Northeast

OPEN TO OPINION

POLITICS

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VOICES

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Northeast, Meghalaya, Dalit sikhs attacked, Shillong

Now, Christians attack Dalit Sikhs in Shillong. Pray tell, where is the outrage?

The trouble reflects a bigger malaise that India suffers from - majoritarianism.

POLITICS

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Northeast, Karnataka election 2018, Karnataka Assembly polls

What the Karnataka election means to people from the Northeast living there

We may not be a big vote bank, but then, numbers don't decide the actual success of a polity. People do.

ART & CULTURE

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Northeast, Pulitzer, Kendrick Lamar, Music

Why Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer for music gives hope to hip-hop artists in India's Northeast

'Through music, we would like to urge the upcoming government that our rights should not be neglected.'

ART & CULTURE

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More Bodies Will Fall, Northeast, Fiction

Why I set my crime fiction in the Northeast

Outwardly, things may look fine, but the rot is within.

POLITICS

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VARIETY

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ART & CULTURE

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Kashmir, Human Rights violation, Army, Northeast

Why generals don't approve of 'Army kids' writing against AFSPA

[Book extract] In a conflict zone, the truth is often the first casualty and therein lies the problem with the draconian act.

ART & CULTURE

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Manipur, AFSPA, Tripura, Northeast

How Tripura won the 'war' against AFSPA

[Book extract] It took place in CM Manik Sarkar's state after 18 years - Manipur and Nagaland have been waiting for nearly 60.

ART & CULTURE

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Assam, Book Extract, Insurgency, Northeast

The real story of the many nationalities and cultures of Northeast

[Book extract] Two out-of-work journalists decide to travel across the region where Hindi-speaking people were massacred in Assam, ahead of the Assembly elections in 2000.