27 Dec 2020
Modi brought flood of development to Northeast, says Amit Shah
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought a flood of development to Northeast India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday in Imphal, Manipur.
19 Oct 2020
Violence at Assam-Mizoram border leaves several injured, Centre intervenes
The Centre has called a meeting between Assam and Mizoram after a violent clash at the states' border on Saturday evening left at least seven people injured.
25 Sep 2020
Active coronavirus cases are declining, India gets slim hope
Although newer coronavirus infections are rising worryingly across India, the trend in the last few days has offered hope, albeit temporary — the number of active cases is declining and the reproductive number (R) has dipped to less than 1 for the first time since March.
11 Sep 2020
Coronavirus: India reports 96k+ new cases, over 1,200 more deaths
On Thursday, India reported the highest single-day spike of over 96,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 45.6 lakh. Over 1,200 fresh fatalities also pushed the death toll to 76,323.
19 Aug 2020
India's cancer cases could witness 12% surge in 5 years
As India continues to battle the novel coronavirus pandemic, concerns have been raised over another major health condition: Cancer.
08 Aug 2020
Two crashes, similar reasons: Kerala's mishap reminds of Mangaluru accident
Last evening, an Air India Express repatriation flight met with a terrible tragedy while landing at Kerala's Kozhikode Airport, killing at least 18 people, including both pilots.
03 Aug 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 18L with over 52,000 new cases
On Sunday, India reported over 52,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now crossed 18 lakh while the death toll also surged past 38,000.
25 Jul 2020
How local communities in the Northeast are helping fight COVID-19
While the major hotspots of Delhi and Mumbai are starting to control the spread of the coronavirus, the outbreak has been getting worse in the Northeastern states.
04 Jul 2020
After Mizoram, Nagaland Cabinet bans sale of dog meat
The Nagaland government on Friday banned the sale of dog meat in the state along with the commercial import and trading of dogs.
21 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.1 lakh after biggest spike yet
India on Saturday reported nearly 16,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record spike. The total number of cases across the country has now breached the 4 lakh mark, reaching 4.1 lakh.
19 Jun 2020
BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins
Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats, spread across eight states (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya) started today, the first major political exercise since the coronavirus pandemic shut everything in March.
19 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.81 lakh after record single-day spike
India on Thursday hit another record spike as almost 14,000 new coronavirus infections were detected nationwide.
18 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India registers 3.67 lakh cases after biggest spike yet
India on Wednesday reported roughly 13,000 new coronavirus infections in the biggest single-day spike yet.
14 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.21 lakh after record spike
India on Saturday reported roughly 12,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record spike. The nationwide tally has now crossed 3.21 lakh while the death toll stands at 9,200.
12 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India surpasses UK as COVID-19 cases near 3 lakh
India on Thursday recorded over 11,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now reached 2.98 lakh, while the death toll has crossed 8,500.
11 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Over 8,100 dead in India; Maharashtra records biggest spike
India on Wednesday reported over 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.87 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 8,108.
10 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead
India on Tuesday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.76 lakh. The death toll also rose to 7,745.
09 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Over 7,400 dead in India; Mumbai tally crosses 50,000
India on Monday reported 9,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.66 lakh. The death toll due to COVID-19 also climbed to 7,476.
08 Jun 2020
As India 'unlocks', West Bengal extends lockdown till June 30
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that the coronavirus lockdown in the state will be extended till June 30.
08 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.5 lakh after biggest spike yet
India on Sunday recorded roughly 11,000 new coronavirus infections, marking its biggest spike. The nationwide tally has now surged past 2.5 lakh while the death toll stood at 7,205.
05 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India reports 2.26 lakh cases; will overtake Italy soon
With almost 10,000 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, India recorded its biggest single-day spike yet again.
03 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India breaches 2 lakh-mark; death toll crosses 5,800
India on Tuesday recorded over 8,800 new coronavirus infections marking its highest single-day jump.
19 May 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1 lakh; death toll reaches 3,165
India on Monday reported over 4,600 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nationwide tally past 1 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 3,165.
17 May 2020
Coronavirus: Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu extend lockdown till May 31
The Maharashtra government on Sunday decided to extend the state-wide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The lockdown will now last until May 31.
27 Apr 2020
Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today
Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a video-conference with Chief Ministers of all states on the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown which is supposed to end on May 3.
23 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday said that India has flattened the curve of the coronavirus outbreak.
16 Apr 2020
India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms
India on Thursday received a total of five lakh rapid testing kits from two different Chinese companies, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.
14 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Over 350 dead in India; cases cross 10,000
On Monday, the total number of cases due to the coronavirus outbreak surged past 10,000 in India.
23 Mar 2020
The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus
To contain the spread of coronavirus, several Indian cities finally took a cue from what is happening in other countries — a lockdown.
14 Mar 2020
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Statistical review of the tournament
Saurashtra clinched their maiden Ranji Trophy title after gaining the first innings lead in the all-important final against Bengal.
24 Jan 2020
Swaraj Kaushal calls out Naseeruddin Shah on Twitter; gets criticized
The ongoing debate over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) has left the whole nation divided.
17 Nov 2019
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Meghalaya's Abhay Negi slams fastest fifty
Meghalaya all-rounder Abhay Negi impressed at large by hitting the bowlers to all parts of the ground as he slammed the fastest fifty in the history of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy against Mizoram on Sunday.
05 Oct 2019
Amit Shah visits Mizoram to talk Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday visited Aizawl, Mizoram, to gain support for the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Northeast.
09 Sep 2019
After NRC, Amit Shah promises illegal immigrants' expulsion across India
Over a week after the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list was released in Assam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today that the Centre plans to eradicate illegal immigrants from the entire country.
16 Jun 2019
India-Myanmar joint operation hits NE insurgent camps along border
In a joint operation conducted over three weeks, the armies of India and Myanmar destroyed several insurgent camps set up by Northeast-based terrorist groups inside Myanmar, defense sources said on Sunday.
23 Mar 2019
After Bihar, Mizoram to become dry state from April 1
Mizoram, the hill state, is again going to be a dry state from April 1, 2019.
23 Jan 2019
Mizoram: Protesters burn effigies of PM Modi over Citizenship Bill
Thousands of people, including students, hit the streets across different places in Mizoram today to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
22 Jan 2019
Mizoram body decides to boycott R-Day celebrations over Citizenship Bill
Mizoram's NGO Coordination Committee has called for a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations in the state in protest against the citizenship bill, the committee's chairman Vanlalruata said.
17 Jan 2019
Disease kills thousands of swine, Mizoram government bans pigs' import
Mizoram government has banned the import of pigs and piglets to prevent the outbreak of a disease that has cost the lives of thousands of swine in the state.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: MNF establish early lead; CM Thanhawla loses both seats
In Mizoram, early trends indicate that the Mizo National Front (MNF) is surging ahead of the Congress.