Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: North East

Dalit, Adivasi, Muslim, northeastern alliance registers big win in Mumbai TISS student union polls

The Ambedkar Students Association (ASA) led Dalit, Adivasi, Muslim and Queer alliance registered a resounding victory in the Mumbai Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Students’ Union polls bagging 10 of the 11 posts for which the elections were held on Friday.

Northeast: Anti-CAA voices get louder as Amit Shah visits Assam

Several organisations based in the northeast states have threatened to resume their protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) if the Union government tries to implement it.

Rajya Sabha: MPs say North East states lack basic facilities

Despite being strategically the most important part of country by sharing its borders with other countries, being rich in biodiversity, having the highest literacy rates, the North Eastern states lack basic health and education facilities, Trinamool Congress MP form Assam Sushmita Dev said in the Rajya Sabha on Monday.

Amit Shah should apologise for ‘misleading statement’: Nagaland tribal body

Konyak Union, an influential tribal body in Nagaland, on Saturday demanded an apology from Union Home Minister Amit Shah for his "misleading statement" in Parliament on the killing of civilians by Indian forces last week.

License to kill granted by weaponising counter-terrorism

Unless we turn to an empathetic and psychological approach for the reintegration of Kashmir and a more reformed outlook at our counter-terrorism strategies, we would be looking at several impotent aggressive measures that lack direct engagement. 

Nagas and their assertion to govern

The longing demand for a sovereign ‘Nagalim’ has been an ongoing struggle since the 1950s. It was a secessionist movement climaxing into an armed conflict led by the Naga National Council (NNC). Over the years the movement has quelled or rather made to seem that way after the AFSPA was forcefully implemented on almost the entire region of the northeast including Nagaland, terming these areas as 'disturbed areas'. Since the 1950s, several events have changed the political landscape of Nagaland however, one element that has remained unchanged is the occupation by AFSPA.