Northeast India is the easternmost region of India representing both a geographic and political administrative division of the country. It comprises eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished people on the occasion of Pongal, Makar Sankranti and Magh Bihu.
Ongoing protests over the issue of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Northeast India and several parts of West Bengal has adversely affected the preparations for Christmas celebrations in the region with markets in Siliguri witnessing a decrease in sales over the ongoing period.
Northeast India is being developed as a gateway to Southeast Asia under Central government's Act East Policy (AEP), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, and added that the plans are on cards to establish seamless connectivity between Thailand, Myanmar and northeast India in the years to come.
(life) US-educated lawyer-turned-social entrepreneur, Hekani Jakhalu Kense, states, "The strength of our region is special. Today the world is talking of tech entrepreneurs, the forte of Northeast India is 'creative' entrepreneurs." Recipient of the Nari Shakti Puraskar, she is the founder and Chair of YouthNet. In an interview with life, Jakhalu talks about what it takes entrepreneurship in the region, connecting young leaders and more.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah's recent visit to Mizoram has "marginally subdued the core issue of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) but antagonism against the CAB remains as an undercurrent", according to a political analyst here on Monday.
The state-run Airport Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a Rs 3,500 crore project for the expansion and upgradation of airports in the Northeastern states, where 13 airports are currently operational, a top AAI official said on Thursday.
Former President Pranab Mukherjee was conferred with highest civilian honour of Bharat Ratna by President Ram Nath Kovind at a grand ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Thursday.
The Indian government has sought 52 acres of land from Bangladesh to expand the runway of Agartala's Maharaja Bir Bikram airport, top officials said on Wednesday.