Google search of the keywords "Prime Minister Narendra Modi" and the "Northeast" throw up various headlines that include the following:
"Narendra Modi wants to make Northeast ‘Gateway to Southeast Asia’"
"Northeast should be the 'New Engine' for India's growth”
"Northeast will play important role in India's Act east policy: PM Modi."
Under Modi, thus, there appears to be a robust emphasis on the Northeast as a place for change and where changes are taking place. However, what are these specific changes that are taking place as a result of efforts by the central government? This piece proposes to look at...