Northeast Indians

  • FTP: Attacks on Northeast students: Time for icons of the region to speak up? February 12, 2014

    With the reports of attack on Northeast people in the last week and the death of Arunachal Pardesh boy Nido Taniam, serious questions have been raised over their security. CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts if the time has come for icons of the region to...
  • B'lore: The cop called me a nuisance, says Manipur woman December 7, 2012

    Bangalore: In another case of Northeast Indians being targeted, a theatre person from Manipur alleged that she was heckled by a crowd in Bangalore, that passed lewd and racist comments and abused her. What is even more shocking is that the policeman who she turned to for help allegedly ended...
  • B'lore: NE Indians who left now face unemployment September 8, 2012

    Bangalore: On August 18, when three trains departed from the Bangalore City Railway Station with large number of people from the North east, as the fear of being eliminated or beaten up by antisocial elements caved in, many were not sure of their destiny. However, when the entire government apparatus turned...
  • News 360: Indians from Northeast set to return to Bangalore August 21, 2012

    Three special trains have been scheduled from Guwahati to bring back those who fled Bangalore. ...
  • NE exodus: 'Fled not out of panic, but for relatives back home' August 21, 2012

    There has been a sharp decline in the number of people coming back home from the boom towns of Hyderabad, Bangalore and Pune at Guwahati Station over the past two days. ...
  • As panic ebbs, exodus of NE Indians comes down August 20, 2012

    As panic and fear, which prompted thousands of Northeast Indians to flee various parts of the country following "rumours" of backlash against Assam violence, subsides, many of them feel they could have stayed back and and are determined to return to their jobs. ...
  • NE exodus: Websites say content uploaded from Pak August 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Social networking sites like Facebook and YouTube have informed the government that inflammatory content uploaded on their pages have indicated that they originated from Pakistan. "The initial response from international social networking sites indicates that such content has been hosted from outside the country and to a large extent...
  • Now, Northeast Indians head back to Bangalore August 20, 2012

    Guwahati/Bangalore: Reflecting a gradual return to normalcy after the panic exodus, Northeast Indians headed back to Bangalore in special trains from Guwahati. The tension has also eased in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. A spokesman for the Northeast Frontier Railway Nripen Bhattacharya said in Guwahati that three special trains had left for...
  • As panic ebbs, Northeast Indians want to return August 20, 2012

    Guwahati/Itanagar: As panic and fear, which prompted thousands of Northeast Indians to flee various parts of the country following "rumours" of backlash against Assam violence, subsides, many of them feel they could have stayed back and and are determined to return to their jobs. Most of the people, who returned to...
  • NE Indian passengers thrown out of train, 2 dead August 19, 2012

    Jalpaiguri/Katihar: Two passengers of a Guwahatibound special train carrying Northeast Indians fleeing Bangalore were killed and seven others injured on Sunday after they were beaten up and pushed out by unidentified persons. Police and railway authorities remained tightlipped on the identity of the attacked passengers, who hailed from Assam, pending an...
  • NE exodus: Police hold night patrols in B'lore August 18, 2012

    Bangalore: Night patrols were on across several areas in Bangalore, where there is a strong presence of the Northeast Indians. Six people were arrested on Friday for spreading rumours and false SMSes. In fact, two ministers from Assam visited the railway stations, asking people to not panic and flee. But...