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Elephant Deaths and a Solar Project Assam's Forest Department is in the hot-seat over what locals say are suspicious elephant deaths, as 18 wild Asiatic...
A public uprising in social media has arisen throughout northeast India over safeguarding a sanctuary from rampant opencut mining for coal. Campaigners argued that...
The ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party is projected to hold power at NayPieTaw again, and President Thein Sein is expected to be elected for a second term.
A young blogger, a member of Ganajagaran Mancha - a social organization, was hacked to death by machete-wielding killers in front of his wife Asha Moni.
After several months of peace, assaults on media persons were reported in various parts of India in June 2015. Two journalists were killed and one escaped death.
Is it time to have few more credible, paid news channels in various regional languages, that can survive with contributions from subscribers across the populous country?
According to the FIR, the lady scribe lodged in Latashil PS, she was targeted by both OC Bora and SI Ahmed (who was present there) and even touched her private parts. The police men snatched the camera, where the footage relating to news story was r
As the seminar Cleaner Green: Understanding Low Carbon Development in India - was over on 16 September, I returned to my home city Guwahati to a massive flood in Assam and neighboring Meghalaya days after.
The Chin State government in Burma has temporarily forbidden publication of the Chin (Lai) language newspaper the Hakha Post, Nava Thakuria reports.
Arunachal faced a severe flood in August losing 56 people to the disaster, Meghalaya witnessed unprecedented rainfall and floods in the Garo hills that killed 55.
Assam police claimed Brahma, who was arrested on September 2 evening, was providing information about the movement of security personnel engaged in counter-insurgency operations
The Journalists' Forum Assam expressed shock at the murder of James W. Foley, an American photo-journalist who was abducted in November 2012 in Syria.
The voice of protests against the brutal killing of a dedicated journalist from Chhattisgarh in central India, by the Maoist Communists, is slowly increasing.
The guns of the Burma Army are far from silent, and the ethnic people, particularly in Kachin and northern Shan States, are suffering more under Thein Sein than the previous Than Shwe military regime
The British government gives Thein Sein red carpet treatment in the UK, but after two years of his reforms, Burma still has one of the world's worst human rights records.
Hundreds of Tibetans living in northeast India assembled in Guwahati on the international human rights day to raise their voices against the rampant violation of rights in Tibet by Chinese authority.
So ethically speaking a journalist trade union body should not pursue for recreational activities and it must not own a liquor license (meant for a bar in its office).
Remembering a thinker & artisan Gopinath Talukdar Nava Thakuria He was an appreciator of folk art, classical music & theatre and also a thinker.
An NHRC delegation, led by its chairman Justice (Retd) K G Balakrishnan, arrived in Assam during the last week of May for two camp sittings in Guwahati and Shillong.
In the absence of a free and fair atmosphere for the growth of conscious civil society groups, these political party leaders play the role of saviour and that way they earn their dividend with huge amount of monetary growth.