Milind Soman’s wife Ankita Konwar on racism: If you’re from Northeast, you are an Indian ONLY when you win a medal for the country

Ankita Konwar said that Indians consider Northeastern people ass part of the country only when they recieve medals at events like Tokyo Olympics 2020, otherwise they are adressed with racist slurs like 'chinki', 'Chinese' and 'Nepali'.

Jul 28, 2021, 08:08 AM IST

DNA exclusive: Celebration pictures of Mirabai Chanu's Olympic win and Assam-Mizoram border violence

In tonight's segment of DNA, we will present before you pictures of two celebrations from the northeastern states of the country. One celebration is for winning Olympic medals whereas the other celebration by police personnel and goons for allegedly killing people of own country. On Tuesday, Mirabai Chanu, who got the silver coin in the Tokyo Olympics in the 49 kg category of women weightlifting, attended a grand reception function organised by the Directorate of Youth Affairs and Sports, Manipur at City Convention Auditorium just after her arrival at Imphal this afternoon.

Jul 28, 2021, 00:29 AM IST

Union Cabinet expansion: Kiren Rijiju, BJP’s most recognisable face in Northeast, sworn in as Union minister

The Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal West was earlier the Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports and Ayush and Minister of State, Minority Affairs.

Jul 07, 2021, 19:02 PM IST

Union Home Minister Amit Shah meets Assam CM Sarbanand Sonowal to review law and order situation

Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a meeting with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to review the law and order situation in the state.

Dec 27, 2020, 00:58 AM IST

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 seven months, officials said on Saturday.

Nov 28, 2020, 19:53 PM IST

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

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

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 a "third country".

Oct 06, 2020, 17:09 PM IST

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 completed their basic training in a hideout of Khagrachari District of Bangladesh.

Sep 19, 2020, 18:57 PM IST

4.3 magnitude earthquake jolts Mizoram’s Champai, no casualties reported

The news about low to medium intensity earthquake hitting parts of the country have been coming very often these days. A moderate earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale occurred in the southwest area of Champai district of Mizoram on Thursday.

Jul 09, 2020, 15:55 PM IST

Lin Laishram: Things are changing for actors from Northeast

'Axone', streaming on Netflix, is about a group of friends from the Northeast in the South Delhi locality of Humayunpur, who attempt to cook a special traditional dish for a special occasion.

Jun 13, 2020, 17:52 PM IST

Unattended by rail staff, female migrant labourer from northeast dies inside train in UP

A female migrant worker from Kalingapong died onboard a train ferrying migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh to northeast. She died in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh while travelling back home. 

May 30, 2020, 16:39 PM IST

After NSA Ajit Doval's intervention, Myanmar hands over 22 northeast insurgents wanted in India

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval's strategy against militant organizations in northeast states of the country seems to be paying off finally. In a big diplomatic win, the Myanmar military handed over a group of 22 insurgents, active in Assam and northeast states, to the Indian government on Friday (May 15). The insurgents, wanted in Manipur and Assam for a long time, were brought back by a special plane.

May 15, 2020, 19:46 PM IST

Northeast records first death due to COVID-19 as 65-year-old man dies in Assam

The condition of the 65-year-old retired BSF personnel turned 'alarming' on Thursday and he was shifted to SMCH during the day.

Apr 10, 2020, 09:13 AM IST

President approves Citizenship amendment bill

President approves Citizenship amendment bill now it becomes act.

Dec 13, 2019, 09:24 AM IST

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