Bhupen Hazarika News
Magh Bihu 2023: Five popular Bihu songs to add to your playlist
As you gear up to celebrate Magh Bihu with great enthusiasm, we have pulled together a list of a few popular Bihu songs that will truly brighten your celebrations
Bhupen Hazarika Death Anniversary: Here are some unmissable songs by the legendary singer
Playback singer, lyricist, musician, poet, actor, filmmaker, and politician, Bhupen Hazarika donned many hats and did justice with each of them.
Bhupen Hazarika took Assam to the world
On Bhupen Hazarika's 96th birth anniversary here's looking at what made this Assamese genius so unique.
Google pays tribute to Assamese music maestro Bhupen Hazarika with artistic doodle
On the 96th birth anniversary of Dr Bhupen Hazarika, Google paid tribute to the music maestro through an artistic doodle. He was a highly honoured Assamese singer, composer, and filmmaker
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
Sharmistha Mukherjee resigns as Delhi Congress communication head; replaced by Ramakant Goswami
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.
Bharat Ratna given to BR Ambedkar out of compulsion, not heart, says AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi
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.
Kalpana Lajmi's films highlighted varied aspects of womanhood — from Rudaali to Daman
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 passes away aged 64; filmmaker battled year-long kidney ailment
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.
Cinema of the Northeast: From early Assamese films to star Manipuri directors, all you need to know
Here's a basic guide on cinema from what perhaps still remains India’s least understood region — the Northeast