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
Shah: BJP will soon rise to power in Meghalaya
The BJP president on Saturday claimed that the party’s rise to power in poll-bound Meghalaya was only a matter of time.
07 Jan 2018
Three FIRs filed against Mamata in Guwahati for ‘conspiracy’ comment on NRC
The FIR's are for Mamata Banerjee's allegation that the ongoing revision of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam was a conspiracy to drive out the state’s 1.25 crore Bengalis.
04 Jan 2018
Assam: Citizenship questioned, ex-AUDF MLA Monowar Hussain ready to take the fight to court
As a lawyer, Monowar Hussain helped scores of people whose nationality was questioned by various agencies and tribunals, get declared as Indian citizens.
01 Jan 2018
Assam villagers smell a rat, worry their names won’t figure in National Register of Citizens
The suspicion that the government could go after them by not entering their names in the NRC is writ large on the faces of locals.
31 Dec 2017
Bangladeshi migrants in grip of fear: Citizenship test puts Assam on the edge
The Registrar General of India is getting ready to publish “part draft” of the National Register of Citizens to identify Bangladeshi migrants who have illegally entered Assam after March 25, 1971.
31 Dec 2017
Eight suspected Rohingyas arrested in Tripura
As per an agreement between India and Myanmar, the locals on either side can move up to 16 km within each other’s territory without documents and stay there for a while.
30 Nov 2017
Most issues resolved, says Naga peace interlocutor
Centre’s interlocutor informed the state Cabinet that most of the substantial issues in the peace talks had been resolved and only the “symbolic issues” needed final resolution.
05 Nov 2017
Following rant against Rohingyas and Muslims, Assam MLA allegedly receives threat calls
The MLA allegedly received threat calls from abroad following his outbursts against Bengali-speaking Muslims and Rohingyas, who he claimed were infiltrating into the state via Tripura.
01 Nov 2017
With Naga insurgency settlement believed imminent, chorus erupts to defer Assembly elections
Amid buzz in Nagaland and parts of the Northeast that a settlement to the vexed Naga political problem, vis-à-vis Naga insurgency issue, is afoot, there is a demand now to defer Nagaland elections.
24 Oct 2017
Seven dead as Indian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter crashes near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh
The chopper had taken off from near Tawang and was on an air maintenance sortie when the mishap occurred.
06 Oct 2017
Two arrested for killing of journalist in Tripura
The Tripura police said they have arrested two men in connection with the killing of TV journalist Shantanu Bhowmik.
22 Sep 2017
BJP suspends Muslim woman leader for organising prayer meet in Assam for Rohingya victims
A Muslim member of the BJP in Assam has been suspended and served a show-cause notice by her party for allegedly organising a prayer meet for the Rohingya people in Myanmar.
18 Sep 2017
Manipur sends out ‘not welcome’ signals to fleeing Rohingya Muslims
Manipur is not in the direct line of sight of Rohingyas fleeing the violence unleashed against them yet it is Manipur that has sounded an alert across its border with Myanmar.
14 Sep 2017
'If released, he will jeopardize investigation': CBI opposes Manish Sisodia's bail plea
Ranveer Singh pips Virat Kohli to become India's most valuable celebrity
'Parliament cannot abdicate responsibility to respect my right': Rahul writes to LS Speaker again
'You have 80,000 cops...How has everyone been arrested, except Amritpal': HC raps Punjab govt
Cyclone Freddy affects 500,000 people in Malawi; death toll hits 500
Fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi dropped off Interpol's Red Corner Notice list