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5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Assam's Kokrajhar

5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Assam's Kokrajhar

The quake stroke the area at around 6.44 am.

Jan 20, 2018, 08:09 AM IST
EC likely to announce poll dates for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland today

EC likely to announce poll dates for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland today

The Election Commission of India to likely to announce the poll schedule for legislative assemblies of Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland on Thursday. 

Jan 18, 2018, 08:46 AM IST
Congress announces coordination committee for Nagaland polls

Congress announces coordination committee for Nagaland polls

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday approved the Coordination Committee for the upcoming assembly elections in Nagaland, which are expected to be held in February or March this year.

Jan 17, 2018, 20:29 PM IST
9 oil tankers set afire on Assam-Arunachal border, Khaplang militants' role suspected

9 oil tankers set afire on Assam-Arunachal border, Khaplang militants' role suspected

The tankers were moving from Kharsang in Arunachal Pradesh to Digboi in Assam when they were set on fire near Jagun. 

Jan 16, 2018, 19:30 PM IST
Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland elections: EC likely to announce dates today

Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland elections: EC likely to announce dates today

The five-year term of the assemblies in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura, with 60 seats each, would expire on March 6, 13, and 14, respectively.

Jan 12, 2018, 06:49 AM IST

6.0-magnitude quake hits Myanmar-India border region

An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale hit the Myanmar-India border region on Sunday.

Jan 07, 2018, 15:08 PM IST

8 ex-MLAs in Meghalaya, including 5 from Congress, join NPP

The NDA-affiliated National People's Party on Thursday got a shot in the arm as eight former Meghalaya MLAs joined the party.

Jan 04, 2018, 23:35 PM IST
Efforts on to connect Northeast capitals with tracks by 2020: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Efforts on to connect Northeast capitals with tracks by 2020: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said rail connectivity between Aizawl and Imphal would be in place by 2020 when a double gauge track would be laid.

Jan 04, 2018, 21:01 PM IST
Atmosphere of fear in poll-bound Tripura, appoint micro observers: BJP to EC

Atmosphere of fear in poll-bound Tripura, appoint micro observers: BJP to EC

The BJP asked the Election Commission to appoint micro-observers in poll-bound Tripura from outside the CPI(M)-ruled state and deploy maximum paramilitary forces, alleging that an atmosphere of fear

Jan 04, 2018, 18:06 PM IST
Chinese personnel intruded into Arunachal's Tuting area, confronted by Indian troops: Sources

Chinese personnel intruded into Arunachal's Tuting area, confronted by Indian troops: Sources

Chinese road-building teams entered around one kilometre inside Indian territory in Arunachal Pradesh last week.

Jan 03, 2018, 23:05 PM IST
New militant outfit busted in Manipur

New militant outfit busted in Manipur

A joint team of Manipur Police and 26 Assam Rifles troopers on Saturday busted a newly formed militant outfit and arrested three of its cadres.

Dec 30, 2017, 16:03 PM IST
Gadkari flags off cargo movement on Brahmaputra

Gadkari flags off cargo movement on Brahmaputra

The Union minister also said that five bridges will be constructed on the river to ease transportation.

Dec 29, 2017, 22:12 PM IST
Five Congress MLAs resign from Meghalaya Assembly

Five Congress MLAs resign from Meghalaya Assembly

The ruling Congress in Meghalaya on Friday suffered a setback when five of its MLAs, including former Deputy Chief Minister Rowell Lyngdoh, resigned from the state Assembly.

Dec 29, 2017, 15:33 PM IST
Army Chief on two-day visit of Nagaland, Manipur & Assam

Army Chief on two-day visit of Nagaland, Manipur & Assam

Rawat was appraised of the operations of Spear Corps along the Line of Actual Control as well as counter insurgency operations in Nagaland.

Dec 28, 2017, 22:05 PM IST
Yearender 2017: Scandals, sexual misconduct, shamed Meghalaya in 2017

Yearender 2017: Scandals, sexual misconduct, shamed Meghalaya in 2017

Scandals, including that of sexual misconduct, rocked Meghalaya in 2017 which saw a legislator sent to jail on charges of raping a minor and involvement in a sex racket and a governor resign for

Dec 28, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
BJP wins both seats in Arunachal bypoll, defeats Congress

BJP wins both seats in Arunachal bypoll, defeats Congress

The BJP won both Pakke-Kessang and Likabali seats in the by-elections to these constituencies in Arunachal Pradesh.

Dec 24, 2017, 20:25 PM IST
Arunachal Pradesh by-polls results: BJP wins both seat

Arunachal Pradesh by-polls results: BJP wins both seat

BJP has won the Likabali Assembly seat

Dec 24, 2017, 10:04 AM IST
Jawaharlal Nehru's alien philosophy of secularism didn't succeed: Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy

Jawaharlal Nehru's alien philosophy of secularism didn't succeed: Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy

Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy said Nehru "didn`t realize" India`s plurality.

Dec 22, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Rohingya Muslims sneaking into Manipur: CM N Biren Singh

Rohingya Muslims sneaking into Manipur: CM N Biren Singh

Singh was replying to a calling attention motion tabled by Congress member K. Meghachandra. 

Dec 22, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Arunachal Pradesh bypoll: Pakke-Kessang records 86 percent polling, 51 percent turnout in Likabali

Arunachal Pradesh bypoll: Pakke-Kessang records 86 percent polling, 51 percent turnout in Likabali

The Likabali seat had fallen vacant after the death of state health and family welfare minister Jomde Kena in September.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:55 PM IST

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