Wednesday, September 29, 2010
The Navhind Times, a paper based in Goa, carries an opinion piece on the northeast. In it, the authors argue that the centre is happy to see the continuation of localised autocracy in the northeast given that region's relatively small electoral punch. It notes that while cross-border cooperation has seen an abatement of insurgent activity in the region in recent times, this policy of managing, rather than seeking to remedy, the many and complicated grievances of the northeast means that insurgent activity could again flourish.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Monday, September 27, 2010
A US diplomat has been widely quoted saying the United States is keen to invest and collaborate in northeast India.
Sunday, September 26, 2010
Current Intelligence reports that around 20 ULFA members have surrendered to Indian forces. An undisclosed source attributes the development to collusion between captured ULFA leaders and Indian security forces. The article also notes the contribution of increased regional cooperation to combatting insurgent activities in the northeast.