GUWAHATI: Teen music sensation of Assam Nahid Afrin has been asked to stay away from musical performances by a group of Islamic clerics terming it as anti-Sharia.

Nahid, the first runners up in Indian Idol Junior i .. Read More

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ASSAM ON THE BOIL AFTER ATTACK ON AASU OFFICE

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GUWAHATI: Assam is on the boil after a section of unruly members of a Nagpur based organization attacked the office of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and shouted slogans against the Assam Accord in Dhemaji district&rs... Read More

GARO WOMEN DEMAND RESTORATION OF NOKMA RIGHTS

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GUWAHATI: International Women’s Day was given special significance by the women of Meghalaya’s Garo Hills who are fighting a tough battle to revive and restore the custodial rights of women.

In matril... Read More

LOCALS SUPPORT CONTROVERSIAL BBC FILM ON KAZIRANGA: DEMAND INQUIRY

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GUWAHATI: Locals of Kaziranga National Park (KNP) have come out in support of the controversial BBC documentary on the national park’s conservation methods, demanding an enquiry into the reported deaths of tribals.
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ASSAM GOVT'S DECISION TO IMPOSE SANSKRIT IN SCHOOLS DRAWS FLAK

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GUWAHATI: Assam government’s decision to make Sanskrit compulsory in all school till Class VIII has drawn flak from different sections, including students’ bodies and scholars for trying to bring in Hindutva into the e... Read More

LOCALS SUPPORT CONTROVERSIAL BBC FILM ON KAZIRANGA: DEMAND INQUIRY

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GUWAHATI: Locals of Kaziranga National Park (KNP) have come out in support of the controversial BBC documentary on the national park’s conservation methods, demanding an enquiry into the reported deaths of tribals.
<... Read More

ASSAM GOVT'S DECISION TO IMPOSE SANSKRIT IN SCHOOLS DRAWS FLAK

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GUWAHATI: Assam government’s decision to make Sanskrit compulsory in all school till Class VIII has drawn flak from different sections, including students’ bodies and scholars for trying to bring in Hindutva into the e... Read More

ASSAM GOVT'S DECISION TO IMPOSE SANSKRIT IN SCHOOLS DRAWS FLAK

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GUWAHATI: Assam government’s decision to make Sanskrit compulsory in all school till Class VIII has drawn flak from different sections, including students’ bodies and scholars for trying to bring in Hindutva into the e... Read More

ASSAM MINISTER'S SEXIST JUMLA DRAWS FLAK

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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

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

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