Northeast India Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 HIGHLIGHTS from Assam, Tripura, Manipur, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Mizoram and Meghalaya: As per the trends, BJP has taken a considerable lead in Assam.
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.
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.
Almost eight decades after a band of freedom fighters died trying to hoist the Tricolour in three police stations in Assam, the colonial heritage structures — the oldest built in 1902 — are being restored by the government.
A student of the St Joseph Higher Secondary School, Aizawl, Lalrinnungi scored 100 in her favourite subject, Science, 97 in Mathematics and Mizo, 98 in Social Sciences and — in her words — “poorest in English”. She scored 94.
Despite the hullabaloo, the elephant did not react or harm anyone. After an 18-hour-long rescue operation, it is now back in Amchang Wildlife sanctuary, with the forest authorities monitoring it for the next 48 hours.
The Bru tribe seeped into national consciousness last year when a historic repatriation agreement attempted to rehabilitate nearly 32,000 Brus living in refugee camps in Tripura. But an Instagram handle, run by two teenagers from Agartala, argues that there’s more to the Bru identity.
In the run-up to the April 23 voting, no big politician has mentioned Amrit Das’s death. While civil society and activists have been questioning this silence, Amrit’s family is resigned. All they want are “shanti” and “respect”.
The Centre’s proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill may have faced opposition elsewhere in Assam, but here in Barak Valley, with its Hindu migrants, it has only boosted support for the BJP. As has the NRC — the belief here is that the BJP will stand by the Hindu names that fall foul of the NRC list.
It’s a formula that shot them to viral fame two years ago. This election season, the Dimapur-based Youtube channel, Dreamz Unlimited, is back to tell you, in their signature style, to exercise your right to vote.
In his new film, Seema — The Untold Story, National Award-winning filmmaker Hiren Bora pays a tribute to his hometown Tezpur, by evoking a pivotal moment in the town’s history: when it was almost taken over by China in 1962