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Centre introduces Shatabdi Express Arunachal Pradesh to ease travel

Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu flagged off the train from Guwahati.

Govt aiming to make Northeast 'a gateway to Southeast Asia': PM Narendra Modi

Govt aiming to make Northeast 'a gateway to Southeast Asia': PM Narendra Modi

The government aims to make the Northeast a gateway to Southeast Asia and was making huge investments for the overall development of the region, but lack of cleanliness could hamper this dream, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.

Poverty-stricken mother sells child for Rs 200 in Tripura

Poverty-stricken mother sells child for Rs 200 in Tripura

In a shocking incident, a tribal in Tripura has been reported to sell her child for mere 200 rupees.

Pre-monsoon rains hit Northeast, Mizoram remains cut-off

Week-long incessant pre-monsoon rains, thunderstorm and heavy lightning disrupted life in northeastern states while road connectivity remained cut-off in Mizoram due to landslides, officials said on Wednesday.

Arunachal CM's 'haunted' bungalow converted into state guest house amid prayers

Arunachal CM's 'haunted' bungalow converted into state guest house amid prayers

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister's official bungalow was recently converted into state guest house over fears that ''it was possessed by evil spirits.''    

No ban on cow slaughter in three Northeast states if party comes to power next year: BJP

No ban on cow slaughter in three Northeast states if party comes to power next year: BJP

Clearing confusion over its action against slaughter houses in the state, UP government said on Monday that it was acting only against the illegal abattoirs.

Rajnath Singh reviews security situation in Northeast

Rajnath Singh reviews security situation in Northeast

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the security situation in the Northeast and directed officials to enhance vigil along the international borders in the region.

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.

Assembly elections 2017: Close fight between Congress, BJP in Manipur

Assembly elections 2017: Close fight between Congress, BJP in Manipur

Territorial integrity of the ancient kingdom of Manipur that had merged with India and the recurring economic blockades by tribal groups are the major issues in Manipur where the upcoming assembly polls are witnessing a close battle between the ruling Congress and the opposition BJP.

Manipur groups warn of retaliation against Naga blockade

Assam-based organisations of Manipuri people on Wednesday warned of retaliation if the Naga-imposed indefinite economic blockade of Manipur is not withdrawn soon.

Manipur blockade: 11 supporters of United Naga Council injured during protest

Eleven suspected supporters of United Naga Council were injured when they tried to storm the Deputy Commissioner's office in Senapati district to protest creation of seven new districts, police said today.

MHA seeks report from Rajasthan on 'assault' of Arunachal student

The action came after Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju was informed about an incident of alleged harassment of Haa Tama, a student of Dr K N Modi university in Rajasthan.

ULFA cadres travelled to Pakistan in 1990s to receive training, ISI may still be active in Northeast India: Book

ULFA cadres travelled to Pakistan in 1990s to receive training, ISI may still be active in Northeast India: Book

Many groups of ULFA cadres travelled to Pakistan during the 1990s to receive training with the help of ISI.

At least 25 soldiers dead in Somalia fighting

At least 25 soldiers dead in Somalia fighting

At least 25 soldiers were killed in weekend fighting between rival Puntland and Galmudug regional forces in the Somali town of Galkayo, military officials on both sides said on Monday.

Delhi Police being sensitised towards people from northeast: Rajnath

Delhi Police being sensitised towards people from northeast: Rajnath

Rajnath said that the government is committed to ensure that the Naga people have their rightful honour, dignity and pride of place in the country. 

Two former Congress MLAs join BJP in Manipur

Two former Congress MLAs today joined BJP ahead of the upcoming state elections due in early 2017.

Flash flood hits Manipur-Myanmar border, bridge washed away

A flash flood triggered by torrential rains on Monday night along Manipur-Myanmar border washed away a bridge and destroyed several houses, the police said on Tuesday.

Ram Vilas Paswan announces setting up National Consumer Helpline for Northeast

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday announced setting up of a national consumer helpline for the northeast region.

Kidnapped ex-Assam Rifles man from Northeast rescued, two held

Two members of an inter-state gang have been arrested here for kidnapping a retired Assam Rifles personnel from the northeast and his nephew, police said on Monday. The victims have been rescued.