Cabinet secy to hold review meeting with 8 states, UTs showing rise in Covid-19 cases
The states showing a surge are Telangana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and West Bengal.
Earthquake of magnitude 3.1 hits Arunachal's Champhai
"Earthquake of Magnitude:3.1, Occurred on 11-02-2021, 00:45:51 IST, Lat: 23.70 and Long...
Speed up Myanmar projects, PM Modi tells officials
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed officials to operationalise the Sittwe Port in M...
With fresh trouble along Assam Mizoram border, Section 144 clamped in Hailakandi district
On Tuesday, miscreants torched several houses at Kachurthol in which some persons sustained injuries. Security has been beefed up to deal with the situation. Senior officials of the civil and police administrations are camping there to defuse the situation. The situation is tense but under control.
Armed Myanmar group seeks asylum in India, high alert in border areas of Mizoram
Thousands of members of the Chin community of Myanmar fled to Mizoram because of the military junta since the late 1980s, officials said. The Chins of Myanmar and the Mizos of India share the same ancestry and culture.
Several injured in Mizoram-Assam border clash
The clash between the border residents of the two states took place when two employees of Mizoram power and electricity department and a member of Bairabi village council who had gone for a survey were allegedly beaten up by some people of Assam when they took some photos, the police said.
Twin blasts damage primary school on Assam-Mizoram border
The twin blasts have badly damaged the school building as well as drinking water reservoir. Though the situation is tense, it is under control. Security has been beefed up following the incident.
Under the leadership of PM Modi, govt will resolve the inter-state border disputes in North-East: Amit Shah
Shah said that the NEC has initiated many projects to raise livelihoods in the North-East and launched several projects, which shows how important the role of NEC is.
India Innovation Index 2020: Manipur comes third while Sikkim drops to fourth position among hill states
Himachal Pradesh topped the ranking among hill states. The Index which was released by Niti Aayog on Wednesday examines the innovation capabilities and performance of the states and union territories. The first edition of the index was launched in October 2019.
Amit Shah heads to Northeast again, to visit Mizoram, Assam this month
Mizoram BJP president Vanlalhmuaka told ET: " The home minister will visit Champai and from there will go to Zokothar on January 9." Zokothar is a border town along the Indo-Myanmar border.
Mizoram Assembly Speaker disqualifies leader of opposition under anti-defection law
In 2018, Lalduhoma won from Serchhip assembly seat and allegedly later defected to Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM), which is the alliance of seven regional parties. He was defeated by five-time chief minister Lal Thanhawla from Serchhip.
Drivers have expressed unwillingness to enter Mizoram: Assam Minister
The minister visited the Assam-Mizoram inter state border at Dholakhal and Lailapur area on Thursday along with DIG Southern Assam, Dilip Kumar Dey, Deputy Commissioner, Cachar, Keerthi Jalli, Superintendent of Police, Banwarlal Meena, Divisional Forest Officer, Sunnydeo Chowdhury along with other officials.
Assam decides to increase vigil along the border with Mizoram
Deputy Commissioner, Cachar, Keerthi Jalli along with Divisional Forest Officer, Sunnydeo Choudhury, Range Forest Officer, Dholai, Dibyajyoti Deori and other forest staff trudged along deep inside the Aitlang Khal area along the inter state Assam- Mizoram border to take stock of the situation on Tuesday.
Mizoram registers first Covid-19 death
Mizoram registers first COVID death, Meghalaya government has decided to allow people, who are coming to the state for business purposes, to undergo COVID-19 testing once in ten days.
Flare up along Assam-Mizoram border: Union Home Secretary to hold a meeting with the Chief Secretaries of Mizoram and Assam
The problem started when a Covid-19 testing center was set up 1.5 km inside (from the inter-state border with Mizoram) at Lailapur in Assam territory (under Cachar district) on Friday by the Mizoram officials. It is alleged that the same was set up unilaterally.