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Drastic Decline in Insurgency in India’s Once-Restive Northeast
May 09, 2022

Drastic Decline in Insurgency in India’s Once-Restive Northeast

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
New Delhi’s carrot and stick policy toward insurgent groups is bearing fruit.

India Partially Repeals Controversial AFSPA in the Northeast
April 07, 2022

India Partially Repeals Controversial AFSPA in the Northeast

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
A massacre of civilians by soldiers in December last year, which triggered mass protests against the law, prompted the government to revoke it in some districts.
Japan’s Infrastructure Investment in Northeast India
February 08, 2022

Japan’s Infrastructure Investment in Northeast India

By Rupakjyoti Borah
Japan has invested around $2 billion in improving infrastructure in India's Northeast, which Tokyo sees as a crucial part of its own Free and Open Indo-Pacific Vision.

How AFSPA Undermines India’s ‘Act East’ Policy
January 04, 2022

How AFSPA Undermines India’s ‘Act East’ Policy

By Stanzin Lhaskyabs
Repealing this controversial law is a necessary condition for peace and stability in India's Northeast.

Calls for Repealing AFSPA Grow Louder in India’s Northeast
December 14, 2021

Calls for Repealing AFSPA Grow Louder in India’s Northeast

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
The Indian Army’s killing of innocent civilians in Nagaland has triggered angry protests in the region.

Indian Parliamentary Panel Pitches for Inter-Linking of Rivers
October 15, 2021

Indian Parliamentary Panel Pitches for Inter-Linking of Rivers

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
However, it has sounded the alarm on the building of dams in Arunachal Pradesh.

Why Are Two of India’s ‘Seven Sisters’ Shooting at Each Other?
August 05, 2021

Why Are Two of India’s ‘Seven Sisters’ Shooting at Each Other?

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
A border dispute between Assam and Mizoram in India’s Northeast recently erupted into violence.
Myanmar Nationals Fleeing Coup Find a Home Away From Home in India’s Northeast
July 09, 2021

Myanmar Nationals Fleeing Coup Find a Home Away From Home in India’s Northeast

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Local NGOs and residents are providing the refugees support.

‘Twitter Storm’ Demands Greater Focus on India’s Northeast
June 08, 2021

‘Twitter Storm’ Demands Greater Focus on India’s Northeast

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Indians took to Twitter to demand the Northeast be covered in a dedicated chapter in state-commissioned textbooks.

Over 6,000 Myanmar Nationals in India’s Northeast
May 26, 2021

Over 6,000 Myanmar Nationals in India’s Northeast

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
Local reports from Mizoram and Manipur put the number of refugees at close to 7,000.

‘Timber Mafia’ From India Running Amok in Bhutan
January 21, 2021

‘Timber Mafia’ From India Running Amok in Bhutan

By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Illegal logging is depleting forest cover in the region, aggravating the fallout from climate change.
Will Manipur Fake Encounter Victims Finally See Justice?
July 25, 2019

Will Manipur Fake Encounter Victims Finally See Justice?

By Rohit Dhyani
A Supreme Court announcement brings new hope that abuses of the AFSPA can be brought to light.

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