Northeast News

Five-month pregnant teacher manhandled by students in Assam 

The teacher was saved by some women teachers, school staffers and a few girl students from the boys.

published : 29 Nov 2022

Chakmas, Hajongs petition Shah against cancellation of residential certificates by Arunachal govt

The Buddhist Chakmas and the Hindu Hajongs in Arunachal were displaced by a dam in the then East Pakistan (present day Bangladesh). They have a combined population of around 65000 in the state.

published : 29 Nov 2022

3 MLAs resign from Meghalaya Assembly, will join BJP

Four MLAs submitted their resignation letters to the Speaker of the Meghalaya Assembly and will join the BJP.

published : 29 Nov 2022

Assam continues to 'restrict' movement of people to Meghalaya; net services suspension extended

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC, however, remained imposed in the disputed area amidst heavy deployment of security forces.

published : 26 Nov 2022

Assam continues 'advisory' against travel to Meghalaya

The situation at the clash site in West Karbi Anglong district continued to remain tense but under control with security forces ensuring no further flare-ups, official sources said.

published : 25 Nov 2022

Meghalaya-Assam border firing: Fresh protests break out; Shah assures CBI probe

The home ministry spokesperson later tweeted that Shah has assured a CBI probe -- a demand also raised by the Assam government -- into the firing incident.

published : 24 Nov 2022

Walked for three days, slept in jungle, starved: Bangladeshi refugee recounts escape to Mizoram

"The children, elderly people and patients suffered the most. But luckily, none of us was bitten by snakes or attacked by wild animals," Bawilianthang told The New Indian Express.

published : 24 Nov 2022

Meghalaya extends mobile Internet ban, Assam parties slam Himanta for taking actions against officials

As tension continues to run high, the Assam Police are not allowing vehicles from the state to move toward Shillong.

published : 24 Nov 2022

Clash on Assam-Meghalaya border leaves six dead, mobile and internet services suspended

The trouble broke out when the forest guards from Assam intercepted a truck, allegedly smuggling timber, on the border of West Karbi Anglong in Assam and West Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya.

published : 22 Nov 2022

HoR election: Prakash Man Singh wins in Kathmandu, Nepali Congress bags 3 seats 

Elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and seven provincial assemblies were held on Sunday. The counting of votes started on Monday.

published : 22 Nov 2022

Double whammy? Now, fleeing refugees from Bangladesh enter Mizoram

The Chin-Kuki people and the Mizos belong to the Zo community and they share the same culture and ancestry.

published : 21 Nov 2022

Nepal votes in poll coloured by downturn and discontent

Several younger faces are contesting for the first time, up against established parties whose leaders have strode the corridors of power for decades.

published : 20 Nov 2022

Govt focused on improving air, rail, road connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh: CM Khandu

"Economic activities will get a new boost and witness a sharp rise with the airport becoming functional," Khandu said.

published : 19 Nov 2022

Daily direct flights from Delhi to NE states under consideration: Union Tourism Minister

The International Tourism Marts are organised in the northeastern states on a rotation basis with Mizoram hosting this Mart for the first time this year.

published : 17 Nov 2022

'Contest polls only from South Tura': BJP dares Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

BJP state president Ernest Mawrie asked Sangma “not to hedge his career by fighting on two seats” but face the might of Marak in his (CM’s) own backyard – the South Tura seat.

published : 17 Nov 2022