Shillong Chamber Choir will perform for Barak Obama

Shillong Chamber Choir, which made North East India proud by winning 'India's Got Talent - Khoj 2' on Colors TV earlier this month, has been invited by the Government of India through the Ministry of External Affairs to perform before visiting US ... Read More

30 Oct 2008 Assam Serial Bomb Blast

30th October 2008 has been one of the darkest days in recent history of Assam where 18 bomb blasts took place all over Assam. It is reported that, it caused death of more than 77 people while injuring 470 injuries! The bomb blasts ripped apart ... Read More

Bodo People Are completely alienated : ABSU

According to All Bodo Students Union ( ABSU), the powerful students organisation of Bodo tribe in Assam, alienation of the Bodo people is complete and recent announcement of separate Telngana state by Home Minister P Chidambaram, has paved way for ... Read More

Akhil Gogoi Speech at CNN IBN Young Leader Award

Awardees, Ladies and Gentlemen, I take this opportunity to thank CNN IBN for selecting me for the Young Indian Leaders award. This is not only a recognition of the work of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), a movement of marginalised peasants in ... Read More

Turmoil in North Eastern Hill University (NEHU)

North Eastern Hill University, popularly known as NEHU has been in the news for students staging non-operation protest against recently appointed vice chttp://www.northeastblog.in/wp-admin/post-new.phphancellor A.N. Rai. NEHU students are demanding ... Read More

North East Netizens Come forward to oppose Big Dams in India

Internet users, well informed politically aware in a democratic country India, youths from North East India have come out with online petition for stopping construction of big dams in seismic zone 5 rated North East India. It is claimed that ... Read More

Tarun Gogoi not against big dams in North East India

Two time Chief Minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi has clarified that, he is not against big dams in North East India, but only against the problems pointed out by the expert panel and demanded that they should be addressed. Tarun Gogoi has also accused ... Read More

NSCN (IM) Leader Anthony Shimrey Arrested

Indian anti terror investigation agency National Investigation Agency (NIA), which was formed after Mumbai Terror attack on 26 Nov 2008, has arrested Anthony Shimrey, a senior leader of National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN) (I-M). Anthony ... Read More

Kati Bihu : Assamese peasants bihu

Kati Bihu is also known as Kangali Bihu ( Poor Bihu) as there is no fan and fair involved while observing it, it is a poor cousin of Rongali or Bhogali Bihu. Also, Kati bihu is completely a non-urban bihu observed by people who live in villages in ... Read More