ITANAGAR: A seemingly humanitarian move that may have drawn appreciation from rights activists elsewhere, the Arunachal Pradesh government’s decision to adopt an Act that would make life easier for refugees is drawing concer .. Read More

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MANIPUR DAM DISPLACES AND SUBMERGES, LOCALS FEEL HEAT OF STATE POWER

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ITANAGAR: Driving up from Manipur’s capital Imphal to Ukhrul district towards the site of the Mapithel dam, a magnificent view of a reservoir with the lush green Mapithel range on the background opens up. While for visitors ... Read More

FACTIONAL WAR TAKES OVER NAGA PEOPLES FRONT

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ITANAGAR: The political scenario in Nagaland is getting murkier by the day with two factions of the ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) battling for supremacy within the power corridors as people took to the streets demanding a... Read More

LOWER SIANG IN ARUNACHAL PRADESH IN 'NON COOPERATION' MODE

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ITANAGAR: As people rang in the 71st Independence Day with the usual fervour across Arunachal Pradesh, most residents in an entire district stayed away from any celebrations.

The proposed Lower Siang district was se... Read More

UBER IN TROUBLE IN ASSAM

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ITANAGAR: A Delhi-based lawyer is taking on taxi booking giant, Uber, after being subjected to rude behaviour by one of its employees last week.

On the afternoon of August 7, 25-year-old lawyer and musician Kaushik ... Read More

BJP EYES TRIBAL VOTE IN TRIPURA

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ITANAGAR: With an eye on the Assembly election next year, the BJP in Tripura brought in Arunachal Pradesh chief minister, Pema Khandu, hoping to appeal to the tribal population of the state and consolidate its grip in the Northeas... Read More

SPRING OF HOPE OR WINTER OF DESPAIR: PUL'S DEATH HAUNTS ARUNACHAL CM ONE YEAR CELEBRATIONS

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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

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

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