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Mizoram Assembly Adopts Resolution Condemning Racist Attacks On People From North East

AIZAWL, Nov 14: The Mizoram Assembly on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution condemning racist attacks on people from the North East and offered its condolences to victims’ families. The resolution also expressed hope that such racist attacks do not happen in future. Mizo National front MLA Lalruatkima,... 

Obama, Suu Kyi Meet As Myanmar Hero Shifts Role

YANGON, Nov 14: When President Barack Obama meets with Myanmar‘s opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, he will encounter a figure in the midst of an evolution he finds familiar: the shift from history-making trailblazer to establishment politician. Four years after being released from house... 

Solutions Within Framework Of Constitution: Naga Peace Talks To Be Expedited

GUWAHATI, Oct 25: The format of talks between the Government of India and the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (I-M) has been changed with both sides agreeing to expedite the talks to find an amicable solution as soon as possible. The talks have been going on for the past 17 years without making... 

Myanmar To Act Against NE Militant Groups If Provided Inputs: Information Minister U Ye Htut

NAY PYI TAW, Aug 24: Promising all possible support to India’s fight against terrorism, Myanmar has said it will bust training camps of North East militant groups on its soil if India provides specific inputs about their existence. Asserting that his country will never allow any terror outfit to use... 

Assam MP Ghatowar Gets DoNER, Manipur’s Honeymoon With Nil Continues At Delhi

NEW DELHI, Jul 12: Seven Ministers were dropped; controversial Jairam Ramesh was promoted but shifted from the high-profile Environment Minis- try and Veerappa Moily from Law in a substantive reshuffle of the Union Cabinet today which was marred by the resignation of Gurudas Kamat who quit within hours... 
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60th NEC Meet Begins, NEC Chairman Sets Sight On Vision 2020

NEW DELHI, Jun 16: Union Minister of DoNER & Chairman North East Council, BK Handique inaugurated the 60th North East Council plenary sessions today morning at Parliament Annexe in New Delhi.  Governors, Chief Ministers and Chief Secretaries from the 8 North Eastern States and other officials and... 

NPF Sets May 28 Date

IMPHAL, May 24: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Nagaland Minister for Planning Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu, Lok Sabha MP from Nagaland CM Chang, Nagaland senior Cabinet minister TR Zeliang and 20 other Nagaland MLAs and Ministers will be in Senapati headquarters on May 28 to “formally” launch the... 

Tarun Gogoi Sworn In As Assam CM For Third Term

GUWAHATI, May 18: Congress leader Tarun Gogoi was today sworn in as the Chief Minister of Assam for the third successive term by Governor JB Patnaik at the Raj Bhawan here. The Governor administered the oath of office and secrecy to 75-year-old Gogoi in Assamese at the Durbar Hall of the Raj Bhawan. Union... 

Mizoram Ready For Date With Chidambaram

AIZAWL, May 17: Civil and students’ organizations in Mizoram are all set to press for halting the ongoing Bru repatriation process when Union Home Minister P Chidambaram pay a one-day visit to Mizoram on Wednesday. The purpose of the Union Home minister’s visit is mainly to review security situation... 

NPF Hails Longkumer’s Success Over SC Jamir

IMPHAL, May 15: The Manipur unit of Naga Peoples’ Front (NPF), a regional political party has said the victory of NPF candidate Toshipokba Longkumer over SC Jamir in the just concluded Nagaland by-poll was in the interest of the Naga people. Congratulating Longkumer, NPF Manipur unit general secretary... 

Naga Militants Kill Businessman In Dimapur

DIMAPUR, May 12: A prominent businessman from Dimapur has been murdered after abducting him for ransom by Naga militants. The dead body of Md Israr was found shot dead on Thursday early morning at 7th mile in Dimapur, near Essar Petrol Pump after he was abducted on Tuesday for ransom. In this connection,... 

14 Bishops Grace North East India Easter Meet In Rome

Some participants of Northeast India Rome meet, 8 May 2011. ROME, May 9: Fourteen bishops of northeast India on their ad limina (five yearly) visit to meet with the Pope, graced the Easter gathering of northeast India people studying or working in Rome, 8 May. The participants joined bishops in extending... 

Gamlin Sworn In As AP CM

ITANAGAR, May 6: Power minister and government spokesman Jarbom Gamlin was sworn in as the new chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday evening. Governor General (retd) JJ Singh administered the oath of office and secrecy to Gamlin at a simple function at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan here. Earlier...