Assam

What after final NRC?

Now that the final National Register of Citizens in Assam has come out, the lives of more than 1.9 million people excluded from it stand to be affected. They will be looking at an uncertain future....

September 3, 2018
September 3, 2018

Life upended for those left out

Nimai Hajong remembers almost nothing of the hills of eastern Bangladesh where he was born more than half a century ago, having fled as a small child to India where he has lived as a refugee ever...

July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018

Don’t take any coercive action over Assam’s draft NRC: Indian SC

The Supreme Court of India says the publication of the complete draft NRC of Assam cannot be the basis of any coercive action against anyone since it is merely a draft.

July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018

40 lakh left off Assam citizen list

India has stripped 40 lakh people in Assam of citizenship, sparking fears of mass deportations of Muslims from the north-eastern state.

July 9, 2017
July 9, 2017

Flood hits the North

Low-lying areas of Sirajganj, Bogra, Gaibandha, Kurigram and Jamalpur were inundated yesterday as three major rivers witnessed a

May 11, 2017
May 11, 2017

Assam govt lauds Dhaka for opening mission

The government of Assam appreciates Bangladesh for opening a diplomatic mission in Guwahati.

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

Earthquake jolts Bangladesh

A tremor jolts Dhaka and other parts of the country.

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

Assam Election Results - What does it mean for Bangladesh?

The results of the recently held Assembly Elections in Assam are of great significance to Bangladesh. Firstly, the BJP-led alliance has won with an agenda which is apparently directly detrimental...

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

Mamata, Jayalalithaa set to retain power, BJP takes Assam

For the first time in India, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears all set to form government in the northern state of Assam.

December 24, 2015
December 24, 2015

Anup Chetia released from Assam jail

Top United Liberation Front of Asom leader Anup Chetia has been released from a prison in the Indian state of Assam after he obtained bail in four cases.

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

Europe’s dilemma is a stark closer to Asia

Persecuted Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar and thousands of Bangladeshi nationals have undertaken perilous journeys across the Andaman Sea to reach countries in Southeast Asia.