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Amit Shah inaugurates the "Destination North East-2020" Festival

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the "Destination North East -2020" through video conferencing on Sunday.

Amit Shah to inaugurate 'Destination North East-2020' tomorrow

Guwahati/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who is also the chairman of the North Eastern Council, will virtually inaugurate "Destination North East-2020" on Sunday.

JSF holds second webinar in North-East with eminent scholars of Tripura

Guwahati/IBNS: Janasakhya Samadhan Foundation (JSF) scheduled a webinar on Saturday evening with the Eminent Scholars of Tripura.

Strengthening our Northeast will boost India's Act East policy: PM Modi

New Delhi/UNI: Describing North East as 'the gateway to India's relationship with Eastern Asia to build trade, tourism and other connections', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that strengthening the Northeast will boost India's Act East policy.

North-East region gets first dedicated COVID-19 hospital

Guwahati/UNI: The first dedicated COVID 19 hospital in North East region was inaugurated today at Guwahati, Assam’s main city, as a part of Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) here.

Flight services to Guwahati, Imphal resume in NE

Guwahati/UNI: Domestic passenger flight services to North East region have resumed today, after remaining suspended since the beginning of the nationwide lockdown against novel coronavirus from March end.

Northeast: Consolidating the Peace

The declining trend of insurgency-linked fatalities in the Northeast, established since 2015, continued through 2019 as well. According to partial data compiled by the South Asia Terrorism Portal (SATP), the Northeast recorded a total of 34 fatalities (18 civilians, five Security Force (SF) personnel and 11 insurgents) in 2019, as against 73 fatalities (20 civilians, 15 SF personnel, and 38 insurgents) recorded in 2018.

Several insurgency groups of NE involved in illegal narcotics trade: Assam DGP

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta on Thursday said that several insurgency groups in the North-Eastern region are involved in illegal narcotics trade in the region.

Miscreants set ablaze two vehicles in Meghalaya

Shillong/UNI: Unidentified persons on Wednesday set ablaze a Meghalaya government and another vehicle bearing a registration number in two separate locations here in Meghalaya.

Several NE militant groups call for boycott R-Day celebration, security beefed up

Guwahati/IBNS:Ahead of the Republic Day celebration, security has been beefed up in Assam and other parts of the North Eastern region.

Mamata Banerjee requests northeastern states to reject NPR

Kolkata/IBNS: Weeks after putting all works related to the National Population Register (NPR) on hold, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday appealed to all northeastern states, including the ones ruled by her arch-rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), to reject the National Population Register (NPR).

CAB is political injustice to people of Northeast: North East Students’ Organization Advisor

Guwahati/IBNS: While the BJP-led Union government has passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha and now aiming to pass it Rajya Sabha amid massive protests in Assam and other parts of the North Eastern region, All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and North East Students’ Organization (NESO) Advisor Samujjal Kumar Bhattacharya said that, it is a political injustice to the people of North-East by the Centre.

Northeast observes 11-hour bandh as protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensifies

Guwahati/IBNS: The 11-hour bandh (strike) called by the umbrella organisation of the students' bodies is underway in northeast on Tuesday to mark the protest against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 which was passed by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) comfortably in Lok Sabha last night, media reports said.

Sonia Gandhi meets party leaders from North East

New Delhi, Sept 13 (UNI) A day after her meeting with party general secretaries, PCC presidents and CLP leaders, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday met party leaders from the North East and discussed a wide range of issues, including the controversial National Registration of Citizens (NRC).

CAB won’t interfere with customary laws of NE: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Guwahati, Sep 9 (UNI) Dispelling fears on Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said that CAB when implemented at any way won’t interfere with the existing customary laws of the tribal people of the North Eastern Region.