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  • A time of reckoning

    A time of reckoning

    On the basis of the historic Assam Movement, there have been calls for re-visiting the National Register of Citizens with 1951 as the base year.

    November 11, 2019
  • A region erupts in anger

    A region erupts in anger

    The Citizenship Amendment Bill has brought to the fore serious fissures in the North-east

    January 21, 2019
  • ‘Chaiwala’ barb for Prime Minister Modi from an unexpected quarter

    ‘Chaiwala’ barb for Prime Minister Modi from an unexpected quarter

    ACMS General Secretary Rupesh Gowala, taking a potshot at PM Modi said, “While Modi often refers to himself as a "chaiwala", he is yet make good on his promises towards a million tea garden labourers in the state in the last four years.

    December 9, 2018
  • Abiding logic of Bihu

    Abiding logic of Bihu

    The post-harvest Bhogali Bihu has just ended across Assam. Down the Brahmaputra valley, it coincides with Makar Sankranti in the Barak valley, celebrated through a popular festival called merameri in Sylheti. Bihu assumes so many different forms starting from Sadiya to Dhubri, a cultural geography known for its assimilative cultural diaspora. It consists of a …

    January 22, 2017