North East

President Ram Nath Kovind arrives at Lengpui airport in Mizoram

Guwahati: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday morning arrived at Lengpui airport in Mizoram for his two-day visit to the state. The President was welcomed by Mizoram Home Minister Pu Lalchamliana and other officials on his arrival. President Kovind will…

President Kovind to visit Assam and Mizoram from May 3 to 6

Guwahati: President of India Ram Nath Kovind will visit Assam and Mizoram from May 3 to 6, 2022. On May 4, 2022, the President will address the 61st annual conference of Bodo Sahitya Sabha at Tamulpur, Assam. On the same…

NF Railway makes record recovery of over Rs 23 crores fines from ticketless travellers

Guwahati: In a bid to keep a check on unauthorized travelling, the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has been conducting regular ticket checking drives and has detected 4,48,392 cases of passengers travelling without a ticket/irregular ticket and un-booked luggage during the…

Assam, Arunachal, Meghalaya likely to witness heavy rains during next five days

Guwahati: Heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms are likely to drench the Northeast during the next five days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.   Rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning and gusty winds is expected in the Northeast for the…

21 Naga People’s Front MLAs Join CM Rio’s NDPP in Nagaland

Guwahati: In a major political development ahead of next year’s Assembly polls in Nagaland, 21 of the 25 MLAs of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) on Friday joined Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP). With the joining of the 21 NPF…

IMD issues fresh weather alert: Thunderstorm, lightning in Assam, Arunachal and Meghalaya to continue

Guwahati: The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a weather alert for north-eastern states in the coming days. As per the notification, IMD has predicted that rains and thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and gusty winds are likely to continue in the…

Arunachal Pradesh CM shows his dance moves at Bihu festival celebration in Itanagar

Guwahati: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu showed his dance moves during the celebration of the Assamese festival Bihu in Itanagar. The chief minister attended the Bihu festival celebration by the Assamese community of Itanagar at his residence. Taking to…

Mizoram: 30-year-old woman found dead in hotel elevator shaft, family suspects foul play

Guwahti: In a mysterious incident, a dead body of a 30-year-old lady was allegedly recovered from a hotel elevator shaft in Mizoram’s Aizawl. The deceased has been identified as Vanlalhmangaihzuali Fanai who is a resident of Lunglei in south Mizoram…

Assam-Arunachal CMs’ meet: District-level committees to be formed to resolve border issue in time-bound manner

Guwahati: The second Chief Ministers’-level meeting between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh has decided to form district-level committees in both the states to resolve the decades-long border issue between the two neighbouring States in a time-bound manner. Assam Chief Minister Dr.…

Assam Police arrests three ‘Ansarullah Bangla’ terrorists from Tripura

Guwahati: From Tripura to Assam, Bangladesh-based Ansarullah Bangal Team or the Ansarul Islam seems to be on a mission mode to activate sleeper cells in the Northeast. Continuing its crackdown on such terror modules, the Assam Police has taken custody…