Four districts of Imphal Valley—Bishnupur, Imphal East, Imphal West and Thoubal — have always decided who will rule Manipur, reports Rahul Karmakar.
Police suspect the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) to be behind the blast.
Healthcare authorities in Assam warned on Wednesday of an epidemic if parents do not get their children immunised against the fatal Japanese encephalitis, which claimed 119 lives in the state last year.
The Assam Govt offers unconditional peace talks with the outlawed ULFA to end the three decades of insurgency in the region.
India's northeastern region sound an alert by restricting the entry of poultry from Bangladesh and Myanmar after reports of an outbreak of bird flu.
The ULFA called the strike to protest against the arrest last week of wives of five ULFA leaders who were on an indefinite hunger.
A group of people spotted the IED on the occasion of the ULFA's 'Raising Day' and informed forces who defused it.
One person was killed and 14 others were injured in a bomb blast carried out by suspected ULFA militants in Kumarpara in Guwahati minutes before Manmohan Singh arrived.
The ULFA says such acts would not help solve the insurgency in Assam and asked the security forces to refrain from "such barbaric acts".
The Army claims its stepped-up offensive have choked the supply routes of the ULFA.
The Assam government offers to hold fresh peace talks with the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA).
The FCI official was abducted from near his official residence in Guwahati late on Tuesday.
Three ULFA militants are killed in an encounter with the police in Guwahati early on Tuesday.
The Congress has demanded President’s Rule in Nagaland following a series of violence involving the Isak-Muivah and Khaplang factions of the NSCN, reports Rahul Karmakar.
Next time you drive on the highway, don't regard a rumble strip or speed-breaker as a nuisance, reports Rahul Karmakar.