North East

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh condemns attack on Assam Rifles in Manipur

Guwahati: : Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday condemned the terrorist attack on  Assam Rifles convoy in Manipur in which five soldiers and two of their family members were killed. Taking to his Twitter Singh wrote, “The cowardly attack…

Manipur ambush: 6 including Assam Rifles killed near Myanmar border

Guwahati: As many as six including Assam Rifles Commanding Officer (CO), his wife, son and driver were killed on spot in an ambush in Churachandpur district, Manipur near Indo-Myanmar border today morning. COL of 46 Assam rifles, Viplav Tripathi  and as many…

Nagaland to hold World War II Peace Rally during Hornbill Festival

The 2021 Hornbill Festival will witness the 11th edition of World War II Peace Rally on December 7, 2021 to promote peace and unity as well as to commemorate the Battle of Kohima. The state this year will be organising…

Mizoram bans firecrackers during festive season

Aizawl:  Mizoram banned firecrackers, sky lanterns and other pyrotechnic materials during the festive season, an official said on Saturday. The state government also banned the sale and possession of toy guns, which have bullets, during Christmas and New Year, he…

Manipur: lone LJP MLA Karam Shyam joins BJP

Guwahati: Lone LJP MLA in Manipur Karam Shyam joined the BJP on Thursday. Shyam, a former minister, joined the BJP in the presence of Chief Minister N Biren Singh at a programme in Lilong Chajing Mairenkhong in the Imphal West…

India needs a hardened approach while dealing with China: Subramanian Swamy

Guwahati: Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Subramanian Swamy sought a hardened approached from the India government while dealing with Sino Indian matters. Addressing the media, Swamy specifically mentioned Chinese aggression in Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh. Further, in the…

Language barrier: Mizoram CM urges HM Shah on replacing CS Renu Sarma

Aizawl: Chief Minister of Mizoram Zoramthanga writes to Union Minister Amit Shah expressing his dismay over the recent appointment of Renu Sarma as the chief secretary of the state. He complained Sarma cannot be an efficient chief secretary since she…

Earthquake of magnitude 3.8 hits Manipur’s Ukhrul

Ukhrul (Manipur) : An earthquake of magnitude 3.8 on the Richter scale hit the Shirui area of Manipur’s Ukhrul on Tuesday morning, informed the National Center for Seismology (NCS). The tremors were felt around 9.47 am at a depth of…

Star boxer MC Mary Kom honoured with Padma Vibhushan

Guwahati: Star boxer from Manipur, Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, has been honoured with Padma Vibhushan on Monday.  President Ram Nath Kovind gave away the Padma Vibhushan award to MC Mary Kom during a function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.  A six-time…

Two Congress MLAs from Manipur join BJP

New Delhi: Former Congress MLAs from Manipur, Rajkumar Imo Singh and Yamthong Haokip joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at party headquarters in the national capital on Monday. Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and BJP leader Sambit Patra welcomed them. This development…

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