Northeast Students

  • Delhi: Two arrested for racist remark against northeast student April 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Two youth were arrested on Sunday for passing a racist remark against a student from the northeast, police said. Amit Kumar, 22, and Akash Kumar, 23, both residents of Bihar's Chhapra, were arrested after Hemang Haokip, 25, complained against them for the racist comment made midnight. The incident took...
  • News 360: Kejriwal quits as CM after Assembly rejects Jan Lokpal Bill February 14, 2014

    Arvind Kejriwal's roller coaster ride as the Delhi Chief Minister came to an end on February 14, 2014 just 49 days after he assumed office along with his six colleagues as his government failed to table the Jan Lokpal Bill in the Assembly following a highvoltage clash with Congress and...
  • FTP: Do residents from NE face racism, discrimination across metros? February 3, 2014

    After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19yearold boy from Arunachal Pradesh and assured strict action against the culprits, CNNIBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose spoke to the students from the region. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Nido's death: Competitive politics between Rahul and Modi? February 3, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19yearold boy from Arunachal Pradesh. Students from Northeast have been protesting at Jantar Mantar and demanding justice for Nido Taniam who was allegedly beaten up by shop...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi backs Northeast students, assures strict action February 3, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19yearold boy from Arunachal Pradesh. Students from Northeast have been protesting at Jantar Mantar and demanding justice for Nido Taniam who was allegedly beaten up by shop...
  • Rahul Gandhi is a promising leader, we believe him: Northeast student February 3, 2014

    After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19yearold boy from Arunachal Pradesh and assured action against the culprits, CNNIBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose spoke to the students from the region. Students said, "Rahul...
  • Taniam death: Rahul meets Northeast student, says I'm 100 per cent with you February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19yearold boy from Arunachal Pradesh. Students from Northeast have been protesting at Jantar Mantar and demanding justice for Nido Taniam who was allegedly beaten up...
  • Pune University provides hostel to NE students August 29, 2012

    Pune: Two weeks after students from the Northeastern states left the city in the wake of a panic-driven exodus, the University of Pune (UoP) has stepped forward with a helping hand. In a welcome initiative, the varsity has started accommodating insecure North-East students in the varsity's hostel. “Last week four...
  • Maharashtra to arrange flights for NE students August 22, 2012

    Itanagar: Maharashtra government will make available chartered aircraft to take students of Northeast back to educational institutions in Pune or Mumbai from Guwahati. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan told a goodwill team from Arunachal Pradesh, led by MP Takan Sanjoy, on Tuesday that concessional chartered flights would be offered to students...
  • Exodus has stopped, say police, railway officials August 20, 2012

    Bangalore: With confidence-building measures and scaled up security in place, exodus of Indians from the Northeast from Bangalore for their home-states fearing backlash over Assam violence has stopped, police and railway officials said on Monday. The country's IT capital came under a thick security cover with over 17,000 police personnel, bolstered...
  • NE exodus: Govt says social media sites not helping August 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday blamed social networking sites of not co-operating with the government in removing the objectionable content spreading rumours and inciting violence targeting the Indians from the Northeast. Government sources have said that websites such as Google and Facebook are not cooperating in the matter citing international...
  • Assamese living in Hyderabad are safe: Ministers August 18, 2012

    Hyderabad: Two ministers from Assam on Saturday reviewed the situation following the flight of some Assamese from Hyderabad and reassured the migrants that Hyderabad was safe for them. For the second consecutive day, Assam's Minister for Power and Industry Pradyut Bordoloi and Minister for Forests Rakib-ul-Hussain met Northeast Indians living in...
  • These rumours should stop, say Northeast Indians August 18, 2012

    Northeast Indians, who have returned to Guwahati from Bangalore, say they are feeling safe and hope the government will keep its promise of protecting them. ...
  • NE exodus: bulk SMS banned for 15 days August 18, 2012

    New Delhi: After the recent mass exodus of the Northeast people from Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh due to threats post the communal violence in Assam, the government on Friday asked relevant agencies to monitor social media websites to check for inflammatory and offensive content. Cellphone operators have also been...
  • Hyderabad: NE students in a Catch 22 situation August 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: The riots in Assam, the subsequent violence in Mumbai and the ongoing exodus from Bangalore have triggered panic among students from the North East in the twin cities. It appears that some have left the city fearing attacks. They are happy to be back with their parents in their...
  • Live: Govt asks social media sites to monitor content August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: 7:05 PM: Home Ministry asks IB, state police to monitor websites, social media more closely and the government is expected to block websites that spread propaganda. 6:16 PM: The Bangalore police on Friday arrested three persons for allegedly attacking Northeast people. 2:22 PM: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa assured...
  • Hyderabad: '45 pc Northeast people have fled already' August 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: People from the Northeast have been fleeing Hyderabad too, scared by rumours of retaliatory attacks following the Assam violence. Officials have confirmed that 45 per cent of nearly 1,700 people from the Northeast have left from Cyberabad. While the government has appealed for calm, top police officials have been...
  • Bangalore: '24/7 protection being provided to Northeast people' August 17, 2012

    The Additional DGP of Bangalore, Vipin Gopalakrishnan has said that the state and the Centre are doing all they can to bring the situation under control. ...
  • Maharashtra will not protect us: Northeast people August 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Even as thousands of people from the Northeast continued to flee Karnataka, there were similar concerns in Maharashtra as well. At Mumbai's Kurla Terminus, hundreds of people from the Northeast were seen heading home, despite Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's assurances that full security will be provided to them. Meanwhile, the...
  • Reassurances fail as rumours scare Northeast people August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The situation in Bangalore continues to remain tense as rumours continue to scare people from the Northeast despite appeals by the state and central government to not panic. Three more trains left for Guwahati on Thursday, packed with professionals and students from the Northeast who were heading home. Throughout...
  • Rumours fuel panic, 11,000 from NE flee Bangalore August 17, 2012

    Bangalore: A large number of students and professionals from the Northeast are continuing to leave Bangalore. Rumours in the aftermath of Assam clashes have led to panic and a sense of fear and as many as 11,000 have left over two days. Meanwhile, three trains are slated to leave Bangalore Central...
  • We need to stay back and prove we are strong: NE student August 16, 2012

    While several Northeast students are fleeing Bangalore, there are some who feel that they need to stay back to prove a point. ...
  • Northeast people jittery after rumours of attack August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Panic has gripped the people from Northeast in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra as they fear for their safety after many reportedly received anonymous SMSes saying they would be targeted in retaliatory attacks following the communal violence in Assam. The fear-struck students and professionals continued to flee Karnataka,...
  • CNN-IBN appeal: Don't spread rumours and panic August 16, 2012

    Following thousands of Northeast people fleeing Bangalore because of threatening SMSes, CNN-IBN appeals to the people of India to separate fact from fiction....
  • Pune: 13 arrested for attack on Northeast students August 16, 2012

    Pune: Thirteen people were arrested for allegedly beating up Northeastern students in Pune last week. The Pune police met members of the Muslim community urging them to disregard a controversial MMS clip that has been doing the rounds. Police say the clip is doctored and aimed at creating communal tension. A...
  • We fear for our safety, say Northeast students August 17, 2012

    The Northeast students, who are fleeing Bangalore to return to their home states as a fallout of the recent communal clashes, say they received SMSes saying they would be targeted in retaliatory attacks. ...
  • Thousands of NE people flee B'lore after rumours August 16, 2012

    Bangalore: Rumour mongering over Assam violence has caused panic among the Northeastern students and professionals. An estimated 4,000 people who hail from the Northeast, but were living in Bangalore, are now rushing to leave the I-T city and return to their home states as a fallout of the recent communal...
  • Bangalore: N-E students feel like outsiders in India May 24, 2012

    BANGALORE: Much has been said and written about Richard Loitam, the 19 year-old Manipuri student who died in mysterious circumstances last month. However, the incident would have gone unnoticed if it was not for a concerted campaign demanding justice in view of his death that went viral and made waves throughout...