`Northeast states should pursue green development`

As Uttarakhand and the northeastern states are geographically similar, the latter need to take lessons from the 2013 disaster that struck the north Indian state and pursue a green development vision, experts said here Wednesday.

Northeast states want manual sand mining to be allowed

Four northeastern state governments are unhappy with the National Green Tribunal`s (NGT) ruling that bans sand mining in river beds across the country without the clearance of Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF).

Northeast security scene continues to be complex, says PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that though much progress had been made in dialogue with insurgent groups in the northeast, the security situation there continues to be complex.

Chief justices for three northeast states recommended

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended three chief justices for the proposed high courts in the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya, officials said here Sunday.

Bill to split joint cadre of IAS, IPS in NE states

A bill to bifurcate the joint cadre
of IAS, IPS and Forest Service for the states of Tripura and
Manipur was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday to meet a long
pending demand.

India to get access to N-E states through B`desh

India will get access to its
landlocked seven northeastern states through Bangladesh with
"unfettered movement of people and goods".