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Akhil Gogoi

Raijor Dal and Assam Jatiya Parishad Oppose Government Decision To Abolish Language Paper In Civil Services Exam

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Addressing a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said recognised languages would include Bodo or Bengali or any other tribal language of the state, and also Hindi as many people in Assam speak it.

Assam Bypolls: Akhil Gogoi's Raijor Dal Meets Congress To Discuss Anti-BJP Alliance

Aug 09, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Congress working presidents Rana Goswami and Jakir Hussain Sikdar visited the Raijor Dal's headquarter in Guwahati to meet Gogoi and other senior leaders on Sunday.

Akhil Gogoi Says Mamata Banerjee Invited Him To Join TMC

An alliance of regional parties led by Mamata Banerjee is in making to unseat BJP from power at Centre in 2024, said Akhil Gogoi.

Issue Of Indigenous People’s Land Rights Bring Assam CM, Gogoi On Same Page

Jul 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Assam CM declared in the assembly that the government would settle the issue of land rights of the indigenous people who have settled in the hills of Guwahati and that they will not be evicted.

Defending Stan Swamy’s Death: Abuses And Absurd Arguments

The responses to an editorial I wrote earlier highlighted how divided the country has become, and possibly how devoid of compassion many of our citizens are.

05 July, 2021

Govt Misusing UAPA Against Those Opposing Its Anti-People Policies: Akhil Gogoi

Preetha Nair

Repeal UAPA immediately, says Akhil Gogoi

01 July, 2021

Akhil Gogoi Set Free: NIA Court Clears Him Of All Charges

Outlook Bureau

Sibsagar MLA Akhil Gogoi was acquitted in the Chandmari police station case, the second and last case against him in connection with the 2019 anti-CAA protests.

30 June, 2021

‘Save Me, I Shall Always Speak For You’: Akhil Gogoi Appeals To People Of Assam

Outlook Web Bureau

Raijor Dal chief Akhil Gogoi on Wednesday wrote an open letter to the people of Assam requesting them to protest his imprisonment

29 June, 2021

NIA Files Additional Charge Sheet Against Akhil Gogoi

Outlook Web Bureau

The Raijor Dal, which Gogoi heads, termed the NIA’s move as a conspiracy at a time when hearing on the framing of charges in the Chandmari case was about to conclude.

26 June, 2021

Out On Parole, Akhil Gogoi Meets Ailing Mother In Jorhat

Dipankar Roy

He was returning home after one-and-a-half years since he was arrested on December 12, 2019 for his protests against CAA.

22 June, 2021

Anti-CAA Violence: NIA Court Clears Akhil Gogoi Of Charges In One Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The court found materials presented not adequate to attribute any act of terrorism to Akhil Gogoi in a case registered against him at Chabua police station in Dibrugarh district

02 June, 2021

Misuse Of Sedition Law: Prosecute Officials Responsible; Accountability A Must

Ruben Banerjee

For the last few years, Wangkhem has been in and out of jails, labeled as someone very dangerous for the nation by influential persons who have slapped him with sections of the draconian sedition law.

21 May, 2021

You Can Kill Me But You Can't Stifle My Voice: Jailed Activist, Now MLA Akhil Gogoi

Dipankar Roy

Akhil Gogoi is the first-ever candidate in Assam to win an election from jail, where he has been since 2019 over violent protests against CAA

03 May, 2021

Jailed And Ailing, Peasant Leader Akhil Gogoi Takes On BJP Might And Wins In Ahom Heartland

Dipankar Roy

Akhil Gogoi, the peasant leader, social and RTI activist, had been spearheading the anti-CAA movement when he was booked on sedition charges

01 May, 2021

Corona Fears Overshadow Election Result Jitters In Assam

Dipankar Roy

Exit polls giving a clear victor to BJP have also taken some sheen off D-Day

04 June, 2020

Writing 'Lal Salam' And 'Comrade' On Facebook Can Now Land You Behind Bars In Assam

Abdul Gani

National Investigation Agency (NIA), in its chargesheet against Bittu Sonowal, a close aide of peasants’ leader Akhil Gogoi, mentioned that he had referred to some of his friends as ‘Comrade’ and used words such as ‘Lal Salam’ among others.

04 February, 2020

NIA Quizzes IIT-Guwahati Professor Again Over Anti-CAA Protests

Sadiq Naqvi

According to Arupjyoti Saikia's lawyer, the academic will be questioned by NIA again on Tuesday.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh