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Six arrested in Assam for ‘links’ to Bangladesh-based terror group

April 16, 2022 4:15 pm

This follows another set of arrests in the state’s Barpeta district last month when five people, including a Bangladeshi national, were booked for alleged links with the group called Ansar-ul Bangla Team.

Manipur: Amit Shah to unfurl tricolour atop tallest flagpole in Northeast

April 14, 2022 8:38 pm

On April 14, 1944, the INA headed by Subhas Chandra Bose liberated Moirang, in Bishnupur district of Manipur by hoisting the first INA flag on Indian soil.

Move to make Hindi compulsory in North-East up to Class 10 will create disharmony, claims students' bodies

April 14, 2022 9:41 am

In a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, NESO has called for immediate withdrawal of the “unfavorable policy”, suggesting that indigenous languages should be made compulsory in their native states till Class 10, while Hindi should remain an optional or elective subject. 

Northeast groups oppose Centre’s Hindi move, call it an ‘imposition’

April 11, 2022 7:33 am

Earlier this week, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who chairs the Parliamentary Official Language committee, had announced that Hindi would be made compulsory in all eight north-eastern states up to Class X.

Assam: Congress leader sends legal notice to AIUDF MLA for ‘cross-voting’ allegation in RS polls

April 08, 2022 2:35 am

Elections to the two Rajya Sabha seats in Assam were held on March 31, with BJP and its ally, UPPL, winning both seats.

As AFSPA lifted in parts of NE, 2 injured in Army firing in Arunachal

April 03, 2022 7:23 am

The incident comes just four months after six civilians were gunned down in a botched operation by security personnel in Nagaland’s Mon district in December last year.

Tripura CPM says BJP cadres unleashed political violence after election results

March 11, 2022 10:35 pm

In a letter to Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, CPM state secretary Jitendra Chaudhury says at least 39 incidents of arson and other attacks on party offices occurred in five subdivisions across the state till Thursday night.

PM Modi, Amit Shah, Prez Kovind wish Tripura, Meghalaya & Manipur on 50th Statehood Day

January 21, 2022 9:16 pm

All the three states were formed five decades back on this day in 1972, after Meghalaya and Manipur as per the North East Areas (Reorganization) Act, 1971.

SC restrains Tripura Police from arresting 2 lawyers, journalist booked under UAPA

November 18, 2021 2:11 am

The SC bench passed the order in response to a petition filed by the two lawyers Mukesh Kumar and Ansarul Haq Ansar, and journalist Shyam Meera Singh to quash the FIR filed against them.

India’s development incomplete without development of North-East: M Venkaiah Naidu

October 05, 2021 9:49 pm

Venkaiah Naidu was addressing a gathering at the National Seminar on ‘Bioeconomy from Bioresources of North Eastern Region of India’ by the Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal.


Conductor locks Bengaluru girl in bus for 45 minutes

February 26, 2016 5:31 am

Bengaluru, Feb 26 (ANI): A student of Bengaluru’s design school spent harrowing 45 minutes in a BMTC bus after a crew member, along with a few policemen and a mob, allegedly locked her inside the bus near Yelahanka police station. The crew, encouraged by the policemen and mob, allegedly told the woman they would release her only if her friend, who had fled after a clash with the conductor, returns. Deputy Commissioner of Police (North East) PS Harsha on Friday said they have arrested the conductor on the basis of FIR filed by the girl. He further said the conductor has also lodged a complaint against the girl and investigation is going on.

PM Modi interacts with PMRD fellows

February 08, 2016 2:34 pm

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with over 230 youth, who have been working in rural areas under the Prime Minister's Rural Development Fellows (PMRDF) Scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development. Several participants shared their thoughts on themes such as development of the North-East, rural education, tribal development, organic farming, and welfare of the disabled with PM Modi. The PM appreciated the participants for working with dedication and devotion in rural and backward areas of the country, often withstanding peer and family pressures. The Prime Minister also released a book "Scripting Change", which visually demonstrates the essence of the work being done by PMRD Fellows across the country.