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Won by CAA, betrayed by clause 6, Bengali Hindus wary of BJP's politics in Assam
Politics

Won by CAA, betrayed by clause 6, Bengali Hindus wary of BJP's politics in Assam

Although the new citizenship law came as a ray of hope, civil society groups and activists say that the clause 6 committee recommendations and the continuing citizenship trials have disrupted their faith in the government.

Sayani Gupta on playing a Northeastern character in Netflix film Axone: Authenticity is most important
Entertainment

Sayani Gupta on playing a Northeastern character in Netflix film Axone: Authenticity is most important

Sayani Gupta discusses Axone, arguably the first mainstream Hindi film that addresses the bias against Northeasternes, and how she has witnessed the same in her life.

Axone movie review: A clever yet meandering satire on discrimination against Northeast migrants in Delhi
Entertainment

Axone movie review: A clever yet meandering satire on discrimination against Northeast migrants in Delhi

Though it could have been a compelling satire or a delectable thriller, Axone is treated like a slice-of-life drama that ends up adding too many ingredients to its broth.

Monsoon advances further, likely onset in Mumbai by weekend, say reports; mercury rises in north India
India

Monsoon advances further, likely onset in Mumbai by weekend, say reports; mercury rises in north India

The monsoon is expected to arrive in Mumbai by end of this week, reports said, as conditions become favourable for the advancement of the southwest monsoon

Northeasterners continue to face racist attacks in Bangalore
India

Northeasterners continue to face racist attacks in Bangalore

Amit Kar and Samrat Pradhan from the Northeast staying in Bangalore were stopped on their way to a medical store and harassed by the police.

Out of work and stranded, over 1450 people from North East attempt to travel back from Bangalore
India

Out of work and stranded, over 1450 people from North East attempt to travel back from Bangalore

Over 1450 people from the Northeast stranded in Karnataka are attempting to travel back home in what appears to be an exodus.

Constitution (125th Amendment) Bill could bridge gap between mainland and North East, but problematic provisions must be reappraised
India

Constitution (125th Amendment) Bill could bridge gap between mainland and North East, but problematic provisions must be reappraised

The Government of India is in the process of deliberating and readying the Constitution (125th Amendment) Bill to place it on the parliamentary altar to try and change the destiny of our citizens.

Security situation in North East has improved substantially, 80% drop in civilian deaths from 2013 to 2019, Union minister G Kishan Reddy tells RS
India

Security situation in North East has improved substantially, 80% drop in civilian deaths from 2013 to 2019, Union minister G Kishan Reddy tells RS

Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said the security situation in the Northeastern states has improved substantially since 2014

At NCC rally in New Delhi, Narendra Modi says govt brought Citizenship Amendment Act to correct 'historical injustice'
India

At NCC rally in New Delhi, Narendra Modi says govt brought Citizenship Amendment Act to correct 'historical injustice'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the government has brought the Citizenship Amendment Act to correct 'historical injustice' and to fulfill the BJP's 'old promise' to religious minorities living in neighbouring countries

'Exempt Meghalaya from CAA'; Conrad Sangma tells BJP, urges Centre to protect indigenous communities of Northeast
India

'Exempt Meghalaya from CAA'; Conrad Sangma tells BJP, urges Centre to protect indigenous communities of Northeast

'We demand a full exemption for our state (from CAA) and similar measures for Assam as well', said Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma

No acche din in sight: With India's economy in tailspin and institutions being subverted, it's time to look beyond the right-wing propaganda
India

No acche din in sight: With India's economy in tailspin and institutions being subverted, it's time to look beyond the right-wing propaganda

The last year ended in rising protests and anger across the country. This year has begun on the same troubling note. The organised mob attack on protesting students in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University with what appears to be active connivance of the university administration and the police has torn away the last remaining vestiges of normalcy from our democratic functioning.

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

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.

From 'they can't read your tweet' to 'hire kabootar from Maine Pyaar Kiya', Twitterati suggests ways BJP, Modi can help Assamese protesting CAB
India

From 'they can't read your tweet' to 'hire kabootar from Maine Pyaar Kiya', Twitterati suggests ways BJP, Modi can help Assamese protesting CAB

Narendra Modi's tweet assuring 'the brothers and sisters of Assam that they have nothing to worry after the passing of CAB' received severe flak by the Twitterati who slammed the prime minister for tweeting a message to a populace which did not even have access to internet and mobile data. Violent protests have rocked northeastern states since 7 December, however, protests escalated overnight in Assam after the Lok Sabha on 9 December passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill.

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

'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.