Thursday, June 29, 2017
ITANAGAR: The Jainsem, the traditional dress of women of the Khasi tribe from Meghalaya, is usually worn over a red blouse and a cylindrical lower. While the dress traditionally comes in bright yellow, modern iterations come in ma .. Read More
GUWAHATI: The death of rebel Naga leader SS Khaplang earlier this month marked the end of an era and the recent announcement of his new successor could mark the beginning of a new era for not just the Naga separatist movement but ... Read More
ITANAGAR: A 35 year old farmer Thingtu Ngemu of Kongsa village, Changland district in Arunachal Pradesh was shot dead by the Armed forces last night in what the Army said was the “mistaken”belief that he was a NSCN ins... Read More
ITANAGAR: The debate arising from the Centre’s Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017 notification continues to dominate public discourse and is having a visible impact on the politics... Read More
ITANAGAR: Forest clearance for the 600 mega watt Tawang-I hydroelectric project in Arunachal Pradesh has been deferred, pending further study of the area’s ecology.
The project proposed to be built on the Tawa... Read More
ITANAGAR: A small band of villagers from a remote corner of Arunachal Pradesh that has remained cut-off for decades have decided not to participate in India’s electoral process to voice their anger against the government.
ITANAGAR: “The legend of Rikam Pada and Rinyam Yame has its roots in this place. The tawlin- a chair shaped stone –was where Rinyam Yame sat and weaved her clothes,” says Lishi Baka before adding, &ldquo... Read More
ITANAGAR: A year since the death of two men in the police firing in Tawang, a complete disclosure of events remains elusive.
On May 2, 2016, protestors seeking the release of Lobsang Gyatso, a Buddhist monk and voc... Read More
TAWANG: Amidst the hue and cry of Chinese protests over the Dalai Lama’s visit to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh that starts today, the alpine town near the international border has taken on a colourful look with flags of diffe... Read More
A report from Agartala said that the IPFT had held rallies in 29 places across the State on Saturday to support the demand a separate Gorkhaland State in West Bengal’s Darjeeling. IPFT President Narendra Chandra Debbarma told reporters “We not only support the separate Gorkhaland State in West Bengal, we also strongly condemn the atrocities on the leaders and members of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM),” . The IPFT had for the past few years been agitating for the creation of a separate State, carved out by upgrading the TTAADC area. Almost all the political parties in Tripura had opposed the IPFT’s demand for a separate State.