Northeast News

This Tripura man has a solution to recycle single-use plastic waste into locomotive fuel

He claims to have devised a working prototype for recycling single-use plastic waste into natural gas and a hydrocarbon compound, which can be used as locomotive fuel. For the sceptics, he gives demonstrations to make his point.

The Axone story: a film dishes out a different take on a familiar Northeastern experience

Axone follows a day in the life of a group of Northeasterners in Delhi through a wedding, a feast, a landlord-tenant clash — and in them all, the quintessential Northeastern experience in the big city.


J&K move triggers fear in Northeast, Nagaland Governor says no need to worry

Article 371G accords similar provisions for Mizoram. Article 371H lists two special provisions for Arunachal Pradesh, relating to the powers of the Governor and composition of the state Assembly.

From Along-Dolong to Ukulli-mukuli: this man is documenting indigenous games of Northeast tribes

They might not be as popular as football and cricket. But in remote areas of Assam, a thriving culture of indigenous games has existed for years— marked by ingenuity and played by children and adults alike. Now one man is on mission to document them all.

Himanta not to contest Lok Sabha polls now, to focus on Northeast, says Amit Shah

The central BJP wants Sarma to continue as a minister in Assam and discharge his duties as the Chairman of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), the regional platform of the NDA, Shah tweeted.

The corner of a northeastern field: How cricket found a strong wicket in Mizoram

At long last, part of the BCCI's domestic calendar, cricket in the hilly state of Mizoram is slowly gaining popularity. 


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

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.

UK, India fashion designers to boost northeast women textile workers

The British Council and IMG Reliance signed an agreement last month to help exotic indigenous textile products of the northeast region get a global platform through the project - 'A Telegram from Tripura', a senior official of the Council said.

How two young men from small-town Assam gave the Northeast its first big budget multi-lingual film

English, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Nagamese and Manipuri — dialogues roll off six different tongues in this multi-crore film set in the Northeast India made by two young men who grew up in Assam’s Golaghat

Army recalibrating counter-insurgency strategy in Manipur

The top brass of the Army held a detailed deliberation last month to look at recalibration of operations since there appears to be a "manifested caution" being exercised because of the directives of the court on AFSPA-related cases, sources said.

Northeast Videos

There has been a significant dip in the population of India’s working women: News in Numbers

There is a dip in the population of working women across India. But the northeastern states have a prominent presence. See more:

On Kashmir, Modi invokes Vajpayee. Says using bullets is not the way forward

Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. See more: