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CRPF constable Yatendra Singh and the woman (yet to be identified) have been detained in Assam | Photo: Twitter/@sneheshphilip

CRPF constable in Army uniform held with over 1,000 suspicious photos in Assam

The man, identified as Yatendra Singh, claimed to be from the 9 Para (Special Forces) unit, and allegedly had photos of him in front of Army installations across the country.
Tattoo artist Moranngam Khaling, who is also known as 'Mo Naga' | Headhuntersink | Instagram

This Manipur artist is building a ‘tattoo village’ to revive Nagaland’s dying art

Snippets from the vibrant Northeast that capture politics, culture, society and more in the eight states.
File photo of Sushmita Dev | Twitter/@sushmitadevinc

Sushmita Dev’s exit says it all – Rahul Gandhi’s ‘young Congress team’ isn’t happening

With high-profile exits, Rahul Gandhi's young Congress is collapsing even before it could be built. In this under-renovation party, crucial pillars are missing.
Mizoram Police at the border between Mizoram and Assam ​| Praveen Jain | ThePrint | Representational image

Weeks after clash, fresh firing escalates tension at Assam-Mizoram border

Mizoram’s Kolasib district Deputy Commissioner said Tuesday’s incident occurred at around 2 am at the disputed Aitlang area bordering Assam’s Hailakandi district.
Bullet holes at one of the three posts of the Mizoram Police | Photo: Praveen Jain

Assam & Mizoram Police stay put at disputed border despite pact that CRPF would take over

CRPF was supposed to take over disputed site latest by 13 August, and will now write to the Ministry of Home Affairs seeking their intervention

Assam, Meghalaya to set up regional committees to resolve inter-state border disputes

The five-member panels of the two states, headed by a cabinet minister, will complete the discussions within 30 days, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
Abibur Rehman, an Assam resident, shows the spot where his hut once stood along the Lailapur-Varaingte border | Photo: Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Mizos destroyed fields & burnt our homes, we live in fear, residents of Assam’s Lailapur say

Families on Assam side of the Lailapur-Vairengte border with Mizoram claim they live under constant fear, scared things ‘may blow up any time', which would force them out of their homes.
Mizoram Police post at Kulichera

LoC-like situation, police pointing guns at each other — images from Assam-Mizoram border

ThePrint brings you images from Kulichera on the Assam-Mizoram border, where both states have been laying claim to a five-km stretch of land.
The Mizoram Police post (left) and the Assam border post at Kulichera are separated by just a nullah I Photo: Praveen Jain/ThePrint

LoC in northeast: How Assam-Mizoram border looks with police pointing guns at each other

Such is the tension at Kulichera on the Assam-Mizoram border that CRPF anticipated trouble here. Instead, both forces clashed at Vairengte on 26 July, which left 6 Assam personnel dead.
File photo of Union Minister Kiren Rijiju in New Delhi

BJP MPs from northeast meet PM Modi over Assam-Mizoram border tension

Briefing the media about the meet, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju alleged foreign forces were fuelling fire in the region by making inciting statements & promoting manipulated contents.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.