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Wasbir Hussain
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Wasbir Hussain

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The Method Of Madness

The Method Of Madness

Aug 20, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

On the surface, it is a familiar re-run of terror in Assam's killing fields. The week around Independence Day...

Got A Gun And Thick Skin

Got A Gun And Thick Skin

Aug 06, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

A poaching spurt at Kaziranga this year points to a global syndicate

Secret Deal, Open Surrender

Secret Deal, Open Surrender

Aug 02, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

Anything is possible in the murky politics of insurgency and counter-insurgency. Fairly important insurgent...

The Troubled Eastern Front

The Troubled Eastern Front

Jun 13, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

The attack in Bullut only underlines, ULFA's tactical shift of not engaging the security forces but carrying...

A Blank Ration Card

A Blank Ration Card

Apr 09, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

It's public knowledge that PDS rice, wheat, sugar and superior kerosene oil is sold openly, food grain is...

The Perils of Transition

The Perils of Transition

Mar 22, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

Bhutan's impending transformation from a monarchy to a parliamentary democracy, with the first national...

Shooting Range

Shooting Range

Jan 22, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

A marauding ULFA again. The Centre must now rethink strategy.

Death Dance

Death Dance

Jan 08, 2007 Wasbir Hussain

Wavering and incoherent governmental policies and delusional braggadocio in the face of ULFA's coherent and...

Politics Of Citizenship

Politics Of Citizenship

Dec 12, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

The Supreme Court's clearly and rightly put the government in a spot. Why should Assam have a different...

Long Talks To Nowhere

Long Talks To Nowhere

Sep 07, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

Why is India finding it so difficult to tackle Bangladesh? Why is India's eastern frontier, particularly the...

Truce Tactic

Truce Tactic

Aug 28, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

Will ULFA come to the negotiating table? Updates

Speaking In Tongues

Speaking In Tongues

Aug 14, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

New Delhi has come up with an Independence Day gambit in Assam . by suddenly suspending Army operations...

War And Peace In Assam

War And Peace In Assam

Aug 03, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

ULFA, with bomb attacks, extortions and weapons procurement, appears to be against entering into a ceasefire...

The Gogoi Talk Show

The Gogoi Talk Show

Jun 19, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

Bomb To Talk Peace

Bomb To Talk Peace

Jun 12, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

Bomb blasts by the ULFA in Assam continued for the fifth straight day on Monday with explosions in Tinsukia...

Double Whammy

Double Whammy

May 11, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

Congress pulls off a surprise verdict as Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) battled suspicions that it was moving too...

If The Hat Fits

If The Hat Fits

Mar 27, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

An Opposition that doesn't get along means the Congress gains by default

Tinsukia Tinderbox

Tinsukia Tinderbox

Feb 27, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

With polls due next month, army brutality keeps Assam ignited Updates

Let Those Doves Be

Let Those Doves Be

Feb 13, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

The ULFA has the Assam CM and governor fighting

Tin Roof And Bamboo Walls

Tin Roof And Bamboo Walls

Feb 13, 2006 Wasbir Hussain

That's enough to bring the sheltering shade of education to the children of a forgotten hamlet