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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,...

Barak Valley bursts in protest; Assam bandh on Saturday against massacre of Bengalis

Silchar: Bengali dominated areas in Assam, especially Barak Valley, are simmering in anger against the massacre of five Bengalis in Tinsukia on Thursday. Today, several...

ULFA guns down 5 Bengalis in Assam, Mamata calls for protest in Bengal tomorrow

Silchar / Kolkata: At least five Bengalis have been gunned down by suspected ULFA militants in Tinsukia district of Assam. The massacre took place around...

Bollywood biggie Shaan harassed for singing Bengali song in Guwahati

Silchar: With the fresh impetus from the update of National Register of Citizens (NRC) and public threats to Bengalis by surrendered Ulfa militants, Assamese...

In signal to BJP govt, hundreds walk in Silchar torch rally against NRC bias

Silchar: Hundreds of people today hit the streets of Silchar in Barak Valley in a torch rally against the alleged bias against Bengalis vis-à-vis...

Two months since NRC draft, Silchar to witness first protest rally

Kolkata / Silchar: Two months since Assam published the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) by excluding 40-lakh people, a spark of protest is...

Rights groups to hold people’s tribunal in Kolkata against Assam NRC

Kolkata: Human rights organisations from Bengal, Assam, and elsewhere in the country have decided holding a people’s tribunal in Kolkata to hear out the...

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