This is a series on our countrymen from the north-eastern region. The article talks about the long forgotten or ignored North-eastern states of India
The latest incident in this line are the attacks on NE people in Pune by some alleged Muslim extremists. What is the issue and what is the media projecting? We unearth.
Young or old, lives are being mercilessly taken in Kokrajhar district of Assam. From stoning a 14 year old to death, to pelting stones at trains, the situations is growing worse.
The article discusses the various elements of discrimination and stereotyping which have become entrenched in the Indian society mostly rooted in geographical Positioning and cultural differences.
North-East Indians are treated more like outsiders than citizens of our country. The recent incidents of Richard and Dana prove this further.
An open letter to the Prime Minister questioning the discrimination against our North-Eastern counterparts.
The irony of dam construction in Arunachal Pradesh is that the people for whom it is being constructed don't want it due to its negative impact. Here's why.
Irom Sharmila has been on eleven years of hunger strike against the ‘draconian’ Armed Forces (Special Power) Act, 1958 from Manipur and districts of other North-eastern states
As the election results are declared today, 6th March, 2012, YKA Editor Aditi Annapurna tracks popular conversations about the political pageant happening on Twitter. Check out the top tweets below.
Today, Manipur is one of the most disturbed and conflict ridden states in the country. People are trapped between militants and armed forces and are eaten up slowly by corruption, fake encounters and price rise of essential commodities and much more.
Under AFSPA, security forces have at their hands a dangerous mix of carte blanche powers with absolutely no accountability in carrying out their operations once an area is declared as “disturbed”.
UN celebrates 20th November as Universal Children's Day but these children are “recruited” and taught to wield a gun at an age as young as 6. These buds are crushed before they can bloom - writes intern Brototi Roy.
Irom Chanu Sharmila has been fasting to demand the repeal of the repressive AFSPA for the past 11 years!! Baffling? What is equally shocking is that most of us were hearing about her for the first time!