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Only talks can solve Nagaland issue: Governor

Only talks can solve Nagaland issue: Governor

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 18:40

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is committed to resolving the Naga problem and this can only be done through talks, Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya said here Saturday.

Naga peace talks to resume soon: Governor

Naga peace talks to resume soon: Governor

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 18:25

Naga peace talks will begin soon and the problem can be solved through dialogue only, Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya said.

Nagaland business asso appeals for resolving boundary dispute

Nagaland business asso appeals for resolving boundary dispute

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 16:35

An association of businesses of Nagaland on Saturday said it would be a blunder to destroy the `strong relation` between the people of the state and those of Assam because of the unresolved border issue and the recurrent spates of violence and aggression resulting out of it.

Incessant rains trigger flash floods, landslides in Arunachal

Incessant rains trigger flash floods, landslides in Arunachal

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 16:14

Incessant rains and an unprecedented rise in the water level of the Subansiri have triggered landslides and flash floods in Arunachal Pradesh with the swirling river water leaving a trail of destruction.

CBI to probe Assam-Nagaland border row

CBI to probe Assam-Nagaland border row

Last Updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 07:12

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be pressed into service to probe the violence near the Assam-Nagaland border. Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said the CBI would be asked in the wake of kidnapping of two youth allegedly by Naga men June 26.

Five militants killed in past 24 hours in Meghalaya

Five militants killed in past 24 hours in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 22:55

Five militants have been killed in the past 24 hours in the insurgency-ridden Garo Hills region in Meghalaya, including two ASAK militants killed in North Garo Hills bordering Assam, a top police official said.

DoNER Minister asks NE CMs to generate funds

DoNER Minister asks NE CMs to generate funds

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 19:53

Turning down the request by North Eastern Chief Ministers to enhance fund allocation to the region, DoNER Minister Gen (retd) VK Singh asked the states to work towards generating self revenue.

ULFA leader Anup Chetia wants to return to India: Report

ULFA leader Anup Chetia wants to return to India: Report

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 16:50

ULFA leader Anup Chetia, now in a Bangladesh jail, has reportedly expressed a desire to return to India where he is wanted for murder, abduction and extortion, bdnews24.com reported Friday.

Drafting of Lokayukta Bill 2014 completed in Mizoram

Drafting of Lokayukta Bill 2014 completed in Mizoram

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 15:17

Mizoram`s Lokayukta Drafting Committee has completed the draft Lokayukta Bill, 2014 and uploaded the bill in the state law department`s website, officials of the state law and judicial department on Friday said.

Families dependent on mining in Meghalaya unable to get food

Families dependent on mining in Meghalaya unable to get food

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 11:44

An organisation for coal miners and owners has said families dependent on mining have been finding it difficult to get two square meals a day following the National Green Tribunal`s ban on mining in Meghalaya.