Monday, July 16, 2018

An honest review of Mission China

Sanmita Acharjee Guwahati, September 11: Zubeen Garg, as a director has stacked up quite an impressive cast and crew for his mega commercial release "Mission...

An Open Letter to APSC from a Candidate reveals startling anomalies

To The Chairman, APSC Guwahati, Assam   Dear Sir, Parallel to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) at the Centre, there is a State Public Service Commission (SPSC) in...

Opinion | Is Manipur India’s Little Brazil?

Sunzu Bachaspatimayum “There's no dearth of talent in Manipur, what matters is how we nurture it. Well done AIFF.” This was how Renedy Singh, former...

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...

Animal sacrifice in the name of Durga Puja in Assam is dehumanization

By Nilotpal Dutta Dehumanization takes place when bloodshed becomes a common place thing even though if it happens in the name of culture and traditions. The...

Do you think Muslim men have never made Hindu Idols in Assam before?

By Anuraag Baruah In June 2016, I had written a piece in The Hoot criticizing the coverage of a high school examination result of Assam...

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...

Northeastern states dragged into Indo-Pak diplomacy?

By Nilotpal Dutta Guwahati, September 26: Pakistan Television Network (PTV)'s official Twitter account on September 25(Monday), shared pictures of posters demanding freedom for the Indian...

People of Assam have already given a tough lesson to the last regime; history...

By Shyamkanu Mahanta One and half year is a long time in Politics. Same time last year, BJP Assam was enjoying plenty of public support,...

Queer student in Assam resorts to suicide after getting bullied in Catholic school by...

Nilotpal Dutta The incident reminds me of Hilary Swank who played the character of Brandon Teena in the 1999 biographical drama – Boys Don’t Cry....