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.

Bureaucratic reshuffle in Arunachal Pradesh

The Arunachal Pradesh government on Thursday affected a major bureaucratic reshuffle following retirement of senior IAS officers Ganesh Koyu and transfer of K R Meena to Delhi.

Rs 975 crore for DoNER's various northeast projects

An amount of Rs 975 crore under the Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) scheme has been allocated to the DoNER ministry for fiscal 2015-16 to fund various projects, DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday.

Government okays upgrade of 6,418 km of roads in Northeast

The government has approved the upgrading of 6,418 km of roads in the northeastern states under the Special Accelerated Road Development Programme for North-East (SARDP-NE), DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday.

Clash between police, agitators in Manipur

To control supporters of the 48-hour Manipur strike, police on Thursday burst teargas shells and fired rubber bullets after the agitators attacked them with stones, slingshots and catapults.

Modi govt 'insulting people' of north-eastern states: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today joined his mother Sonia Gandhi in lashing out at the Centre for not consulting the chief ministers of north-eastern states before signing the Naga Peace accord and said this was an `insult to the people`.

PM Narendra Modi arrogant, didn't consult Northeast CMs on Naga peace accord: Sonia Gandhi
PM Narendra Modi arrogant, didn't consult Northeast CMs on Naga peace accord: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for showing 'arrogance' in the manner the historic Naga peace accord was reached.

Northeast people not aware of initiatives for them: Kiren Rijiju

Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said a majority of people from the northeast were not aware of government initiatives for them.

Centre, NSCN-IM have laid framework for peace in North East: Kiren Rijiju

The Centre and the NSCN-IM have laid a framework that will usher in peace in the Northeast, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said here on Tuesday.

Govt won't reduce central forces in Northeast: Rijiju

There is no plan to reduce the deployment of central security forces in the northeast, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said on Tuesday.