Profile of Dipankar Roy
In Kongthong, parents call their children not by their names, but by tunes assigned to them at birth.
The police brutalities against the Maynals and Hussains look very timely for BJP with bypolls in six Assembly elections lined up.
As per the Election Commission's announcement on Tuesday, by-elections to 10 assembly seats in the Northeast will be held on October 30.
R.N Ravi's removal as interlocutor for negotiations with NSCN-IM latest twist in long saga; former IB special director A.K. Mishra to resume stalled parleys
The Assam government took the decision to destroy 2479 rhino horns out of 2623 lying in state treasuries in a cabinet meeting on September 16. Of the total, 94 horns will be preserved for academic purposes while 50 would be kept aside for ongoing court cases.
In Assam, where every road is leading to saffron, the GOP decides to plough a lonely furrow to cut its losses ahead of bypolls.
A proposed bill aimed at gender equality divides opinion in the Northeast state
The wreckage of the boat, which was found overturned around 1.5 km downstream of the mighty Brahmaputra, was cut open from the base by NDRF and SDRF divers, but no body was found inside it
Five drivers and their helpers were gunned down and their trucks burnt by suspected militants in Assam's Dima Hasao district on Thursday night.
They say Cheristerfield Thangkhiew, 54, was mediating with the regime. Why was he killed then? No one believes the police version among the Khasi-Jaintias…the black flags are out.
The current flashpoint, Hailakandi district shares a 99-kilometre border with Mizoram’s Mamit and Kolasib districts of the total 164.6-kilometre border between the two states
People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) and the Naga People’s Front (NPF) inked a pact formalising a move that was initiated when the lone opposition NPF agreed to work together with the government.
The Meghalaya government has imposed curfew on Shillong and suspended internet in four districts of the state.
Several trucks had been stuck at the Assam-Mizoram border since July 26 due to a blockade following a border dispute flare-up that left six Assam police officers dead.
Six Assam Police personnel killed as decades-old boundary dispute with Mizoram turns violent
The festering interstate boundary disputes in the region will take more than meetings to find permanent solutions. The warring states will have to adopt give-and-take measures too.
The house has asked the committee to submit its report within a period of three months.
Speaker Biswajit Daimary has decided to suspend work for half an hour when Lovlina, the first woman Olympian from Assam, will be in the ring at the boxing semi-final of Tokyo Olympics.
The Framework Agreement (FA) was signed on August 3, 2015 after 18 years of negotiation between the centre and the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (IM).
Dispute over payout exposes illegal kidney trade spanning two states
On Monday, both Mizoram CM Zoramthanga and Assam CM Sarma announced the dropping of FIRs lodged by both states following inter-border clashes that killed six Assam cops last week.
The move came after Assam Police on Monday morning withdrew the case against Mizoram Rajya Sabha MP K Vanlalvena at the directive of Sarma as a 'goodwill gesture'.
Lok Sabha MP from Arunachal Pradesh Tapir Gao told Outlook that the prime minister was looking into the matter very seriously following violent clashes along the Assam-Mizoram border last week.
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma has lauded the efforts of Mizoram CM Zoramthanga to amicably settle the border dispute between the two states
The boundary of Lushai Hills, as Mizoram was known then, was demarcated on the basis of the 1875 document under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation of 1873.