Independence Day may not be the kind of emotional ritual it once was to Indians but it is a day that sends out the message of nationalism and patriotism to each and every citizen if the country. Waled Aadnan writes about this spirit of NATIONALISM.
Danish Khan questions the BIASED NATURE OF INDIAN MEDIA towards the North-Eastern States of India which does not care to cover crucial issues of utmost concern.
The Ministry of External Affairs has confirmed today that Dorjee Khandu has been killed in a chopper crash, according to a report in The Times Of India. On 30 April 2011 the helicopter carrying Khandu and four other people on a trip from Tawang to Itanagar disappeared. Dorjee Khandu was serving as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.
Anti-dam movements have highlighted the social and environmental costs of dams which get sidelined in the 'development'-obsessed plans. Almost all the dams have seen warnings by environmentalists and protests by the displaced, but we fell prey to the 'disease of gigantism'.
Indian Island Majuli, World’s Largest River Island, Fights For Its Biodiversity Amidst Climate Change
Majuliâ€”one of the largest inhabited river islands with 1.3 million peopleâ€”is fast disappearing because of the river Brahmaputra and climate change effects that are engulfing the island.
Irom Sharmila Chanu, also known as the Iron Lady of Manipur has been on an political fast since November 4, 2000 demanding the Government of India to withdraw the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) from Manipur and other areas of Indiaâ€™s north-east.
There is nothing more blissful than getting lost in streets and life of the city of Darjeeling, the land of celestial thunderbolt, as its known in north-east India. Itâ€™s like being in a dream, walking through the winding roads and woods, looking at the approaching clouds and water dripping from the tips of the innumerable green ferns.
Located in the Himalayan range of mountains, Arunachal means â€˜the land of dawn lit mountainsâ€™, the name itself is suggestive of the beauty the place is impregnated with. One of the gateways to the hills of Arunachal is through Bhalukpong. On the way from here to Bomdila falls the biggest Orchid Conservation Sanctuary of Asia which houses orchids ranging from known to little known to the unknown.