The Chairman and the General Secretary of Karbi Landless Peoples` Force (KPLF), a new militant outfit active in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district, were arrested today and huge quantity of arms and ammunitions were seized from their possession, police said.
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.
Condemning the re-arrest of Irom Chanu Sharmila, her family and various civil rights groups in Manipur Friday termed the move as "illegal" as a local court had earlier absolved her of the charge of trying to commit suicide by means of fasting.
DoNER Minister Gen (retd) VK Singh would meet the chief ministers of all eight northeastern states in Guwahati Aug 21-22 to decide a roadmap for the development of the region, an official said here on Monday.
Villagers living downstream of Myntdu river along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya`s Jaintia Hills district have welcomed the National Green Tribunal order banning coal mining in the entire state.