Assam: Tea as the National Drink of India? AGP to take up matter with PM Modi!

Assam: Tea as the National Drink of India? AGP to take up matter with PM Modi!

GOLAGHAT, November 19, 2017: After declaring tea as the state drink in 2011, Assam is making the case for the brew to be declared the national drink. Agriculture minister Atul Bora said he intends to take up the matter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Our party (Asom Gana Parishad) and I think tea should be […]

Assam: National campaign for release of Assam activist Akhil Gogoi

Assam: National campaign for release of Assam activist Akhil Gogoi

Guwahati, November 18, 2017: An umbrella body of 147 farmers’ organizations from across the country will launch a campaign on Monday from Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi with a demand to release peasants’ rights leader from Assam, Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested on September 13 on sedition charge. Nearly 200 members of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), the organization […]

TNT FEATURE | Keeping alive the stories behind Naga Cuisine with Chef Joel Basumatari

TNT FEATURE | Keeping alive the stories behind Naga Cuisine with Chef Joel Basumatari

SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | November 18, 2017 “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” — Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own Good food is often said to be directly proportional to a person’s mood and thereby to his over all existence. After all, it is food that determines our […]

Nagaland: NSCN-IM renews land demand from Assam

Assam is witnessing a bitter protest in several areas demanding making public the framework agreement inked between the Centre and NSCN-IM

Nagaland: NSCN-IM renews land demand from Assam

November 12, 2017: A consultative meeting attended by NSCN-IM leaders, village headmen and Naga representatives from the Rengma Naga Hills and Karbi Anglong in Assam underscored the need for getting back land for Nagas once a final solution is arrived at by the Centre and NSCN-IM. The meeting was held at the NSCN-IM headquarters in […]

Assam: Indian Army allegedly raid houses, beat youth in Rengma Naga areas of Karbi Anglong

Even as various Naga national groups assert authority over the region, Rengma Naga civilians in Karbi Anglong, Assam, are feeling the heat

Assam: Indian Army allegedly raid houses, beat youth in Rengma Naga areas of Karbi Anglong

Diphu, November 12, 2017: Even as various Naga national groups assert authority over the region, Rengma Naga civilians in Karbi Anglong, Assam, are feeling the heat. On November 10, some personnel from the Indian Army, allegedly without knowledge of the Assam Police and without a warrant, raided the house of Khenga Rengma, a former president […]

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