Northeast

  • Delhi: Two arrested for racist remark against northeast student 13-04-2014 10:57 PM

    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...
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  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant 09-04-2014 08:29 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • A Billion Votes: EC seeks report on Azam Khan's 'Kargil War' remark 09-04-2014 07:31 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • Parties in Delhi fail to impress voters from Northeast 01-04-2014 01:11 PM

    As the campaign for Lok Sabha polls reaches a fever pitch for seven Lok Sabha seats, candidates are having a tough time wooing voters from the Northeast who feel almost all political parties have failed to address their "key" concerns. People from the eight NE states of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur,...
  • Terrorists kill 11 people in their homes in Nigeria 05-03-2014 12:28 PM

    Officials say Islamic terrorists have burned 11 people to death inside their homes in northeastern Nigeria, where frequent attacks have claimed at least 130 lives in the past four days alone. The attack late on Monday at Jakana village in Borno state occurred about 6 miles (10 kilometers) from a...
  • 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...
  • Indian cultural and social realities

    Just Asking |  S K Srivastava
    India is a complex country. Within its geographical boundaries, there are many boundaries. Whereas there is cultural unity, there is diversity of seasons and vegetations,...

  • News 360: Kejriwal quits as CM after Assembly rejects Jan Lokpal Bill 14-02-2014 09:07 PM

    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 high-voltage clash with Congress and...
  • 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...
  • FTP: Attacks on Northeast students: Time for icons of the region to speak up? 12-02-2014 11:16 PM

    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. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks the panel of experts if the time has come for icons of the region to...
  • India does not need an anti-racism law

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Assault cases against citizens from the North East have taken center stage in the national media. Within almost a week, a youth from Arunachal Pradesh...

  • Nido Taniam death case: Bail plea of accused to come up in court today 11-02-2014 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the post mortem report of Arunchal Pradesh student Nido Taniam suggested that he died of injuries caused to his head and face, bail plea of the three accused will come up in the Saket court on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court will also hear...
  • Two Manipuri boys attacked in Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar 10-02-2014 03:27 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the debate over safety of people from north east gains heat, two Manipuri boys were attacked in Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar area on Sunday night. Unidentified men attacked the boys who are in their early 20s in Ambdekar Nagar at around 10 PM on Sunday. The victims...
  • Nido Taniam died due to injuries on head and face, says autopsy report 10-02-2014 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam died due to injuries to his head and face, according to the autopsy report. The reports say that the injuries found on the 20-year-old were reportedly caused by a blunt object. It confirms that severe internal bleeding led to his death following a...
  • Delhi Police forms SIT to probe Manipuri minor's rape case 10-02-2014 09:01 AM

    New Delhi: After facing flak from the High Court over slow pace of Nido Taniam's case, the Delhi Police has now constituted a Special Investigation Team to probe the rape of a 14-year-old Manipuri girl in Delhi's Munirka. The victim's statement was recorded before the Magistrate on Sunday. The Vasant...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 09-02-2014 02:36 PM

    On this show, students from north east pick up CJ mike to speak out against discrimination faced by them in mainland India, actor Amir Khan speaks on the upcoming one billion rising campaign, your social media interactions on Nido Taniam's death and more from our digital coverage from ibncj.com ...
  • HC pulls up Delhi Police over attack on Northeastern people 07-02-2014 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has come out strongly against the Delhi Police over the death of the Northeastern student Nido Taniam in the national capital. The court questioned why such attacks have continued despite special cells having been set up in 2012. The court has also asked the...
  • Taniam death: Students from Northeast demand justice, over 300 court arrest 06-02-2014 05:06 PM

    Students from the Northeast states continue to protest in Delhi demanding justice for Nido Taniam and to end discrimination against them. Over 300 students on Thursday courted arrest. ...
  • Taniam death: Minister seeks suspension of Question Hour in Parliament 05-02-2014 09:45 AM

    New Delhi: Nido Taniam's death is likely to rock Parliament on Wednesday as it resumes the Winter session. Minister of State for Minority Affairs Ninong Ering has given a notice for the suspension of Question Hour in Parliament over the Arunachal boy's death. Taniam was beaten to death in Delhi's...
  • Taniam death: Kejriwal meets Northeast protesters at Jantar Mantar 04-02-2014 06:03 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi met Northeast protesters, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with Education Minister Manish Sisodia met them at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Tuesday. The protest was held to demand justice for the death of Arunachal boy Nido Taniam...
  • Nido Taniam death: Police arrest 3, Kejriwal to meet protesters today 04-02-2014 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police acted fast and arrested three people in connection with the death of Arunachal student Nido Taniam after the High Court sent notices to the Delhi Government and the Centre seeking a report on the action taken by them. "Six people have been identified in the...
  • FTP: Do residents from N-E face racism, discrimination across metros? 03-02-2014 11:15 PM

    After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh and assured strict action against the culprits, CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose spoke to the students from the region. ...
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  • Nido's death: Competitive politics between Rahul and Modi? 03-02-2014 10:20 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old 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 03-02-2014 09:05 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old 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 03-02-2014 08:35 PM

    After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Northeast students at Jantar Mantar in Delhi in the backdrop of the death of a 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh and assured action against the culprits, CNN-IBN'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 03-02-2014 07:30 PM

    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 19-year-old boy from Arunachal Pradesh. Students from Northeast have been protesting at Jantar Mantar and demanding justice for Nido Taniam who was allegedly beaten up...
  • Bangalore: We face racism regularly, say Northeast students 02-02-2014 08:40 PM

    After a 19-year-old student from Arunachal Pradesh was allegedly beaten to death in Delhi, the Northeast students in Bangalore protested over his death and said that they face this kind of racism regularly. Meanwhile, the young student's body has been sent back to his home in Itanagar. ...