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A Bodo teacher Atul Brahma whose house was burnt in Ghunghunikhata village of Dubri District searching for scrap. Brahma's grain stores were looted and cattle stolen

Why Assam continues to be a tinderbox?

By Narendra Kaushik Hakaipara is a sprawling settlement perched on a land mass across Gourang River in Kokrajhar, the headquarters of Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), which runs a parallel government in four districts of Assam. More importantly, it is one of the around half a dozen villages inhabited by Bangla-speaking Muslims which were flattened during the 2012 clashes between Bodo ...

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A gentleman in the wild

By Narendra Kaushik | Kokrajhar This is one langur no old world monkey is scared of. The rare Golden Langur, found only along the Indo-Bhutan border and parts of Western Assam, rather lives in perfect harmony with the regular monkey also known as rhesus macaque in scientific terms. In fact, the golden haired, cat-eyed langur, which mythology aligns with monkey-king Sugriva ...

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States within a State

State Correspondent | PointBlank 7                                                                                               Photo credit : Reuters Guwahati:  While people in ...

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