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CHRI asks Indian government to uphold constitutional obligations in Assam

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”.

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No quick-fix solution to Kashmir issue

As a Colonel in North-East, I had the privilege to accompany a new and dynamic Corps Commander for his meetings with two very wise governors.

Resolving the militancy

This year has turned out to be the most violent in the past seven years. More than two hundred militants, according to the DGP SP Vaid, have been killed in the encounters with the forces.

Waqf bungling

On September 6 this year, the government informed the Legislative Council that more than 6000 kanals of Waqf land have been usurped.

UNHCR offers relocation to Rohingyas from Kashmir camp

Just past noon on November 8, two United Nations officers from Delhi waited for about two dozen Rohingya refugees in a white ground-floor room in Jammu - the Hindu-majority region of Jammu and Kashmir state - with a message: "You may face problems or dangers in Jammu, move out if you want, we will fund you," several refugees said.

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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,

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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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