North East News

Northeast likely to receive rainfall from Feb 14 to 18: IMD

Northeast likely to receive rainfall from Feb 14 to 18: IMD

Dry weather is very likely to prevail over the rest of the country in the next five days, the weatherman predicted.

Feb 14, 2020, 09:56 AM IST
CAA won't have any effect on Assam, North-east region, says PM Modi

CAA won't have any effect on Assam, North-east region, says PM Modi

The Prime Minister said the entire issue of Northeast was serious and the BJP-led government worked on it with a new approach

Feb 07, 2020, 16:45 PM IST
Coronavirus: Manipur, Mizoram impose ban on Chinese imports

Coronavirus: Manipur, Mizoram impose ban on Chinese imports

"The Chinese food and various other products including second-hand or used clothes are sold in the bordering markets of India-Myanmar along Manipur. People have been advised not to purchase or use

Feb 07, 2020, 15:34 PM IST
Lakhs of people assemble for PM Modi's Kokrajhar rally

Lakhs of people assemble for PM Modi's Kokrajhar rally

Kokrajhar has been decked up ahead of Modi's trip with banners, festoons and big hoardings seemingly omnipresent to "thank" him for the peace accord

Feb 07, 2020, 12:45 PM IST
People's love and support will protect me: Modi in Assam on Rahul's 'danda' remark

People's love and support will protect me: Modi in Assam on Rahul's 'danda' remark

The visit comes days after the state government signed a tripartite agreement with representatives of all factions of the banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) and the Ministry of Home

Feb 07, 2020, 07:12 AM IST
Chamling will be punished for transgressions: Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang

Chamling will be punished for transgressions: Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang

Tamang said, "Chamling destroyed Sikkim during his dictatorial and corrupt rule of 25 years, which our party ended last year. Now we will start the process to punish him for his various

Feb 05, 2020, 12:38 PM IST
 Solved insurgency problems in North East, ensured peace: PM Modi

Solved insurgency problems in North East, ensured peace: PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi also stated that historic steps taken by the government like the abrogation of 370 have sent a message to the world.

Feb 04, 2020, 16:23 PM IST
Congress MLA Pranab Gogoi dies at 84

Congress MLA Pranab Gogoi dies at 84

An advocate by profession, Gogoi served as the law minister from 2006 to 2011 and was the Speaker of the state Assembly between 2011 and 2016.

Feb 04, 2020, 16:07 PM IST
Centre ready to hold peace talks with ULFA(I): Himanta Biswa

Centre ready to hold peace talks with ULFA(I): Himanta Biswa

The offer comes a few days after ULFA(I) claimed responsibility for four serial blasts in Upper Assam districts on the Republic Day.

Jan 28, 2020, 11:29 AM IST
Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest: Curfew relaxed in Assam's Dibrugarh till 4 pm, internet remains suspended

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest: Curfew relaxed in Assam's Dibrugarh till 4 pm, internet remains suspended

The ban on internet services in Assam, however, has been extended for 48 hours, till Monday evening.   

Dec 15, 2019, 07:49 AM IST
Citizenship Act protests: Curfew relaxed till 1 pm in Assam's Dibrugarh, Guwahati; AASU calls for hunger strike

Citizenship Act protests: Curfew relaxed till 1 pm in Assam's Dibrugarh, Guwahati; AASU calls for hunger strike

The development comes a day after the authorities decided to extend the 24-hour curfew to 48-hour in Dibrugarh.

Dec 13, 2019, 10:10 AM IST
Goods train derails in Assam's Dibrugarh, rail movement of 19 other trains hit

Goods train derails in Assam's Dibrugarh, rail movement of 19 other trains hit

The derailment of the goods train occurred at around 6:40 am in the morning, where seven wagons went off the track. 

Dec 08, 2019, 16:45 PM IST
Teen bride raped for months, burnt alive for dowry in Tripura

Teen bride raped for months, burnt alive for dowry in Tripura

Angry family members and neighbours of the victim assaulted the accused Ajoy and Anima at the hospital immediately after her death.

Dec 08, 2019, 16:39 PM IST
Jawan dies after voluntary blood donation in Tripura

Jawan dies after voluntary blood donation in Tripura

A young jawan of the elite Tripura State Rifles (TSR) died after donating blood at a voluntary blood donation camp organised by the fifth battalion of the TSR, officials said on Tuesday.

Nov 26, 2019, 17:16 PM IST
Bee attack leaves 60 students injured in Tripura

Bee attack leaves 60 students injured in Tripura

The injured students and a few parents have been admitted to government hospitals for treatment.

Nov 23, 2019, 16:52 PM IST
Indian Railway line at 10,000 ft in Tawang soon

Indian Railway line at 10,000 ft in Tawang soon

Tawang, a strategic border town in Arunachal Pradesh, which China claims to be southern Tibet.

Nov 09, 2019, 16:53 PM IST
10 killed, several inured as passenger vehicles collide in Assam's Sivasagar

10 killed, several inured as passenger vehicles collide in Assam's Sivasagar

The incident took place at Thaora Dol in Demow when two passenger vehicles travelling in opposite direction collided head on.

Sep 23, 2019, 14:17 PM IST
Ex-Bodo militant leader wants to bring NDFB(S) to talks

Ex-Bodo militant leader wants to bring NDFB(S) to talks

The Union Home Minister was present on the occasion which was also participated by chief ministers of all the eight northeastern states.

Sep 09, 2019, 20:05 PM IST
Meghalaya Assembly Speaker election on September 13

Meghalaya Assembly Speaker election on September 13

The ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has decided to field the incumbent Tourism Minister, Metbah Lyngdoh as its nominee for the post of Speaker.

Sep 09, 2019, 13:32 PM IST
5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh, tremors felt in Assam

5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal Pradesh, tremors felt in Assam

According to a seismologist the quake occurred at 2.52 PM and had its epicentre in Arunachal Pradesh's East Kameng district.

Jul 19, 2019, 16:07 PM IST