Govt may decide Monday on continuing pre-paid mobile services in J&K, Northeast

Government is likely to decide Monday whether to continue pre-paid mobile phone services in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and other Northeastern states beyond March 31.

Tuki for continuing Special Category status for Northeastern states

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Friday appealed to the Centre for continuing the Special Category Status for North Eastern States with the corresponding benefits.

AFSPA a hurdle to 'Act East' policy: Experts

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiating the 'Act East Policy', the government should review the imposition of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the northeast as it could be a barrier in connecting the region to the South-East neighbours, experts feel.

Large haul of arms, ammunition in Mizoram border village

Mizoram police in a joint operation with Assam Rifles personnel seized seven US-made M4A1 carbines, one AK-56 assault rifle and 500 rounds of ammunition on a road between Champhai and Zote village Thursday, police said.

BJP plans to strengthen base in northeastern states

BJP on Thursday decided to prepare a roadmap for ensuring development of northeast region and strengthening its base in various states there.

Assam-Agra transmission line to help north India this summer

A 1,800 km transmission line from Assam to Agra is likely to provide some relief to electricity-starved north India this summer, thanks to a power surplus in otherwise economically backward northeast India, a top official said.

Connectivity issues in Northeast: Minister asks philanthropists for planes

Terming inter-regional mobility a major problem in the Northeast, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday sought philanthropists' help for ensuring greater air connectivity there by way of placing a couple of aircraft for easier communication.

Home Ministry apprehends attacks on people of Northeast in Bengaluru, Pune, Gurgaon

The Ministry of Home affairs asked Karnataka, Maharashtra and Haryana governments on Wednesday to ensure the safety of people of Northeast apprehending attacks on them.

Rape accused lynching case: Normalcy returns to Dimapur

Normalcy on Tuesday returned to Dimapur town with authorities lifting prohibitory orders imposed in the town in the wake of lynching of a rape accused.

Nagaland lynching result of 'public fury': Shiv Sena

Justifying the lynching of a rape accused in Nagaland's capital Dimapur, the Shiv Sena has described the incident as a result of ' public fury '.

Grateful to PM Modi for recognising the North East as gateway to Asia: Nagaland CM

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Thursday expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for recognising the North Eastern states as the `gateway to South East Asia`.

Three held for assaulting tea stall worker in Shillong, released

Three students hailing from Manipur and studying at the North Eastern Hill University here were arrested for assaulting and molesting a tea stall worker in the university campus, the police said.

Farmers' body threaten stir opposing dams in Arunachal

Opposing the construction of Stage I and II Mega dams by NHPC and NEEPCO over the Siang river, the Siang Indigenous Farmers' Forum (SIFF) today threatened to launch an agitation if the projects are not scrapped immediately.

Northeast region to get film production centre: Jaitley
Northeast region to get film production centre: Jaitley

 A centre for film production will be set up in the northeast region of the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday.

Delhi: Sikkimese girl allegedly raped by AIIMS doctor

A Sikkimese girl was allegedly raped by AIIMS doctor in Delhi.

12-hour bandh in Mizoram

A 12-hour state-wide bandh has been called by opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) on Wednesday to protest against hike in price of rice sold through the PDS and increase in different taxes.

Arunachal CM seeks special package for state from Centre

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki Friday urged the Centre to grant a special package for development of border region to check large scale migration of people from there.

Bomb explodes injuring seven persons in Manipur

Seven persons, including four police personnel, were injured when a bomb exploded at Manipur main market complex here Thursday evening, police said.

Venkaiah Naidu to review progress of central schemes in Northeast

With the government's special focus on the Northeast region, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu will review progress of schemes pertaining to his ministries in the region to enable speedy development.

Rajnath stresses on security for north-easterners in Delhi

 Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the people belonging to the north-eastern region of the country and living in Delhi should be provided full security.