Prelude Narendra Modi, after assuming the office of Prime Minister in May 2014, declared about his plans of creating ‘smart cities’ across India and accordingly the ministry chalked out a rough plan about the looks of a smart city. As a Guwahatian, I feel fortunate of the fact that my city too has featured in … More Smart City’s Un-Smart Traffic
So, today is January 1, 2018. The very first day of a fresh year. But what is there, rather I shall write, what was there today about which I should rejoice? Let me count… Well, I woke at the usual time. Did my usual work. Since the office was closed, the professional me was off-duty! … More What’s In A New Year?
I don’t know how I shall pour it out. Nor do I know if, even at all, I should write it down, post in and share it and let others read the dilemma of a soul who is constantly trying to root its roots deep inside the fertile land of dreams, aspirations, hopes, and limitless … More Conversation Of A Confused Soul
In any inter-personal relationship or argument, a truth has three parts. The first part of the truth is the truth that I think and believe in is true. The second part of the truth is the truth that the Other believes in is true. The third part of the truth, well is that part in … More Ego Vs E, Go!
A joke is only a joke only till it tickles the funny bone, but when it starts making fun of your identity, your community- remember it is time the joke has turned into Frankenstein. I blame myself for being the initiator of this Frankenstein making process … More Feat. Mr Rajkumar
I was alone that day, sitting on the footpath, puffing my last cigarette from the packet I had bought especially for her. I had already exhausted my own stock. I waited and waited…but she did not show up. I have known her for the past 5 years and in all these years she never missed … More The Leftover
A poem that I have tried after, may be almost a decade. Even though it is amateurish, but… … More Reality In A Reel
Social media posts, posted in your memory, through which your closed ones have questioned and accused you and have pointed fingers, made things worse for me. Those posts are all irrelevant now, aren’t day? … More Butterfly Effect
I am working more with the children and youths so that the generation next thinks in a more creative way and realises that life is much more than the ‘guns’ they have seen so far … More Pabitra Rabha: Back Home
I don’t follow any rules of enhancing the techniques! I just play to exercise my fingers and hands and to keep them fit. Usually my left hand is under a lot of stress. … More Kalyan Baruah: He Started It All
So what if the government schools are devoid of a proper building and the teachers are paid below par, the teachers should impart the best of education … More An Affair Not To Be In
Manipur betrayed her long back and the election mandate was just the final nail in the coffin … More Unboxing Irom Sharmila’s poll debacle
A pertinent question that we need to answer is that how do human rights apply to sex workers and what laws and policies should the countries make? How should sex workers’ laws look like, if human rights are to be respected to the fullest extent? Answers to these questions, however, are controversial – both philosophically … More On sex workers’ rights…an excerpt
It is not necessary to watch an Assamese move only because we are Assamese, but we should watch an Assamese movie only because it is also a movie … More Our opinion about movies is never wrong
If effigies are meant to be burnt to protest against something or someone wrong, then against whom are we protesting by burning these ‘creative’ effigies? Are we protesting against Magh Bihu celebrations? … More Magh Bihu: Effigy burning festival?