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Apr 27, 2017
Sukma Maoist attack: Malaise of Naxal violence lies deep in illegal mining and political fundingMany people put the blame squarely on illegal mining and the desperate desire for politicians and bureaucrats to make money out of this lucrative opportunity that has become a major trigger for Naxal violence due to lack of adequate infrastructure.
Apr 25, 2017
Imposing Hindi, forced birth control on North East states not a good idea, may backfire on BJPThe North East may be embracing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with enthusiasm, but many are unhappy with the Centre's move to impose Hindi in the region
Apr 21, 2017
Rise of Hindutva in North East: Christians in Nagaland, Mizoram may weaken BJP despite RSS' gains in Tripura, MeghalayaApart from the base that the RSS has developed in Meghalaya and Tripura, which in turn is likely to help the BJP in its political ambitions, the state of the two organisations in Nagaland and Mizoram need immense nurturing.
Apr 20, 2017
South India's Drought Part 1: Five states face severe water crisis made worse by the onset of summerSouth India is parched — Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are already reeling under severe drought, and Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are on the brink — now the blistering heat waves will put more pressure on the existing water resources.
Apr 20, 2017
Rise of Hindutva in North East: RSS, BJP score in Assam, Manipur but still untested in ArunachalThis piece examines how the nationalist narrative of the RSS has helped the BJP make political gains in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Manipur, the three states where it at present runs the government.
Apr 19, 2017
China 'renames' six places in Arunachal Pradesh: Here's what this name-game could meanChina's dispute over Arunachal Pradesh with India has just become more complicated with a name-game
Apr 10, 2017
Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in Northeast NigeriaBoko Haram's eight-year insurrection in northeast Nigeria, especially in Borno state, has left over 20,000 people dead and displaced 2.6 million.
Apr 05, 2017
Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh notwithstanding, China's increasing activity on LAC is a concernChina’s disapproval of the Dalai Lama’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh notwithstanding, it has continued with its objective to build robust infrastructure in the region contiguous to the disputed Line of Actual Control (LAC).
Mar 10, 2017
Manipur Election Result 2017: Can BJP recreate its Assam success in another North East state?Exit poll predictions for Manipur give an interesting insight on BJP. No matter what is the final outcome, the fact that the BJP has catapulted to the position of a challenger for power as the three exit polls suggest, two making it a close contender and one giving it victory, speaks volume of the party leadership's tenacity to spread its base in the North East.
Mar 02, 2017
Throwback Thursday: Ten musicians from the North East you cannot afford to missFrom Imphal Talkies to Voodoo Child, ahead of the Manipur Elections, here's a list of musicians from the North East that will make you day more musical.