GUWAHATI: Assam transport minister Chandramohan Patowary’s ‘cheap’ remarks against a college girl, a victim of eve-teasing, has drawn sharp reactions from across the state.

The girl, a student of .. Read More

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JAPAN KEEN TO SELL ARMS TO INDIA

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GUWAHATI: After India has emerged as one of the largest arms purchasers in the world, Japan is now keen to sell defence technology to India. Japanese ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu told The Citizen in an exclusive interview that Japan... Read More

DESHI JANAGOSTHI: WHERE CULTURE MERGES WITH RELIGION

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GUWAHATI: Deshi Janagosthi, one of the indigenous communities of Assam, is worried about losing its tribal status just because it follows the religion of Islam. And tends to be ignored in the process.

“We ar... Read More

FILM FESTIVAL FOR JAIL INMATES IN ASSAM

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GUWAHATI: It was a unique experience for the jail inmates at Central Jail Guwahati. They would have never imagined to have a film screening inside the jail for them.

But all thanks to the Krishna Kanta Hendiqui St... Read More

POPULATION CONTROL: KNOWLEDGE AGAINST SUPERSTITION IN ASSAM

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GUWAHATI: Rahim Ali is a small time businessman who has to work very hard to support his family of 12 members. At the age of 50 with eight children, he repents for not adopting the birth control measures.

But now, ... Read More

'LADY OF THE LAKE' TRAVELS FROM MANIPUR TO BERLIN FOR THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FEST

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GUWAHATI: Manipuri filmmaker Haobam Paban Kumar has won several awards before but his debut feature film -- Loktak Lairembee’s (Lady of the Lake) has become even more special as it has been selected for the prestigious 67th ... Read More

ASSAM GOVT EVICTS POOR FROM HOMES IN FREEZING WINTER

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CHANDERDINGA (Dhubri, Assam): Abdur Razzak, in his mid 40’s has been living here ever since he was a kid. After losing his land to erosion Razzak and his families had shifted to Chanderdinga in 1978 but now after several dec... Read More

ASSAM GOVT EVICTS POOR FROM HOMES IN FREEZING WINTER

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CHANDERDINGA (Dhubri, Assam): Abdur Razzak, in his mid 40’s has been living here ever since he was a kid. After losing his land to erosion Razzak and his families had shifted to Chanderdinga in 1978 but now after several dec... Read More

THE 'FEAST' THAT UNITES ASSAM

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GUWAHATI: Bhogali Bihu or Magh Bihu (harvest festival) celebrated in mid January is the most popular festival of food and feast in Assam. People from all communities and religions come together to celebrate Bihu with feats and fo... Read More

HOMELESS ON NEW YEARS EVE: ASSAM GOVT EVICTS FAMILIES CLAIMING LAND FOR GRAZING

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GUWAHATI: In the chill of a cold December winter, one Fazal Haque, at the age of 70, is trying hard to get some warmth from a small fire he has managed to light with some straw and tree branches near his makeshift house on the ban... Read More

2014-2016: CHRISTMAS SPELLS FEAR FOR ADIVASIS HIT BY TERROR AND GOVT NEGLECT

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GUWAHATI: William Mormo, 60 plus, is not in a happy mood even though it is Christmas. He has been in this frame of mind for the last couple of years where he is filled with a sense of foreboding when the festival that always bro... Read More

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