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Understanding India’s North East: A reporter recounts memories of region, apathy of mainstream India
India

Understanding India’s North East: A reporter recounts memories of region, apathy of mainstream India

Rupa Chinai, who visited the North East several times over the course of 30 years, speaks about the people living in the region have been pushed to wall and isolated by mainland India

Ex-Meghalaya chief minister Donwa Dethwelson Lapang quits Congress, says services of elderly 'not useful to the party'
India

Ex-Meghalaya chief minister Donwa Dethwelson Lapang quits Congress, says services of elderly 'not useful to the party'

The five-time Chief Minister of Meghalaya Donwa Dethwelson Lapang did not contest the February 2018 assembly elections but campaigned for the Congress

After Kerala deluge, India's North East faces flood warning due to unprecedented spate in China's Tsangpo; 12 killed in Nagaland
India

After Kerala deluge, India's North East faces flood warning due to unprecedented spate in China's Tsangpo; 12 killed in Nagaland

According to official records of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, at least 50 people have died in flood and landslide in Assam this year.

Kerala floods: Malayalee, Keralite groups in East, North East India begin to raise funds, collect relief material
India

Kerala floods: Malayalee, Keralite groups in East, North East India begin to raise funds, collect relief material

Malayalee and Keralite associations in East and North East India have started a campaign and are collecting funds and necessary materials for the victims of the worst flood in Kerala

Independence Day 2018: To bring country together, we need to end racial discrimination, steer clear of labels
India

Independence Day 2018: To bring country together, we need to end racial discrimination, steer clear of labels

Students and professionals from the North East have been harassed, abused and even murdered, simply because they were "different", since we have been quick to label people and form judgements

BCCI to bear entire expenses of cash-strapped North Eastern states making Ranji Trophy debut
First Cricket News

BCCI to bear entire expenses of cash-strapped North Eastern states making Ranji Trophy debut

The BCCI will bear the entire cost of the cash-strapped North Eastern states' Ranji Trophy debut, which has been mandated by the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee, a couple of whom will play their home games at neutral venues due to lack of infrastructure.

Foreign journalists need permission to access Jammu and Kashmir, other 'protected' areas, Centre 'reminds' scribes of rule
India

Foreign journalists need permission to access Jammu and Kashmir, other 'protected' areas, Centre 'reminds' scribes of rule

Government has reminded foreign journalists of a dormant law, which requires them to take permission to travel to Jammu and Kashmir

Torrential rains lash northeastern states, kill four, leave thousands homelss; flood-hit Tripura seeks Army's help
India

Torrential rains lash northeastern states, kill four, leave thousands homelss; flood-hit Tripura seeks Army's help

At least two villagers were swept away by strong river currents in Tripura on Wednesday, while over 14,000 lost their homes as the downpour submerged parts of the state, an official of State Emergency Operation Centre (SEOC) said.

Anger grows against BJP in Assam over Centre's proposed move to grant citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants from Bangladesh
India

Anger grows against BJP in Assam over Centre's proposed move to grant citizenship to non-Muslim immigrants from Bangladesh

If this proposal becomes a reality, it would change the demographic pattern of Assam and North East India, as it is suspected that millions of Hindus who have illegally migrated from Bangladesh would now avail of citizenship

Freak weather phenomenon moving towards North East; thunderstorm, squall also likely in Bihar, West Bengal
India

Freak weather phenomenon moving towards North East; thunderstorm, squall also likely in Bihar, West Bengal

IMD warned that thunderstorm and squall with wind speed of up to 70 kmph are "very likely" in Uttarakhand and parts of eastern India, signalling that the freak weather phenomenon over northern India has moved eastward

Centre to 100 percent fund development projects in North East India
India

Centre to 100 percent fund development projects in North East India

The ongoing projects would be as per the older formula of 90:10 but the new projects would be completely funded by the Centre, he said, adding that the ongoing projects would be completed by 2020.

Operation Hot Pursuit: Watch History TV18 unravel the inside story of Indian Army's daring counter-insurgency strike
India

Operation Hot Pursuit: Watch History TV18 unravel the inside story of Indian Army's daring counter-insurgency strike

In June 2015, while an Indian Army convoy was en route from Chandel in Manipur to Dimapur in Nagaland, they were ambushed by the National Socialist Council of Nagaland–Khapalang (NSCN-K), a well-organised insurgent group operating in North East India.

101 India | The Shillong food trail with Khasi Bloodz
101 India

101 India | The Shillong food trail with Khasi Bloodz

Shillong is a popular tourist spot, and yet, you don't find a lot of people talking about the food in the city. We joined D-bok and Big-Ri, members of local rap crew Khasi Bloodz on a gastronomical journey looking for the best local fare - Jadoh (blood rice), Doh Thad (dried meat) and Doh Snam (blood sausages).

Airtel to provide mobile connectivity to 2,100 uncovered villages in North East India in the coming 18 months
News & Analysis

Airtel to provide mobile connectivity to 2,100 uncovered villages in North East India in the coming 18 months

This work is to be undertaken under an agreement with the Department of Telecom (DoT), a company release said here.

Tunnel or not, China is using water as a strategic weapon; India may stay indifferent at its own peril
India

Tunnel or not, China is using water as a strategic weapon; India may stay indifferent at its own peril

A recent report revealed China's plan to construct a 1000 km underground tunnel to divert the water of the river Brahmaputra to its arid Xinjiang province.

Cinema of the North East: From Joymoti to Era Bator Sur, 13 must-watch films from the region
Entertainment

Cinema of the North East: From Joymoti to Era Bator Sur, 13 must-watch films from the region

Altogether, fewer than 1,000 films have been made in the entire North East since 1935. And only a handful among them would stand the test of time. These are among the most memorable —

Priyanka Chopra apologises for calling Sikkim insurgency-hit state, after social media backlash
Bollywood

Priyanka Chopra apologises for calling Sikkim insurgency-hit state, after social media backlash

Priyanka Chopra's statements about Sikkim being an insurgency troubled state, and not having a film industry of its own, have landed her in the midst of a row

DUSU Election 2017: Delhi University's North East students, women remain on fringes of campus politics
Politics

DUSU Election 2017: Delhi University's North East students, women remain on fringes of campus politics

Delhi University’s Student Union (DUSU) elections are scheduled for 12 September.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Govt contemplates policy on hill region to promote development
Politics

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Govt contemplates policy on hill region to promote development

The government is contemplating to bring a national policy on mountain hill region for its development, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said in the Rajya Sabha on Friday dismissing the need for a council for Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh

IMD predicts isolated spells of heavy rain will continue across India; Maharashtra agriculture sector affected
India

IMD predicts isolated spells of heavy rain will continue across India; Maharashtra agriculture sector affected

Isolated spells of heavy rainfall is expected across many parts of India for the next four days