Shutdown near total in northeast (Lead, Changing dateline)

September 6th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 6 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the North East Students' Organisation (NESO) in six northeastern states Thursday over various demands, including the entry of migrants into ... Read more...

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Nine illegal Bangladeshi migrants held in Assam

March 10th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 10 (IANS) Nine illegal Bangladeshi migrants, including a woman and two children, were held here Saturday, police said.The nine Bangladeshis were detained by the Government Railway Police (GRP) ... Read more...

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Stop discrimination against northeastern region, say students

April 23rd, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 23 (ANI): Citing inaction of the central government on the investigation into the helicopter crash in Tawang, members of the North East Students Organisation (NESO) urged government to stop ... Read more...

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Armed forces need AFPSA, says top official

September 30th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 30 (IANS) Outgoing Assam Rifles Chief Lt. Gen Yadava has said the controversial Armed Force Special Powers Act (AFSPA) was a vital shield for armed forces battling insurgents."It is ... Read more...

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Northeast tribal bodies want Assam ethnic clashes to be stopped

October 11th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 11 (IANS) Parties representing tribals in the northeast Saturday urged the central government to take stern action to stop ethnic clashes in Assam.The Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT), North-East ... Read more...

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