Citizenship Amendment bill: A poll gimmick

Posted by - February 15, 2019

Avik Chakraborty Will the Citizenship(Amendment) Bill, 2016 benefit the BJP in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019? Only time will tell. Before the Lok Sabha elections, the BJP tabled the bill in the parliament to woo the Hindu voters in Assam. Though it is a National Bill, a lot of protests have been witnessed in

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PM Modi inaugurates longest rail cum Road Bridge in Dibrugarh

Posted by - January 20, 2019

Avik Chakraborty Ushering in a new revolution in the connectivity of Assam and other Northeastern states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated India’s longest Rail cum Road Bogibeel Bridge to the service of the nation on December 25, 2018.  Landing at Mohanbari Air Port Dibrugarh, Prime Minister Modi arrived at Bogibeel at 2.30 PM and dedicated

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19th century Buddhist monastery facing extinction threat

Posted by - December 19, 2018

 Avik Chakraborty Namphake Buddhist monastery situated at Namphake village of Naharkatia in Dibrugarh district has been facing erosion threat from Buri-Dehing river since several years. The river is few meters away from the Buddhist monastery. The monastery was established in 1850 and is one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in upper Assam.  Namphake village have

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ONGC’s Drinking Water Project inaugurated at historic Dholebagan HS School

Posted by - December 19, 2018

Avik Chakraborty Drinking Water Project was inaugurated by Executive Director-Asset Manager, ONGC Assam Asset, S D Maske at the historic Dholebagan HS School, Charaideo district on October 27, 2018. The School, established in 1919, is celebrating its Centenary Year and ONGC’s ‘Drinking Water Project’, commemorating the Centenary Year, will benefit the 700 plus Students, Teachers

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The SP, BSP Conundrum

Posted by - November 8, 2018

Tushar Pandit The poll season has been well and truly announced along with the forecasts of the pollsters and pundits. ‘Trouble’ in the Opposition camp is currently a news staple while the BJP with Narendra Modi as its flag bearer is being presented as even more invincible than before. The supremos of the two key

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Buying Russian Missile System Despite US Sanctions Threat

Posted by - November 8, 2018

Atul Cowshish Has India cocked a snook at the US by clinching a crucial $5.4 billion s-400 Triumf missile defence system with Russia that can potentially place India under severe US sanctions under CAATSA? It appears so at the outset. A narrative is being circulated to demonstrate how ‘independent’ India is in doing trade with

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Dibrugarh School gets electrification

Posted by - October 12, 2018

Avik Chakraborty Mohanbari Hindu Gaon prathamik Vidyalaya, 15 km from Dibrugarh town, situated at Lahowal constituency of Dibrugarh district get newly electrified renovated school on August 22, 2018. The school was established in 1972 and its condition was dilapidated and without electricity. Recently, Dibrugarh Round Table Chartered, an NGO under Round Table India adopted the

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40 lakhs excluded from the final draft of NRC in Assam

Posted by - September 18, 2018

Avik Chakraborty The final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam was published on July 30, which excluded 40 lakh peoples name. For several decades Assam has tolerated the brunt of illegal migrant and NRC is the mechanism designed to oust the illegal migrant who came after March 24, 1971 in Assam. The

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Contribution of Vajpayee for the Development of Northeast

Posted by - September 3, 2018

NeW Bureau Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee died at 93 on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at AIIMS in New Delhi. Simple, respectful, friendly and always smiling, an iconic and charismatic figure who was loved by all was an honest statesman who often rose above political differences for the cause of humanity, justice and peace.

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