Pema Khandu, who was elected leader of the Congress Legislature Party on Saturday, staked claim to form the government on the basis of the support of 45 MLAs, including two Independents.
18 Jul 2016 5:05 AM
Arunachal Pradesh acting governor Tathagata Roy on Sunday swore in Pema Khandu as the state’s ninth chief minister.
18 Jul 2016 1:30 AM
Arunchal Pradesh chief minister-designate Pema Khandu will be the youngest chief minister of India among all incumbents.
17 Jul 2016 7:13 AM
In a quick and dramatic turn of events on Saturday, the political drama in Arunachal Pradesh unfolded and concluded in what will be remembered as an exciting thriller by the Congress and a tragicomedy
17 Jul 2016 7:07 AM
Though Nabam Tuki counts Wednesday’s Supreme Court verdict reinstating his government in Arunachal Pradesh as a victory, the chief minister appears likely to lose Saturday’s floor test in the state As
16 Jul 2016 4:09 AM
There were worrying ripples of a fresh controversy in the frontier state of Arunachal Pradesh a day after the Supreme Court reinstated the Congress’ Nabam Tuki as the chief minister while unseating Ka
15 Jul 2016 5:14 AM
A day after suffering a major setback, Kalikho Pul, the unseated chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, paraded 30 MLAs before the media and said that he was confident of defeating Nabam Tuki in the flo
15 Jul 2016 4:06 AM
The problem for the Congress government led by Nabam Tuki had started in December 2015 with the resignation of Pema Khandu, minister of tourism and urban development, who accused Mr Tuki of “miserably
14 Jul 2016 6:07 AM
In an obvious attempt to rope in like-minded political parties in their fold, BJP president Amit Shah is going to launch a platform — North East Democratic Alliance — officially here on Thursday.
13 Jul 2016 7:45 AM
In what seems to be a major blow to the BJP’s anti-corruption drive, Bodoland Peoples’ Front chief Hagrama Mohiliary remarked at a public meeting that there was nothing wrong in ministers accepting a
11 Jul 2016 6:36 AM
Elusive Ulfa(I) chief, Paresh Baruah, has sent a team of Ulfa rebels from Burma to carry out subversive activities in upper Assam districts in the run up to Independence Day.
09 Jul 2016 1:50 AM
In what has been the most worrying development for the security agencies in India, the Islamic State (ISIS) modules are found to have been publishing propaganda materials in Bengali on a large scale i
05 Jul 2016 2:38 AM
Ministry of Home Affairs has directed states bordering Bangladesh to take steps to prevent infiltration of extremists.
04 Jul 2016 6:19 PM
The Ministry of Home Affairs has directed states bordering Bangladesh to take steps to prevent infiltration of extremists.
04 Jul 2016 4:22 PM
Prime Minister’s envoy for Naga talks, R.N. Ravi, on Thursday called the death of NSCN (I-M) chairman Isak Chisi Swu a “huge loss”, adding that he was a towering personality of Nagaland.
01 Jul 2016 6:54 AM
Isak Chisi Swu, chairman of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah), or NSCN (I-M), died the way he lived — every inch the fighter.
29 Jun 2016 6:40 AM
Differences have started surfacing in the ruling BJP-AGP alliance with former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta objecting to the decision-making procedure of the Centre without proper consultation
29 Jun 2016 1:11 AM
Bogged down by poor performance of state bureaucracy in past 10-15 years, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, in his first Cabinet meeting, decided to take steps to streamline the functioning of
28 Jun 2016 2:22 AM
In a significant move, Assam education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma here on Sunday announced that no one from any political background, starting from panchayat to Lok Sabha, could be the chairman of t
27 Jun 2016 1:33 AM
At least six regional political parties, including the Mizo National Front and Asom Gana Parishad, have decided to join the North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), a platform floated by the BJP after i
24 Jun 2016 1:37 AM