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NORTHEAST INDIA NEWS

Shops set on fire, clashes, stone pelting: North-East simmers over Citizenship Bill

December 10, 2019 8:55 pm

Processions raising slogans against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and sporadic violence and clashes brought life in parts of Assam, Tripura, Manipur, Arunachal, Meghalaya to a grinding halt in wake of the 11-hour bandh call by North East Students’ Organisation.

Rain batters Meghalaya, throws life out of gear

July 11, 2019 11:40 am

Several villages in the district have been cut off from Shillong, as roads were damaged in a flash flood last weekend, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Kyrmen Shylla said.

Through an oral literature festival, a bid to save languages of the Northeast

June 08, 2019 5:01 pm

At heart of The Listener, a performative oral literature festival, is a more noble cause: archiving and preserving the lesser-known languages of one of the richest and most diverse language families in the world

Enhancing relationship with NE region critical to broaden connectivity with South Asia: US Ambassador to India

November 29, 2018 10:03 pm

Kenneth I Jester arrived in Imphal on Thursday evening on a two-day visit to attend the Manipur Sangai Festival.

Manipur Sangai Festival underway; Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates the 10-day fest

November 22, 2018 6:22 pm

The Manipur Sangai Festival is an opportunity to see the best the northeastern state has to offer with the land coming alive with its unique dance performances by its 32 tribes, indigenous games and sports, music and some mouth-watering food.

Arunachal Bhawan: A taste of Arunachali flavours in Delhi

September 05, 2018 1:36 pm

The quaintly named Chicken Boil, a healthy portion of bamboo shot and a whole lot of flavour. Rice is a staple in the Northeast and the Arunachali thali pairs the rice with meat, fish, green vegetables and herbs.

Students lock NIT Manipur over conducting teaching staff interviews outside state

August 19, 2018 7:53 pm

The students' wing has been demanding that the interviews be conducted in Imphal instead of Kolkata. They have alleged that the intention behind conducting the interviews outside the state is to practice corruption and irregularities in the recruitment process.

Insurgency, riot displaced families find new homes after three decades in Tripura

August 19, 2018 6:19 pm

Tripura experienced its worst ethnic riot between tribal and non-tribal communities in June 1980. The state is a land of mixed habitation comprising of tribal and non-tribal, the latter mostly from Bengali communities.

Decline in violence, attacks on security forces in North East: MHA

June 02, 2017 5:29 am

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has said that there has been a sharp decline in violence, extortion and attacks on security forces in the Northeast in the third year of the NDA government.

Watch: Amitabh Bachchan wins hearts with new 'KBC 8' promo

July 10, 2014 11:12 am

The new promo for the upcoming season of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' touches on an important topic.