Assam

Remembering Bhupen Hazarika: The Bard of the Brahmaputra

Remembering Bhupen Hazarika: The Bard of the Brahmaputra

November 5, 2020

One of the most cherished Indian artistes, Bhupen Hazarika stirred nationalism, through his songs, during language riots & ethnic conflicts that have riven Assam for almost six decades now. On his ninth death anniversary, Media India Group remembers the maestro.

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Floods overwhelm pandemic-hit Assam

Floods overwhelm pandemic-hit Assam

July 23, 2020

Assam’s annual ritual of devastating floods comes on the back of a sharp spike in the number of coronavirus cases. Now a cocktail of the two dangers threatens not just millions of humans but also puts in peril the state’s rich wildlife.

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Modi’s myriad challenges

Modi’s myriad challenges

January 9, 2020

After storming into office for a second time with a thumping majority, challenges for Narendra Modi’s government has not wilted in any way. Instead it has taken myriad forms…

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Citizen Amendment Act

Citizen Amendment Act

December 15, 2019

With nearly half of India burning after the Citizen Amendment Bill was passed, what will be its impact on the ties between its two friendly neighbours –Bangladesh and Afghanistan?

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Tensions en Assam après la publication de la liste finale du Registre des citoyens

Tensions en Assam après la publication de la liste finale du Registre des citoyens

September 2, 2019

La liste définitive du Registre national des citoyens (NRC ou National Register of Citizens) en Assam a exclu 1,9 million de personnes. Le destin de ces nouveaux apatrides est incertain et le gouvernement pourrait découvrir qu’il a ouvert la boîte de Pandore avec ce registre...

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Millions suffer floods fury in India

Millions suffer floods fury in India

July 19, 2019

More than three million people have been displaced across the northern and north-eastern India because of monsoon that has not only destroyed homes but cost the lives of many.

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TTF Kolkata observes another full house edition

TTF Kolkata observes another full house edition

July 18, 2019

Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF), India’s oldest and one of the largest travel trade show network celebrated its 30th edition of TTF Kolkata this year from July 12-14 with 450+ exhibitors and a record turnout of 10,000 visitors.

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Deluges eroding the heart of Assam’s culture

Deluges eroding the heart of Assam’s culture

November 1, 2018

The cultural heartland of Assam and the home of the Vaishnava faith - Majuli island is plagued by yearly deluges which leave thousands homeless and scores dead.

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Du spirituel aux spiritueux

Du spirituel aux spiritueux

September 19, 2018

Chaque État du Nord-Est de l’Inde possède sa ou ses propres boissons traditionnelles. Sortes de bière, de vin, de whisky, de vodka, de liqueurs ou encore de boissons médicinales, ces breuvages uniques, brassés dans les arrière-cours des maisons, sont destinés à la conso...

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India’s National Register of Citizens

India’s National Register of Citizens

August 9, 2018

The final draft of National Register of Citizen, prepared in the troubled north-eastern state of Assam, has raised more issues than it solves and left over four million stranded, potentially as stateless persons. Political blame game has already begun, further clouding the fate o...

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Google’s free WiFi project caters to 400 train stations in India

Google’s free WiFi project caters to 400 train stations in India

June 13, 2018

The project covered 100 of the busiest railway stations across India within the first year of its launch, thus enabling 15,000 people to experience the internet for the first time every day. Each station has a capacity of 1GB and the internet connection slows down after 30 minute...

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Le Meghalaya

Le Meghalaya

January 23, 2018

Destination encore méconnue des touristes, le Meghalaya a tout à offrir aux amoureux de la nature. Chaque année, en automne, la période de fleuraison des cerisiers offre une occasion unique de découvrir la région. Des cris de joie émanent du parc de Ward’s Lake au cœur ...

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