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End of 2016: NE India remains safe for scribes

Wednesday, 28 December 2016, 5:06 pm | Nava Thakuria

As the year 2016 roles on for the final hours, India stands as one of the worst places for working journalists similar to the conflict-ridden nations like Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Mexico, Libya, Afghanistan etc. The largest democracy in the globe witnessed ... More >>

Bangladesh court convicts Indian rebels

Friday, 10 April 2015, 2:14 pm | Nava Thakuria

A Bangladesh court has sentenced two Indian militants belonged to United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) for life imprisonment. The ULFA leader Ranjan Choudhury with his associate Pradip Marak were convicted by the Kishoreganj court on 8 April 2015 ... More >>

ADB touch to regional gas pipeline project

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 3:55 pm | Nava Thakuria

The political turmoil may not recede in Afghanistan and Pakistan, but the initiative for an inter-country gas pipeline project continues as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been ‘appointed transaction advisor to help attract a commercial consortium ... More >>

Election-related confusion mounting in Bangladesh

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 4:41 pm | Nava Thakuria

Political crisis and confusion galore are mounting in Bangladesh over the next general election, which must be completed between October 25, 2013 and January 24, 2014. Before the fiver-year term of the present Awami League led coalition government is ... More >>

Memorial Meeting On Natun Dainik and CP Saikia

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 4:20 pm | Nava Thakuria

Guwahati: The employees of Natun Dainik, an influential Assamese daily newspaper of yesteryears will remember Chandra Prasad Saikia (popularly known among his follower journalists as CPS), its founder editor and award winning author in a function to ... More >>

Urging Political Reform in India

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 10:50 am | Nava Thakuria

It was an unusual gathering where jurists, legal luminaries, political visionaries, Parliamentarians, social reformers and journalists expressed their views in a brainstorming discussion highlighting various ambiguities in the Indian governance mechanism. More >>

Insurgency Stricken Manipur Goes To Polls

Monday, 30 January 2012, 11:40 am | Nava Thakuria

Insurgency is synonymous with the socio-political landscape of Manipur in northeast India. Besides the insurgent leaders of nearly 15 armed outfits and their well-wishers, those benefited with the ongoing separatist movement in the land of classical Manipuri ... More >>

National network for Human Rights defenders mooted

Monday, 21 November 2011, 4:13 pm | Nava Thakuria

Various speakers at a consultation meeting on human rights in New Delhi emphasizes for a stronger and affective national network to pursue the movement for defending legal human rights. Reposing faith on the judiciary of India, most of the speakers ... More >>

Burmese students term new government bogus

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 3:53 pm | Nava Thakuria

The new Burmese regime led by President Thein Sein has tried its best to get international recognition, but All Burma Student’s League (ABSL) has termed the government at Nay Pyi Taw as bogus. The students organization alleges that the new government, ... More >>

Burma turns hostile to Indian Separatist Groups

Tuesday, 20 September 2011, 3:42 pm | Nava Thakuria

The militant outfits from Northeast India, who are operating from the jungles of northern Burma (Myanmar), have a hard time ahead. As India and Burma have strengthen its strategic relationship, it is understood that Indian separatist groups would ... More >>

Nobel Support for a Noble Cause

Monday, 22 August 2011, 4:30 pm | Nava Thakuria

As India is uprising against corruption, the Nobel laureate Burmese pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has extended her support to the movement. The largest democracy in the globe has witnessed a second Freedom Movement (against corruption ... More >>

Another News Channel emerges from Northeast India

Tuesday, 19 July 2011, 3:10 pm | Nava Thakuria

Another new television channel ‘News Network’ is emerging from the northeastern part of India. Scheduled to be launched in the first half of August, 2011, News Network will be the eighth electronic media organization in Guwahati, the virtual capital ... More >>

Another News Channel emerges from Northeast India

Monday, 18 July 2011, 10:20 am | Nava Thakuria

Another new television channel ‘News Network’ is emerging from the northeastern part of India. Scheduled to be launched in the first half of August, 2011, News Network will be the eighth electronic media organization in Guwahati, the virtual capital ... More >>

Insurgency remains alive in Assam

Monday, 11 July 2011, 11:05 pm | Nava Thakuria

As India’s Independence Day is approaching, the militant outfits have as usual geared up their disruptive activities to make their presence felt in Assam. For decades it has been normal news of blasts ahead of I-Day (August 15) and Republic Day (January ... More >>

Journalists’ Killings: Justice eludes in India’s Assam

Wednesday, 15 June 2011, 4:52 pm | Nava Thakuria

India remains a dangerous country for the working journalists and so thus its northeastern province Assam. If India with over a billion population records 27 journalists killed in two decades, Assam (with three crore populace) shares major incidents of journalist ... More >>

Helicopter Crash confirmed: Arunachal CM found dead

Thursday, 5 May 2011, 10:53 am | Nava Thakuria

After five days of search operation, the rescue team had finally found the wreckage of the ill-fated helicopter, which carried Arunachal Pradesh chief minister, in a place near Tawang with five burnt bodies. A small group comprising local people with ... More >>

Northeast India: Helicopter carrying CM gone missing

Monday, 2 May 2011, 12:12 pm | Nava Thakuria

Guwahati: A helicopter carrying a province government head of Arunachal Pradesh in Northeast India has gone missing on Saturday morning following bad weather and technical errors in the chopper. The chopper owned by Pawan Hans Helicopter Services Limited ... More >>

Allegations poured on Dr Singh

Monday, 18 April 2011, 12:26 pm | Nava Thakuria

As India is embracing the election time in five provinces, the ruling Congress party is facing a hard time. Even the prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh faces the heat and the last slap came from a province government chief. The soft spoken premier is alleged ... More >>

India: Rising against Corruption

Tuesday, 12 April 2011, 1:42 pm | Nava Thakuria

Suddenly India wakes against corruption. The people of the largest democracy in the globe came to the streets, organizes rallies and took pledge to fight against corruption. Living in a corrupt political system for decades, the conscious citizens start demanding ... More >>

Scoop contributor awarded in Guwahati

Thursday, 24 June 2010, 5:22 pm | Nava Thakuria

The Northeast India based journalist and a contributor to , Nava Thakuria has been honoured with ERDF Awards of Excellence 2010 for his contribution to the filed of journalism. The Governor of Assam, His Excellency JB Patnaik gave away the ... More >>