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Why Thuingaleng Muivah’s new statement has dug up old fears, anger
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

A map of the NSCN(IM)’s Greater Nagalim includes large portions of the three states — Assam, Manipur and Arunachal — that share a boundary with Nagaland.

Rs 54.45 lakh cash found from Assam officer caught red-handed while taking bribe
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, meanwhile, said his government was determined to root out corruption.

Sarabananda Sonowal warns officers for failure to meet embankment repair deadline
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Chief Minister Sonowal also said the water resources department should strive hard to dispel its negative image.

Arunachal Dy Speaker’s son held for murder of Congress leader
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

According to reports, Bagra and Kamsi were engaged in a scuffle outside a restaurant-cum-bar in the district town late Sunday evening, following which Bagra took out a revolver and opened fire on Kamsi, who died on the spot.

Manipur: 11 killed as Imphal-bound night bus falls into gorge
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

The bus was carrying 35 passengers when it left Dimapur around 7 PM on Sunday, and was about 90 kms short of Imphal when the accident occurred.

Behind the BJP’s spectacular success in Northeast, years of silent work by Sangh
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Back in 1995, the RSS and its affiliated organisations had about 650 such units in the Northeast; today there are over 6,000.

Tripura TMC joins BJP en masse
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

TMC joining BJP signals, the forthcoming assembly elections in the Northeastern state – slated for early 2018 – will be a tough one for the ruling Left Front.

Chief of outfit responsible for attack on AASU office held
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Biswas was arrested by a joint team of policemen from Assam and West Bengal.

Framework Agreement will give Nagas maximum sovereign power: Thuingaleng Muivah 
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Muivah also likened the NSCN(IM) to a compass that guided he Nagas, as also a sword that had has neither failed in the fighting front nor at the negotiating table.

Former Assam minister Abhijit Sarma dead
Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Abhijit Sarmaa’s body will be taken to Jorhat, his hometown on Thursday for cremation, Manoj Saikia, said the media secretary of the Asom Gana Parishad.

Future of Nagas safe under Framework Agreement: NSCN(IM) leader Kholi
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Expressing dissatisfaction over growth of factionalism in the Naga movement, the GPRN Vice-President said it would only add to the problems.

BSF orders court of inquiry into Tripura firing that left 3 dead on Bangladesh border
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Three days after an incident of firing by its jawans had left three persons including a woman dead near the Indo-Bangladesh border in southern Tripura, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday ordered a court of inquiry with a senior officer from outside the Udaipur sector entrusted with the task. Informing this, Hardeep Singh, DIG […]

Protests in Tripura over BSF firing that left 3 dead on India-Bangladesh border
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

“One jawan first fired two shots in the air to disperse the crowd. But the crowd grew violent and one of them attacked him with a dao (machete), which prompted him to open fire in self-defense,” DIG Singh

Manipur Floor Test Tomorrow: BJP lawmakers camp in Guwahati ahead of confidence vote
Sun, Mar 19, 2017

BJP lawmaker said that nobody should be surprised if N Biren Singh gets support of a larger number of legislators

Not scared, support has made me stronger: Nahid Afrin
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

The pamphlet, asked the organisers of a Nahid Afrin musical night to call it off “because singing, like dancing and magic shows, is a un-Shariat activity”.

Sarbanand Sonowal assures teen singer of security after clerics object to her musical show
Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Nahid Afrin is a Class IX student in Biswanath Chariali, about 260 km from Guwahati.

Accident-hit car near Guwahati leads cops to rhino horn bust
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

The car was heading towards Guwahati when it collided with a bus about 20 km from Guwa-hati.

Nagaland bans junk food, soft drinks in schools
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

A notification by the Nagaland Board of School Education in Kohima asked schools to constitute a School Canteen Management Committee, which would be responsible for ensuring that no junk food found its way to campuses.

Nagaland bans sale of junk food inside schools
Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Sale of junk food including chips, soft drinks and fried foods are banned both within the school campuses as well as in a radius of 200 metres from each school.

Rhino horn found in car that met with accident; 3 Manipuri persons killed
Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Both police and forest officials who examined the rhino horn found that it also had lot of flesh attached to it, as also blood stains, making them believe that the rhino was killed in on Monday.

Curfew relaxed in Assam town; two more arrested for Silapathar AASU office attack
Tue, Mar 14, 2017

The AASU meanwhile has held the BJP-led government of Sarbananda Sonowal for the March 6 attack on its Silapathar office and the incidents that followed.

Assam Police alerts Kolkata, Nagpur cops for tracking down Silapathar accused
Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday asked the police to arrest Biswas at the earliest.

Indefinite fast for Bodoland state; groups remind BJP of 2014 poll promise
Sun, Mar 12, 2017

Leaders of the agitating groups also asked the two governments to make their stand clear on protecting, preserving and safeguarding the identity of the indigenous people of Assam.

Teacher shortage may hinder plans to make Sanskrit mandatory: Assam education minister
Tue, Mar 07, 2017

"For the time being Sanskrit can be taught only to students of Classes 8, 9 and 10 in schools which have Sanskrit teachers,” Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

NRL starts wax export to Myanmar
Tue, Mar 07, 2017

NRL also became the first Indian refinery to export wax to Myanmar.

Tribal communities oppose Assam govt’s decision to make Sanskrit compulsory in schools
Tue, Mar 07, 2017

The decision to make Sanskrit compulsory till Class VIII in state board schools was taken by the Sonowal cabinet on February 28.

Assam: Sanskrit a must till Class VIII, Congress says more burden on kids
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

While the Congress has not dismissed the move outright, the government’s step has met with some criticism from the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF).

Sonowal crackdown on corruption continues: Six Social Welfare officers arrested
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

While six officers of the Social Welfare department were arrested on Monday night, the five officers were arrested on February 24 by the CID from different districts in connection with an alleged scandal in Agriculture department.

Assam: Three-member family perish after gas tanker mishap reduces 12 houses to ashes
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

The incident occurred after gas leaking from an over-turned tanker spread to the labour lines of the tea garden huts, with one family reduced to ashes in their sleep.

Manipur blockade creation of CM Ibobi Singh, says T R Zeliang
Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Zeliang also accused the ruling Congress in Manipur of dividing people on communal lines with an eye on votes. He said problems that are being resolved through peaceful dialogue should not be opposed.

NPF leader TR Zeliang accuses CM Ibobi for creating Manipur blockade
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Zeliang also accused the ruling Congress party in Manipur of dividing the people on communal lines with an eye on votes.

Make Naga peace pact contents public, Tarun Gogoi tells Centre
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

The former chief minister said the geographical boundary of each should be kept intact in the Framework Agreement.

Meghalaya: At least 17 dead as truck with 70 persons overturns
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

Meghalaya accident: The incident occurred at around 8:30 AM on Sunday, with SP Nongtnger saying that a case of rash driving has been registered.

Manipur assembly elections 2017: PM Modi kicks off fight, says ‘Naga Accord fears wrong’
Sun, Feb 26, 2017

Congress asks for details of August 2015 Framework Agreement.

Manipur polls 2017: Naga ‘Accord’ won’t affect Manipur, PM Modi tells in well-attended poll rally
Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Holding the Congress government responsible for the blockade that has been on since November 2016, Modi directly accused CM Ibobi Singh for it.

Arunachal’s Sonam Yudron becomes first woman DIG in SSB
Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Sonam Yudron, who did her early schooling in Dirang, about 350 km from Itanagar, had earlier worked as a junior teacher under the state government after having obtained an MA degree from Punjab University.