News & Information From Northeast India

Citizens take out massive torchlight rally against Citizenship Bill in Tangla

Along with other parts of Assam, the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) along with 28 other indigenous organizations of state, also took out a massive torchlight procession throughout Tangla town in Udalguri district on Friday evening protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. A massive gathering of nearly 5,000 people from every walks of life […]

Tangla celebrates Basanti Puja, the other Durga Puja

With spring approaching its fag end and people bracing up for the sultry summer, the Bengali Hindu devout have immersed themselves in Durga Puja festivity with the Basanti Puja underway at Nonaipara in Kukurakata near Tangla of Udalguri, Assam from Friday. Observed during Chaitra Navratri, this Durga Puja is celebrated in spring. This festival coincides with […]

Lesson from BTC bandhs, every other day: Ending the bandh culture

Bandhs have become an integral part of Assam and more specifically the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) region where even a least-heard political, non-political organization and student organization call for days-long bandh on trivial issues. The organizations, who, for their vested interests and political mileage, call for such bandhs act like a messiah and behave as […]

Thousands took to street in Udalguri demanding equal land rights in BTC

Protests organized by various organizations in various parts of BTAD continued on Wednesday, demanding the land rights of the non-tribals living in the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC). An estimated 8,000 people marched from Bapuji Prakalpa throughout Mazbat town in Udalguri calling for equal rights and rethinking of the BTC cabinet’s decision. The protest march held […]

Assam archer Promila Daimary wins gold at Archery Asia Cup in Bangkok

Assam archer Promila Daimary brought laurels to the nation by bagging the gold medal at the recurve event at the Asia Cup World Ranking Archery Tournament, Stage 1, in Bangkok on Wednesday. Promila defeated Natalia Erdynieva of Russia by 7-3 in the recurve final. Promila Daimary, who has a World rank of 30, has previously […]

Discussion on CBCS at annual lecture-workshop in Tangla College

The Mahesh Chandra Deva Goswami Memorial annual lecture-cum-workshop programme on CBCS was organized at Tangla College on Thursday. The programme, organized by the Assam College Teachers’ Association (ACTA) Darrang-Udalguri zone in association with Tangla College Teachers’ Unit (TCTU), witnessed the participation of teachers and stakeholders of ACTA from various colleges under four districts of BTAD […]

Assam archer to compete at Berlin 2017 Hyundai Archery World Cup

Assam archer Pramila Daimari has been selected to represent India in female archery team at Berlin 2017 Hyundai Archery World Cup Stage 4 to be held in Berlin, Germany from Aug 8-13. The Udalguri District Archery Association has extended their greetings to the archer who belongs to Dahlahabi village of Khagrabari near Bhergaon in Udalguri. Daimari […]