Refugees- a threat to Northeast India — By Dr. I .Yaipharemba

The force migration of the Rohingyas to Bangladesh by the Myanmar military forces using various inhumane treatments is highly condemnable. Mass murder, rape, house to house clearance operations are among few tools use to stage an ethnic cleansing style of destroying the nomenclature and livelihood of Rohingyas from the soils of Myanmar itself. Not only Bangladesh, but, other South Asian and Southeast Asian nations are facing the Rohingya refugee crisis due to mass exodus. Due to geographical proximity, India’s Northeast is facing the heat of misplaced and ideologically driven Rohingyas and the phenomenon of the refugees being recruited to  terrorist organisations and started to operate in Northeast India is alarming.

Refugees- a threat to Northeast India — By Dr. I .Yaipharemba

Refugees as Threat: Northeast in the middle By Dr. I .YAIPHAREMBA  | April 12, 2018 Bangladesh and India share a 4,096-kilometer long international border, including 262 km in Assam, 856 km in Tripura, 180 km in Mizoram, 443 km in Meghalaya, and 2,217 km in Bengal. Likewise, India shared a 1643 km long border with Myanmar […]

Of outraged modesty and compromised law- A letter to the ‘Moral Police’!

Of outraged modesty and compromised law- A letter to the ‘Moral Police’!

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Date: April 12, 2018 To  Te Editor Respected Sir/Madam With reference to the news published on 20.02.2018 about the crimes against women in Assam, I would like to draw your attention towards the present pathetic scenario of woman in the region of Assam. The status of woman seems to have been […]

Meghalaya: Will the rule of Law prevail over A. L. Hek’s son- Will he be convicted or released?

Meghalaya: Will the rule of Law prevail over A. L. Hek’s son- Will he be convicted or released?

By MAYBORN LYNGDOH R | April 09, 2018 To, The Editor Dear Sir/Ma’am, Following a recent incident of a Meghalaya MLA’s son being involved in a tragic road accident that led to the death of a cop associated with Shillong Jail while critically injuring another constable of Meghalaya police, a question that has been lurking […]

Incidents that put Northeast India to shame last month (March wind up)

Incidents that put Northeast India to shame last month (March wind up)

TNT Desk | April 8, 2018 TNT- The Northeast Today brings to you instances that shamed Northeast India in the month of March. This is a series that will continue every month henceforth. Through this, we aim to bring focus to incidences that need people’s attention so that solution can be found to ongoing issues.Here we […]

The National Pride : Women of Manipur who proved their worth to the world!

The National Pride : Women of Manipur who proved their worth to the world!

TNT Desk | April 8, 2018 Time and again Manipuri women have showed their worth in India and abroad in the field of sports. The recent feat achieved by two Manipuri women – Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and Sanjita Chanu at the Commonwealth Games 2018 is proof of the fact that the nation should be indebted […]

Assam: Impact of ‘bandhs’ in Tinsukia district – A matter of concern!

Assam: Impact of ‘bandhs’ in Tinsukia district – A matter of concern!

Date: April 2, 2018 To The Editor Dear Sir/Ma’am, Deeply concerned over the impact of bandhs in the district of Tinisukia, I am trying to bring the people’s attention to the issue through this article. According to the data available, Assam lost about Rs 3000 crore in 68 state-wide bandhs in 2014. Tinsukia, being one […]

Tripura: Jampui hill’s woes continue – Coffee cultivation faces disaster, dearth of land for ‘Jhum’

Tripura: Jampui hill’s woes continue – Coffee cultivation faces disaster, dearth of land for ‘Jhum’

By TAPAS DEY | March 30, 2018 The Jampui and Sakhantang hills of north Tripura bordering Mizoram and peopled almost completely by the ethnic Mizo tribesmen have been existing in near total isolation from the mainstream of Tripura. Myths and legends of the Mizo people attribute the emergence of Jampui and Sakhantag hill areas to […]

Gujarat’s Madhavpur fair – A political propaganda for Northeast India?

Gujarat’s Madhavpur fair – A political propaganda for Northeast India?

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR March 29, 2018 The Madhavpur fair in Gujarat- “an event of cultural and national unity and one which underlines unity in diversity”, as said by the Governor of Gujarat Om Prakash Kohli has been organized since the past several decades. But this time, the fair has garnered some amount of attention from […]

Big blow to BJP following betrayal on Gorkhaland?

Big blow to BJP following betrayal on Gorkhaland?

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | March 24, 2018 With the supporters of the oldest separatist state demand pulling out of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) while accusing Modi led BJP of betraying the trust of Gorkhas, it seems the party has a lot to lose besides only trust. A close analysis at BJP’s modus operandi […]