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Northeast states take measures to stop racism, help stranded locals, launches App

Shillong: The northeast states are on alert after several incidents of racism against youths from the region in mainland India.The Manipur government launched an app on Tuesday for reaching out to those from the state...

Raincoats for Bengal doctors to combat corona

Kolkata: In this time of the corona virus pandemic, the West Bengal government needs to step up its game in providing protection to its caregivers. They are vital in our fight against the deadly virus. Doctors...

Coronavirus is not the only monster that Northeast people are fighting with

Racism would be the last topic of discussion at a time when humanity is staring at one of the worst survival challenges. But as India walks the tightrope during this crisis, a group of zealots,...

Shillong students face ‘Corona’ slur in Kolkata

Shillong: After Delhi it was Kolkata’s turn to show the ugly face of racism in the time of Covid crisis. Two students of a hotel management college in Kolkata were harassed in the city and were...

Farming no more a way of life in Mechukha, Arunachal Pradesh

Shi-Yomi: Mechukha Valley in the newly formed Shi-Yomi district,  west Arunachal Pradesh is over 200 km from Pasighat. The constituency comprising 20 villages with mostly Memba and Adi tribes. The village has changed over the...

A year on, protests against citizenship issue continue in North East; ILP demand gets louder

Shillong: On January 8 last year, the Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill despite protests in the North East and other parts of the country. The protest reached its crescendo after the bill became...

North East dilemma: Is fresh NRC a solution to citizenship imbroglio?

Shillong: As the political game over NRC (National Register for Citizens) and CAB (Citizenship Amendment Bill) hots up, apprehensions about the exercises are growing among people. While the indigenous groups in the North East are...

CM also says, registration a must to visit Meghalaya, tourism industry fears a setback

Shillong: Meghalaya government announcing that tourists and other visitors would need to go through a mandatory registration process has sparked a debate over the move’s exclusivity and rigidity. About a fortnight back, the state cabinet approved...

NRC ‘need of the hour’ in North East, say social groups

Shilong: The BJP government at the Centre may have been pilloried by a section of the opposition for implementing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) but in the North East, which shares about 4,000 km...

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Election commission curtails campaigning in Bengal, post violence in Amit Shah’s rally

Kolkata: The Election Commission of India chose to curtail the election campaigning in Bengal one day ahead of its scheduled time for the 7th...

CPM candidate contesting against Mamata Banerjee’s nephew threatened and assaulted

Kolkata: As the battle of 2019 election heats up, the worse fear of political parties are coming true. The Diamond Harbour parliamentary constituency, where...

CPI-ML hit streets against mob lynchings

Kolkata: The ongoing protest against mob lynching, which has mostly remained apolitical, in nature, on July 3, witnessed CPI-ML taking on to the streets...

Dear Virat Kohli, Leave or Love India does not depend on your hyper-nationalism

Indian cricket team's captain Virat Kohli is considered to be the most valuable celebrity brand in our country. He rakes in crores through his...

Sharad Pawar, the Grand Old Man of Indian Politics is the Man of the Moment

The stratagem that yielded results in Goa, Manipur and Karnataka, has failed to reap benefits in Maharashtra. The 'invincible' combination of Narendra Modi-Amit Shah...