North East India

Non-lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR)

May 12, 2016

During the Atal Bihari Vajpayee rule, the union ministries were mandated to spend 10% of their budget allocations for the development of North-Eastern region. However, in case the ministries failed to spend the said amount for north-east development purpose, those unspent funds would be diverted to a...

Land as a factor of Assam’s Instability

September 13, 2015

Assam has been a centre of conflict amongst its communities and most of the issues emanate from land allocations which took place during British Raj. The demand for different pockets of land like the Naga demand for homeland, etc. Bodos which is the largest and indigenous community,...

Illicit drug trade along Golden Triangle & India’s North East

August 21, 2014

“There are serious implications for North East India due to illicit drug trade along the Golden Triangle.” Elaborate various dimensions of the issues and stakeholders involved.