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  • All NE state capitals to be linked by air, rail by 2023-24: Amit Shah

    All NE state capitals to be linked by air, rail by 2023-24: Amit Shah

    "Mapping of forest gap areas, expansion of the land area for horticulture development, identification and rejuvenation of wetlands, diversion of floodwater and assessment of bamboo resources for livelihood needs are a few key ideas that were discussed during the meeting,"

    July 24, 2021
  • Shah to visit all NE states to discuss law & order, Covid with CMs

    Shah to visit all NE states to discuss law & order, Covid with CMs

    During his two-day visit in Meghalaya, Shah would inaugurate a cryogenic oxygen plant at Umsawli, the inter-state bus terminus at Mawiong, the afforestation project at Wahshari in Sohra, the Greater Sohra Water Supply Scheme at Khliehshnong and visit the headquarters of the Assam Rifles in Shillong.

    July 23, 2021
  • ‘North-East will be main development hub of India’: Prime Minister in Assam

    ‘North-East will be main development hub of India’: Prime Minister in Assam

    He alleged that Congress's vote bank politics, wrong policies and corruptions made Assam a detached place besides destroying its culture and traditions adding that with Assam as the main stakeholder, the government is making northeast India as the “development hub of India”.

    March 18, 2021
  • Assam crosses 10,000 active Covid-19 cases

    Assam crosses 10,000 active Covid-19 cases

    By now 32,384 individuals were discharged from the hospitals after medical interventions and the state has 10,412 active Covid-19 cases.

    August 4, 2020
  • Justice Elusive for Assam’s slain journalists

    Justice Elusive for Assam’s slain journalists

    Beginning with Kamala Saikia in 1991, the state has witnessed the murders of more than 30 media persons and yet no perpetrator has been brought to book

    August 3, 2020
  • Sisters from Northeast tie Rakhi on Jawans posted in J-K

    Sisters from Northeast tie Rakhi on Jawans posted in J-K

    On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Self-help groups from the eight North-East states also sent Rakhis.

    August 2, 2020
  • N-E insurgency has declined

    N-E insurgency has declined

    The Army commander speaking at Fort William during the investiture ceremony today said “Myanmar Army had conducted operations which led to several insurgents group to run to this Indian side and surrender. ULFA-I is not a potent group any more. Indian Army has withdrawn most troops from North East areas while more will be withdrawn if state government decides security situation is normalising.”

    February 15, 2020
  • PM Modi slams previous governments for keeping problems of North-East hanged for decades

    PM Modi slams previous governments for keeping problems of North-East hanged for decades

    Modi said the change came about as his government now considers the North-Eastern states as growth-engines for development.

    February 7, 2020
  • Lotus blooms in the North-east

    Lotus blooms in the North-east

    Assam witnessed the defeat of young Congress leader and sitting MP Sushmita Dev from the Silchar LS seat after an impressive battle where her nearest rival, BJP’s Rajdeep Roy emerged the winner.

    May 27, 2019
  • Changing face of the North-east

    Changing face of the North-east

    Once known for separatist militants’ disruptive activities, the region has emerged as a land of peaceful electorate with full commitment to the electoral process.

    May 13, 2019
  • North East: Warrants a closer look

    North East: Warrants a closer look

    Rising economic aspirations and loopholes in policies have shown the way for forming such networks of illegal and unguarded extraction of resources, threatening its natural ecosystem.

    May 13, 2019
  • Indo-Nepal growth: Greater economic interaction for mutual progress

    Indo-Nepal growth: Greater economic interaction for mutual progress

    The substantial presence of ethnic Nepalese people in North-east India is an asset to promote greater economic interaction with the neighbouring country Nepal.

    May 6, 2019
  • Difficult balancing act

    Difficult balancing act

    Any attempt to converge national vision with people's voices in this contested region must be negotiated carefully

    April 22, 2019
  • AFSPA: A state of myopia

    AFSPA: A state of myopia

    The faint hopes that an overdue political debate on the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was in the offing ~ generated by its partial relaxation in nine districts of Arunachal Pradesh ~ have been dashed.

    April 6, 2019
  • Indian Coast Guard to induct 16 Advanced Light Helicopters in July, 2 of them for North-East

    Indian Coast Guard to induct 16 Advanced Light Helicopters in July, 2 of them for North-East

    Director General of ICG Rajendra Singh is to visit the NE Region headquarters in Kolkata on Tuesday to review Phase II operations of the coastal security network in the region

    April 2, 2019
  • Bringing the N-E into focus

    Bringing the N-E into focus

    North-east studies have been accorded priority in the programmes of the Asiatic Society

    January 21, 2019
  • A region erupts in anger

    A region erupts in anger

    The Citizenship Amendment Bill has brought to the fore serious fissures in the North-east

    January 21, 2019