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Amit Shah begins two-day visit to poll-bound Assam, several opposition MLAs likely to join BJP

Amit Shah begins two-day visit to poll-bound Assam, several opposition MLAs likely to join BJP

During his visit to poll-bound Assam, Shah will meet newly elected members of the state party core committee and the ruling coalition of the Bodoland Territorial Council, Sarma. He will also flag off

Dec 26, 2020, 08:52 AM IST
Nitish Kumar's JD(U) suffers setback in Arunachal Pradesh, 6 MLAs switches over to BJP

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) suffers setback in Arunachal Pradesh, 6 MLAs switches over to BJP

The development comes a day ahead of the announcement of the panchayat and municipal poll results.

Dec 25, 2020, 15:29 PM IST
Normal classes not to resume in schools in these states anytime soon, check details

Normal classes not to resume in schools in these states anytime soon, check details

Most of the northeastern states took varied decisions on the resumption of classes in schools on a regular basis even as Assam had reopened educational institutions on November 2 after more than

Nov 28, 2020, 19:53 PM IST
This state has announced night curfew till year-end to check COVID spread

This state has announced night curfew till year-end to check COVID spread

Several state governments have imposed new restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Nov 28, 2020, 11:50 AM IST
Indian Army Chief MM Naravane reviews security situation in Northeast

Indian Army Chief MM Naravane reviews security situation in Northeast

The COAS interacted extensively with the troops deployed in the remote areas and appreciated their state of operational preparedness, morale and conduct of people-friendly operations. 

Nov 24, 2020, 19:54 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi lauds 4-year-old girl's rendition of 'Vande Mataram'

PM Narendra Modi lauds 4-year-old girl's rendition of 'Vande Mataram'

Four-year-old Esther Hnamte from Mizoram caught the attention of everyone with her powerful rendition of 'Maa Tujhe Salaam – Vande Mataram'.

Nov 02, 2020, 09:13 AM IST
Mizoram reports its first COVID-19 death; with 80 new cases, tally reaches 2,607

Mizoram reports its first COVID-19 death; with 80 new cases, tally reaches 2,607

Mizoram had reported its first coronavirus case on March 24 after a 52-year-old pastor, with a travel history to the Netherlands, tested positive for the infection.

Oct 29, 2020, 08:00 AM IST
Viral video: Assam doctor dances to Hrithik Roshan's Ghungroo track to cheer up COVID-19 patients

Viral video: Assam doctor dances to Hrithik Roshan's Ghungroo track to cheer up COVID-19 patients

In the 1.17-long video, Dr Arup Senapati, an ENT surgeon at Silchar Medical College Assam, is seen performing the signature steps of Hrithik in his PPE kit to entertain the COVID-19 patients. 

Oct 20, 2020, 10:47 AM IST
Assam-Mizoram clash: What led to violent conflict at border

Assam-Mizoram clash: What led to violent conflict at border

Simmering tension prevailed on the Assam-Mizoram border after a violent clash took place between the people of the two states.

Oct 19, 2020, 07:29 AM IST
Security forces gun down NSCN-K (YA) cadre in Arunachal Pradesh's Longding

Security forces gun down NSCN-K (YA) cadre in Arunachal Pradesh's Longding

Security forces eliminated one insurgent, without any damage to own troops during the operation in Arunachal's Longding district.

Oct 18, 2020, 12:28 PM IST
Naga peace talks be shifted to 'third' country: NSCN (IM) writes to PM Narendra Modi

Naga peace talks be shifted to 'third' country: NSCN (IM) writes to PM Narendra Modi

The NSCN (IM) has demanded direct involvement of Prime Minister Narenda Modi in the talks to resolve the festering insurgency in the north-eastern state and insisted that the negotiations be held in

Oct 06, 2020, 17:09 PM IST
Moderate earthquake of 3.9 magnitude hits Assam's Kampur

Moderate earthquake of 3.9 magnitude hits Assam's Kampur

According to the state disaster management officials, no loss of life or property has been reported as yet.

Oct 03, 2020, 23:45 PM IST
Attempt to smuggle arms into India: BSF seizes 28 rifles, 7894 ammunition meant for northeast insurgent groups

Attempt to smuggle arms into India: BSF seizes 28 rifles, 7894 ammunition meant for northeast insurgent groups

According to the force, this was an 'attempt by anti-national elements to smuggle arms and ammunition into Indian territory'.

Sep 29, 2020, 15:08 PM IST
India's northeast insurgent groups conspiring to recruit more youth into their outfits

India's northeast insurgent groups conspiring to recruit more youth into their outfits

In Tripura, the inputs indicated that the extremist Parimal Debbrama of National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) is trying to revive the group and some newly recruited members of the outfit had

Sep 19, 2020, 18:57 PM IST
China's PLA releases five Arunachal Pradesh youths, 10 days after they went missing

China's PLA releases five Arunachal Pradesh youths, 10 days after they went missing

The five youths who went missing from Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Subansiri district last week were returned to Indian authorities by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Saturday (September 12),

Sep 12, 2020, 14:26 PM IST
Chinese Army allegedly abducts 5 Indians in Arunachal Pradesh, probe launched

Chinese Army allegedly abducts 5 Indians in Arunachal Pradesh, probe launched

The Arunachal Pradesh Police have launched a probe following reports that five people, who had gone hunting in a forest in Upper Subansiri district on the Sino-India border, were allegedly kidnapped

Sep 05, 2020, 16:24 PM IST
5.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Manipur's Ukhrul, no casualties reported

5.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Manipur's Ukhrul, no casualties reported

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale jolted Ukhrul in the northeastern state of Manipur in the wee hours of Tuesday.

Sep 01, 2020, 08:25 AM IST
8-year-old minor girl gangraped by six teenagers in west Tripura district

8-year-old minor girl gangraped by six teenagers in west Tripura district

Six of the accused who live at Tabaria in West Tripura district were arrested and one is absconding.

Aug 30, 2020, 22:04 PM IST
Massive landslide hits Sikkim’s Jorethang, IPCA lab damaged

Massive landslide hits Sikkim’s Jorethang, IPCA lab damaged

A major landslide hit Sikkim’s Jorethang on Thursday. According to initial reports, the IPCA Laboratory in Mazhitar, Jorethang was badly damaged due to the landslide.

Aug 06, 2020, 13:32 PM IST
Sikkim extends lockdown till August 3 as COVID-19 cases surge

Sikkim extends lockdown till August 3 as COVID-19 cases surge

The Sikkim government on Friday (July 31, 2020) extended the complete lockdown in the state till August 3 in view of a spurt in COVID-19 cases, a senior official said.

Jul 31, 2020, 17:03 PM IST