Food for thought

The passage of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in the Lok Sabha has ignited massive protests across Assam, and there will be more trouble once the...


Category - EDITORIAL


Unity is the Key

Bishaldeep Kakati (Bishaldeep Kakati can be reached at deep.kakati99@gmail.com) It has already been three years since 2016, but it still seems that the deplorable scenarios of Assam have not changed for good. A Bill known as the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 is making each and every...

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Justice for Scribes

  It took a very brave journalist to print in his newspaper an anonymous letter against self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim at the height of his power in...


Sonowal couldn’t convince

While the people of Assam continue to be in agitated mood over the BJP-led government’s adamant stand on passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, state chief...


Food Front: Not That Rosy at All

Dr B K Mukhopadhyay (The Writer, a noted Management Economist, an International Commentator on Business and Economic Affairs, is attached to Management...


Basis for New Quota

Now that reservation for the economically weaker in the general category has become law with the President giving his assent, the focus shifts to the apex...


Boycott: A dangerous word

‘Boycott’ is one word that is currently doing the rounds in Assam. While students of different educational institutions including the Cotton University – the...



The Buddha told his disciples: “Whoever makes an effort can attain enlightenment in seven days. If he can’t manage it, certainly he will attain it in seven...


Time to Scrap Quotas

On Thursday, an NGO called Youth for Equality challenged in the Supreme Court the Bill to provide 10 percent reservation to the general category poor in jobs...


National Youth Day

Santanu Nandi Purkayastha (The writer is PGT, Biology, Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya (NEEPCO), Umrangso. He can be reached at santanutanu09@gmail.com) On...