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‘Assam govt to shut down state-run madrasas,...

‘Assam govt to shut down state-run madrasas,...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 10 2020

Assam has 614 recognized madras and about 1,000 Sanskrit schools

Floods, coronavirus hobble 2 poorest...

Floods, coronavirus hobble 2 poorest...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 28 2020

The floods in Assam, where at least nine one-horned rhinos have drowned in an inundated national park,...

Floods kill 84 in Assam; 9 rhinos...

Floods kill 84 in Assam; 9 rhinos...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 20 2020

'Nine rhinos have drowned and over 100 other animals have been killed'

3 Bangladeshis beaten to death in India...

3 Bangladeshis beaten to death in India...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 20 2020

The incident took place in a village near the Bangladesh-India border on Saturday night

2.2m affected by floods in India’s Assam...

2.2m affected by floods in India’s Assam...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 15 2020

According to officials, 45,000 people were shifted to relief camps in the affected areas set up for the...

MASUM demands justice for Bangladeshi’s...

MASUM demands justice for Bangladeshi’s...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 2 2020

In May, 26 Bangladeshis were accused and charged under the Foreigner’s Act, 1946 in India, as they...

Bangladesh braces for more floods

Bangladesh braces for more floods

Nation

Mon, Jun 29 2020

Thousands stranded in northern districts

Floods in India's Assam force a million...

Floods in India's Assam force a million...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 29 2020

Torrential rain hit at least 23 of Assam's 33 districts and the federal water resources body said...

After Nepal, now Bhutan stops irrigation...

After Nepal, now Bhutan stops irrigation...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 25 2020

Farmers along with other civil society members of Baksa district of the state in large numbers staged...

How Bangladesh helped Assam

How Bangladesh helped Assam

Saleem Samad

Mon, Mar 2 2020

By clamping down on the country’s terror outfits

Assam to shut state-run madrasas, Sanskrit...

Assam to shut state-run madrasas, Sanskrit...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 13 2020

'It was not the job of a secular government to teach religion, scriptures and languages such as Arabic...

Lessons from the Assam experience

Lessons from the Assam experience

Deb Mukharji

Mon, Dec 23 2019

The NRC is meant to intimidate and the CAA to reassure

India citizenship law protests spread...

India citizenship law protests spread...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 16 2019

Anger with Modi’s Hindu nationalist government was further fueled by allegations of police brutality...

A threat to the idea of South Asia

A threat to the idea of South Asia

Partha S Ghosh

Sun, Dec 15 2019

What India’s Citizenship Amendment Bill intends to do

2 dead, several wounded in India as...

2 die in Assam as protests escalate...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 12 2019

The new law is also raising concerns that Modi's government is pushing a Hindu-first identity for...

A challenge to Bangladesh’s secular...

A challenge to Bangladesh’s secular...

Saleem Samad

Wed, Dec 11 2019

Why did the Indian defense minister so grossly mischaracterize Bangladesh? 

The trajectory of Indo-Bangla...

The trajectory of Indo-Bangla...

Sarwar Jahan Chowdhury

Sun, Oct 6 2019

What to expect from the PM’s latest visit

India’s state police launch drive to...

India’s state police launch drive to...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 1 2019

The police were directed to identify places like railway stations, bus terminals and new colonies where...

Assam minister: Citizenship bill to...

Assam minister: Citizenship bill to...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 24 2019

The final list of the National Register of Citizens in Assam was released on August 31, excluding over...

Mamata: Shame on BJP for creating panic...

Mamata: Shame on BJP for creating panic...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 23 2019

'NRC exercise will not be carried out in Bengal or anywhere else in country, it was conducted in...

Amartya cautions Mamata about emulating...

Amartya cautions Mamata about emulating...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 22 2019

Many are now saying that Bengal, a once-Renaissance land, shouldn’t allow itself to be defined...