Seven NSCN(K) cadres gunned down in Tuensang
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

A large quantity of arms and ammunition was recovered from the neutralised militants. One soldier of the security forces also sustained injuries in the firing from the NSCN(K) cadres.

Tarun Gogoi’s ex-confidante Himanta Biswa Sarma joins BJP in style
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

Sarma’s joining the BJP has sent shivers through the rank and file of the ruling Congress party, especially after about 10 other party legislators greeted Sarma on his return from Delhi at the airport.

Sheena Bora’s friends looked for her, faced ‘threats’
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Sheena’s friends, however, said they did not know that Indrani had introduced her as her sister.

1 held for ‘raping’ tribal girl in bus
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

On Saturday, a 13-year old girl from an adivasi community was allegedly raped inside a bus (AS-01-EC-4207) in Uparkhuti village in Baksa district, about 80 km from here.

Mumbai Police question Sheena’s brother in Assam
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Mikhail Bora said the police had not contacted him so far, but if they did, he would cooperate with them in every possible way.

Himanta’s exit will not affect Congress: Gogoi to Sonia
Thu, Aug 27, 2015

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday told Congress president Sonia Gandhi that Himanta Biswa Sarma's departure from the party will not affect the party’s prospects in the 2016 assembly elections in Assam.

Sheena Bora murder: I have pictures which show why she was killed, says Indrani’s son Mikhail
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

The brother of Sheena Bora, the murdered daughter of Indrani Mukherjee, today claimed that he knew the "exact reason" for the crime by their mother but will do the needful only if she does not confesses it to the police.

Ensure no construction around Kaziranga national park, NGT tells Assam govt
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

NGT also directed Assam government to submit a map of Kaziranga showing its boundaries and offending structures within five kms of the park boundaries.

Centre releases Rs 207 crores for Asam flood relief
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

The Centre has released Rs 207 crore for conducting relief and rehabilitation of people affected in the current floods in Assam, Jitendra Singh, union minister for development of Northeastern Region (DoNER) said on Tuesday.

In exit, what Himanta Biswa Sarma can take away from Congress in Assam
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

‘I can bring a number of MLAs with me. It is for the BJP to decide how many MLAs they will be in a position to take,’ says Himanta, who will cross over Friday.

Brahmaputra crosses red mark in Guwahati; 8.33 lakh affected across Assam
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

Official sources said that of the 1.60 lakh people lodged in 164 relief camps in these districts, the highest – over 73,000 –was in Dhubri district as on Monday.

5-yr-old Bangla boy is reunited with his family
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

The Bangladeshi boy was rescued by the Border Security Force from an abandoned house near the border in Assam’s Dhubri district in April this year.

Army out as floods hit 3 lakh people in 13 Assam districts
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

The army was called out to assist the civil authorities in Kokrajhar and a few other districts as the flood situation in Assam turned grim on Thursday, affecting about three lakh people in 13 districts.

Army under fire over youth’s death in Assam
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

According to the Army, the youth complained of chest pain and uneasiness on their way back.

Assam youth allegedly dies of chest pain in army ‘custody’
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

Even as the army troops were on their way back to hand over the alleged militant to the nearest police station, he complained of chest pain and uneasiness.

Flood situation in Assam grim, over 2 lakh people affected
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Highest number of 1.35 lakh people have been hit by the natural calamity in Bongaigaon district alone.

30 yrs after Accord, Assam still hunts a deportation formula
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Last week, the government informed the assembly that 72,959 persons were declared foreigners in 30 years and admitted only 95 of them have been arrested and kept in detention camps.

Louis Berger bribery case Minister who awarded contract should take responsibility: Gogoi
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

He said that the “concerned minister” who had awarded the contract to US firm Louis Berger for a water supply project in Guwahati should take responsibility for it.

After decades, I-Day observed across Northeast with fewer bandh calls
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

The media in Shillong said it was a ban imposed by the Meghalaya High Court on media carrying news of bandhs that had actually done the magic.

Radio collars to study migration behaviour of Kaziranga elephants
Sun, Aug 16, 2015

This study will also look into the hazards faced by the Kaziranga elephants especially in the backdrop of a large-scale encroachment of their natural corridors.

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi: Make Naga accord details public
Sun, Aug 16, 2015

"I appeal to the government of India to complete the border fencing works expeditiously and guard the international boundary more effectively in order to stop illegal influx into Assam,” said Gogoi.

PM Narendra Modi’s ‘healthy attitude’ made Naga peace accord possible, says CM Zeliang
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang said PM Narendra Modi’s healthy attitude and respect towards the Nagas has made the peace agreement possible between the government of India and the NSCN(IM).

‘Not giving up demands for sovereignty, integration’
Sat, Aug 15, 2015

Nagas must realise futility of military solution: Muivah

Assam village girl gets third award for crutches with shock absorbers
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

The girl developed the shock-absorbing crutches in 2010 after seeing the plight of a physically challenged person walking with great difficulty with a home-made wooden pair of crutches.

Six days after Pawan Hans chopper went missing, IAF spots wreckage
Tue, Aug 11, 2015

The massive search operation was launched to locate the chopper which went missing after taking off from Khonsa in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district on August 4.

Because Assam is home: Some Biharis are more Assamese
Mon, Aug 10, 2015

Language data based on data from 2001, when the Hindi-speaking population was 5.9 per cent of Assam, would suggest there are between 15 lakh and 18 lakh Hindi-speakers in Assam today.

Four held for vandalising statue of Don Bosco in Guwahati
Sun, Aug 09, 2015

The statue was supposed to be installed to mark the 200th birth anniversary of St John Bosco.

Beyond the ‘separate Naga identity’ lie similar aspirations
Sun, Aug 09, 2015

As Nagaland waits for details of the peace deal signed between the Centre and NSCN(IM), The Indian Express finds that the ‘Naga identity’, core to the NSCN(IM)’s ideology, is not the only thing that defines the people of the state.

Naga peace accord: This is a preamble to a final agreement, says Rh Raising
Thu, Aug 06, 2015

'The Government of India talked with us because we represent the basic issues of the Naga people. Our organisation is the only one mandated by the people,' the NSCN(IM) leader said.

Day after Naga peace accord: No crackers, no festoons, it’s cautious optimism in Nagaland
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

In Dimapur, the state’s business centre, students attended schools and colleges, shops and offices remained open.

Explained: Everything you need to know about Nagaland insurgency
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

The story of the long-running Naga insurgency -- and peace moves that picked up pace with the efforts of Prime Ministers from P V Narasimha Rao to Narendra Modi

How Atal Bihari Vajpayee won Naga hearts
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

Vajpayee not only recognised the “unique history” of the Nagas, but also admitted that mistakes had been committed, and lamented the unnecessary spilling of blood in the state.

Towards the Govt-Naga peace accord: Everything you need to know
Tue, Aug 04, 2015

Here is the story of the long-running Naga insurgency — and the peace moves that picked up pace with the efforts of Prime Ministers from P V Narasimha Rao to Narendra Modi.

Smart villages, not smart cities are need of the hour, Tarun Gogoi tells PM Narendra Modi
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

Gogoi recalled former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s concept of ‘Providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas’ (PURA) and asked the Centre to take that concept up on a mission mode.

Repair National Highways or hand over to state, Gogoi tells Gadkari
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

Gogoi the Corporation had neither taken up the construction activities nor undertaken maintenance work, leaving the state in the lurch.

Assam bans another packaged drinking water brand
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

The ban was imposed after a repeat test carried out on the particular brand of packaged drinking water which confirmed the presence of chromium above the maximum permissible limit.