• Tripura Royal Scion Fighting For Existence

    LOOKEAST REPORT | THE Tripura High Court has upheld the state government's claim on the famous Neermahal Lake Palace while disposing a petition challenging its ownership. The Neermahal was built by the state’s Manikya monarchs on the model of the Udaipur Lake Palace in Rajasthan called Jal Mahal. A division bench headed by Chief Justice AK Qureshi rejected the petition by royal scion Pradyot Kishore Manikya and his mother Bibhu Kumari Devi and observed that the palace belongs to the state government. Pradyot in a social media post said he would not “compromise” and appeal to the Supreme Court. An angry Pradyot said in his Facebook Live post. “Neermahal — I challenge the government to provide one Legal document to suggest that… …. 


  • Poking The Dragon

    AKSHAY NARANG | THE recent ‘2+2’ Dialogue between India and Japan at New Delhi with the Foreign and Defence Ministers of the two countries has come as a major cause of worry for Beijing. India seems to have made crucial inroads as far as luring Japan into investing in the North–east including the state of Arunachal Pradesh is concerned. This is detrimental to Beijing’s ambitions regarding what it describes as “disputed areas” of India’s North… ….