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RANGAN DUTTA

( The writer is a retired IAS officer of the Assam – Meghalaya cadre and has served as Scientific Consultant in the office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India)

The Annihilation Of The Once Formidable Left In West Bengal

To a person raised in Calcutta in the turbulent times of 1950’s and early 60’s it’s hard to believe the …

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#Assam Polls : Will The Tea Labour Community Be The X- Factor And Decide Who Forms The Government ?

The oft quoted remark of Late D.K. Barua , the President All India Congress during ” emergency” that the assured …

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The Audacious Military Coup In Myanmar Has Grave Implications For The North East Region

Strange though it might seem, Myanmar, a province of the Indian colonial state till 1937 sharing 1600 km of land …

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What Is The Future Of Shifting Cultivation In 21st Century North East Region ?

The year 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the reorganisation of the NE under the North Eastern Areas Reorganisation Act …

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The Much Debated Farm Reforms Could Be A Game Changer For The North East Region

Farm reforms is a generic term and covers all reform measures designed to improve the productivity of agriculture, income and …

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Tarun Gogoi – An Affable Stalwart Whose Vision Shaped Assam’s Future

The passing away of Shri Tarun Gogoi, the first Chief Minister of Assam for three consecutive terms ( 2001- 2016) …

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The Zeal Of The Mizos Can Ensure Their Comeback Into The IAS Once Again

An uncommon trait observed among the Mizos now and over half a century ago was their passion for writing. Your …

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COVID-19 Has Ravaged The Economy, Can North-East Defy Odds And Turn It Into An Opportunity?

In the north east as in the rest of the country, the actual impact of Covid 19 Pandemic on the …

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5 Years Of Bandhan Bank : A Success Story That Has Gone Unnoticed

It doesn’t speak well of our Media coverage of the strategic issues of economic development – inclusive growth or financial …

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Naga Insurgency : Is There A Solution In Sight Ahead ?

The report that the Government of India is keen to reach out to the Naga rebel Groups to put an …

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