Thursday, June 29, 2017
GUWAHATI: Rulima Khatun of Dalgaon in Assam’s Darrang district, one of the most backward areas of the state, is just 17 years of age and she is not as unfortunate as many of her friends in the neighborhood. She had a narrow .. Read More
GUWAHATI: Abu Taher Ahmed, in his late 30s is a constable at South Salmara Police Station in Assam’s South Salmara district located in the south west corner of the state.
He has been with the state police for ... Read More
GUWAHATI: The legacy of 116 years came to an end leaving many in tears in Guwahati. Cotton College, one of the oldest and most prestigious educational institutes in eastern India set up in 1901 by then Assam province Chief Commiss... Read More
GUWAHATI: Nizara Talukdar in her mid 30s is just another village woman in Assam who has grown up in poverty. But the times seem to have changed as she has started to earn more through her innovative ideas, thanks to the Internet S... Read More
GUWAHATI: Call for strict action against those who lynched two teenagers in Assam’s Nagaon district.
Activists and people in general have demanded action so that such activities cannot reoccur in the state. ... Read More
GUWAHATI: Assam government’s population policy has come under criticism. After Congress and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), Oxfam India has slammed the policy saying it is against women.
It says t... Read More
GUWAHATI: Assam’s anti-witch hunting crusader Birubala Rabha who has single-handedly been fighting to eradicate superstition from society will be speaking at the Witchcraft and Human Rights Experts Workshop at the UN Human R... Read More
GUWAHATI: Sri Lankan celebrated filmmaker Prasanna Vithanage who was conferred the coveted Bhupen Hazarika award by the Asam Sahitya Sabha, apex literary body of Assam, was in Guwahati to receive the award. The Citizen spoke with ... Read More
A report from Agartala said that the IPFT had held rallies in 29 places across the State on Saturday to support the demand a separate Gorkhaland State in West Bengal’s Darjeeling. IPFT President Narendra Chandra Debbarma told reporters “We not only support the separate Gorkhaland State in West Bengal, we also strongly condemn the atrocities on the leaders and members of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM),” . The IPFT had for the past few years been agitating for the creation of a separate State, carved out by upgrading the TTAADC area. Almost all the political parties in Tripura had opposed the IPFT’s demand for a separate State.