Assam's largest city, that otherwise sees annual flooding and lies along the banks of the Brahmaputra, is facing an acute shortage of potable water.
A certain set of people only visit disaster sites to take selfies for social media. This rampant attitude has done much to normalise recurrent disasters in Assam and other places.
Six communities in Assam have been demanding the Scheduled Tribe (ST) classification since decades, but political parties haven't done much. The current BJP-led state government has been delaying it too.
The short film, made by an Assam-based filmmaker and a research scholar, does the long-pending job of directing attention at the growing lack of living space in Guwahati.
Angshuman Choudhury speaks to Abhinav Borbora about the complex relationship between Assamese and Hindutva nationalists.
AHSEC's deletion of chapters on caste, women's equality, minority rights and others reflect the Hindutva regime's twisted political agenda.
With the NCLT waiting to decide the fate of the two now-shuttered paper mills at Nagaon and in Cachar, workers who have been left in the lurch want the government to act.
The twin calamity of COVID-19 and floods in Assam and Bihar has crippled fieldwork for NGOs.
The manner in which Assam's headcount exercise is justified borrows from Malthus' theory on overpopulation.