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Tripura party threatens agitation over separate state demand

After a regional party blocked the National Highway and lone railway line in Tripura for more than 10 days demanding a separate state for tribals, another tribal entity on Wednesday threatened to launch an agitation over the same demand.

PM Narendra Modi expresses anguish over flood situation Northeast, assures help

PM Narendra Modi expresses anguish over flood situation Northeast, assures help

 PM Modi on Wednesday expressed anguish over the flood situation in various parts of the Northeast.

Sikkim border row: China calls for 'meaningful dialogue', seeks withdrawal of Indian troops from Doklam

Sikkim border row: China calls for 'meaningful dialogue', seeks withdrawal of Indian troops from Doklam

China on Friday called for a "meaningful dialogue" with the Indian government in connection with a border row in the Sikkim sector and asked it to withdraw its troops from Doklam, insisting that Beijing has "indisputable sovereignty" over the area.

Unified policing is the need of the hour in Northeast: Sonowal

The police force has to be modernised and technology driven to meet the challenges of insurgents using various devises, to instill a sense of security among the people, Sonowal said.

Panel to identify gaps in facilities along India-Myanmar border: Rajnath Singh

Panel to identify gaps in facilities along India-Myanmar border: Rajnath Singh

The government on Monday said a committee will identify "gaps in basic facilities" of roads, power, telecommunications, health and education in areas along the India-Myanmar border.

Northeast has suffered due to insurgency, Centre is committed to developing the region: Rajnath Singh

Northeast has suffered due to insurgency, Centre is committed to developing the region: Rajnath Singh

The Centre is committed to fast tracking the development initiatives in the Northeastern region, Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

BJP govts in Northeast have no intention to impose beef ban: Himanta Biswa Sarma

BJP govts in Northeast have no intention to impose beef ban: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Opposition parties have attacked the BJP following the Centre's notification to ban the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter.

Three suspected terrorists of NSCN-K faction, 1 officer killed in Nagaland encounter

Three suspected terrorists of NSCN-K faction, 1 officer killed in Nagaland encounter

 As many as three terrorists were killed, one jawan lost his life and three others were injured in an encounter in Nagaland's Mon.

Insurgency in Northeast on decline as security forces break backbone of terror outfits, says Rajnath Singh

Insurgency in Northeast on decline as security forces break backbone of terror outfits, says Rajnath Singh

Singh said the security forces have been able to break the backbone of the Bodo insurgent group NDFB(S) and as a result, insurgency related violence has been on the decline over the past three years of the Modi government. 

Monsoon hits Kerala, Northeast; two days ahead of schedule

Monsoon hits Kerala, Northeast; two days ahead of schedule

The southwest monsoon on Tuesday hit Kerala and the Northeast.

Woman, her two kids burnt alive due to LPG cylinder blast in Tripura

Woman, her two kids burnt alive due to LPG cylinder blast in Tripura

 In a tragic incident in Tripura, a woman and her two minor children were burnt to death when their thatched home went up in flames following an LPG cylinder blast, police said here on Monday.

Cyclone Mora to intensify in 24 hours; heavy rainfall expected in Bengal, Northeast

The deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm Mora.

Centre introduces Shatabdi Express Arunachal Pradesh to ease travel

Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu flagged off the train from Guwahati.

Govt aiming to make Northeast 'a gateway to Southeast Asia': PM Narendra Modi

Govt aiming to make Northeast 'a gateway to Southeast Asia': PM Narendra Modi

The government aims to make the Northeast a gateway to Southeast Asia and was making huge investments for the overall development of the region, but lack of cleanliness could hamper this dream, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.

Poverty-stricken mother sells child for Rs 200 in Tripura

Poverty-stricken mother sells child for Rs 200 in Tripura

In a shocking incident, a tribal in Tripura has been reported to sell her child for mere 200 rupees.

Pre-monsoon rains hit Northeast, Mizoram remains cut-off

Week-long incessant pre-monsoon rains, thunderstorm and heavy lightning disrupted life in northeastern states while road connectivity remained cut-off in Mizoram due to landslides, officials said on Wednesday.

Arunachal CM's 'haunted' bungalow converted into state guest house amid prayers

Arunachal CM's 'haunted' bungalow converted into state guest house amid prayers

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister's official bungalow was recently converted into state guest house over fears that ''it was possessed by evil spirits.''    

No ban on cow slaughter in three Northeast states if party comes to power next year: BJP

No ban on cow slaughter in three Northeast states if party comes to power next year: BJP

Clearing confusion over its action against slaughter houses in the state, UP government said on Monday that it was acting only against the illegal abattoirs.

Rajnath Singh reviews security situation in Northeast

Rajnath Singh reviews security situation in Northeast

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the security situation in the Northeast and directed officials to enhance vigil along the international borders in the region.

Three killed on Shillong bypass due to blast in diesel tanker

Three killed on Shillong bypass due to blast in diesel tanker

At least three persons were killed including the driver of a diesel tanker on Mawpun- Umroi Shillong Bypass on Tuesday.