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Willing to work with any party that guarantees Greater Tipraland, says Pradyot Deb Barman ahead of ADC polls
Politics

Willing to work with any party that guarantees Greater Tipraland, says Pradyot Deb Barman ahead of ADC polls

Pradyot recently caused a political stir in Tripura after his party TIPRA joined hands with ruling BJP's ally IPFT for the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council election

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

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.

Centre, NSCN-IM peace pact on the brink of collapse; separatist demands, unconstitutional expectations make negotiations with North East insurgent groups hard
India

Centre, NSCN-IM peace pact on the brink of collapse; separatist demands, unconstitutional expectations make negotiations with North East insurgent groups hard

It is clear that the Centre and the armed group are not on the same page while interpreting the Framework Agreement signed between the parties on 3 August 2015 which Prime Minister Narendra Modi had termed as historic.

Insurgency on decline in North East, tri-junction between Assam, Arunachal and north Nagaland arc of violence: Eastern Army commander
India

Insurgency on decline in North East, tri-junction between Assam, Arunachal and north Nagaland arc of violence: Eastern Army commander

Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Anil Chauhan said on Friday that insurgency is on a decline in the North East and expressed hope that the situation will further improve in the future

Assam cabinet nod to accord stature of state language to Assamese  may stifle growth of other tongues spoken by a few
India

Assam cabinet nod to accord stature of state language to Assamese may stifle growth of other tongues spoken by a few

The cabinet proposal for a state language will have adverse effects on the other minor languages in the sphere of literature.

Citizenship Amendment Act imposes a homeland for Hindus on a culturally diverse region and Assam's youth will have none of it
India

Citizenship Amendment Act imposes a homeland for Hindus on a culturally diverse region and Assam's youth will have none of it

Assam is burning. And students from across the state are leading protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. So are the youths across North East India. For nearly a week, they have taken on rubber bullets, lathi charges and also police firing to stand against the CAA that could potentially, systematically dilute economic resources, living space and cultural identity of Assam; and of the tribal dominated, diverse North East region.

Anti-CAB protests rock North East India as Rajya Sabha passes contentious legislation; demonstrators stage massive rallies
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Anti-CAB protests rock North East India as Rajya Sabha passes contentious legislation; demonstrators stage massive rallies

The anger in the northeastern states against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019, showed no signs of abating on the second consecutive day on Wednesday, which was marked by large-scale protests and lockdowns

Nature of protests in Assam show North East agitating against citizenship bill to protect indigenous culture from outsiders, not for 'secular' India
India

Nature of protests in Assam show North East agitating against citizenship bill to protect indigenous culture from outsiders, not for 'secular' India

Protesters in Assam say they would oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill even if it included all religions, revealing a huge mismatch between the reasons behind the North East's agitation against CAB and that of the Congress party

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to be taken up in Rajya Sabha today, how 'fence-sitters' Shiv Sena, BJD, JD(U) will affect votes in Upper House
Politics

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to be taken up in Rajya Sabha today, how 'fence-sitters' Shiv Sena, BJD, JD(U) will affect votes in Upper House

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to table the much-debated Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and the ruling government will make efforts to ensure that the lack of majority in the Upper House does not become an obstacle in its aim to fulfill a key election promise. The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha at midnight on Tuesday amid vehement objections from the Opposition.

BJP resolve to pass Citizenship Amendment Bill threatens indigenous inhabitants of North East, reminds people of Congress arrogance during party's heyday
Politics

BJP resolve to pass Citizenship Amendment Bill threatens indigenous inhabitants of North East, reminds people of Congress arrogance during party's heyday

The boldness of the saffron party to obliterate the protest of its electorates stems from the absence of any political party in the region to take on its might.

North East India will be gateway to Southeast Asia, says Narendra Modi in address to Indian diaspora in Thailand ahead of RCEP summit
World

North East India will be gateway to Southeast Asia, says Narendra Modi in address to Indian diaspora in Thailand ahead of RCEP summit

North East India is being developed as a gateway to Southeast Asia under Central government's Act East Policy (AEP), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday while addressing an event in Thailand

Fear of further encroachment grips North East's tribal areas after Amit Shah makes clear Centre's intent to pass Citizenship Amendment Bill
India

Fear of further encroachment grips North East's tribal areas after Amit Shah makes clear Centre's intent to pass Citizenship Amendment Bill

The bill which intends to provide Indian citizenship to Hindu, Jain, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan was passed in the Lok Sabha but was not tabled in the Rajya Sabha due to vehement protest in North East India.

India received 782 mm of rain against monsoon average of 764.5 mm till date; Central region gets 19% surplus, while East, North East face 20% deficiency
India

India received 782 mm of rain against monsoon average of 764.5 mm till date; Central region gets 19% surplus, while East, North East face 20% deficiency

According to the rainfall data available with Skymet from 1 June - 8 September, the country has so far received 782 mm of rainfall against the normal of 764.5 mm.

From conflict-ridden North East, eight artists re-imagine borders in subtle, ironic ways in a new exhibition
Life

From conflict-ridden North East, eight artists re-imagine borders in subtle, ironic ways in a new exhibition

A-Part: Stories of Lands and Lines, an exhibition of works by North Eastern artists, examines the regions many conflicts and fraught relationship with borders, often interpreting borderlines in the literal sense

IMD warns of heavy rains over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh on Saturday
India

IMD warns of heavy rains over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh on Saturday

The IMD on 8 June had said that thunderstorm accompanied by hail and lightning at isolated places are very likely over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh tomorrow, 15 June.

As northeastern cinema gains visibility at international film festivals, a look at what's driving the change
Entertainment

As northeastern cinema gains visibility at international film festivals, a look at what's driving the change

A crop of young northeastern filmmakers and actors have moved back home; their creative vision has begun to find takers at international film festivals.

5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes North East: No loss of life or property reported
India

5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes North East: No loss of life or property reported

An earthquake measuring 5.9 shook northeastern states in the early hours of Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said

Budget Session of Nagaland Assembly begins today; House set to adopt resolution against Citizenship Amendment Bill
India

Budget Session of Nagaland Assembly begins today; House set to adopt resolution against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Minister for Planning and Coordination, Neiba Kronu, said the Nagaland government would table a resolution against the Citizenship Bill on 23 February.

Narendra Modi faces protests over Citizenship Bill during North East visit; welcomed with black flags, slogans in Assam
India

Narendra Modi faces protests over Citizenship Bill during North East visit; welcomed with black flags, slogans in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday make a whirlwind tour of the northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Tripura during which he will lay the foundation stone of the new Greenfield airport and Sela tunnel, launch the DD Arun Prabha channel and will unveil various other development projects.

Hornbill Festival: How Nagaland's vibrant celebration of its tribes, traditions became a global event
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Hornbill Festival: How Nagaland's vibrant celebration of its tribes, traditions became a global event

During the Hornbill Festival, one can get a taste of the local cuisine and hear stories about the Nagaland tribes at the morungs