Adhering to Mao Tse-Tung’s guerrilla warfare style of surrounding urban centres from the countryside, Communist Party of India (Maoist) has unleashed a long-term grand plan of expansion. Their target is the restive northeast where they plan to build their presence steadily in villages.
Often in Assam, someone goes missing only to be found later in a ditch or behind a bush in some secluded place — dead and mutilated. The sequence refuses to end, Rahul Karmakar reports.
At least eight people were killed and 11 are missing, while 25 others sustained injuries in Mizoram today, when nine houses were swept away in a massive landslide, officials said.
Sunday's Congress core group meeting at the end of Karnataka assembly elections could make the party assess the damage on allowing Bansal to continue in the government or to brazen out the issue. Cong takes another hit
The office a Kolkata-based chit fund company Rose Valley was raided by a team of policemen on Saturday morning at Tadong in Gangtok.
Elections for two Rajya Sabha seats – one of which is held by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh - from Assam will be held on May 30, the Election Commission announced on Thursday.
A young wildlife biologist who converted bird hunters into their saviours in remote forests of Arunachal Pradesh was awarded the 2013 Whitley Award, also known as Green Oscar, in London on Thursday. Chetan Chauhan reports.
Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat has said that the formation of a Third Front at the centre is no easy task as some political parties frequently change their allegiance.
Two Assam Rifles personnel were injured when three Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), planted at a roadside by militants, exploded at interior Yairipok area in Imphal East district of Manipur, police said today.
China watchers find a connection between the Red army’s border incursions and India’s push for stronger ties with the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). HT reports.
China watchers feel Beijing - keen on not allowing India to come up as a regional superpower and the US piggybacking on Delhi - is keeping the 3,488-km-long border with India busy with incursions and territorial claims. Rahul Karmakar
reports. Dragon's den
Militants lobbed a powerful grenadeat the residence of Manipur irrigation and flood control minister Ngamthang Haokip in the heart of Imphal town but it failed to explode, officials said today.
Amid heightened concern about Chinese incursions into J&K border areas, Arunachal Pradesh is, instead, worried about large-scale migrations from villages near the China border.
The Bengal Ponzi scheme fire has singed Assam with a minister accused of ‘legalising the illegal business’ of arrested Saradha Group head Sudipta Sen from Kashmir.
A letter purportedly written by the arrested Saradha Group head Sudipto Sen has turned the heat on Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. HT reports.