Not happy as MLA, could raise people's issues more earlier, says activist-turned politician Akhil Gogoi

Gogoi had started his social life by starting the peasant organisation Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti and raised a series of issues relating to the farmers livelihood.

published on : 12th March 2023

Guwahati Diary:Fresh trouble for Akhil Gogoi, old case to reopen 

The court of a special judge, NIA had discharged the four but a division bench observed that NIA special judge’s approach was “erroneous”.

published on : 15th February 2023

Pact inked for USD 125 million loan to build drain systems in Tamil Nadu

The loan is the third and the last tranche of the USD 500 million multi-tranche financing facility for the programme to build priority water supply, sewerage, and drainage infrastructure.

published on : 28th December 2022

India’s intent on PoK: The ISI runs scared

There is no doubt that the matter is complex, made even worse by the presence of Chinese strategic interests.

published on : 28th November 2022

Kharge to strengthen party, Rahul to be PM face, says Congress leader Gogoi

“We feel that no other leader can take the effort that Rahul is putting behind the Bharat Jodo yatra. Name one political leader in India who is willing to walk 3000 kms to unite India,” Gogoi said. 

published on : 20th October 2022

GoI bond inclusion: Efforts on to resolve hurdles

“As part of the Index Watch, we will continue to engage with the regulators and market participants, and gather feedback on sufficient resolutions for the remaining hurdles,” Gloria Kim told TNIE.

published on : 7th October 2022

Independent MLA Akhil Gogoi suspended from Assam assembly for 'disrupting proceedings'

The Sivasagar legislator had wanted to ask a supplementary question pertaining to the Education Department, which the Speaker disallowed.

published on : 14th September 2022

Luis Suarez plays for Nacional in Copa Sudamericana home loss

The 35-year-old Suárez joined Nacional after his contract with Atletico Madrid expired in the hope of remaining fit enough to play for Uruguay at the World Cup, which kicks off November in Qatar.

published on : 4th August 2022

Beaten up, ears slit, Assam man metes out Taliban-type punishment to minor daughter’s boyfriend

The boy, who was found profusely bleeding, was rescued by the villagers and rushed to a hospital. 

published on : 19th July 2022

FIR lodged against TMC MP Mahua Moitra in Assam for 'Gogoi' tweet

A tweet of Moitra's attacking the BJP-led union government over the compilation of words deemed unfit for use in Parliament has stirred up a controversy.

published on : 16th July 2022

Misfired tweet: Mahua Moitra reveals ‘Mr Gogoi’ is ‘Mister Ranjan Gogoi’

What triggered the brouhaha was a tweet by Moitra on Thursday to attack the BJP-led union government over the compilation of words deemed unfit for use in Parliament.

published on : 15th July 2022

Cong seeks probe into political violence

The Congress on Monday demanded an independent inquiry into the political violence that erupted before and after the bypolls to four Tripura Assembly constituencies were held on June 23.

published on : 28th June 2022

Breaking bread by the Brahmaputra: Mitali Gogoi Dutta's unique culinary tours

Guwahati-based Mitali Gogoi Dutta conducts unique culinary tours for national and international tourists to eat the local cuisine and experience the dining practices of rural Assam

published on : 19th June 2022

'Going: Stories of Kinship' book review: Myriad faces of loss

The little red book of short stories dealing with the notion of loss, particularly that of a family member, evokes a deep ache that all of us are now way too familiar with. 

published on : 12th June 2022

Anxiety among Nepalis about country going the Sri Lanka way; but situation not that dire

Nepal still has enough forex to sustain imports (both merchandise imports and service imports) for the next six to seven months.

published on : 1st May 2022

The bulldozer in India reminiscent of the tank on Tiananmen Square

Tremors following an earthquake often cause more damage than the original shock.

published on : 1st May 2022

MakeMyTrip's fintech arm buys majority stake in BookMyForex

BookMyForex's suite of services, including currency exchange that offers real-time exchange rates, multi-currency prepaid forex cards, cross-border remittances and other ancillary products.

published on : 5th April 2022

Kerala's Thrissur sees the completion of Centre-sponsored housing project 

The project titled 'Asset Precious' has received the occupancy certificate providing relief to 70 homebuyers.

published on : 4th April 2022

Akhil Gogoi suspended from Assam Assembly for disturbing Governor's speech

Speaker Biswajit Daimary asked Gogoi to leave the House for the duration of the Governor's speech.

published on : 14th March 2022

Two former Assam MLAs get jail term for illegal angling in Kaziranga National Park, assaulting ranger

Additional district judge Kaushik Hazarika gave the verdict in the 2009 case against five persons, including ex-MLAs Jiten Gogoi and Kushal Dowari.

published on : 5th March 2022
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