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Northeast govts should pressurise Centre to protect NE people: NSF

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 13:05

In the wake of the alleged killing of a Manipuri man in the national Capital, the Naga Students` Federation has urged the state governments of the north eastern region to jointly pressurise the Centre to check the alleged inhuman treatment meted out to the people of the region in metropolitan cities.

Manipuri youth murder: All five suspects arrested

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 03:08

The fifth and last suspect in the case relating to the murder of a 29-year-old Manipuri youth was arrested tonight from Garhi area here, police said.

Breather for Tihar Jail as Mandoli Jail to be ready by Dec

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:59

The load of inmates on Tihar Jail will lesson by December this year as the construction work of Mandoli Jail complex in Northeast Delhi nears its completion.

NDFB(S) militant killed in encounter in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 22:01

Security forces gunned down a militant of National Democratic Force of Boroland`s Songbijit faction (NDFB-S) in an encounter in Assam`s Kokrajhar district, a defence spokesman said Tuesday.

Growing attacks on people from Northeast find echo in LS

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 16:14

The issue of growing attacks and sexual assaults on people from the Northeast in different parts of the country, especially in Delhi, was raised in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday by a Congress member.

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off Japan`s northeast coast: USGS

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 02:34

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan`s northeast coast early Monday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

Assam Congress headed for split over Tarun Gogoi

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 11:10

The Assam unit of the Congress party is apparently divided over the continuation of Tarun Gogoi as Chief Minister as over 40 dissident MLAs have threatened to dislodge him as the leader of Congress Legislature Party (ACLP) if the central leadership fails to pay heed to their demand.

Neiphiu Rio resigns as NERPF convenor

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 13:24

Member of Parliament from Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio has tendered his resignation as the Convener of the North East Regional Political Forum (NERPF).

Nagaland CM congratulates new Governor Acharya

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 12:36

Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang has congratulated Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya on being appointed as the Governor of the state.

Nagaland CM requests Arun Jaitley for financial support

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 13:46

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has requested Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to bail out the state from the current financial crisis.

Tripura votes for gram panchayats

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 13:42

Hundreds of thousands of people voted to elect three-tier gram panchayats in Left-ruled Tripura.

Prafulla Mahanta steps down as AGP president

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 16:13

Taking responsibility of his party`s debacle in the recent Lok Sabha elections, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta Monday stepped down as party president.