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Six months in Meghalaya's Smit village: Time, modernity may prove most insidious incursions yet
India

Six months in Meghalaya's Smit village: Time, modernity may prove most insidious incursions yet

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 6 of 6

In Meghalaya's Smit village, community kickboxing classes offer a chance to beat gender stereotypes
India

In Meghalaya's Smit village, community kickboxing classes offer a chance to beat gender stereotypes

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 5 of 6

A matriarch of Smit's founding family looks back on how things have changed in the Meghalaya village
India

A matriarch of Smit's founding family looks back on how things have changed in the Meghalaya village

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 4 of 6

Seng Khasi lore of severed link between heaven and earth plays out in locals' lives in Smit, Meghalaya
India

Seng Khasi lore of severed link between heaven and earth plays out in locals' lives in Smit, Meghalaya

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 3 of 6

Change comes to Meghalaya's Smit village, but local traditions endure and governance is conditional 
India

Change comes to Meghalaya's Smit village, but local traditions endure and governance is conditional 

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 2 of 6

In Meghalaya's Smit village, examining the insiders versus outsiders debate at close quarters
India

In Meghalaya's Smit village, examining the insiders versus outsiders debate at close quarters

Smit, in Meghalaya, fluctuates between its old and new values and systems, navigating the pull of modernity and tradition. Follow Parul Abrol as she follows Smit's stories — a different world, within our own | Part 1 of 6

Internet restored in Meghalaya after eight days, services were banned on 12 Dec in wake of violent anti-CAA protests
India

Internet restored in Meghalaya after eight days, services were banned on 12 Dec in wake of violent anti-CAA protests

Chief minister Conrad K Sangma reviewed the law and order situation in the state with senior home department officials and issued instructions for restoring mobile internet and messaging services in the state

Protests unabated as North East flocks together against Citizenship Amendment Act to protect unique linguistic and cultural identity
India

Protests unabated as North East flocks together against Citizenship Amendment Act to protect unique linguistic and cultural identity

Despite no government response to the demands, students across the region continue to protest with full support from their teachers, senior citizens, intellectuals, civil society organisations and the general public.

Future of Citizenship Amendment Act should be decided in Supreme Court; stoking violent unrest will take India down dark path to perdition
Politics

Future of Citizenship Amendment Act should be decided in Supreme Court; stoking violent unrest will take India down dark path to perdition

At a time, when violence is rocking the country and global stock of India as a liberal democracy is plummeting, it would appear that rather than incite trouble, the BJP should use conciliation as the way forward, and let the Supreme Court determine the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Act.

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Toll in Guwahati police firing rises to four; internet suspended in parts of West Bengal
India

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Toll in Guwahati police firing rises to four; internet suspended in parts of West Bengal

Even as the situation in the Northeastern states, which saw violent protests against the recently amended Citizenship Act until Saturday, improved, West Bengal remained on the boil for the third consecutive day

Daily Bulletin: Assam CM to brief Modi, Amit Shah on Citizenship Act protests; SC to hear 2012 Delhi gangrape convict's review plea on 17 Dec; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Assam CM to brief Modi, Amit Shah on Citizenship Act protests; SC to hear 2012 Delhi gangrape convict's review plea on 17 Dec; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Assam CM to brief Modi, Amit Shah on Citizenship Act protests; SC to hear 2012 Delhi gangrape convict's review plea on 17 Dec, PM to address public rally in Jharkhand's Dumka; day's top stories

Amit Shah says Citizenship Amendment Act causing ‘stomach ache’ to Congress, accuses party of stoking violence against new law
Politics

Amit Shah says Citizenship Amendment Act causing ‘stomach ache’ to Congress, accuses party of stoking violence against new law

Shah said that the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill has caused a 'stomach ache' to the Opposition party

Amnesty India urges Centre to stop using 'excessive force' against those protesting against Citizenship Amendment Act in northeastern states
India

Amnesty India urges Centre to stop using 'excessive force' against those protesting against Citizenship Amendment Act in northeastern states

The executive director of Amnesty International India Avinash Kumar urged both Centre, state governments to 'immediately engage with various sections of people for peaceful dialogue and repeal discriminatory amendments'

Citizenship Amendment Act 'fundamentally discriminatory', undermines India's obligations under 1965 human rights convention, says UN OHCHR
World

Citizenship Amendment Act 'fundamentally discriminatory', undermines India's obligations under 1965 human rights convention, says UN OHCHR

While the goal of protecting persecuted groups through the new Citizenship Amendment Act was welcome, this should be done through a robust national asylum system that is premised on the principle of equality and non-discrimination, the spokesman of the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights of the United Nations said

Kamal Nath says Citizenship Act amended to divert attention from economic slowdown, accuses Centre of practising ‘politics of distraction’
India

Kamal Nath says Citizenship Act amended to divert attention from economic slowdown, accuses Centre of practising ‘politics of distraction’

Addressing newspersons at the Indian Women's Press Club, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath said he was most worried about the future of Indian youths

North East erupts in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: SMS, internet suspended in Tripura; protests in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal throw normal life out of gear
India

North East erupts in protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: SMS, internet suspended in Tripura; protests in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal throw normal life out of gear

The protests come even as the revised Citizenship (Amendment) Bill excluded all states with an Inner Line Permit (Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Nagaland) and the Sixth Schedule regions in Tripura, Assam, and Meghalaya.

Daily Bulletin: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to face Rajya Sabha test; SC to hear pleas challenging Article 370 abrogation; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to face Rajya Sabha test; SC to hear pleas challenging Article 370 abrogation; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to face Rajya Sabha test; SC to hear pleas challenging Article 370 abrogation; 11-hour bandh in North East states over contentious citizenship bill;day's top stories

Sixth Schedule regions exempt from Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Constitutional provision is aimed at protecting identity of tribal-dominated regions
India

Sixth Schedule regions exempt from Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Constitutional provision is aimed at protecting identity of tribal-dominated regions

The Citizenship Amendment Bill has made it clear that the new law would not be applicable to Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram and Sixth Schedule areas of Assam, Meghalaya, and Mizoram.

Women's National Boxing Championship: Punjab's Minakshi, Chandigarh's Rituz and Anchu Sabu begin campaign on winning note
Sports

Women's National Boxing Championship: Punjab's Minakshi, Chandigarh's Rituz and Anchu Sabu begin campaign on winning note

Rituz also began her campaign emphatically as she defeated Ladakh's Dechen in a one-sided affair in the light fly weight category after the referee had to stop the contest in round one itself.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma 'optimistic' that infrastructure for 2022 National Games will be ready ahead of schedule
Sports

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma 'optimistic' that infrastructure for 2022 National Games will be ready ahead of schedule

The Meghalaya Chief Minister was optimistic that some funds from the Minority Affairs Ministry will also be released and this amount will be utilized for sports infrastructure