Friday, December 15, 2017

The Irony of HBS and the Cancer Controversy

By Utpal Kanta It was merely a month back when a picture of Himanta Biswa Sarma with Ratan Tata had popped up in media. I...

10 years on, justice still eludes Lakshmi Orang

By Manjori Borkotoky Little had she known that morning when she had come to Guwahati for the first time in her life, that this visit...

Hiren Gohain shouldn’t have gone to the Delhi Meeting: Harekrishna Deka

By Harekrishna Deka What Maulana Syed Arshad Madani said in Delhi, capturing a platform by fooling its organizers is highly communally provocative. It looks like...

Mamoni baido to the world, ‘Mampi’ to me

By Mrinmoyee Goswami Just as I finished cremating my aunt, Mamoni Raisom Goswami, I went totally blank for a moment thinking what did I do???...

Don’t kill the Goose that lays the golden eggs—ONGC and OIL

By Dipanjon Konwar This news is already circulating in the corporate grapevine and selected media that now the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG)...

Debate on National Anthem Reflects less Faith in Nation Love

By Alok Kumar Choudhary For the past few days, the nation has witnessed a debate on the issue of National Anthem. In the year 2016,...

When do we really die?

Dr S. Sahariah When is a person really declared dead? Till recently it was universally accepted that a person is declared dead when he or...

How OI becomes a factor in terms of Panchayat Documents for the NRC process

By Anuraag Baruah NRC’s state coordinator Prateek Hajela kicked up a storm recently by bringing up the issue of ‘Original Inhabitants’ (OI) in the follow...

Justice eludes Assam’s journo-victims

By Nava Thakuria For more than one reason, India remains a hazardous place for hardliner journalists irrespective of the regimes in power at the national...

The Actual Story So Far: The Infamous Lower Subansiri Dam

By Basanta Deka The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation, NHPC, started constructing a huge storage dam to produce power on the lower part of the river...