Hot conditions in most parts of country, rains in northeast

Hot conditions in most parts of country, rains in northeast

Delhi witnessed a hot and sunny day but a duststrom in the evening brought the mercury down marginally, bringing some relief to the residents.

Earthquake measuring 3.7 on Richter scale strikes Assam

Earthquake measuring 3.7 on Richter scale strikes Assam

A mild earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale today shook the Cachar region of Assam.

After 16 years in captivity: Tripura man's surprise homecoming

According to Saha, "the militants were pleased as I never tried to run away from their camp".

5.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Meghalaya

5.4-magnitude earthquake strikes Meghalaya

An earthquake with magnitude in the Richter Scale rocked Meghalaya on Monday afternoon.

Sonia Gandhi appoints TN Haokip as Manipur Congress unit president

In a bid to prevent a Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh-like political crisis in Manipur, Congress president Sonia Gandhi appointed TN Haokip as President of the Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC), replacing Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam Gangmei.

World War II era mortar shells found in Imphal

Three mortar shells, believed to be from the World War II era, were found in Motbung area in Senapati district, a senior police officer said today.

Centre ready for talks if insurgents give up violence: Rajnath Singh

Centre ready for talks if insurgents give up violence: Rajnath Singh

 Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the Centre was ready for talks with insurgent groups in the Northeast if they shun violence.

Sons kill father for sexually assaulting sister, ill-treating mother

Sons kill father for sexually assaulting sister, ill-treating mother

Two men surrendered before the Kamalpur police station on Tuesday confessing that they killed their father after finding out that the latter raped their sister.

IED blast outside retail outlet in Manipur

An employee of a two-wheeler retail outlet was injured after unidentified miscreants exploded an IED in the city's commercial hub, a police official said today.

Counter-insurgency operation yielding results in Meghalaya: Governor

Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan today said the counter-insurgency operations were effective and yielded positive results in the state and the government had adopted a strategy to address the root cause of militancy.

Local BJP, AGP workers protest against alliance decision in Assam

A large section of local leaders and the workers of BJP and AP across the Brahmaputra Valley today burnt effigies of senior party leaders and threatened to put up independent candidates against the official nominee.

Nagaland chief minister tries to turn table on Manipur

Accused of making a "seditious" and "communal" speech in Manipur, Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang has in turn said it`s the government in Imphal that should be charged with sedition and communalism for passing three "anti-tribal" bills.

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested, to be charged with attempt to suicide by fasting

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested, to be charged with attempt to suicide by fasting

Manipur’s human rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila was on Wednesday re-arrested after her health condition declined further.

Railway budget neglected northeast, says Tripura government

Tripura's Left Front government Thursday night criticised Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu for neglecting the northeastern states in the 2016-17 rail budget.

Tuki lashes out at RSS, BJP, says Cong govts in NE targeted

Tuki also alleged that Governor J P Rajkhowa and Union Minister Kiren Rijiju worked "to overthrow his democratically elected popular government".

Congress to support Centre-NSCN(IM) accord, with a rider

Congress will support the Naga peace accord between the Centre and NSCN(IM), "if the contents of the agreement were in the interest of the Nagas, Northeast and the nation", Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang said.

Two light intensity quakes hit northeast in early hours

Two low intensity earthquakes, measuring 3.7 and 3.8, hit northeast region of the country in the wee hours on Tuesday.

Centre to file reply in SC today justifying President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh

Centre to file reply in SC today justifying President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa and the Centre are likely to file their replies in the Supreme Court today on petitions justifying the imposition of the President's rule in the state.

Arunachal Pradesh crisis: Nabam Tuki files fresh plea in SC against imposition of President's Rule

Arunachal Pradesh crisis: Nabam Tuki files fresh plea in SC against imposition of President's Rule

Former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Nabam Tuki on Thursday filed a fresh plea in the Supreme Court against promulgation of President's Rule in the northeastern state.

Chungkham Sanjit encounter: Imphal SP denies head constable's allegations

Imphal Superintendent of Police Akoijam Jhalajit late on Wednesday denied Head Constable Thounaojam Herojit`s charges that he gave orders to kill an unarmed former insurgent.