Rise of Hindutva in North East: Christians in Nagaland, Mizoram may weaken BJP despite RSS' gains in Tripura, Meghalaya
Apart 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.
Arunachal Pradesh has been going through a tumultuous political journey with Pario being the fourth chief minister to rule the state in a single year.
Reacting sharply to Assam's minister and convenor of Himanta Biswa Sarma’s statement on Hindu Muslim migrants, Swaraj Abhiyan leader Yogendra Yadav said that the BJP has been trying to invoke a "two-nation theory" like RSS and Mohammad Ali Jinnah
Responding to the queries on the dissenting voices on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Assam, convenor of the BJP’s North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) and state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that it is his party’s policy to differentiate between Hindu and Muslim migrants
Mary Kom's inclusion in the BJP platform may earn the party votes from across all section of voters since she can easily connect to their dreams and aspirations.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday appointed 26 MLAs as parliamentary secretary to assist in the smooth functioning of his government.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday said that the decision of 43 Congress MLAs to join Peoples' Party of Arunachal, the lone regional party of the state, was in the interest of the state and the people.
Ironically, much of the BJP’s strong arm methods to marginalise the Congress that has antagonised the judiciary as well regional parties was quite necessary.
The declared goal of this newly formed alliance is to bridge the development gap between the region and the rest of the country and instill awareness that a secure North East will ensure national security.
The question arises—has the BJP compromised or diluted its known Hindutva ideology to gain space in the North East, particularly in the Christian-majority states?
This year for the first time in Manipur, in an assembly by-election a BJP candidate had won. This perhaps is a reflection of things to come.
Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Tuesday made convenor of a newly-floated platform by the BJP, the North-East Democratic Alliance.