Four northeastern schools qualify for Subroto Cup junior boys quarterfinals
Four northeastern schools qualify for Subroto Cup junior boys quarterfinals

Four schools from the northeast made it to the quarterfinals of the junior boys (Under-17) section of the 56th Subroto Cup football tournament after victories in their respective matches here on Sunday.

7,11,111 voters in Mizoram in draft voters list

There were 7,11,111 voters in the draft voters lists published in all the eight districts in Mizoram in which women voters outnumbered their male counterparts by 14,113.

Govt bans Naga rebel group NSCN(K) for five years

The central government on Wednesday banned Naga rebel group National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang) for five years.

Divide Manipur into two union territories, say MPs from Northeast

As Manipur continues to simmer over the passing of three landmark bills by the state government in a special Assembly called by Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, tribal parliamentarians from the Northeast have suggested that the "creation of two union territories" out of existing Manipur is the only solution for the prevailing impasse that has claimed the lives of eight civilians in the recent clash.

1.30 crore govt-built toilets non-functional: Birender Singh

Union Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh on Wednesday revealed that 1.30 crore government-built toilets remained non-functional as beneficiaries still preferred open-defecation.

Why it is time to stop addressing Northeastern states as Northeastern states

Anindita Das

How often have we heard people from South India complain that they are tired of being referred to as Madrasis or for that matter as Mallus? Apart from really annoying our friends down South, what does this really mean?

Two govt offices burnt down in Manipur's Churachandpur

Violence and arson continued in Manipur's trouble-torn Churachandpur town where two government office buildings were burnt down by agitators while the four-day-old indefinite curfew was relaxed for some hours on Thursday.

Manipur 'very tense' after eight die in violence, Centre monitoring situation
Manipur 'very tense' after eight die in violence, Centre monitoring situation

Manipur continues to be tense after eight people died and over 31 injured due to arson, violence and clashes between mobs and police in Churachandpur district even as curfew continued on Wednesday.

Five killed, 27 injured in Manipur

Five people were killed and 27 others injured in violence at Churachandpur town in Manipur during a 12-hour bandh called by tribal student organisations in protest against three bills passed by the Assembly even as curfew remained in force today amid reports of outbreak of fresh violence.

Create jobs to curb terrorism in northeast: Tripura CM

The newly-restructured National Skill Development Mission (NSDM) should create jobs in the north-east to put a stop to terrorism in the region, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here on Thursday.

Assam TV channel derides women wearing shorts, triggers uproar

A news clip aired by an Assamese news channel, which went viral on social media, has equated young girls wearing shorts to monkeys, giving rise to a heated debate in civil society in the northeastern state with some saying "nowadays we are more scared of the media than the police".

No objection if CCGs talk to NSCN(K) to stop violence: Rijiju

The Centre has no objection if efforts are made by any civil society group (CCG) to stop violence by militant outfits including NSCN (K), Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said today.

Incessant rains throw life out of gear in Meghalaya

Incessant rains for the last 24 hours have thrown normal life in Khasi Hills and Garo Hills region of Meghalaya out of gear, officials said on Tuesday.

India's future linked with eastern India: Modi

India cannot develop till its eastern part develops, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday.

DoNER minister asks Northeast MPs to be proactive

DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday urged MPs from eight northeastern states to play a "proactive role" in various development projects launched by the central government.

Air Force ready to ensure flight safety in Northeast: Chief of Air Staff

The Indian Air Force on Thursday said it is always ready to assist the civil aviation sector in ensuring flight safety in the Northeast, which has witnessed a number of helicopter crashes recently, mostly in Arunachal Pradesh.

Rs 145 cr allocated for cultural activities in Northeast: Govt

 The Centre has allocated over Rs 145 crore for carrying out various cultural activities in the Northeastern region this year, the Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Manipur's interests to be protected fully: Rajnath Singh to CM Ibobi

The Centre on Saturday assured Manipur that its interests will be full protected while signing the final agreement with NSCN-IM.

Naga accord: Won't cede an inch of land, say Assam, Arunachal, Manipur CMs
Naga accord: Won't cede an inch of land, say Assam, Arunachal, Manipur CMs

Trouble seems to be brewing over the Naga accord with Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur on Friday attacking the Centre for not consulting them over it and declaring that they will not cede an inch of their land.

Naga peace accord: Congress accuses PM Modi of 'misleading' nation

The Congress on Friday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of `misleading` the nation over the Naga peace accord and added that the former has violated the principles of cooperative federalism by not consulting the chief ministers of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Manipur over the matter.