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.
'Spent a night at quarantine facility even after testing negative for COVID-19': Northeastern migrants recount horror of racial profiling
As the COVID-19 pandemic, which originated in China's Hubei province, rages on, it has renewed racial profiling and attacks on migrants from northeastern states in the rest of the country.
Amid anti-CAB protests in Assam, BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma rehashes 2016 playbook against AIUDF's Badruddin Ajmal
Even as the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill faces protests in Assam, the state is seeing a rehash of the campaign against Badruddin Ajmal by Himanta Biswa Sarma
Anti-CAB protests in parts of country as Centre readies to table bill in Parliament; North East bandh called on 11 Dec
Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and a nationwide NRC have intensified with rallies and marches being held in Delhi, Assam, Manipur and parts of India over the weekend, and several more planned to start from Monday, the day the contentious bill set to be tabled in the Parliament
Antagonism towards migrant workers keeps Kodagu on edge as politicos fail to balance interests of locals and coffee industry
Antagonism towards 'outsiders' employed in Kodagu's coffee plantations has been around for decades, lately, the narrative is focussed on workers from the north, including Jharkhand, Odisha, and Assam and other northeastern states
Congress' vote share in northeastern states falls by 13.4 percent since 2014; seats won drops by half
Since 2014, the average percentage of votes the Congress has drawn in six of the seven northeastern states has dropped 13.4 percentage points from 38.1 percent to 24.7 percent
The Centre is keeping a close watch on the flood situation in the north-eastern states and is ready to offer all necessary help.
Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain on Tuesday assured that the government will address various challenges faced by northeastern region with regards to universalisation of digital transactions.