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Tuesday, February 18, 2020



Tripura: 'Don't show any papers', Youth Congress raises 'azadi' slogans against CAA, NRC, NPR

February 15, 2020 5:04 pm

State Congress president Pijush Kanti Biswas appealed the tribals to unite against BJP's alleged divisive politics and vote for Congress in the Tripura ADC elections scheduled in May this year.

Plan to cut Army from internal security duties in N-E, will be done in next 18-24 months: Chief

January 29, 2020 7:00 am

Army Chief General M M Naravane said that two battalions have already been taken off from such duties and the next drawdown will happen after the Bodoland elections in Assam are completed in June-July this year.

Explained: What is Citizenship Amendment Act?

December 25, 2019 7:14 am

The amendment to the Citizenship Act redefines the way migrants from three countries can become Indian citizens, linking this to their religion. What are the concerns about it nationwide, and why has it faced such fierce resistance in Assam? How does it relate to government’s plans for an all-India NRC?

Tripura: Video of 'ascetic' dragged down temple stairs goes viral, here's what happened

October 25, 2019 8:40 pm

A video clip of the incident has gone viral on social media since then, triggering angry response from netizens. Two days later, the local administration has informed that the man was not an ascetic but posed like one.

This Tripura man has a solution to recycle single-use plastic waste into locomotive fuel

October 18, 2019 10:37 pm

He claims to have devised a working prototype for recycling single-use plastic waste into natural gas and a hydrocarbon compound, which can be used as locomotive fuel. For the sceptics, he gives demonstrations to make his point.

J&K move triggers fear in Northeast, Nagaland Governor says no need to worry

August 07, 2019 7:14 am

Article 371G accords similar provisions for Mizoram. Article 371H lists two special provisions for Arunachal Pradesh, relating to the powers of the Governor and composition of the state Assembly.

From Along-Dolong to Ukulli-mukuli: this man is documenting indigenous games of Northeast tribes

May 18, 2019 10:00 am

They might not be as popular as football and cricket. But in remote areas of Assam, a thriving culture of indigenous games has existed for years— marked by ingenuity and played by children and adults alike. Now one man is on mission to document them all.

The Axone story: a film dishes out a different take on a familiar Northeastern experience

August 30, 2019 9:21 am

Axone follows a day in the life of a group of Northeasterners in Delhi through a wedding, a feast, a landlord-tenant clash — and in them all, the quintessential Northeastern experience in the big city.

Himanta not to contest Lok Sabha polls now, to focus on Northeast, says Amit Shah

March 22, 2019 2:03 pm

The central BJP wants Sarma to continue as a minister in Assam and discharge his duties as the Chairman of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), the regional platform of the NDA, Shah tweeted.

The corner of a northeastern field: How cricket found a strong wicket in Mizoram

March 09, 2019 9:23 am

At long last, part of the BCCI's domestic calendar, cricket in the hilly state of Mizoram is slowly gaining popularity. 


North-East Bandh: Agitators clash with security forces in Assam, train services affected

December 10, 2019 4:08 pm

The Citizenship Amendment Bill is a contentious issue in Northeast India with influential socio-political groups and political parties holding it as a threat to the interests of the indigenous communities of the region.


There has been a significant dip in the population of India’s working women: News in Numbers

August 17, 2018 2:52 pm

There is a dip in the population of working women across India. But the northeastern states have a prominent presence. See more:

On Kashmir, Modi invokes Vajpayee. Says using bullets is not the way forward

August 15, 2018 6:49 am

Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. See more: