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Powerful Bodo women liven Kokrajhar East contest

Kokrajhar: The scheduled tribe (ST)-reserved Kokrajhar East constituency has turned into a virtual battleground where Pramila Rani Brahma of Bodoland People's Front (BPF) will fight it out against Pratibha Brahma of the newly-formed United People's ... Times of India, 3 weeks ago

In Lower Assam, BJP's best hope is votes of BPF

BPF chief Hagrama Mohilary. The Bodo Protection Force is a party representing the interests of the Bodos, a critical factor in at least 30 seats in areas in Lower Assam. The BJP had spent much of its strength in the Assam Assembly elections ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Karbis extend support to BJP

Guwahati: Buoyed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise of scheduled tribe (ST) status for Karbis living in the plains of the state, leaders of the community have publicly extended support to BJP in the upcoming assembly election. Nearly 2.5 ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Different strokes

Anjali Prabha Daimari opted for voluntary retirement from her job as an associate professor of Bodo language at Barama College in Baksa district from March 1 to contest as an Independent candidate from Udalguri Assembly seat (reserved for Scheduled ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago
Assam Tribune

Assam poll 2016: BPF on shaky turf as Congress picks UPP as new partner in Bodo heartland

By Sushanta Talukdar In 2006, the Bodoland People's Front (BPF) with 11 seats emerged as the kingmaker when the Congress fell short of the magic number 64 in 126-member Assam Assembly and won 53 seats against 71 in 2001. BPF desperately wants to ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago Cong rules out post-poll pact with AIUDF, BPF  Assam Tribune3 weeks ago

Tribal votes a key factor in Assam polls (Comment: Special to IANS)

Assam assembly election. Of all the tribal communities of the state, the electoral behavior of the tea tribes comprising about six million has become most crucial. The tea tribes comprise the people whose ancestors were brought during the British ...
 Business Standard India2 weeks ago Assam polls: Why the BJP is wooing the Bodos  Rediff.com2 months ago Amitava Mukherjee: Tribal votes a key factor in Assam polls  The Gulf Today2 weeks ago Tribals vote in Assam Politics  Asian Lite2 weeks ago
Assam Tribune

Kothanodi bags Rajat Kamal for best Assamese film

Spl Correspondent A scene from the Bodo film Dau Huduni Methai NEW DELHI, March 28 - Kothanodi has been awarded the best Assamese film and honoured with Rajat Kamal Award. Produced by Anurupa Hazarika and directed by Bhaskar Hazarika, the film ...
 Assam Tribune1 month ago NE shines at National Film Awards with 9 winners  Times of India1 month ago 63rd National Film Awards: The complete list of winners  IBNLive1 month ago

Rights of indigenous people in India

World Bank on its own classified in 1991 the Scheduled Tribes as indigenous people in India for various developmental programmes. Such Schedule Tribes are spread over the entire nation. However, the condition in the Tribal Areas of the North-Eastern ...
 Sangai Express2 months ago

High-stakes battle at North-East gateway

In Assam, a strong AGP-BJP-BPF alliance, changing demographics, a split in the Muslim vote bank and anti-incumbency has put the Congress on the back foot. The BJP definitely has an edge in the State The two-phased Assembly election in Assam, held ...
 New Delhi Pioneer4 days ago
DNA India

Assam polls: BJP's sectarian campaign may pay off

The 2016 Assam assembly election that coincided with Bihu festival generated widespread enthusiasm among the voters. It was perhaps the most peaceful poll in the insurgency-infested region during the last one decade or so. Assam witnessed 84.72% ...
 Bdnews24.com4 days ago Assam Elections 2016: Can the BJP-AGP-BPF alliance pull off a win?  DNA India1 month ago Will Narendra Modi's BJP pull off a win in India's Assam?  BBC1 month ago Assam: can BJP defy history?  Livemint.com1 month ago
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