The central government’s palm oil mission envisages expanding oil palm plantation in the country by another 6.5 lakh hectres out of which 3.28 lakh hectres is proposed in the North Eastern states.
Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, in an exclusive interview to Outlook, says that maintaining peace in his state and the entire region is a priority.
The task of satellite imaging has been given to the North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC), a joint initiative of the Department of Space (DoS) and the North Eastern Council (NEC)
The Nagaland chief minister said that since Meghalaya shares borders with Assam, it also had to decrease the rates to stay in the competition.
Discrimination against North Eastern people is an unending concern faced frequently by Northeasterners outside the region.
Undoubtedly, the Assamese are angry over the CAB and their fears over it need to be genuinely allayed. But they have reasons to be disappointed with themselves as well for not having paid more attention to what the BJP and its leaders said during the last election campaign.
The telecast was stopped when Home Minister Amit Shah was heckled by opposition members during the introduction of the bill when he said that the rights of Assamese people will be protected by the BJP government.
In the wake of protests, Tripura administration has snapped the Internet services in the state for 48 hours.
Union home minister and BJP chief Amit Shah who is in Guwahati to chair the North Eastern Council Plenary, said nothing will be done to disturb the special provision of Articles 371A to 371J that the Northeastern states enjoy
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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