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After Arunachal, Manipur, BJP eyes Tripura; Here's the northeast game plan
After Arunachal, Manipur, BJP eyes Tripura; Here's the northeast game plan

Having managed to oust Congress and other regional parties and forming governments in Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur, the BJP has now set its sight on CPM-stronghold Tripura.

Minor quake jolts northeast India, parts of Bangladesh

A minor earthquake was recorded in India's northeastern states and parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday night, an official said.

669 infected with Dengue in Mizoram since October 2012

At least 669 people in Mizoram were infected with Dengue since October 2012 but no one died due to the vector borne disease in the state, Health Minister Lal Thanzara informed the state Assembly on Tuesday.

Mizoram assembly passes supplementary demand for 2016-17

Mizoram Assembly on Monday unanimously passed the supplementary demand for grants for 2016-17 amounting to Rs 1,645.38 crore.

Oppn presses for early debate on role of Governors in Goa, Manipur
Oppn presses for early debate on role of Governors in Goa, Manipur

Opposition Congress on Monday pressed for expeditiously taking up of its substantive motion on the conduct of the Governors of Goa and Manipur in not calling the single largest party to form government after the assembly elections.

Nongthombam Biren Singh-led BJP govt wins floor test in Manipur Assembly
Nongthombam Biren Singh-led BJP govt wins floor test in Manipur Assembly

Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh on Monday won the crucial floor test in the 60-member Manipur State Assembly.

Nagas lift indefinite Manipur economic blockade after five months
Nagas lift indefinite Manipur economic blockade after five months

In a significant development for the residents here, indefinite economic blockade imposed by United Naga Council in Manipur five months ago is all set to be lifted from Sunday midnight.

Another round of tripartite talks in Manipur
Another round of tripartite talks in Manipur

Another round of tripartite talks involving the State Government, the United Naga Council (UNC) and the Central Government will be held on Sunday at Senapati Deputy Commissioner office here.

CPI(M) calls bandh over death of tribals in BSF firing

Normal life was today paralysed in Sabroom subdivision of South Tripura district after a dawn-to-dusk bandh was called by the ruling CPI(M) over the death of three tribals, allegedly in firing by the BSF.

Punish culprit who assaulted Arunachal's student: CM Pema Khandu to Siddaramaiah

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has written to his Karnataka counterpart Siddaramaiah requesting his personal intervention in punishing the culprit who assaulted an Arunachalee student in Bengaluru recently.

Manipur CM Biren Singh to apprise Centre about 'unofficial' NSCN camps
Manipur CM Biren Singh to apprise Centre about 'unofficial' NSCN camps

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today said he would apprise the Centre about reports of "unofficial designated camps of NSCN(IM) in the state".

Action sought against landlord for beating up student

Arunachal Pradesh Governor P.B. Acharya and Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday shot off letters to their Karnataka counterparts seeking legal action against the landlord for assaulting Higio Gungtey, an undergraduate student.

Manipur CM N Biren Singh initiates process to lift economic blockade
Manipur CM N Biren Singh initiates process to lift economic blockade

The newly appointed Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh today initiated the process to lift the over four-month long economic blockade in the state, a BJP leader said.

Despite appeal, Manipur blockade continues

The United Naga Council (UNC) has rejected Manipur`s new Chief Minister N Biren Singh`s appeal to end the economic blockade of the state.

Two Islamic State suspects arrested in Manipur

Assam Rifles have arrested two Islamic State suspects from a border town in Manipur, police sources said on Thursday.

Manipur: Congress expels T Shyamkumar for six years for joining BJP ministry
Manipur: Congress expels T Shyamkumar for six years for joining BJP ministry

The Congress in Manipur on Wednesday expelled newly-elected party legislator T Shyamkumar for six years after he was sworn in as a cabinet minister during the day.

96 complaints from Nagaland in last 5 years: NHRC Joint Secretary

Out of the over 1.4 lakh complaints of human rights violations received by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) during the past five years, only 96 complaints were from Nagaland.

Congress to work as a responsible opposition: Okram Ibobi

Former Congress Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Wednesday said his party will be a responsible watchdog of the coalition government lef by the BJP.

New Manipur CM assures Naga blockade will be lifted

Manipur`s new Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Wednesday said his first priority is to get lifted the indefinite economic blockade of the state imposed by the United Naga Council (UNC).

N Biren Singh sworn in as first BJP Manipur CM, NPP's Y Joykumar becomes Deputy CM
N Biren Singh sworn in as first BJP Manipur CM, NPP's Y Joykumar becomes Deputy CM

Nongthombam Biren Singh has been sworn in as the Manipur Chief Minister, becomes first BJP CM of the state.

Nongthombam Biren Singh to be sworn in as BJP's first Manipur CM today
Nongthombam Biren Singh to be sworn in as BJP's first Manipur CM today

Nongthombam Biren Singh was unanimously elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party on Monday.

Illegal Hindu, Muslim Bangladeshi should be deported: North East Students' Union

The powerful North East Students' Union (NESO) on Tuesday demanded that Hindu and Muslim Bangladeshis who have illegally entered into Assam and other northeastern states must be deported.

Indefinite hunger strike for Bodoland enters 5th day

The indefinite hunger strike, undertaken by ABSU and other Bodo groups, today entered the fifth day for a separate Bodoland.

N Biren Singh: Some key facts about Manipur's next CM
N Biren Singh: Some key facts about Manipur's next CM

Nongthombam Biren Singh is all set to be the next chief minister of Manipur as the state Governor Najma Heptulla on Tuesday invited BJP to form government.

BJP to form govt in Manipur for the first time, N Biren Singh to take oath as CM tomorrow
BJP to form govt in Manipur for the first time, N Biren Singh to take oath as CM tomorrow

Nongthombam Biren Singh, who was elected leader of BJP Manipur legislature wing on Monday, will be sworn in as the 24th chief minister of Manipur on Wednesday. 

Four Naga People's Front MLAs meet Governor, extend support to BJP in Manipur
Four Naga People's Front MLAs meet Governor, extend support to BJP in Manipur

Four Naga People's Front MLAs met Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla on Tuesday and extended their support to the BJP for formation of the new government in the state.

Three killed on Shillong bypass due to blast in diesel tanker
Three killed on Shillong bypass due to blast in diesel tanker

At least three persons were killed including the driver of a diesel tanker on Mawpun- Umroi Shillong Bypass on Tuesday.

Four NPF MLAs meet Governor, extend support to BJP in Manipur

Four Naga People's Front (NPF) MLAs today met Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla and extended their support to the BJP for formation of the new government in the state.

Trinamool, BJP activists clash in Tripura, 17 including several women injured

 Altogether 17 persons including 11 policemen, two photo journalists and two party activists each from Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP, were injured in a clash between the two groups.

BJP's N Biren Singh set to be next Manipur CM as legislature party elects him as leader
BJP's N Biren Singh set to be next Manipur CM as legislature party elects him as leader

In a major development in Manipur politics on Monday, N Biren Singh has been elected as BJP's legislature party leader.