The Northeast will become the driver of India's growth story, he said, after dedicating to the nation and laying the foundation stone for 22 development projects worth Rs 4,815 crore in election-bound Manipur.
Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will be again in effect in Nagaland from December 30. The move came days after the Union government constituted a high-level committee to examine the possibility of the withdrawal of AFSPA from Nagaland.
AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Powers Act) has been again in focus after Mon incident, following which the chorus has grown for its repeal in the Northeast India.
Nagaland firing incident resulted into the killing of 14 civilians and a soldier. The botched anti-insurgency operation and retaliatory violence on December 4 and the following day in Nagaland's Mon district created massive uproar on AFSPA.
With the AFSPA now back under scrutiny, we take a look at where it is still in effect and where has it been repealed
The ruling BJP is aiming to construct offices in every mandal across Assam to strengthen its organisational base, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Thursday.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday asked industries to invest in the Northeast and said the Narendra Modi government has created a conducive environment for the industrial growth of the region.
Bollywood tends to stereotype actors from northeast India as Chinese, Japanese or Nepali security guards. ‘Meenakshi Sundareshwar’ actor Khuman Nongyai is trying to break that typecast.
When I look back now, I sometimes think we were the happiest and most aromatic on Sundays, when Baba would don a white kurta and pajama, brush his curls, walk around the house in his soft Kolhapuris, managing to somehow look like a young Uttam Kumar with a classical bent of mind.
The proscribed Hynñiewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) has claimed responsibility.
As per the Election Commission's announcement on Tuesday, by-elections to 10 assembly seats in the Northeast will be held on October 30.
The Mizoram government has accused Assam police personnel of 'stealing' construction materials from a project site near the border between the two Northeastern states.
Some officers and constables were found to have set black flags as their display pictures or status on social media.
Vandalism and arson rocked Shillong and nearby areas on Independence Day during the funeral procession of a former militan
The Meghalaya government has imposed curfew on Shillong and suspended internet in four districts of the state.
Miscreants vandalised several vehicles, which had started moving towards Mizoram, at Lailapur in Assam's Cachar district forcing them to turn back.
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma deputed two ministers to talk to the assorted organisations who are not allowing trucks and vehicles to move to the hill state after Mizoram health minister in a video message said it was very difficult to manage patients who were in dire need of oxygen given the limited supply due to the blockade.
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.
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.