Samudra Gupta Kashyap


Assam CM Tarun Gogoi says his statement on Hindi-speaking people ‘twisted’ by BJP
Mon, Nov 30, 2015

Tarun Gogoi came under flak even in the Parliament when parliamentary affairs minister Venkaiah Naidu on Friday hit out at him for his allegation against Hindi-speaking leaders of the BJP.

Through Bangladesh, a development shortcut for Northeast
Mon, Nov 30, 2015

Ongoing efforts to raze walls erected by Partition open up possibility of dramatically reduced distances and unprecedented economic gains.

CM Gogoi asks President to remove Assam Governor P B Acharya
Sun, Nov 29, 2015

P B Acharya had also converted the Guwahati Raj Bhavan into an annexe of the BJP office, Tarun Gogoi alleged.

Amit Shah dares Tarun Gogoi to make public how Assam spent central funds
Sat, Nov 28, 2015

“The Centre has given a lot of funds (to Assam). But where has the money gone? Tarun Gogoi should come out with a detailed account of how the funds were spent,” Amit Shah said.

Congress, AIUDF in plot to make Assam part of Bangladesh: Sonowal
Sat, Nov 28, 2015

The newly-appointed BJP president said that the Congress was getting wary over the increasing popularity of the BJP.

Assam Congress renew stir for governor Acharya’s removal
Fri, Nov 27, 2015

The governor has already lost the confidence and goodwill in the eyes of the people because of his “irresponsible” statements.

Meghalaya: Opposition HSPDP retains Nongstoin assembly seat
Wed, Nov 25, 2015

For the ruling Congress, Nongstoin was its second major loss in less than a month.

With 8 Congress MLAs joining NPF, no Opposition in Nagaland
Wed, Nov 25, 2015

All 60 MLAs are part of the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) led by the NPF.

Acharya forgot he is Governor: Assam CM Tarun Gogoi
Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Acharya had sparked a row recently by saying Muslims in India are free to go to Pakistan or Bangladesh if they feel persecuted in India.

ULFA leader Anup Chetia sent to 14-day judicial custody
Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Chetia was arrested in Dhaka in December 1996 and was sentenced to 7 years imprisonment on several charges including illegally entering that country and possessing currency notes of several countries.

Why is Assam Governor Acharya so prone to controversies?
Mon, Nov 23, 2015

An old RSS expert on the Northeast, Acharya has been at loggerheads with Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi almost since he took charge in December 2014.

Assam Governor P B Acharya says Muslims free to go to Pakistan, Bangladesh
Mon, Nov 23, 2015

His remark came a day after he was reported to have said that “Hindustan is for Hindus”.

BJP’s Mission Assam: Popular leader at helm, difficult demographics
Mon, Nov 23, 2015

Sarbananda Sonowal has the advantage of popularity and familiarity but it will be still an uphill task given Assam’s demographic profile with a 30 per cent Muslim population.

Ahead of assembly polls, Sarbananda Sonowal appointed as Assam BJP chief
Sun, Nov 22, 2015

Former state BJP chief Siddhartha Bhattacharyya meanwhile has been appointed national spokesman in charge of the Northeastern region.

Hazarika report: ‘Flaw within govt mechanism enables Bangladeshi infiltrators’
Sun, Nov 22, 2015

The commission also said that no verification is carried out when a person enrols himself or herself as a voter and procurement of fake certificates has become a “norm”

Assam: New Lumding-Silchar BG track opened for passenger traffic
Sat, Nov 21, 2015

While the present newly-constructed broad gauge line runs about 50 per cent along the old metre gauge alignment, the 210-km track has 79 major bridges, 340 minor bridges and 21 tunnels.

Ready if Delhi wants to talk sovereignty, says ULFA anti-talk faction leader Paresh Barua
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

“I have no problem coming out to talk to the government, if it clearly spells out that our demand for sovereignty will be discussed,” Barua told a Guwahati-based television news channel on Wednesday.

Assam Rifles versus Nagaland editors
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

India’s oldest paramilitary force, the Assam Rifles, has accused 5 Nagaland dailies of violating the UAPA by supporting the NSCN (K).

NSCN (K) weaker, but retains the potential for damage
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

The organisation had signed a ceasefire with the Government of India in 2001, three years after New Delhi had begun a peace process with the NSCN (IM).

Nagaland: Papers carry blank editorials to protest Assam Rifles letter
Tue, Nov 17, 2015

Four daily newspapers in Nagaland carried blank editorials to protest against a letter from Assam Rifles asking them not to publish any “article projecting the demands of NSCN(K)

Tripura civic polls: Don’t contest to help defeat Left, BJP tells Congress
Mon, Nov 16, 2015

'The Congress should make its position clear on whether it wants to really oust the Left Front in Tripura or wants to help it by splitting the BJP votes'

4 NSCN(KK) members killed in Nagaland
Mon, Nov 16, 2015

A press release issued by the Assam Rifles in Kohima said a patrol party in village Laikunger was fired upon from inside a community hall complex.

Naga Hoho asks NSCN(K), Centre to reinstate ceasefire
Fri, Nov 13, 2015

The Naga Hoho on its part expressed its displeasure over the “unabated violent confrontations” between the security forces and NSCN(K).

In Fact: Why Anup Chetia returned, why Paresh Barua is still key
Fri, Nov 13, 2015

Chetia’s reported willingness to be part of the peace process between Delhi and Ulfa’s pro-talks faction may be considered a major blow to the anti-talks faction headed by Paresh Barua.

In Fact: What Anup Chetia’s return means for ULFA
Thu, Nov 12, 2015

“The ongoing peace process will receive a much-needed boost with Chetia’s arrival,” said ULFA vice-chairman Pradip Barua, who is also part of the peace process.

Anup Chetia handed over to India: A sports organiser, ULFA leader who galvanised youths to take up arms
Thu, Nov 12, 2015

ULFA leader Anup Chetia was more interested in sports than studies.

Separated for more than a century, Assam’s gibbons now get a bridge to connect
Wed, Nov 11, 2015

One day soon, it is hoped, hoolock gibbons living in the northern part of the forest will use the bridge to visit fellow gibbons in the southern part, and vice versa.

21 Cong rebels say they are loyal to party but not to Arunachal CM Tuki
Wed, Nov 11, 2015

The legislators have been seeking a change in the leadership in the state for about two months.

Elephant clinic in Assam’s Kaziranga named after Mark Shand
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

Assam together with the rest of the Northeastern states is home to about 5,000 wild elephants, also has about 1,500 captive elephants.

Ripple Effect: Need ‘grand understanding’ with anti-BJP parties, says Tarun Gogoi
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

Tarun Gogoi said while he would strive for a seat adjustment under ‘maha-understanding’, he would appeal to voters to vote for any party other than BJP if they did not want to vote for Congress.

Congress may act against dissidents in Arunachal Pradesh
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

Three days ago, 21 Congress MLAs had issued a joint statement in Itanagar announcing their decision to abstain from Sunday’s meeting after accusing the CM of being “autocratic and disrespectful to inner party democracy”.

Bihar polls impact on Assam: Will redraw our strategy, says BJP
Mon, Nov 09, 2015

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who led the Congress to power first in 2001 by ousting the AGP-led government, is eyeing a fourth consecutive victory.

People of Bihar have defeated intolerance: Arunachal Pradesh CM Nabam Tuki
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

Congratulating Nitish and Lalu, Tuki also said that the people of Bihar had reposed their faith on the secular alliance of JD(U), RJD and INC under the banner of Mahagatbandhan.

21 legislators rebel against Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki
Sun, Nov 08, 2015

The 21 legislators issued a joint statement in Itanagar announcing their decision and accusing Tuki of being “autocratic” and “disrespectful towards inner party democracy”.

BJP inducts nine Congress MLAs in Assam
Sat, Nov 07, 2015

With less than five months to go for the Assembly elections in Assam, the BJP has already announced “Mission 84” in order to capture at least 84 seats in the 126-member House and secure two-thirds majority.

IIM Shillong to discuss business emerging business alongside golf tourney
Fri, Nov 06, 2015

Informing this IIM Shillong director said the annual golf event will bring together several top corporate leaders alongside government representatives, bureaucrats, policy-makers.