Tag: North-east

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  • 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
  • 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