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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 17, 2017
Drought in South India: As summer kicks in, TN, Karnataka and other states stare at another water crisisStep into Tamil Nadu and you find the Cauvery has died in the state. Driving through Trichy, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur and Nagapattinam, the mighty Cauvery today is reduced to tiny puddles of dirty water in the delta region.
Apr 12, 2017
Pulses prices drop sharply: Why govt needs to revamp the flawed agriculture policyIf farmers knew from futures prices that they would be paid below the MSP this season, they could have opted for cotton, which saw a reduction in area sown
Apr 10, 2017
Mohan Bhagwat bats for country-wide beef ban, says RSS workers in power will work towards itBhagwat said as a veterinary doctor he is aware of a 'desi' cow's utility, including the usefulness of its urine and dung, and claimed that even scientific bodies have come to accept this.
Apr 09, 2017
Tamil Nadu declares drought: RK Nagar sits pretty, water woes for the rest of the statePolitical wisdom with the right perspective from rural folk, I have found most times, is the best. Sample this from M Subbayan in Tiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu, 360 km from Chennai.
Apr 07, 2017
Sheikh Hasina arrives in Delhi: A look back at India-Bangladesh relations over the yearsIndia and Bangladesh, two South Asian democracies, neighbours with the longest common border of over 4,000 km have shared a complex equation with their share of highs and lows in the last few years.
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 18, 2017
Behind Sikkim's prosperity hides the state's alarming suicide rate, the highest in the countryWith just over 600,000 people, Sikkim is India’s least populated state and the smallest after Goa.
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.