Northeast

Pema Khandu asks for separate IAS, IPS cadre for Arunachal Pradesh

Pema Khandu asks for separate IAS, IPS cadre for Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday called for separate IAS, IPS, IFS cadre for the state at a meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi.

Sep 14, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi concerned about flood devastation in Northeast: Manipur CM

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh claimed that since the vision of the BJP government at the Centre is to construct concrete houses for all families by 2022.

Sep 09, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
Train services to Northeast unlikely to be restored before Aug 28

Train services to Northeast unlikely to be restored before Aug 28

With train services to the northeast affected by floods unlikely to be restored before August 28, the Northeast Frontier Railway has undertaken steps for passengers travelling to and from the NE region as well as for movement of goods.

Aug 19, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
All train services to Northeast suspended till Aug 20 due to floods

All train services to Northeast suspended till Aug 20 due to floods

Rail connectivity in flood-hit portions of Bihar and West Bengal continues to be affected with marginal improvement in situation today.

Aug 16, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

Govt committed to bring eastern states at par with western region: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi met MPs of Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal at his residence in national capital.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Tripura party threatens agitation over separate state demand

After a regional party blocked the National Highway and lone railway line in Tripura for more than 10 days demanding a separate state for tribals, another tribal entity on Wednesday threatened to launch an agitation over the same demand.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi expresses anguish over flood situation Northeast, assures help

PM Narendra Modi expresses anguish over flood situation Northeast, assures help

 PM Modi on Wednesday expressed anguish over the flood situation in various parts of the Northeast.

Jul 12, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
Sikkim border row: China calls for 'meaningful dialogue', seeks withdrawal of Indian troops from Doklam

Sikkim border row: China calls for 'meaningful dialogue', seeks withdrawal of Indian troops from Doklam

China on Friday called for a "meaningful dialogue" with the Indian government in connection with a border row in the Sikkim sector and asked it to withdraw its troops from Doklam, insisting that Beijing has "indisputable sovereignty" over the area.

Jun 30, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

Unified policing is the need of the hour in Northeast: Sonowal

The police force has to be modernised and technology driven to meet the challenges of insurgents using various devises, to instill a sense of security among the people, Sonowal said.

Jun 29, 2017, 19:19 PM IST
Panel to identify gaps in facilities along India-Myanmar border: Rajnath Singh

Panel to identify gaps in facilities along India-Myanmar border: Rajnath Singh

The government on Monday said a committee will identify "gaps in basic facilities" of roads, power, telecommunications, health and education in areas along the India-Myanmar border.

Jun 12, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
Northeast has suffered due to insurgency, Centre is committed to developing the region: Rajnath Singh

Northeast has suffered due to insurgency, Centre is committed to developing the region: Rajnath Singh

The Centre is committed to fast tracking the development initiatives in the Northeastern region, Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
BJP govts in Northeast have no intention to impose beef ban: Himanta Biswa Sarma

BJP govts in Northeast have no intention to impose beef ban: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Opposition parties have attacked the BJP following the Centre's notification to ban the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter.

Jun 07, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Three suspected terrorists of NSCN-K faction, 1 officer killed in Nagaland encounter

Three suspected terrorists of NSCN-K faction, 1 officer killed in Nagaland encounter

 As many as three terrorists were killed, one jawan lost his life and three others were injured in an encounter in Nagaland's Mon.

Jun 07, 2017, 08:29 AM IST
Insurgency in Northeast on decline as security forces break backbone of terror outfits, says Rajnath Singh

Insurgency in Northeast on decline as security forces break backbone of terror outfits, says Rajnath Singh

Singh said the security forces have been able to break the backbone of the Bodo insurgent group NDFB(S) and as a result, insurgency related violence has been on the decline over the past three years of the Modi government. 

Jun 03, 2017, 16:43 PM IST
Monsoon hits Kerala, Northeast; two days ahead of schedule

Monsoon hits Kerala, Northeast; two days ahead of schedule

The southwest monsoon on Tuesday hit Kerala and the Northeast.

May 30, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
Woman, her two kids burnt alive due to LPG cylinder blast in Tripura

Woman, her two kids burnt alive due to LPG cylinder blast in Tripura

 In a tragic incident in Tripura, a woman and her two minor children were burnt to death when their thatched home went up in flames following an LPG cylinder blast, police said here on Monday.

May 29, 2017, 14:07 PM IST

Cyclone Mora to intensify in 24 hours; heavy rainfall expected in Bengal, Northeast

The deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm Mora.

May 29, 2017, 13:54 PM IST

Centre introduces Shatabdi Express Arunachal Pradesh to ease travel

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

May 12, 2017, 21:57 PM IST
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.

May 07, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
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.

May 05, 2017, 11:38 AM IST