Over 400 human trafficking victims rescued in Assam

Over 400 human trafficking victims rescued in Assam

Arunachal flood situation slightly improves

The flood situation in Arunachal Pradesh marginally improved Wednesday as the water level in many rivers are showing a receding trend.

Two ULFA(I) militants killed in Assam encounter

Two ULFA (independent) militants were killed in an encounter with the police in Goalpara district of Assam, a senior police officer said Tuesday.

KLPLF chairman and general secretary arrested

The Chairman and the General Secretary of Karbi Landless Peoples` Force (KPLF), a new militant outfit active in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district, were arrested today and huge quantity of arms and ammunitions were seized from their possession, police said.

Incessant rains trigger flash floods, landslides in Arunachal

Incessant rains and an unprecedented rise in the water level of the Subansiri have triggered landslides and flash floods in Arunachal Pradesh with the swirling river water leaving a trail of destruction.

Family, activists condemn Sharmila`s re-arrest

Condemning the re-arrest of Irom Chanu Sharmila, her family and various civil rights groups in Manipur Friday termed the move as "illegal" as a local court had earlier absolved her of the charge of trying to commit suicide by means of fasting.

After Sukhois, India deploys Akash missiles in Northeast to tackle China threat

Amid growing apprehensions about China`s `real` intentions, India has started deploying squadrons of surface-to-air Akash missiles in the Northeast.

Mizoram Excise Dept seizes heroin, Myanmarese nabbed

The Mizoram Excise Department has seized 44 grams of heroin here and arrested a Myanmarese national in this connection, an official said Thursday.

Centre not be blamed for the clashes on Assam-Nagaland border: MoS Kiren Rijiju

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has defended the role of central government with regard to the clashes on the Assam and Nagaland border.

Assam losing Rs 200 cr annually due to floods: Economic Survey

Assam suffers an average loss of Rs 200 crore every year due to devastating floods with nearly 40 per cent of the state`s total land declared as flood-prone by the government.

Bungalows to be constructed for Speaker, CS, DGP in Sikkim

Sikkim government has decided to construct bungalows for the Assembly Speaker, Chief Secretary and Director General of Police.

Man arrested for raping minor in Mizoram

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Hnahthial town of Mizoram for allegedly raping a minor girl, the police said Tuesday.

Two militants held, bombs seized in Manipur

Two militants were arrested and several powerful bombs recovered from different areas of Manipur, police said on Tuesday.

Northeast CMs` meet to decide roadmap for development

DoNER Minister Gen (retd) VK Singh would meet the chief ministers of all eight northeastern states in Guwahati Aug 21-22 to decide a roadmap for the development of the region, an official said here on Monday.

NDA govt cuts funding in rural jobs scheme in Tripura

The Left Front government in Tripura on Wednesday expressed its discontent over slashing of funds under the MGNREGA rural employment scheme and urged the central government to restore the funding.

Five NE militant outfits call General Strike on I-Day

Five militant outfits of North East, including the ULFA(Independent), have called a `General Strike` on August 15 in view of the Independence Day celebrations.

Independence Day: Centre alerts northeast over terror attacks

The union Home Ministry has alerted the north-eastern states over possible terror attacks in the run-up to Independence Day, officials said Sunday.

Two GNLA militants killed in Assam

Two suspected militants of the Garo National Liberation Front (GNLA) were killed in an encounter with the Army at Hudakona here, police said Thursday.

First dengue case in Tripura

The first confirmed case of dengue has been reported in Tripura, an official said here Wednesday.

Seven gang-rape minor girl in Mizoram, arrested

Mizoram police arrested seven youths, including four minors, for gang-raping a minor girl, police said here on Tuesday.