Jitendra Singh announces Rs 325 crores worth of projects for Northeast region

Minister of State for Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh has announced projects worth Rs 325 crores for the Northeast region on the occasion of completion of one year of NDA Government.

Northeast essential component of PM Modi's 'India Vision': Jitendra Singh

Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Jitendra Singh, on Wednesday said the northeast is a priority with the NDA Government and an essential component of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'India Vision'.

Rs 53,000 crore allotted for development of Northeast: Harsimrat

The central government has allocated Rs.53,000 crore in the 2015-16 budget for development of the northeastern states and has also proposed to set up six agricultural universities, Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said here.

Centre giving special attention to North-East: Badal

The Centre is paying special attention to north-eastern states through its Act East policy and has sanctioned thousands crores of rupees for development of the region, Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Tuesday.

Quake hits northeast India, neighbouring countries

 A strong quake rocked the entire northeastern and eastern India and adjoining countries on Tuesday, a meteorology department official said.

Northeast set to get a boost in healthcare sector with new hospital

The Northeast is set to get a major boost in the healthcare sector with the launch of the region's first super-speciality hospital in Guwahati, said the hospital's chairman Dr Subhash Khanna today.

Northeast set to get a boost in healthcare sector with new hospital

 The Northeast is set to get a major boost in the healthcare sector with the launch of the region's first super-speciality hospital in Guwahati, said the hospital's chairman Dr Subhash Khanna on Friday.

Nitin Gadkari appeals to insurgents in Northeast to shun violence

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday appealed to the insurgent groups of the Northeast region to shun violence and join the mainstream.

Gadkari appeals to insurgents in Northeast to shun violence

 Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday appealed to the insurgent groups of the Northeast region to shun violence and join the mainstream.

Fresh quake hits northeast India, neighbouring countries

 Fresh quake rocked the entire northeastern India and adjoining areas on Sunday, a Met official said.

Rainstorms hit Indian northeast, normal life

Seasonal cyclonic rains and thunderstorms have hit northeastern states damaging houses and disrupting power supply and transport, officials said on Friday.

No proposal to ban cow slaughter in northeast: Ram Madhav

 There is no proposal to ban cow slaughter in the eight northeastern states, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said on Wednesday.

Take welfare schemes to grassroots level: Amit Shah to Northeast leaders

As part of efforts to strengthen the party in northeastern states, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday exhorted party leaders here to take developmental schemes enumerated by the Narendra Modi government to grassroots level and monitor them to keep a check on corruption.

Guns, 7900 rounds of ammunition seized in Mizoram

Mizoram police seized 48 types of rifles and more than 7,900 rounds of ammunition of different guns during 2014, police said Thursday.

DoNER to organise mini secretariat camps in NE: Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State for Development of Northeast Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said his ministry will organise a mini secretariat camp for a period of four to five days in the states of the region by rotation every month.

Pluralistic character of nation should not be weakened: President

Denouncing attacks on youths from the Northeast in the national capital, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the pluralistic character of the nation should not be weakened by such "unacceptable events".

No violation of ceasefire agreement will be tolerated: Rijiju

Sending out a strong message to the insurgent groups active in the North East, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that no violation of ceasefire agreement would be tolerated by the Centre.

“Mission Indradhanush'' to begin in Assam today

In Assam, immunization under the Centre`s ambitious `Mission Indradhanush` will begin today in eight districts - Hailakandi, Karimganj, Dhubri, Bongaigaon, Kokrajhar, Nagaon, Darramg and Goalpara.

No permanent Governors in five northeastern states

As many as five states in India's Northeast -- Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura -- do not have permanent Governors.

Govt may decide Monday on continuing pre-paid mobile services in J&K, Northeast

Government is likely to decide Monday whether to continue pre-paid mobile phone services in Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and other Northeastern states beyond March 31.