Fleeing the Arakan conflict zone, around 1,600 Myanmar nationals have poured into Mizoram since November 2017.
Rajeev Bhattacharyya is a senior Guwahati-based journalist and the author of Rendezvous With Rebels: Journey to Meet India’s Most Wanted Men.
Every day, thousands of refugees are seen in long queues at the relief centres near the camps.
Activists who have been working on the issue of undocumented immigrants from Bangladesh say they have not heard of these task forces, and even the police disagree on their number.
The NIA will request the UK to extradite Mukul Hazarika, a UK-based doctor believed to be Avijeet Asom, chairman of the ULFA-I.
Students from a remote Naga village are turning to a school across the border in Myanmar, hoping this will increase their employment opportunities.
While the ministry provided information on a query on phone tapping five years ago, it refused to disclose facts when an application seeking the same information was filed last month.
As a result of siltation, the Brahmaputra has been expanding – ranging from 2 km to 14 km. This is considered a major hurdle for dredging.
The presence of the United Liberation Front of Asom and the People’s Liberation Army of Manipur along the frontier is evidence of the shrinking space for the groups to hide and set up camps.
An analysis of the voting pattern of the Muslims in Assam reveals a confusing picture.
Guwahati: Pradyut Bordoloi, three-time cabinet minister and adviser to the chief minister, has lost the assembly elections in Assam, bringing an end to weeks of speculation that witnessed a stiff contest between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Bordoloi lost to BJP candidate Bhaskar Sarmah from […]
Ajmal has been heard saying on the TV that he will emerge as the “kingmaker” when government formation takes place. But the poll dynamics he has triggered is likely to favour the BJP-led alliance.