Northeast states

Lessons from the Northeast should help bring peace to Jammu and Kashmir

The muscular approach of 2015 has been followed by confidence building in the Northeast, and this could be a viable option to be replicated in Jammu and Kashmir and the LWE-affected states.

Jul 20, 2018, 14:53 PM IST

Mainstreaming the Northeast: What might work, and what might not

To what extent the Northeastern states succeed will depend on several factors. It is, however, indubitable that the direction is right.

Apr 18, 2018, 20:03 PM IST

Two independent Meghalaya MLAs join BJP

Congress is in power in the state, where it has 29 MLAs in the 60-member House.

Aug 28, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

Northeast states remain cut off due to floods, over 30 lakh people hit in Assam

Over 30 lakh people in Assam have been affected by the devastating wave of floods that affected the state in the last few days.

Aug 15, 2017, 00:21 AM IST

Flash floods in Northeast states, Mizoram worst hit

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Wednesday set up a high-level committee chaired by state Home minister R Lalzirliana to assess the flood situation in the state where eight persons have died.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

Centre to develop Manipur's Loktak Lake, the largest fresh water body in Northeast India!

He visited the Loktak Llake and went to lake islet Pabot Ching to see the proposed developmental works. 

Sep 30, 2016, 09:29 AM IST

Northeast states consulted over Naga accord: Nagaland CM

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said the Centre had consulted the northeastern states before signing the Naga peace accord.

Aug 08, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

Nadda reviews health facilities in Northeast states

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda Saturday reviewed health facilities in the north eastern states here, asserting that there is no shortage of funds for ensuring health care services in the region.

Jun 27, 2015, 23:11 PM IST

Amit Shah begins tour of three Northeast states, addresses BJP meet in Gangtok

BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday embarked on a three-day tour of north-eastern states of Sikkim, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.

Apr 21, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

`Northeast states should pursue green development`

As Uttarakhand and the northeastern states are geographically similar, the latter need to take lessons from the 2013 disaster that struck the north Indian state and pursue a green development vision, experts said here Wednesday.

Feb 13, 2014, 11:04 AM IST

Northeast states want manual sand mining to be allowed

Four northeastern state governments are unhappy with the National Green Tribunal`s (NGT) ruling that bans sand mining in river beds across the country without the clearance of Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF).

Sep 27, 2013, 12:52 PM IST

Northeast security scene continues to be complex, says PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that though much progress had been made in dialogue with insurgent groups in the northeast, the security situation there continues to be complex.

Jun 05, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Chief justices for three northeast states recommended

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended three chief justices for the proposed high courts in the northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya, officials said here Sunday.

Jan 27, 2013, 13:08 PM IST

Bill to split joint cadre of IAS, IPS in NE states

A bill to bifurcate the joint cadre
of IAS, IPS and Forest Service for the states of Tripura and
Manipur was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday to meet a long
pending demand.

Dec 07, 2011, 15:44 PM IST

India to get access to N-E states through B`desh

India will get access to its
landlocked seven northeastern states through Bangladesh with
"unfettered movement of people and goods".

Aug 08, 2010, 21:04 PM IST