The irony of Assam’s NRC- Where militants found place but MPs did not!

The irony of Assam’s NRC- Where militants found place but MPs did not!

Guwahati, January 3, 2017 On the midnight of December 31st, 2017, Assam waited with bated breaths for the release of 1st draft of NRC as a wave of insecurity passed through the state. People were full of doubts about the exercise lest their names failed to appear in the list and should they be declared […]

Is Right to Freedom a threat to itself in Northeast and India? — By Shweta Raj Kanwar

Is Right to Freedom a threat to itself in Northeast and India? — By Shweta Raj Kanwar

-By Shweta Raj Kanwar Freedom is what Freedom does, so goes the saying! However, today, we often tend to interchangeably use the terms ‘Freedom’ and ‘Liberty’ without understanding the true meaning of the context and what we are or are not entitled to do. In simple terms, Freedom is the absence of any outside constraint […]

Assam: Ulfa-I getting stronger by the day; 21 youths including a woman join in as cadres

Assam: Ulfa-I getting stronger by the day; 21 youths including a woman join in as cadres

GUWAHATI, November 6: At least 21 youths, including a woman, have joined the Paresh Baruah-led Ulfa (Independent), police sources said. After the attack on a convoy of the Army’s 15 Kumaon Regiment, in which three jawans were killed and four injured, security forces launched a massive search operation in various villages in Tinsukia, Dibrugarh and […]

Assam: Family of son kidnapped by ULFA rejects police protection

Assam: Family of son kidnapped by ULFA rejects police protection

DIBRUGARH: Kuldip Moran, the 26-yr-old BJP leader’s son who was kidnapped by ULFA members has not yet been rescued and amidst the uncertainty of his whereabouts, Kuldip’s family has rejected to seek police protection offered to them on the basis of a perceived threat from the outlawed group. Kuldip’s father Ratneshwar Moran who was earlier […]

Assam: CM appeals for release of MLA’s son

Assam: CM appeals for release of MLA’s son

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today appealed to the Paresh Barua-led faction of the ULFA to release the boy it had abducted on August 1 on humanitarian grounds. “I appeal to the abductors to release the boy as a humanitarian gesture. Our government believes that violence will achieve nothing and we are committed to […]