Longest railway tunnel in Northeast scooped out

The longest railway tunnel in the north east on the newly constructed Lumding-Silchar broad gauge line in Assam has been scooped out, said Northeast Frontier Railway officials.

Northeast power projects given lower priority: Lal Thanhawla

 Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla today lamented that power projects in the Northeast were accorded lower priority by the central agencies and charged NTPC with doing nothing on the 460MW Kolodyne Hydro-Electric Project.

Northeast power projects given lower priority: Lal Thanhawla

Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla on Saturday lamented that power projects in the Northeast were accorded lower priority by the central agencies and charged NTPC with doing nothing on the 460MW Kolodyne Hydro-Electric Project.

Separate helpline for Northeast people soon: Rijiju
Separate helpline for Northeast people soon: Rijiju

Days after the assault on three Nagaland youths in Gurgaon, Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju, on Saturday said that India is a democratic nation and hate crimes will not be tolerated.

Rijiju to meet NE victims of assault in Gurgaon

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju will visit Gurgaon on Saturday and meet three youths from Nagaland who were assaulted by locals.

Hate crimes against people from Northeast: Is India becoming an intolerant society? Have your say

Last few days have seen a number of attacks/crimes against people from the Northeast.

Similar incidents have also been reported in the past when people from a part of the country were targeted for their appearance or for their failure to speak in local language.

Woman from Mizoram found dead in Delhi, one detained

A woman from the Northeast was found dead in the capital on Thursday night.

Will talk to K'taka CM about attack on NE students: Rajnath

Expressing concern over the assault on three northeastern students in Bangalore, Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday said he would take up the issue with the Karnataka government for strict action against the culprits.

Delhi to host 4-day Northeast fest in Nov, to focus on attacks issue

 A four-day festival beginning next month will showcase music, dance, fashion and food of the northeastern states with a special focus on "bridging the cultural gap" in the wake of several incidents of attacks on people from the region.

Northeast, particularly Assam, facing threat from al Qaeda: Union Minister Sonowal

The northeast, particularly Assam is facing a serious threat from al-Qaeda and Jihadi militants, Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal claimed here on Thursday.

Northeast India turns to Myanmar, Bangladesh for rice

 Transport bottlenecks have forced India`s northeastern states to procure much needed rice from neighbouring Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Two youths from Northeast attacked in Gurgaon

Two youths from the Northeast were allegedly attacked by eight persons at Sikanderpur here, police said on Thursday.

No discrimination on basis on caste, religion: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said any discrimination on the basis of caste, creed or religion will not be allowed.

Dhaula Kuan gang-rape case: All five accused held guilty
Dhaula Kuan gang-rape case: All five accused held guilty

A Delhi court on Tuesday held five persons guilty in the infamous 2010 Dhaula Kuan abduction and gang-rape case.

Child-tracing portal hit by poor infrastructure in northeast

Lack of computers in many police stations and poor internet connectivity have stopped police in many northeastern states from uploading data in TrackChild, a national portal aimed at searching missing children, say officials.

Child-tracing portal hit by poor infrastructure in northeast

Lack of computers in many police stations and poor internet connectivity have stopped police in many northeastern states from uploading data in TrackChild, a national portal aimed at searching missing children, say officials.

Amur Falcons start arriving in Nagaland

Migratory Amur Falcons have started arriving at Pangti Village in Wokha District of Nagaland.

Exemplary punishment demanded for killing Meghalaya girl

Civil society groups Tuesday condemned the beheading of a girl in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills district and demanded "exemplary" punishment for the accused.

Meghalaya flood toll rises to 59

The toll in the flash floods and landslides in Meghalaya has risen to 59 with the recovery of one more body. Three people are still missing, an official said Tuesday.

Northeast India's 115 years old rail track is now history

It was an emotional moment in India's mountainous northeastern region when the train ran on the 115 years old metre gauge line of the region for the last time - and into history. The metre gauge tracks laid over a century ago are to be uprooted to make way for broad gauge.