BJP’s victory in Northeast changed perception: Rajnath

Shillong, March 6: The BJP’s victory in the Northeast has changed the perception that only the Congress can survive there, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today. Singh, along with BJP president Amit Shah, today attended the swearing-in-ceremony of the Conrad…

Mizoram Congress feels the heat as saffron footprint expands

AIZAWL, MARCH 6: As the saffron footprint grows in the Northeast, the Congress Government in Mizoram is beginning to feel the heat. The party has been in power in the state for 10 years. Assembly election in the last Congress…

NPP to head coalition govt in Meghalaya, Conrad to take oath as CM on March 6

SHILLONG, March 4: Its official! Tura MP and President of the National People’s Party (NPP), Conrad Sangma will be the next Chief Minister of Meghalaya. After a series of political developments during the day, Conrad Sangma on late Sunday evening…

Rhino killed by poachers in Assam

Tezpur, March 4: An adult rhino, strayed away of the Kaziranga National Park, was killed and its horn taken away by poachers in Majuli district, a forest department official said today. The female carcass of the rhino with its horn…

Army Chief visits Umroi Station in Meghalaya

GUWAHATI, March 4: The Army chief, General Bipin Rawat visited the ‘Red Horns Division’ at Umroi Station in Meghalaya on Sunday and reviewed the internal security situation in the region apart from inspecting the Join Training Node, a state-of-the -art…

Assam govt extends Armed Forces Special Powers Act by 6 months

Guwahati, March 3: The Assam government on Saturday announced extension of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) by another six months in the state. According to a statement, the Home and Political Department of Assam, through a notification issued…

If Amit Shah is PG student of politics, Rahul is in nursery class: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Agartala, March 3: If BJP chief Amit Shah is a student of post graduation then Congress president Rahul Gandhi is still in nursery class, Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Saturday while comparing the two leaders’ capability in politics.…

Bru repatriation unlikely to begin on schedule

Aizawl, March 3: The repatriation of over 5,000 Bru families from Tripura is not likely to take off as scheduled from this month, as the refugees rejected a central government proposal for financial assistance, a senior state home department official…

Arunachal Pradesh’s 1st IPS officer wants to empower the youth of Northeast India

New Delhi, March 2: IGP Robin Hibu, the first IPS officer from the North Eastern state of Arunachal, wants to serve the North East People in distress, and empower them by creating awareness among them and providing to them legal-emergency…

Tapir appeals NERIST student to withdraw strike

Itanagar, March 2: State BJP President Tapir Gao who visited the protesting students at NERIST campus, urged the students to withdraw their strike and said that union minister of MHRD Paraksh Javdekar has assured to deliver a Director for the…