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?
It was indeed a master’s stroke to halt the festival midway and I am sure the honourable minister was forcefully blindfolded since 2013 … More A tweet changed a Sunday evening
We all are correct in our own way, but at times a second or a third person may also not be entirely wrong. We should at least respect to the opposite person’s views. Agreeing or disagreeing comes much later … More I am never wrong!
BJP’s performance in the last two months has been above average. I think the people are expecting little too much … More Assam Government’s bumpy ride
Learning how to ride a bicycle at the age of 26 was the turning point of my life especially since I’d failed to do the same when I was 17 … More The bicycle diary
Body shaming or jokes in the form of insults is not new to India and since the early days of stand-up comedy shows in India, stars and legends have been joked about. And the Bollywood has always been the front-runner in the race of insulting … More Fat Indian funny bone