Who killed Manipuri PhD student Zingran Kengoo?

Zingran Kengoo, 33, a PhD scholar from Mumbai's Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), was found murdered Wednesday night at his Kotla residence in south Delhi.

Stop treating Northeast people as aliens!

The recent spree of racial attacks on the people of Northeastern states in some parts of the country, particularly Delhi, have left me in a state of shock and grief. What infuriated me so much is that we are being forced to live in fear even in our own country.

Northeast India monsoon sets in; heavy rains predicted in next 24 hrs

 The North East Monsoon today set in over South India, bringing its first spell of rains and the MeT department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala in the next 24 hours.

Separate helpline for Northeast people soon: Rijiju
Separate helpline for Northeast people soon: Rijiju

Days after the assault on three Nagaland youths in Gurgaon, Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju, on Saturday said that India is a democratic nation and hate crimes will not be tolerated.

Ensure safety of northeast people, Rajnath urges Haryana, Karnataka

 Home minister Rajnath Singh Friday urged the Haryana and Karnataka governments to ensure safety of all citizens, including those from the northeast, a ministry statement said.

Mizo girl murdered in Delhi

A day after two men from Northeast India were allegedly beaten by locals in Gurgaon, a young Mizo girl was found murdered in Delhi’s Munirka today.

Northeast India turns to Myanmar, Bangladesh for rice

 Transport bottlenecks have forced India`s northeastern states to procure much needed rice from neighbouring Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Modi-Xi meet: Can India trust China?

Chinese President Xi Jinping, who kicked off his India visit Wednesday from Gujarat, visited the Sabarmati ashram of Mahatma Gandhi here where Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted him a copy of the Gita written in Chinese language.

DoNER ministry not responsible to control Assam floods: VK Singh

At a time when Assam is reeling under floods, Union minister VK Singh on Friday said such a situation is "nothing new" to the state and the DoNER ministry, which he heads, "is not responsible" to deal with it.

Bangladesh allows transit of foodgrain to northeast India

In a highly significant move that was evidently cleared at the highest level, Bangladesh is allowing India to ferry foodgrain to the landlocked northeastern states using its territory and infrastructure.

Political blame game over Assam violence erupts

A political blame game over the Assam violence erupted with BJP faulting "vote- bank" politics of Congress governments at the Centre and the state and the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference holding Narendra Modi responsible.

Mild quake hits Northeast India

A low intensity quake measuring 4 on the Richter scale shook India`s northeastern states Friday evening, officials said.

Nido Taniam death: Rahul Gandhi assures Northeast students

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday sought to assure the people of Northeast migrating to other parts of the country for livelihood, during an interaction with school students here.

President asks people to reject intolerance

Noting that the country`s history and traditions have always celebrated the "argumentative" Indian rather than an "intolerant" Indian, President Pranab Mukherjee asked people to be "uncompromising" in rejecting intolerance.

Attack on NE people extremely distressing: President

Describing recent incidents of racial violence involving people from North East as extremely distressing, President Pranab Mukherjee has called for urgent steps to assuage feelings of the people of the region.

Centre not helping sports in northeast India: Tripura CM

The central government is not supporting adequately to build up the sports infrastructure in India`s northeastern states though there are huge talents in the region, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here on Wednesday.

Decaying Neermahal palace in Tripura to be restored

Neermahal, the grand palace located in the vast Rudrasagar Lake in Tripura which is in near-ruins due to neglect and ravages of time, is set for restoration as a major tourist attraction.

Flood affects two districts of Arunachal Pradesh

Incessant rain in the past couple of days has flooded two districts of Arunachal Pradesh, disrupting normal life and surface communication.

Independence Day boycott called in Tripura by NE militants

Tripura`s 856 km border with neighbouring Bangladesh has been sealed in view of 11 militant organisations calling a boycott of Independence Day celebrations.

Protests against unfinished rail projects in north India

Over 5,000 DYFI members, demanding early completion of delayed railway projects in the northeastern region, staged a demonstration at the NFR headquarters at Maligaon Wednesday.