North East

  • Delhi North East decoded at CNN-IBN-Microsoft Elections Analytics Centre 10-04-2014 11:50 AM

    Watch all the election-related information on Delhi North East Lok Sabha seat at CNN-IBN-Microsoft Elections Analytics Centre. ...
  • LS polls: Voting in 6 Northeast seats, Sangma, Nagaland CM in the fray 08-04-2014 11:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya and Manipur are voting in the second phase on April 9. Two Lok Sabha seats in Meghalaya, the lone Lok Sabha seat in Nagaland, one of the two Lok Sabha seats in Manipur and both the Lok Sabha seats in...
  • AAP releases manifesto for North East Delhi constituency 31-03-2014 04:39 PM

    Setting up of East Campus on the lines of North and South campuses of Delhi University, establishing schools and regularisation of the unauthorised colonies are among the key proposals in Aam Aadmi Party's manifesto for North East Delhi Lok Sabha contituency. Releasing the manifesto for his constituency, the first of...
  • LS polls: AAP promises Delhi University's east campus 31-03-2014 02:58 PM

    New Delhi: The AAP on Monday released the first of its election manifestoes for the capital, promising a Delhi University campus in northeast Delhi. Anand Kumar, a former academic, is the party's candidate from northeast Delhi, one of the seven Lok Sabha constituencies. He said the northeast district was a...
  • BJP leader Manoj Tiwari owns cash and assets over Rs 14 crore 27-03-2014 11:48 AM

    Singer, actor and BJP leader from north East Delhi Manoj Tiwari has cash of Rs 4.5 lakh, bank deposits and investments valued at Rs 11 lakh. He has jewellery worth 3.7 lakh. The Cars he drives are worth Rs 91.4 Lakh. Tiwari has properties in Varanasi, Mumbai and Delhi valued...
  • NCP MP Patil faces Patkar, BJP's Somaiya in Mumbai North East 20-03-2014 12:06 PM

    A three-cornered fight is on the cards in the North-East Mumbai Lok Sabha constituency as sitting NCP MP Sanjay Dina Patil is facing a tough challenge from BJP's Kirit Somaiya and Aam Aadmi Party's Medha Patkar to retain the seat. The constituency has by and large remained loyal to Congress...
  • Congress legislators demand Muslim face for North East Delhi seat 11-03-2014 12:17 AM

    New Delhi: Five Delhi Congress legislators on Monday met party general secretary Shakeel Ahmed to demand that a Muslim candidate be fielded from the capital's North East constituency for the Lok Sabha polls. They also sought a change of face in the North West district, represented by union Women and...
  • Rahul raises pitch for better connectivity in North-East 26-02-2014 02:24 PM

    Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that poor connectivity in the North East would have to be aggressively addressed to remove the barriers of movement in the rest of the country and to properly utilise the productivity of the people. "The reason for the energy of the North-East people...
  • Attack on North East people extremely distressing, says Pranab Mukherjee 15-02-2014 03:58 PM

    Describing recent incidents of racial violence involving people from North East as extremely distressing, President Pranab Mukherjee has called for urgent steps to assuage feelings of the people of the region. Addressing the two-day 45th conference of Governors which concluded on Friday, Mukherjee termed as "extremely distressing" the recent incidents...
  • Hopeful of more Lok Sabha seats from northeast: BJP 13-02-2014 01:58 PM

    A senior BJP leader on Thursday said in Agartala that the country's northeastern states would contribute more seats to the party's kitty in the Lok Sabha elections. "In the coming Lok Sabha elections the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) would increase its seats and do better in all northeastern states," party's...
  • 24-year-old Manipuri man in critical condition after being stabbed in Delhi's Saket 11-02-2014 09:36 AM

    New Delhi: A day after two Manipuri boys landed up in hospital after being attacked, another youngster from the Northeastern state has been attacked in the national capital on Tuesday morning. In an apparent robbery attempt, the victim, a 24-year-old man, was stabbed in the stomach by unknown men. The...
  • Delhi Police to submit Nido Taniam's autopsy report in Delhi HC today 10-02-2014 08:48 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police is likely to submit the post mortem report of Arunchal Pradesh student Nido Taniam in the Delhi High Court on Monday. The post mortem report so far has remained inconclusive as to whether he died of the violent assault on him or not. The division...
  • Taniam death: Video showing Arunachal boy on bike with policemen surfaces 05-02-2014 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: A video footage of Arunchal Pradesh student Nido Taniam has emerged and it shows the 20-year-old being taken away by the police. The video that has been shot on a mobile phone is of just hours before Taniam's death. It was uploaded on a website demanding justice for...
  • Arunachal boy death: Minister Ninong Ering to meet Rahul, Kejriwal today 03-02-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: Political pressure continues to mount in the Arunacahal Pradesh student death case. Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs, Ninong Ering along with a group of students is slated to meet Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday. The group led by Ering will also be meeting Delhi...
  • Students from north-east demand anti-racism law for their safety 03-02-2014 10:59 AM

    The death of a student from Arunachal Pradesh in a brawl with shopkeeper in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area has enraged youngsters across the country. They now want the government to bring in an anti-racist law for their safety. ...
  • Taniam death, two Manipuri girls beaten: Is anti-racism law the need of the hour? 03-02-2014 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: Is India in need of a strong anti-racism law? The recent attack on a young Arunachal boy and the alleged sexual assault on two Manipuri women make it seem like the demand is justified. "This is not just one incident. We need a strong anti-racism law in India,"...
  • Attack on Arunachal youth leaves north-eastern students fuming 01-02-2014 08:55 AM

    The death of a student from Arunachal Pradesh in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area has left the students from north-eastern states fuming. "They don't treat us like people. We are Indians, we are happy being Indians but they differentiate us everywhere," said a student from north east on CNN-IBN's India @9....
  • Che in Paona Bazaar: Lazy stereotypes of an uninspired Mind 01-12-2013 04:13 PM

    Paona Bazaar lies in the heart of Imphal, Manipur. One can describe this place by its proximity to Bir Tikendrajit Road which had seen the infamous fake encounter case in July 2009. In fact many of the landmarks of the town would tell a story of it being part of...
  • Modi must reach out to the North East

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Narendra Modi has promoted his vision to build a statue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, the largest statue in the world to commemorate the memory of...

  • Tea association demands chapter on tea in school syllabi 09-06-2013 05:40 AM

    Guwahati: The North East Tea Association (NETA), a leading tea growers association in Assam, has appealed to the state government to include a chapter in the school textbooks on tea and its health benefits. NETA chairman Bidyananda Barkakoty said this while addressing the 16th biennial annual general meeting of the...
  • Assam govt steps up security along NE Frontier Railway after threat 13-05-2013 05:33 PM

    New Delhi: The Assam government on Monday stepped up security on the North East Frontier Railway (NEFR) after a threat issued by a tribal group to disrupt traffic. The group, called the Adivasi People's Army, issued a threat to disrupt rail traffic at Srirampur and Kokrajhar in Assam. Kokrajhar in...
  • Third Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit

    Connect |  Jaimon Joseph
    A few SMS messages, a couple of inflammatory photos. They triggered off the largest internal exodus in India since partition. We're talking about the north...

  • North-East: a volcano waiting to erupt

    Unapologetically Right |  Tuhin A Sinha
    Around a week ago, I was chatting with a friend wherein I remember mentioning that there was more to the Mumbai rioting of August 11...

  • FTN: Can the North East ever become part of the Indian mainstream?

    People from North East face attacks, govt apathy, tonight at 10 pm CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts, can the...
  • FTN: Richard Loitam case: Do North East students still feel alienated in the big cities?

    Richard Loitam a student from Manipur died in Bangalore of a cerebral haemorrhage in his sleep hours after he got into a brawl with a...
  • Manipur elections: anger and apathy 09-01-2012 12:26 PM

    In a 2009 interview, historian Lokendra Arambam, former President of the Apunba Lup (a conglomerate of 32 civil society organisations in the state of Manipur) told me that when it comes to Manipur, "the government of India is interested in the land and not in the people." In 2006, just...