Northeastern States

Northeastern states alerted to likely terror strikes ahead of Republic Day celebrations

A massive security alert has been sounded across northeast India after separatist rebels announced a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations Jan 26, a home ministry official said Friday.

Jan 23, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

Three Northeastern states to celebrate statehood day

Three north-eastern states - Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya - will celebrate their statehood day Wednesday, officials said Tuesday.

Jan 20, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

Union Road Transport minister relaxes norms for Northeast states

Union Road Transport and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari has consented to relax norms for the northeastern states, particularly Arunachal Pradesh, to promote less experienced contractors for executing the Trans-Arunachal Highway project.

Dec 10, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

Stop treating Northeast people as aliens!

The recent spree of racial attacks on the people of Northeastern states in some parts of the country, particularly Delhi, have left me in a state of shock and grief. What infuriated me so much is that we are being forced to live in fear even in our own country.

Nov 07, 2014, 19:49 PM IST

Narayanasamy made in-charge of Northeast states by Congress

Former union minister V Narayanasamy has been made the in-charge of Congress affairs in northeastern states, replacing Luizinho Faleiro, who was on Tuesday appointed the PCC chief of Goa.

Oct 08, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

'Northeast space centre not getting data from central agencies'

The North East Space Application Centre (NE-SAC), set up by the Centre to develop high-tech infrastructure support for the northeastern states, is grappling to obtain required data from central agencies due to the "security threat" perception in the region, an official said Thursday.

Sep 18, 2014, 22:27 PM IST

Uma moots for integrated management of Northeast water resources

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development Uma Bharati has assured Arunachal Pradesh for integrated management of all the water resources of the north-eastern state.

Aug 08, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

Focus on grassroots to develop Indian football: Shabbir Ali

Former football captain Shabbir Ali feels the key to raising the game`s profile in India and making the national team an Asian force lies in spreading it to the untapped areas of the country.

Jul 16, 2014, 12:36 PM IST

Congress begins candidate selection process in North East

Congress has begun the process of selecting candidates in the northeastern states for the upcoming parliamentary polls, party sources said Thursday.

Jan 23, 2014, 18:44 PM IST

Measures taken to improve security for people from NE states

To curb incidents of crime against people from NE states residing in Delhi, police has imparted special training to 32 representatives from region.

Mar 07, 2013, 18:35 PM IST

RSS rushes to help fleeing Assamese

Over 500 RSS activists rushed to the help of people from Assam and northeastern states returning home, when a train halted at Nagpur on Friday morning.

Aug 17, 2012, 15:54 PM IST

Northeastern India hit by cooking gas crisis

Northeastern states have been facing a severe crisis of cooking gas after the production was hit in the IOCL -owned four refineries in Assam.

May 26, 2012, 15:26 PM IST

Chinese visa hurdle for Northeastern states

The Northeastern states are finding
it difficult to get Chinese visas in the city as the Chinese
consulate here has stopped issuing them for the region.

Mar 10, 2011, 00:34 AM IST

BJP alleges Rs.63,000 crore scams in northeastern states

The BJP alleged corruption of Rs.63,000 crore in development projects in the northeastern states by the local Congress governments.

Feb 12, 2011, 18:45 PM IST

Security forces to set up co-op mechanism to tackle insurgency

A mechanism is being put in place
to ensure cooperation among security forces in the
Northeastern states to effectively tackle the menace of

Nov 05, 2009, 14:07 PM IST