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With Oinam 1987, four artists aim to examine India's systematic indifference towards the people of North East
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With Oinam 1987, four artists aim to examine India's systematic indifference towards the people of North East

With the coronavirus affirming the country's systematic indifference towards the people of North East, The Bluebirds wish to ultimately establish a practice premised on 'care and healing', despite the weight of socio-political half-truths.

Assam Rifles jawan killed in NSCN (IM) ambush in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap
India

Assam Rifles jawan killed in NSCN (IM) ambush in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap

Insurgents opened fire on the personnel of the 6th Assam Rifles as they were conducting routine patrolling near Sanliam village. A search operation has been launched to nab the militants who escaped into the dense forest.

One Assam Rifles jawan killed, another injured in ambush by militants in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang
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One Assam Rifles jawan killed, another injured in ambush by militants in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang

Reports said that the authorities suspect the involvement of around 30-35 militants belonging to the Paresh Baruah independent faction of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA)

Assam Rifles-Mizoram row: Paramilitary force 'fails to recognise' AFSPA withdrawn here, state govt tells Centre
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Assam Rifles-Mizoram row: Paramilitary force 'fails to recognise' AFSPA withdrawn here, state govt tells Centre

Mizoram chief secretary has written letters to Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla over Assam Rifles' "boycott" of Independence Day celebrations and alleged violation of safety protocols

Mizoram govt violating MHA directions by restricting 'operational movement' of forces, claims Assam Rifles
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Mizoram govt violating MHA directions by restricting 'operational movement' of forces, claims Assam Rifles

The allegation comes days after 15 Assam Rifles personnel reportedly forced their way through a check gate on the Mizoram-Assam border. Govt claimed that they refused to comply with protocol

SSC Constable 2018 medical admit card released, exams from 24 August; check details on ssc.nic.in
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SSC Constable 2018 medical admit card released, exams from 24 August; check details on ssc.nic.in

Candidates appearing for the exam have been asked to use face masks, carry sanitisers and download the Aarogya Setu mobile application

Mob vandalises Assam Rifles vehicle in Manipur's Senapati district following arrest of NSCN(IM) cadre
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Mob vandalises Assam Rifles vehicle in Manipur's Senapati district following arrest of NSCN(IM) cadre

A mob vandalised an Assam Rifles (AR) vehicle in Manipur's Senapati district on Friday following the arrest of a cadre of the NSCN(IM), officials said.

Woman IPS officer alleges Assam Rifles personnel molested, assaulted her; force denies charge, accuses her of misuse of power
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Woman IPS officer alleges Assam Rifles personnel molested, assaulted her; force denies charge, accuses her of misuse of power

A woman IPS officer has accused AR personnel of physical assault, molestation, harassment and abuse at Khudengthabi check post along Imphal-Moreh highway in Tengnoupal district

Assam Rifles jawan booked for assaulting, molesting woman IPS officer in Manipur's Tengnoupal
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Assam Rifles jawan booked for assaulting, molesting woman IPS officer in Manipur's Tengnoupal

A woman IPS officer has alleged that a rifleman of Assam Rifles physically assaulted and molested her at a check post near Moreh town in Manipur's Tengnoupal district

Law and order situation has improved in Manipur, but not enough to repeal AFSPA, says N Biren Singh
India

Law and order situation has improved in Manipur, but not enough to repeal AFSPA, says N Biren Singh

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh said insurgency-related violence has decreased in the state during the last three years and he has apprised the Union home ministry of the improved situation.

With Citizenship Act protests refusing to die in Assam, Centre deploys eight columns of Indian Army, Assam Rifles
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With Citizenship Act protests refusing to die in Assam, Centre deploys eight columns of Indian Army, Assam Rifles

A total of eight columns of the Army and Assam Rifles have been deployed in Assam, including capital Guwahati to control the ongoing violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill and the amended Citizenship Act

'Centre will protect Assam's culture and identity': Narendra Modi says in Dhanbad on CAB, alleges Congress avoids taking 'tough' decisions
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'Centre will protect Assam's culture and identity': Narendra Modi says in Dhanbad on CAB, alleges Congress avoids taking 'tough' decisions

Protests have erupted across northeast, especially Assam and Tripura, over the Citizenship Amendment Bill, with several civil society groups, students' unions and political parties seeking immediate withdrawal of the legislation, contending that it would threaten the interests of indigenous people.

Anti-CAB protests in Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal urges people not to get 'misled', appeals for peace
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Anti-CAB protests in Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal urges people not to get 'misled', appeals for peace

Assam's largest city Guwahati and district Dibrugarh have been placed under indefinite curfew till further orders in the wake of protests after the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

ISL 2019-20: NorthEast United FC vs Chennaiyin FC in Guwahati likely to be called off due to protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill
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ISL 2019-20: NorthEast United FC vs Chennaiyin FC in Guwahati likely to be called off due to protests against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Assam Rifles personnel were deployed in Tripura on Wednesday after the two north-eastern states plunged into chaos over the hugely emotive Citizenship Amendment Bill

Women's World Boxing Championships 2019: Jamuna Boro, Lovlina Borgohain storm into quarter-finals with comprehensive victories
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Women's World Boxing Championships 2019: Jamuna Boro, Lovlina Borgohain storm into quarter-finals with comprehensive victories

Last edition's bronze-winner Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and debutant Jamuna Boro (54kg) on Wednesday marched into the quarter-finals of the World Women's Boxing Championships.

'Badluram ka badan': Origins of Indian Army's favourite marching song, and why it retains its iconic status
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'Badluram ka badan': Origins of Indian Army's favourite marching song, and why it retains its iconic status

Badluram, a jawan in the Assam Regiment, died during World War II in Japan when India was still under British rule. The quartermaster was supposed to report deaths of the soldiers to the authorities so that the ration for the slain soldiers be stopped. But he didn’t remove Badluram’s name from the list. Every soldier was entitled to ration (food supplies) and the quartermaster continued to take rations on Badluram's name. Many, however, say he forgot to remove the name.

Manipur extra-judicial killings: SC agrees to reconstitute bench to hear cases alleging killings by police, Indian Army, Assam Rifles
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Manipur extra-judicial killings: SC agrees to reconstitute bench to hear cases alleging killings by police, Indian Army, Assam Rifles

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to reconstitute a bench for hearing cases on alleged extra-judicial killings by the Army, the Assam Rifles and the Manipur Police in the insurgency-hit state.

Mizoram govt, Assam Rifles fail to deport 219 Myanmar refugees; MEA says neighbouring country 'failed to convince them to return'
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Mizoram govt, Assam Rifles fail to deport 219 Myanmar refugees; MEA says neighbouring country 'failed to convince them to return'

Mizoram government and the Assam Rifles authorities on Tuesday failed to deport 219 Myanmar refugees from Lawngtlai district to the neighbouring country.

Jawan killed, two injured after Assam Rifles soldier fires 13 rounds at camp in West Bengal's Howrah
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Jawan killed, two injured after Assam Rifles soldier fires 13 rounds at camp in West Bengal's Howrah

A contingent of the 7th Battalion of the Assam Rifles had been camping at a base in a girl's high school, ahead of Phase Five of the Lok Sabha election, scheduled on 6 May.

In Manipur, repealing AFSPA takes a backseat as political leaders shift focus to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
Politics

In Manipur, repealing AFSPA takes a backseat as political leaders shift focus to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

In contrast to the recent elections in Manipur, AFSPA takes a back seat as civil societies and families continue their decades-long wait for justice