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  • Firmly in the saddle

    Firmly in the saddle

    The BJP-led Assam government completes one year in office on 24 May. The patched-up alliance includes the Asom Gana Parishad, which tested power twice, and the Bodoland People’s Front, led by rebel-turned-politician Hagrama Mohilary. Sarbananda Sonowal is the state’s first tribal chief minister. Few believed that the BJP would come to power with a convincing …

    April 30, 2017
  • The show goes on

    The show goes on

    Namami Brahmaputra is a hegemonic Hindutva version of select elements of Assam’s culture that found its political and diplomatic expression in the recently concluded show. The question is, does culture serve the ruling ideology of governance necessarily? If it does not, then one needs to tailor and twist major symbols of culture, religion and spirituality …

    April 9, 2017
  • PM wishes for Namami Brahmaputra festival in Assam

    PM wishes for Namami Brahmaputra festival in Assam

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended his wishes for the Namami Brahmaputra festival to be celebrated in Assam between March 31 and April 4. "It is a matter of great pride that the Namami Brahmaputra festival is being launched by the Assam government. Best wishes for the festival," Modi tweeted. "The Brahmaputra is the …

    March 31, 2017
  • PM wishes for Namami Brahmaputra festival in Assam

    PM wishes for Namami Brahmaputra festival in Assam

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended his wishes for the Namami Brahmaputra festival to be celebrated in Assam between March 31 and April 4. "It is a matter of great pride that the Namami Brahmaputra festival is being launched by the Assam government. Best wishes for the festival," Modi tweeted. "The Brahmaputra is the …

    March 31, 2017
  • Singer Papon invites Big B to Assam

    Singer Papon invites Big B to Assam

    Assamese singer Papon, who has sung a song on the Brahmaputra river with Amitabh Bachchan, has invited the Bollywood megastar to visit Assam soon. Papon, whose real name is Angaraag Mahanta, has composed an anthem for the debut edition of Namami Brahmaputra — a river festival. The song has been voiced by celebrities like Amitabh, …

    March 22, 2017
  • Singer Papon invites Big B to Assam

    Singer Papon invites Big B to Assam

    Assamese singer Papon, who has sung a song on the Brahmaputra river with Amitabh Bachchan, has invited the Bollywood megastar to visit Assam soon. Papon, whose real name is Angaraag Mahanta, has composed an anthem for the debut edition of Namami Brahmaputra — a river festival. The song has been voiced by celebrities like Amitabh, …

    March 22, 2017