Tag: North-east

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  • Changing dynamics of migration

    Changing dynamics of migration

    Discrimination with domestic migrants is most felt by people from the North-east who travel outside the region for employment

    January 14, 2019
  • NE bandh against Citizenship Amendment Bill: Security intensified

    NE bandh against Citizenship Amendment Bill: Security intensified

    While trains and flights were operating as per schedule at the time of writing, roads bore the brunt of the protests as burning tyres could be seen at various places in Assam to prevent movement of vehicles.

    January 8, 2019
  • Why Hasina is important for the North-east

    Why Hasina is important for the North-east

    For the North-east, the outcome of the Bangladesh polls is of vital importance

    December 31, 2018
  • Citizenship conundrum could inflame North-east

    Citizenship conundrum could inflame North-east

    If the Centre does not handle issues arising out of the controversial Citizenship Bill adroitly, the backlash could affect India's Act East policy initiative.

    December 24, 2018
  • Fresh troubles in Assam

    Fresh troubles in Assam

    The resurgence of ULFA poses fresh challenges and the government would do well to pay heed to this development.

    December 17, 2018
  • The north-east is the key

    The north-east is the key

    Most of the North-eastern region remains underdeveloped, unharnessed and unexplored.

    December 3, 2018
  • North-East: For a more diverse dialogue

    North-East: For a more diverse dialogue

    A five-day festival at New Delhi's India International Centre celebrated the North-east in all its colour and glory but missed the more basic nuances.

    November 19, 2018
  • Arunachal Pradesh: A Himalayan beauty

    Arunachal Pradesh: A Himalayan beauty

    With the introduction of tourist police and by organising a car rally, Arunachal Pradesh is hoping to enhance tourist footfalls, writes Rakesh Kumar.

    November 15, 2018
  • Small industries of North-East towards a much-needed revival

    Small industries of North-East towards a much-needed revival

    Current industrial endeavours need careful implementation with appropriate thrust on the economic activities of the smaller states to sustain the local economy of the North-east and reduce the prolonged industrial disparity within the region and beyond it.

    November 12, 2018
  • IIC Festival of Arts: Experiencing the North-East

    IIC Festival of Arts: Experiencing the North-East

    Bringing the flavour of India's North-East, a five-day IIC Festival of Arts focussed on the rich culture and diversity of the region that is touched by the first rays of the rising sun in the country, reports Kanika Tripathi.

    November 8, 2018
  • Extending a neighbourly hand

    Extending a neighbourly hand

    What is required now is to let entrepreneurs from South and South-east Asia participate in the Northeast's economy as more diverse investors in a variety of production processes would also link products and services with the larger market access.

    September 17, 2018
  • Issues in Meghalaya

    Issues in Meghalaya

    There was a time when India’s North-East as we understand today did not exist. From Khyber Pass on the Durand Line in the west, right up to the Three Pagodas Pass on the Burmese border with Siam (now Thailand), it was one huge landmass of a country. The promulgation of the Government of India Act …

    September 14, 2018
  • Media has to be critical and fearless: West Bengal Governor

    Media has to be critical and fearless: West Bengal Governor

    Former editor-in-chief of The Hindu focuses on watchdog role of media.

    September 9, 2018
  • Chinese team to visit North-East to study investment: Tripura Minister

    Chinese team to visit North-East to study investment: Tripura Minister

    A Chinese delegation would visit Assam and Tripura next month to study the possible investment sectors in the resource-rich northeast India.

    August 18, 2018
  • Four-star bunker

    Four-star bunker

    A political commentator recently chuckled that India was fortunate its Army Generals were too busy playing golf to emulate their opposite numbers west of the Radcliffe Line and meddle with managing the affairs of the country. Alas, for the “general sahibs” the Royal & Ancient Game is now taboo in the Kashmir Valley and the …

    August 5, 2018
  • Jingoism no magnet

    Jingoism no magnet

    The shortage in the officer cadres of the Indian armed services is not new. Yet what the latest figure of a little over 9,000 vacancies confirms is that jingoism is no magnet and that a worrying trend that has emerged over years has not been effectively reversed. The military registers low on the list of …

    August 3, 2018
  • A national concern

    A national concern

    Citizens of India’s North-eastern states have been protesting vigorously against a proposed new citizenship regime that they claim will “destroy their culture” in the region. The protests have been diverse and dramatic — petitions, hunger strikes, effigy-burning, a rebel militant group threatening to end talks. The source of their anger is the Citizenship Amendment Bill, …

    July 22, 2018