Noting the emerging situation in Assam state arising out of the National Register of Citizens process, a leading human rights organization has urged the Government of India and the Assam Government to “uphold their constitutional obligations to assure the safety and security of all, without fear or favour”.
The Indian bureaucracy's stranglehold which used to cause inordinate delays in materialization of urgently needed weapons and equipment for the three Services will hopefully be loosened with the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC)
Visiting Arunachal Pradesh, in northeastern India, in January 2009, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced a fast-track development programme to provide the geo-strategically located border state with much needed strategic and administrative infrastructure, including a major new road network.
The media reported on December 05, 2017 that China has temporarily stopped the funding of some projects particularly those related to the road network under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), begun over two years ago, pending a further decision on 'new guidelines' to be issued from Beijing.
In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change
In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,