The Forest Beneath the Mountains: Read an excerpt from Ankush Saikia's book where fiction meets history and Assam's ecology
Weaving in local elements in its language and texture, Saikia examines issues that do not often appear in Indian fiction.
Bodoland Territorial Council polls: BPF's Kamal Shing Narzary booked for calling BJP MLA Angoorlata Deka ‘sex worker’
The BJP and the BPF, otherwise a part of a coalition government in the state, are separately contesting the BTC election and have been engaged in a bitter campaign
BTC polls: BJP promises development, equal importance to Bodo, Assamese languages in election manifesto
The manifesto for the two-phase Bodoland Territorial Council elections on 7 and 10 December was released in Kokrajhar in the presence of the party's state president Ranjit Dass, and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma
Endangered Species: How malnutrition has plagued some of Assam's most vulnerable districts and communities
The first part of the docuseries, Endangered Species explores the issue of malnutrition in the tea garden labour population, one of the most marginalised communities in the country; the prevalence of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM); lack of health workers and unequal distribution of services in some of the worst-hit parts of Assam especially the Muslim majority districts and the Bodoland territory.
Narendra Modi in Assam: PM hails Bodo accord, announces Rs 1,500 crore developmental package for BTAD
Addressing a massive public rally in Assam, Narendra Modi celebrated the signing of the accord on 27 January that is expected to bring lasting peace to the troubled state.
Narendra Modi to address public rally in Assam's Kokrajhar today to celebrate signing of Bodo Accord with NDFB, ABSU
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kokrajhar in Assam on Friday to participate in an event to celebrate the signing of the Bodo agreement.
Naga Peace Accord: Centre misleading people, claims senior NSCN-IM leader as differences remain three months after deadline
The Naga issue faces an uncertain future with no progress being made on the Naga Peace Accord three months since the supposed conclusion of the peace talks between the NSCN-IM and the Central Government
Bodo Peace Accord 2020: A look at timeline of major events in long standing conflict in Assam
The Bodo conflict, which dates back to the pre-Independence era, gained momentum from 1987 when the ABSU launched an agitation for a separate state.
Centre signs Bodo Peace Accord, the third since 1993 in bid to bring peace to Assam: All you need to know about the agreement
The Union government on Monday signed a historic accord with with the dreaded insurgent group National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) and two other outfits to end a protracted and bloody struggle for secession from Assam and to bring permanent peace to Bodo-dominated areas of the state
In bid to resolve Bodoland conflict, Centre signs peace accord with NDFB, ABSU; non-Bodo outfits announce 12-hour bandh in Assam
The government on Monday signed an accord with one of the dreaded insurgent groups of Assam, the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), providing political and economic bonanza.
Nine NDFB(S) militants arrested on their way to Assam from Myanmar; huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered
The security forces also recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from their possession. The group was busted while infiltrating into India from their training camp in Myanmar. All nine cadres were nabbed in an ambush on their infiltration route.
First Hand 2: Second volume of non-fiction graphic novel tells stories of exclusion, struggle in India
The themes explored in First Hand 2 are healthcare, living as a single woman in India, communal violence in Muzaffarnagar and the lives of Devadasis, among others
Protests in Assam after BDT restricts sale of land in Bodoland to non-tribals; 30 injured in clashes with police
Bodoland, officially the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD), consists of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Bagsa and Udalguria districts.
Train services affected in Northeast due to 'rail roko' agitation demanding separate Bodoland
The ABSU and several other organisations have decided to revive the agitation for a separate Bodoland state starting 10 October.
Bodos threaten to revive statehood agitation from October-November if BJP govt fails to keep 'poll promise'
He said that while the BJP assured to look into the statehood demand ahead of the Lok Sabha polls yet the party had ignored the issues Bodos
Bodoland stir regains momentum, leads to blockade of Assam national highways by protestors
The agitation for a separate Bodoland flared up again in Assam after the Centre allegedly stopped their monthly meetings with the movement groups.
Uneasy calm in Assam's Kokrajhar district as killing of Muslim leader revives memories of 2012 riots
The incident happened an hour after Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for New Delhi from Guwahati after reviewing the damage caused by the recent wave of floods.
Tamil Nadu: Two held in Coimbatore for alleged links with Assamese separatist outfit
Two persons hailing from Assam have been taken into custody from a private factory near Coimbatore for suspected links with a separatist outfit
Assam terror attack: CM Sonowal's whirlwind visit leaves Kokrajhar residents disappointed
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visited Kokrajhar district in Assam and urged the Centre to deploy 75 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF)
Kokrajhar violence: 14 civilians killed in suspected NDFB(S) militant attack
Media reports claim that the style of attack in Kokrajhar and the choice of ammunition is similar to NDFB(S) modus operandi, however, no group has claimed responsibility so far.