ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Northeast-Setback for Congress

THE Congress Party, which contested all the 20 seats in the northeastern states of Assam (14), Meghalaya (2), Arunachal Pradesh (2), Nagaland (1) and Mizoram (1), has won 12 of them. Viewed in the light of the total rout the party has suffered in the Hindi belt, this might seem a fairly creditable performance; but in the light of the party's vaunted 'impregnable' position in these states

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