Opinion  /  Published 21.01.22

A Truth Commission for the Northeast

This essay is a letter to my fellow Indians. It’s a prayer, a plea, a proposal for a project, a moral experiment. It was triggered by the emptiness of Independence Day, when a majoritarian, medi...
By Shiv Visvanathan

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.22

Train loco not checked

A preliminary report prepared by the Northeast Frontier Railway on the derailment of the 15633 Bikaner-Guwahati Express has revealed that its electric loco was not checked as scheduled earlier this mo...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.22

Northeast’s main rail link back on track

The Northeast’s main rail link with the rest of the country was restored on Saturday, two days after the train derailment in Jalpaiguri district. Nine persons were killed and 36 injured when 12...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.22

Trains diverted through Dooars

The derailment of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express along the principal track that connects three districts of north Bengal and the entire Northeast with the rest of the country disrupted train movement in...
By AVIJIT SINHA and ANIRBAN CHOUDHURY in Maynaguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.22

Train derails in Jalpaiguri, 6 dead

By Our Bureau in Siliguri


Opinion  /  Published 30.12.21

Counter-insurgency: Playing with fire

Two recent incidents in India’s Northeast have raised serious issues about how security forces conduct counter-insurgency operations. In November, separatist guerrillas ambushed a convoy of the ...
By Subir Bhaumik

North East  /  Published 28.12.21

NE’s first omicron case in Manipur

The first case omicron variant of the coronavirus in the Northeast was detected in poll-bound Manipur on Monday. A 48-year-old man, who had returned to the state from Tanzania on December 13, had tes...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Football  /  Published 27.12.21

Brown nets three in stalemate

Deshorn Brown’s hat-trick ensured Mumbai City FC remained winless after two matches as NorthEast United FC shared the spoils with the defending champions in an ISL VII match at the Nehru Stadium...
By Our Bureau

Football  /  Published 21.12.21

Ferrando bags first win as Bagan boss

Juan Ferrando got off to a winning start as ATK Mohun Bagan coach but only just as his side scraped past a spirited NorthEast United FC 3-2 in a thrilling Indian Super League game at the Nehru Stadium...
By Our Bureau

North East  /  Published 21.12.21

AFSPA: Assembly seeks repeal

A daylong special session of the Nagaland Assembly on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution seeking the repeal of the contentious Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, from the Northeast, specifi...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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