The worst violence in recent years along any inter-state border in the Northeast took place within 48 hours of Shah’s meeting in Shillong
29 Jul 2021 2:00 AM
The other Bodo insurgent group, Bodo Liberation Tigers (BLT), had already signed a peace accord in 2003.
30 Jan 2020 4:08 AM
The Framework Agreement was supposed to have recognised the Nagas and the Union of India as “two entities”.
01 Nov 2019 12:02 AM
The NSCN(I-M) identified the “core issues” to be that of a separate “flag” for the Nagas and a “constitution”.
30 Aug 2019 12:00 AM
After all, the SDF was a part of the ruling National Democratic Alliance as well as the BJP’s regional front, the NEDA.
16 Aug 2019 12:39 AM
The publication of the draft list that saw the names of over four million applicants missing triggered a whole lot of questions.
05 Jul 2019 12:00 AM
The BJP, of course, is part of the governments in Manipur, Nagaland and Meghalaya.
31 May 2019 12:05 AM
The MPs from the region have generally not been vocal inside Parliament, but that they have a voice is something that cannot be ignored.
25 Apr 2019 11:39 PM
The Asom Gana Parishad in Assam quit the Sarbananda Sonowal government and snapped ties with the BJP.
15 Feb 2019 12:26 AM
AASU is not amused at the timing of the Union Cabinet’s move to set up the committee to look into Clause 6 of the Assam Accord.
10 Jan 2019 12:10 AM
The Congress Party too tried to push the MNF to the wall by saying it had a secret alliance with the BJP, but that allegation did not work.
21 Dec 2018 12:21 AM
For the past four decades, Assam has been a witness to the murky politics of citizenship.
03 Aug 2018 5:22 AM
The matter was resolved with both sides reaching a compromise, but later that night, a mob had gathered and started the stone-pelting and arson.
07 Jun 2018 5:54 AM
The movement against the Citizenship Amendment Bill had started full blast.
24 May 2018 2:05 AM
Meghalaya has given a fractured mandate, but there is a clear story there — that the verdict has been anti-Congress.
05 Mar 2018 6:04 AM
In Assam and Manipur, the regional parties are minor partners of coalitions led by the BJP.
20 Jan 2018 12:08 AM
A UN report says although China has 21 per cent of the world’s population, it contains only seven per cent of the world’s freshwater supplies.
15 Dec 2017 3:21 AM
Zeliang claims support of 34 of the NPF’s 47 MLAs and seven of the eight Independent MLAs.
17 Jul 2017 3:26 AM
New Delhi actually sought to brush off the Chinese murmurs by saying Beijing was creating an “artificial controversy”.
12 Apr 2017 2:44 AM
It is indeed interesting to note how the BJP cobbled up the magic figure of 31.
17 Mar 2017 2:32 AM