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Raijor Dal and Assam Jatiya Parishad Oppose Government Decision To Abolish Language Paper In Civil Services Exam

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Addressing a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said recognised languages would include Bodo or Bengali or any other tribal language of the state, and also Hindi as many people in Assam speak it.

Assam Bypolls: Akhil Gogoi's Raijor Dal Meets Congress To Discuss Anti-BJP Alliance

Aug 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Congress working presidents Rana Goswami and Jakir Hussain Sikdar visited the Raijor Dal's headquarter in Guwahati to meet Gogoi and other senior leaders on Sunday.

Akhil Gogoi Says Mamata Banerjee Invited Him To Join TMC

An alliance of regional parties led by Mamata Banerjee is in making to unseat BJP from power at Centre in 2024, said Akhil Gogoi.

Issue Of Indigenous People’s Land Rights Bring Assam CM, Gogoi On Same Page

Jul 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Assam CM declared in the assembly that the government would settle the issue of land rights of the indigenous people who have settled in the hills of Guwahati and that they will not be evicted.

Defending Stan Swamy’s Death: Abuses And Absurd Arguments

The responses to an editorial I wrote earlier highlighted how divided the country has become, and possibly how devoid of compassion many of our citizens are.

05 July, 2021

Govt Misusing UAPA Against Those Opposing Its Anti-People Policies: Akhil Gogoi

Preetha Nair

Repeal UAPA immediately, says Akhil Gogoi

01 July, 2021

Akhil Gogoi Set Free: NIA Court Clears Him Of All Charges

Outlook Bureau

Sibsagar MLA Akhil Gogoi was acquitted in the Chandmari police station case, the second and last case against him in connection with the 2019 anti-CAA protests.

30 June, 2021

‘Save Me, I Shall Always Speak For You’: Akhil Gogoi Appeals To People Of Assam

Outlook Web Bureau

Raijor Dal chief Akhil Gogoi on Wednesday wrote an open letter to the people of Assam requesting them to protest his imprisonment

29 June, 2021

NIA Files Additional Charge Sheet Against Akhil Gogoi

Outlook Web Bureau

The Raijor Dal, which Gogoi heads, termed the NIA’s move as a conspiracy at a time when hearing on the framing of charges in the Chandmari case was about to conclude.

26 June, 2021

Out On Parole, Akhil Gogoi Meets Ailing Mother In Jorhat

Dipankar Roy

He was returning home after one-and-a-half years since he was arrested on December 12, 2019 for his protests against CAA.

22 June, 2021

Anti-CAA Violence: NIA Court Clears Akhil Gogoi Of Charges In One Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The court found materials presented not adequate to attribute any act of terrorism to Akhil Gogoi in a case registered against him at Chabua police station in Dibrugarh district

02 June, 2021

Misuse Of Sedition Law: Prosecute Officials Responsible; Accountability A Must

Ruben Banerjee

For the last few years, Wangkhem has been in and out of jails, labeled as someone very dangerous for the nation by influential persons who have slapped him with sections of the draconian sedition law.

21 May, 2021

You Can Kill Me But You Can't Stifle My Voice: Jailed Activist, Now MLA Akhil Gogoi

Dipankar Roy

Akhil Gogoi is the first-ever candidate in Assam to win an election from jail, where he has been since 2019 over violent protests against CAA

03 May, 2021

Jailed And Ailing, Peasant Leader Akhil Gogoi Takes On BJP Might And Wins In Ahom Heartland

Dipankar Roy

Akhil Gogoi, the peasant leader, social and RTI activist, had been spearheading the anti-CAA movement when he was booked on sedition charges

01 May, 2021

Corona Fears Overshadow Election Result Jitters In Assam

Dipankar Roy

Exit polls giving a clear victor to BJP have also taken some sheen off D-Day

04 June, 2020

Writing 'Lal Salam' And 'Comrade' On Facebook Can Now Land You Behind Bars In Assam

Abdul Gani

National Investigation Agency (NIA), in its chargesheet against Bittu Sonowal, a close aide of peasants’ leader Akhil Gogoi, mentioned that he had referred to some of his friends as ‘Comrade’ and used words such as ‘Lal Salam’ among others.

04 February, 2020

NIA Quizzes IIT-Guwahati Professor Again Over Anti-CAA Protests

Sadiq Naqvi

According to Arupjyoti Saikia's lawyer, the academic will be questioned by NIA again on Tuesday.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz