Open paan shop or milk cows to make a living: Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb

Talking about his latest remark, Deb said he had made it to encourage entrepreneurship and traditional economy and to preserve culture.

30 Apr 2018

Civil, not mechanical engineers, make good administrators: Tripura CM Biplab Deb

“Internet, satellite and technology in the Mahabharata time”-famed Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has kept making bizarre and controversial statements.

29 Apr 2018

Black biting flies unleash a reign of terror in Assam

Over the past 15 days or so, dozens of people in Dikhowmukh areas of Sivasagar district in eastern Assam were taken ill after they had been bitten by the flies.

24 Apr 2018

Passion and appetite win accolades for Northeast cinema, challenges remain

Filmmakers from the Northeast are making a mark on the national scene, but there are challenges back home that, they feel, will compel reinvention.

22 Apr 2018

Amid stand-off with China, 15th Finance Commission begins national-level consultations with Arunachal Pradesh

The 15th Finance Commission has launched its national-level consultations with Arunachal Pradesh amidst the perception that the exercise will ruffle China’s feathers.

07 Apr 2018

Message to Beijing: India-Arunachal ties are divine

The ongoing Madhavpur Fair in Gujarat is more than a religious extravaganza this year serving as a platform for New Delhi to reassert to Beijing that India’s Arunachal Pradesh connection

27 Mar 2018

Lotus blooms in Northeast, Manik loses sarkar in Tripura

The BJP swept the polls in Tripura, bettered its performance in Nagaland and still hold the upper hand to form the next government in Meghalaya.

04 Mar 2018

North-East Elections 2018: Tripura, Nagaland done; Meghalaya next for BJP?

The BJP swept the polls in Tripura, bettered its performance in Nagaland, and despite the Congress ending up as the single largest party, the BJP and its allies still hold the upper hand in Meghalaya

04 Mar 2018

Tripura poll results: How a 'Modi doot ' painted a Red citadel saffron

Sunil Deodhar, a former RSS pracharak and the BJP point man in Tripura, tells Prasanta Mazumdar how he managed to unnerve the CPI-M and became its sole target of attack as he drew more and more disgru

04 Mar 2018

Factors that worked in BJP’s favour in Tripura

The BJP crushed the Left in Tripura on Saturday, ending its 25-year-long run in power, and thereby, inching closer to the dream of ruling the whole of Northeast.

03 Mar 2018

Nagaland and Tripura Congress blame AICC for dismal performances in their states

The party’s strength in the state had weakened so much that it could field only 18 candidates in the 60-member House — two less than BJP which, in the run-up to the polls, was termed as a “Hindu party

03 Mar 2018

Nagaland: To woo Christian voters, Congress offers Jerusalem trip, BJP to do same

The two parties are left with no other option after the influential Nagaland Baptist Church Council warned voters of ‘Hindutva forces’.

15 Feb 2018

Salute to Nagaland’s first Gandhian Padma Shri Lentina Ao Thakkar

As Nagaland’s first woman to be trained in the Gandhian way of social work, she has been awarded the Padma Shri 68 years after she began training at the Kasturba Gandhi Ashram in Guwahati.

04 Feb 2018

BJP joins hands with NDPP for Nagaland Assembly poll

NDPP would contest 40 of the 60 seats in the state assembly while the BJP would field candidates in the remain 20 seats.

04 Feb 2018

In a volte-face, Congress, BJP, and NPF say they will take part in Nagaland polls

The political parties in the state have been under intense pressure from various tribal organisations to stay away from the polls.

02 Feb 2018