India will develop only if north-east develops says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India will develop only if the north-east develops, and added that developing the infrastructure in the north-east region is being given top priority by the government.

Mary Kom rubbishes media report, says she belongs to Manipur
Mary Kom rubbishes media report, says she belongs to Manipur

Olympic medallist woman boxer MC Mary Mom on Friday rubbished reports that she was contemplating leaving Manipur in the wake of rise in insurgency in her home state.

Centre announces Rs 20,000-cr road projects for North-East

Currently, Rs 31,025 crore worth of roads running into over 3,700 km are under development, which are being constructed by 10 players through 104 projects.

Centre to award road projs worth Rs 15,000 crore in North-East

In a boost to infrastructure development in the North-East, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today said the government will award road projects worth Rs 15,000 crore in the region by December.

Work as ambassadors for your region: Govt tells NE officers

Steps are being taken to boost tourism in the North-East and address various challenges including poor air connectively through inter-ministerial cooperation, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said here Tuesday.

Ex-Bangalore top cop's daughter alleges racial slur

Daughter of a former state top police official hailing from North-East has alleged that she was racially attacked by two women while shopping in the city.

State govts not serious in choking explosives supply to Maoists: CRPF DG

CRPF chief Dilip Trivedi on Thursday accused state governments of not making "serious and concerted efforts" to stop supply of explosives to Maoists.

Rise in incidents of crime against NE people in Delhi

Crime against people from North-East in the national capital has witnessed a steady rise with Delhi Police receiving 650 calls related to crime this year.

MoS Kiren Rijiju assures safe environment for NE people

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Sunday assured people from North-East that the Centre will take adequate steps so that they get a safe environment in every part of the country.

Manish Tewari terms attack on North-East couple unfortunate

Congress leader Manish Tewari described the attack on a couple hailing from the North-East of the country as unfortunate and called for swift action against the guilty.

Nido Tania murder case: One accused gets bail

An accused named in the charge sheet in the Nido Tania murder case here in January was granted bail by a Delhi court on Monday.

CPI(M) not in favour of repeal of AFSPA from North-East

CPI(M) on Thursday said it would not demand repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) from the North-East, but favoured it be given a human face.

ULFA, 5 NE ultra groups call boycott of R-Day celebrations

ULFA-Independent and five other North East militant outfits have jointly called a boycott of Republic Day celebrations and a general strike that day in the entire region.

`EC should not transgress powers of Parliament`

The Election Commission (EC) should not transgress on the powers of Parliament, senior Rajya Sabha Member Shantaram Naik said on Friday.

5.9 magnitude quake rocks North-East

An earthquake of moderate intensity today rocked the entire north eastern region, but there was no report of any injury to people or damage to property.

Study underway on climate change in North East

ICFRE, an autonomous body under the union ministry of environment and forests, has undertaken a study to assess the impact of climate change in the northeastern region.

Tata Tele to close operations in J&K, North-East & Assam

TTSL's three circles of J&K, North-East and Assam were among the 122 telecom permits that the Supreme Court cancelled in February this year.

North-East has now become more peaceful: Union Home Secretary

RK Singh said that the insurgency ridden north eastern region of the country has now become more peaceful than earlier.

Assamese begin return journey to Bangalore, Pune

In groups small and large, people from the North-East who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune have started returning to work.

Foreign arms finding way to North-East

August 29 seizure of US-made M-16 rifle and UK-made bullet-proof jacket came through terrorist outlets operating in the North-East.