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Bengal Boy to Lead J&K at ISRO Event

Kolkata: A teenage boy, who is a native of Digsui village in Hooghly, has been selected for Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) young scientist...

Rights Body Flags Supreme Court on “Devastating Consequences” of Hurrying NRC

Kolkata: International rights body, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), has said that the process of finalising the controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC) in...

Assam Budget: Good and Bad News for Bengalis

Silchar: Assam Budget 2019-20 tabled in the state Assembly today 6 February has both good and bad news for the Bengalis of Assam. On one...

Real Test Now in Rajya Sabha as Centre Gets Citizenship Bill Passed in Lok...

Kolkata: Amidst uproar by the Opposition in the Parliament and, by a sizeable section of the common people in Assam, the Lok Sabha has...

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill Not a Favour But Atonement of Past Wrongs: PM Modi Says...

By Priyanka Paul Silchar: The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which aims to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants from neighbouring countries, “is not a favour...

NRC: Meghalaya Governor Says Those Committing Suicide Most Likely Foreigners

By Bappaditya Paul Kolkata: Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy has said that those committing suicide in Assam for being branded Bangladeshi or for non-inclusion of names...

Meet the Rickshaw Puller Who Has Set Up 9 Schools in Remote Assam

By Tomojit Bhattacharjee Paddling his cycle rickshaw through the narrow lanes of Barak Valley’s Karimganj town, young Ahmed Ali would often ferry little children to...

Huge civil society rally in Silchar against NRC anomaly

Silchar: The hub of Barak Valley, Silchar, today witnessed a large rally of the civil society against the discrepancies in the update of National...

Rights body demands extension of NRC deadline due to polls

Silchar: Citizen Rights Protection Co-ordination Committee (CRPCC), an umbrella body of rights activists in Assam, has demanded that the deadline for submission of claims...

Assam bandh total in Bengali areas, elsewhere partial with sporadic violence

Silchar: The 12-hour Assam bandh against the massacre of five Bengalis in Tinsukia today evoked a total response in Bengali dominated Barak Valley, Lumding,...

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