Northeastern States

SC issues directions for protection of northeast people

December 15, 2016

The Supreme Court has issued a slew of directions for protection of people hailing from north-eastern states from facing racial violence and hate crimes. It has directed the government to set up a panel to be headed by a Joint Secretary-level officer. The panel has been given powers to ensure...

Government announces subsidy for starting community radio stations

December 11, 2016

The government has announced subsidy for starting community radio stations. It has announced 90% of subsidy in Northeast and 75% in other States to give a boost to the community radio sector. This was announced at a conference of state ministers (SIMCON) in New Delhi organised by the Information...