opposed the bill.
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi said the Bharat Ratna was conferred upon BR Ambedkar out of compulsion, not heart
Comment against Bharat Ratna Bhupen Hazarika lands Mallikarjun Kharge in soup; Assam police files case against Congress leader
Police have registered a case against senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge over his remark on Assam's legendary singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, officials said on Sunday.
Modi govt subtly jabs Congress with Bharat Ratna for Pranab Mukherjee, seeks to gain ground in West Bengal
The Bharat Ratna for Pranab babu carries even greater significance beyond the BJP-Congress political rivalry
Pranab Mukherjee, Nanaji Deshmukh and Bhupen Hazarika awarded Bharat Ratna; 112 Padma awards this year
Bharatiya Jana Sangh leader and social activist late Nanaji Deshmukh, singer Bhupen Hazarika and former president Pranab Mukherjee were on Friday conferred the country's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna.
After making her debut as an assistant director on one of Shyam Benegal's films, Kalpana Lajmi went on to make movies with women and womanhood at their very core
Kalpana Lajmi has directed films like Rudaali, Chingaari and Daman.
Bhupen Hazarika: As I Knew Him — Kalpana Lajmi's memoir provides a glimpse of the man behind the legend
Told through the lens of Lajmi, a free-flowing memoir, Bhupen Hazarika: As I Knew Him is the story of a charismatic and passionate man who used his art as an instrument for social change, and a woman, a fierce feminist, who has never cared much about societal norms.
Here's a basic guide on cinema from what perhaps still remains India’s least understood region — the Northeast
Narendra Modi names Assam's Dhola-Sadiya Bridge after Bhupen Hazarika; attacks Congress over inefficiency
Inaugurating the longest 9.15 km bridge over a river in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a veiled attack on the previous Congress-led UPA government, accusing it of delaying its construction even as he named the bridge after legendary singer Bhupen Hazarika.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India's longest bridge Dhola-Sadiya on Friday and renamed it as the Bhupen Hazarika bridge.
Assam's Majuli quandary: Will district status end existential crisis of world's largest river island?
Only connected by ferries to Nimati Ghat in Jorhat that ply between 8 am to 4 pm, communication has been a massive challenge for people in Majuli.
The state government has already written to the Centre on this matter and will pursue it again, the chief minister said while addressing a memorial service at the samadhi site of Hazarika on the occasion of his third death anniversary in Guwahati today.