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In Assam, locals struggle to find Bihu special greens owing to unplanned urbanisation, climate change
India

In Assam, locals struggle to find Bihu special greens owing to unplanned urbanisation, climate change

For Rongali Bihu, the Assamese new year, a special dish is traditionally prepared — a concoction of ‘ekho-ek bidh xaak’, or 101 varieties of local leafy greens and herbs, that is believed to be beneficial to health.

Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind, Amit Shah greet nation on Pongal, Bihu, Makar Sankranti
India

Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind, Amit Shah greet nation on Pongal, Bihu, Makar Sankranti

PM Modi said that while Makar Sankranti ‘reaffirms the importance of respecting mother nature’, Pongal showcases the best of Tamil culture

Magh Bihu 2021 to be celebrated on 15 January: Significance of festival that marks end of harvesting season in Assam
India

Magh Bihu 2021 to be celebrated on 15 January: Significance of festival that marks end of harvesting season in Assam

On the festival, people erect makeshift huts called Meji from bamboo, leaves and thatch, and food for the feast is prepared in the huts

Assam's subdued Bihu during coronavirus lockdown reminiscent of distressing historical events 
India

Assam's subdued Bihu during coronavirus lockdown reminiscent of distressing historical events 

While the subdued Bihu seems like a historic first to many — hardships, earthquakes, even war have seemingly proven small deterrent for the festival — there is a precedent for it, one that dates 193 years ago.

Ranveer, Varun attend Uri special screening; More photos from Priyanka, Nick wedding: Social Media Stalkers' Guide
Entertainment

Ranveer, Varun attend Uri special screening; More photos from Priyanka, Nick wedding: Social Media Stalkers' Guide

Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan and Katrina Kaif, among others were present at Uri's special screening; More photos from Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra's wedding were shared by photographer Jose Villa.

Singer Papon reportedly left out from Assam's Bihu celebrations following Voice India Kids controversy
Entertainment

Singer Papon reportedly left out from Assam's Bihu celebrations following Voice India Kids controversy

Papon, who was accused of sexually molesting a minor girl on a reality show, has been shunned from performing at the Bihu festival celebrations in his home state Assam.

Jagga Jasoos actor Bidisha Bezbaruah suicide case: All you need to know
Entertainment

Jagga Jasoos actor Bidisha Bezbaruah suicide case: All you need to know

Assamese dancer-singer-actor Bidisha Bezbaruah who was recently seen in Anurag Basu's Jagga Jasoos committed suicide on 17 July.

Jagga Jasoos: Pritam embroiled in plagiarism controversy over song 'Galti Se Mistake'?
Bollywood

Jagga Jasoos: Pritam embroiled in plagiarism controversy over song 'Galti Se Mistake'?

'Galti Se Mistake' - Pritam and the music producers of the Jagga Jasoos song rubbish the claims.

PM Modi greets nation, wishes everyone on Baisakhi, Bihu and Vishu
India

PM Modi greets nation, wishes everyone on Baisakhi, Bihu and Vishu

PM Modi tweets special wishes for the various festivals celebrated across India

 Assam prohibits animal fights during Bihu, organisers unhappy
India

Assam prohibits animal fights during Bihu, organisers unhappy

The home commissioner said the judgement and order of the Supreme Court on 7 May 2014 in the Animal Welfare Board of India vs A Nagaraja and others case was forwarded to the officials on 10 September for taking necessary action.

Assam's popular folk singer Khagen Mahanta passes away
India

Assam's popular folk singer Khagen Mahanta passes away

Mahanta was actively involved in the state's "language movement" in 1960 under the stalwarts Bishnuprasad Rabha, Hemanga Biswas and Jugal Das.

EC refuses to change poll dates, says no 'luxury' to do so
Politics

EC refuses to change poll dates, says no 'luxury' to do so

The full Commission came to Assam for first the time since announcement of poll dates, also directed the police to seize all licenced and illegal arms.

Many in Assam unhappy with poll dates due to clash with Bihu festival
India

Many in Assam unhappy with poll dates due to clash with Bihu festival

The poll dates will affect the Rongali Bihu, the major festival of the state, several parties said on Wednesday.