The Assam Story and the Importance of Being Himanta

Jyotirmoy Prodhani As anticipated, following massive turn-around of the Mahajot (the conglomeration of Congress and AIUDF), hyped as the game changer, turned out to be a damp squib. In terms of mathematics though, Mahajot was a clean winner. In the last elections in 2016 the vote share of the political parties gave Congress a smart… Read More The Assam Story and the Importance of Being Himanta

Gauhati High Court upholds Akhil Gogoi’s bail plea, dismisses order challenging bail

The Gauhati High Court on Tuesday upheld peasant leader and Raijor Dal President Akhil Gogoi’s bail in connection with a case of rioting during the Citizenship Amendment Act CAA Protest in 2019. Earlier, a special court of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) granted bail to activist Akhil Gogoi in October last year. Gogoi was arrested… Read More Gauhati High Court upholds Akhil Gogoi’s bail plea, dismisses order challenging bail

Assam Jatiya Parishad announces its alliance with Raijor Dal

The newly formed regional parties from Assam- Assam Jatiya Parishad AJP and Raijor Dal RD have announced their alliance ahead of the upcoming assembly polls likely to be held in April this year. The two regional parties were born as an outcome of the anti-CAA protests, both the parties have decided to contest the coming… Read More Assam Jatiya Parishad announces its alliance with Raijor Dal