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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

Lotus blooms in North East: BJP, allies win 18 of 25 seats as anti-citizenship bill sentiment becomes distant memory
Politics

Lotus blooms in North East: BJP, allies win 18 of 25 seats as anti-citizenship bill sentiment becomes distant memory

Despite protests against the citizenship bill in the North East, the BJP and its allies won 18 of the 25 seats up for grabs in the Lok Sabha elections.

Where RSS Men Love Their Pork
India

Where RSS Men Love Their Pork

The RSS and its Hindutva affiliates are making deep inroads into the many tribes and ethnic communities that make up the Northeast by trying to hoist, at least, 109 existing indigenous faiths in a strategic bid to counter evangelical Christianity.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: AGP, NPP to host North East regional party meet today on proposed legislation; BJP allies likely to attend
Politics

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: AGP, NPP to host North East regional party meet today on proposed legislation; BJP allies likely to attend

Regional parties across the Northeast which are in alliance with the BJP will meet in Guwahati to discuss the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill.

Narendra Modi accuses Congress of ignoring leaders like Subhas Chandra Bose, making efforts to 'keep one family above rest'
Politics

Narendra Modi accuses Congress of ignoring leaders like Subhas Chandra Bose, making efforts to 'keep one family above rest'

Narendra Modi said had India benefited from the guidance of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Subhas Chandra Bose, things would have been much better. He said his government is changing that now.

Students in NorthEast see Science come alive at Sci-Connect workshop in Gangtok
science

Students in NorthEast see Science come alive at Sci-Connect workshop in Gangtok

The workshop is aimed at promoting scientific temper & original thinking among school kids

Michelin star Chef Vikas Khanna to write his next book on northeastern food culture and grains
Entertainment

Michelin star Chef Vikas Khanna to write his next book on northeastern food culture and grains

The culture of northeast India, inspite of being modernised still holds on to the value of their grains and how they do farming, said Chef Vikas Khanna

Rapper K4 Kekho on his latest hit 'I am an Indian' and why he decided to write a song about racial discrimination
Entertainment

Rapper K4 Kekho on his latest hit 'I am an Indian' and why he decided to write a song about racial discrimination

Kekho Thiamkho aka K4 Kekho, a rapper from Arunachal Pradesh, is back with his new song! His latest video, 'I am an Indian', is doing the rounds on social media. It talks about the racial discrimination faced by the people of Northeast India.

Of statue-toppling and culture wars: Not what we fight, most complete erasures are ones we embrace, surrender to
Politics

Of statue-toppling and culture wars: Not what we fight, most complete erasures are ones we embrace, surrender to

Culture, both as way of life and as artefact, is perennially in the process of being erased and created anew. The gradual erasure is not as dramatic as the deliberate pulling down of a statue, but in the long run, it is usually far more effective.

Cabinet nod to new schemes for North East India, central pool of resources plan extended
India

Cabinet nod to new schemes for North East India, central pool of resources plan extended

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the extension would enable completion of ongoing projects in North East.

The Last Battle of Saraighat: How the BJP rose to power in North-east India
Politics

The Last Battle of Saraighat: How the BJP rose to power in North-east India

The Last Battle of Saraighat offers a compelling and well-researched account of the BJP’s rise in the North-east

Eight Manipur girls return after being rescued from human traffickers in Myanmar
India

Eight Manipur girls return after being rescued from human traffickers in Myanmar

The officials said the girls were brought to Kolkata from Myanmar on Friday by Indian embassy officials.

Ahead of Narendra Modi's visit, Myanmar to receive first consignment of diesel from India
World

Ahead of Narendra Modi's visit, Myanmar to receive first consignment of diesel from India

The first consignment of high speed diesel from India will reach Myanmar on 3 September

Darjeeling blast: West Bengal Police suspect involvement of Nepalese Maoists
India

Darjeeling blast: West Bengal Police suspect involvement of Nepalese Maoists

The West Bengal Police suspects the involvement of Nepalese Maoists in the recent blasts in Darjeeling

Flash floods in parts of Manipur due to heavy rain, 300 families moved to relief camps
India

Flash floods in parts of Manipur due to heavy rain, 300 families moved to relief camps

Torrential rain in the last two days led to flash floods in many parts of Manipur affecting many areas in the Imphal valley and the state capital.