Northeast

NDMA to conduct mock exercise on earthquake in northeast

NDMA to conduct mock exercise on earthquake in northeast

Preparedness measures required to be taken at individual, societal and institutional levels to minimise the effects of an earthquake were discussed.

Apr 25, 2018, 06:59 AM IST
AFSPA completely removed from Meghalaya, restricted in Arunachal Pradesh

AFSPA completely removed from Meghalaya, restricted in Arunachal Pradesh

AFSPA was totally withdrawn from all areas of Meghalaya from April 1. In Arunachal, it is down from 16 police stations to eight, the MHA said.

Apr 23, 2018, 17:05 PM IST

Mainstreaming the Northeast: What might work, and what might not

To what extent the Northeastern states succeed will depend on several factors. It is, however, indubitable that the direction is right.

Apr 18, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
After Congress MP, Haryana minister calls for changes in national anthem, wants 'Adhinayak' removed

After Congress MP, Haryana minister calls for changes in national anthem, wants 'Adhinayak' removed

The demand comes a day after Congress MP Ripun Bora moved a resolution in Rajya Sabha seeking amendments to the National Anthem to replace the word 'Sindh' with 'North East'.

Mar 17, 2018, 23:07 PM IST
NIA summons ex-Nagaland CM in 'terror funding' case

NIA summons ex-Nagaland CM in 'terror funding' case

Ex-Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has been summoned by NIA for questioning in connection with an alleged "tax collection and terror funding" case.

Mar 12, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Tripura: 55.94% turnout till 1 pm in Charilam assembly

Tripura: 55.94% turnout till 1 pm in Charilam assembly

Voting in Tripura's Charilam Assembly constituency was deferred following the death of CPI-M candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma.

Mar 12, 2018, 17:02 PM IST
NPP-BJP to form government in Meghalaya; Conrad Sangma to be new CM, oath ceremony on March 6

NPP-BJP to form government in Meghalaya; Conrad Sangma to be new CM, oath ceremony on March 6

NPP president Conrad K Sangma will take oath as the next Chief Minister of Meghalaya on March 6.

Mar 04, 2018, 19:58 PM IST
People of Northeast rejected 'politics of hate': PM Narendra Modi

People of Northeast rejected 'politics of hate': PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the people of the Northeast have rejected the "politics of hate" by "unanimously" voting the BJP to power.

Mar 04, 2018, 16:36 PM IST
BJP set to win big in Tripura; consolidate its position in Nagaland, Meghalaya: Exit polls

BJP set to win big in Tripura; consolidate its position in Nagaland, Meghalaya: Exit polls

According to the exit polls, the BJP will comfortably dethrone the Left Front government from power in Tripura.

Feb 27, 2018, 22:16 PM IST
Tripura: Over 90% voting recorded in re-poll at six centres

Tripura: Over 90% voting recorded in re-poll at six centres

The re-polling was held after the Election Commission declared void the polling at these centres on February 18.

Feb 26, 2018, 23:08 PM IST
Nagaland, Meghalaya vote today; BJP, Congress confident of victory

Nagaland, Meghalaya vote today; BJP, Congress confident of victory

Polling will be held in Meghalaya to elect a new assembly on Tuesday.

Feb 26, 2018, 22:05 PM IST
'Planned' influx of people from Bangladesh into northeast part of Pakistan's proxy war: Army Chief Gen Rawat

'Planned' influx of people from Bangladesh into northeast part of Pakistan's proxy war: Army Chief Gen Rawat

Gen Bipin Rawat said that the planned influx in northeast is part of Pakistan's proxy warfare.

Feb 22, 2018, 07:36 AM IST
Development never on agenda for Northeast elections, we will change that: BJP's Kiren Rijiju

Development never on agenda for Northeast elections, we will change that: BJP's Kiren Rijiju

Elections in the Northeast have never given enough focus to development, Rijiju said.

Feb 20, 2018, 18:35 PM IST
Extra-judicial killing in Manipur: SC asks why FIRs against victims

Extra-judicial killing in Manipur: SC asks why FIRs against victims

A division bench of justices MB Lokur and UU Lalit said it was "not satisfied" with the progress made by the SIT probe into extra-judicial killings in Manipur.

Feb 13, 2018, 00:45 AM IST
5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Assam's Kokrajhar

5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Assam's Kokrajhar

The quake stroke the area at around 6.44 am.

Jan 20, 2018, 08:09 AM IST
Efforts on to connect Northeast capitals with tracks by 2020: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Efforts on to connect Northeast capitals with tracks by 2020: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said rail connectivity between Aizawl and Imphal would be in place by 2020 when a double gauge track would be laid.

Jan 04, 2018, 21:01 PM IST
Heat stress to hit India's northeast the hardest: Study

Heat stress to hit India's northeast the hardest: Study

The new study, published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, projects that in coming decades the effects of high humidity in many areas will dramatically increase.  

Dec 23, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
This is how plants, animals communicate in northeast

This is how plants, animals communicate in northeast

Since time immemorial, chemical signals that mediate interactions in nature have been studied and used by humans for many purposes. 
 

Dec 19, 2017, 18:53 PM IST
Tripura CM urges Bangladesh to open Chittagong port for northeast

Tripura CM urges Bangladesh to open Chittagong port for northeast

"Sidelining the pending unresolved issues between the two countries, Bangladesh must allow the northeastern states of India to use the Chittagong international seaport to carry goods," he said.

Dec 16, 2017, 17:39 PM IST
Watch: Want to develop Meghalaya as a top tourist destination in India, says PM Modi

Watch: Want to develop Meghalaya as a top tourist destination in India, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Shillong-Nongstoin-Rongjeng-Tura Road in Shillong.

Dec 16, 2017, 16:18 PM IST