Northeast girl raped for three years on pretext of marriage

A 16-year old girl from Northeast was allegedly raped by a man for the past three years on the false promise of marriage in Dabri area of South West Delhi, police said on Monday.

200 million people moved to cities in East Asia in decade: World Bank

 Almost 200 million people in East Asia moved to urban areas in the decade to 2010, the World Bank said Monday, creating a massive challenge to the region`s planners.

No question of dividing Tripura: CM Manik Sarkar

 Tripura's Left Front government would not allow any attempt to divide the northeastern state, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here Monday, asserting that he would resist any such move with all his might.

Centre alerts Northeast over terror attacks before R-Day

 The union home ministry has alerted the northeastern states over possible terror attacks in the run-up to the Republic Day Monday, an official said Sunday.

Five people arrested for violating Liquor Prohibition Act in Mizoram

At least five people have been arrested for violation of the Mizoram Liquor Prohibition and Control Act, 2014 enforced in the state from Thursday last, state excise and narcotics department officials said.

Govt to set up FTII in Northeast

Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh today said a Film and Television Institute of Technology (FTII) would be set up in the Northeastern region.

Border haat along Tripura-Bangladesh border

The first border 'haat' or market along Tripura-Bangladesh frontier at Srinagar in South Tripura district, about 140 km from here, will be inaugurated on Tuesday, officials said on Monday.

Nido Tania case: HC issues notice to CBI, 4 accused

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the CBI on a plea filed by father of Northeast student Nido Tania, who died last year after he was allegedly beaten up by some persons at Lajpat Nagar here.

Two electrocuted in Aizal

Aizawl:Two persons were electrocuted while they were collecting materials for making brooms in the jungle near Khawmawi in Lunglei district, police said on Tuesday.

One injured in blast in Nagaland

One person was seriously injured in a blast at Dimapur, police said on Tuesday.

Bangladesh lauded for smashing Indian insurgents' camps on its soil

Bangladesh security forces have done a commendable job in smashing camps of Indian insurgents in their country and helped contain the decade-old insurgency in Tripura, a senior police officer said on Monday.

Assam security situation reviewed by Unified Command

A special operation group meeting of the counter insurgency Unified Command Friday reviewed the overall security situation and the recent acts of violence by militants in Assam.

AFSPA extended in Assam for one more year

The Centre has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 declaring the entire 'state of Assam' as a 'Disturbed Area' for another one year beyond November 3 last, a state government release said here on Friday.

New policy for welfare of Northeastern people on the anvil

The Government will soon come out with a policy for the security and welfare of people from the Northeast based on the recommendations of the Bezbaruah committee report.

160 Northeast youths to join Delhi Police: Rijiju

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday announced 160 youths from Northeast states would be inducted into Delhi Police.

Will act against forceful conversions: Tripura CM

Tripura's Left Front government would not tolerate any forceful religious conversions and would take strict action against any such move, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Monday.

All check gates of Itanagar sealed

All check-gates of the state capital have been sealed following apprehension of possible infiltration by miscreants.

Tuki urges Centre to consider the uniqueness of NE

Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has urged the Centre that various developmental and welfare schemes of the North-East be conceived and sanctioned considering the uniqueness of each state and region.

Army Chief to visit violence-hit Assam today; death toll at 81
Army Chief to visit violence-hit Assam today; death toll at 81

Army Chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag is expected to visit Assam on Saturday, where ethnic violence has claimed over 80 lives, reports said on Friday.

Portfolios allocated to three ministers in Arunachal

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has allocated portfolios to the three newly inducted ministers in his cabinet.