ITANAGAR: Charles Dickens’ classic novel, A Tale of Two Cities, juxtaposed the contradictory political ambience that engulfed 18th century Europe and opens with the famous lines, “It was the best of times, it was the w .. Read More

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GAME OF THRONES PLAYS OUT IN ARUNACHAL: FLIP-FLOP CM STILL ON A ROCKY ROAD

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ITANAGAR: A year since the Khandu scion took charge of the reins of Arunachal Pradesh’s chief minister’s post, the road ahead for Pema Khandu looks as rough as it was 365 days back.

The plot twists and b... Read More

POLITICAL CAT-AND-MOUSE GAME IN NAGALAND COULD LEAD TO EARLY POLLS

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GUWAHATI: A political cat-and-mouse game is currently playing out in Nagaland with the ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) facing turmoil and internal rebellion that could lead to a dissolution of the state Assembly and early p... Read More

RAINS TAKE DOWN A IAF HELICOPTER, WRECKAGE FOUND

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ITANAGAR: Wreckage from the Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter that went missing on Tuesday in Arunachal Pradesh has been found at a remote location near the state capital, Itanagar.

A Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopter... Read More

PEOPLES WOES BEGIN WITH INCESSANT RAINS IN N-E

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ITANAGAR: Incessant monsoon showers have left scores of people stranded, homeless and helpless in the Northeast as people and state governments struggle to deal with the annual flooding and landslides.

Rains and the... Read More

DELHI GOLF CLUB THROWS OUT WOMAN IN MEGHALAYA TRADITIONAL DRESS

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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

NSCN-IM SILENT AND MOTIONLESS AFTER KHAPLANG'S DEATH

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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

ARUNACHAL FARMER KILLED BY ARMY IN "MISTAKEN IDENTITY", VILLAGERS FILE FIR

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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

N-E BJP FOR BEEF: AP CM SAYS HE EATS BEEF, MEGALAYA LEADER SAYS HE QUIT AS BJP DID NOT ALLOW 'BEEF PARTY'

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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

PEOPLES PRESSURE WORKS, TAWANG-1 HYDRO PROJECT DEFERRED TILL FURTHER ECOLOGY STUDY

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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

'NO ROAD, NO VOTE': VILLAGERS IN REMOTE CORNER OF ARUNACHAL WRITE TO CM

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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. Read More

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