North East

Cong seeks bar on Sarma poll campaign

The Opposition Congress in Assam on Saturday urged the state’s chief electoral officer to bar chief mini...

Assam flood funds plea to central team

The Assam government on Wednesday urged a central team visiting various districts of the state for on-spot ass...

Assam cabinet nod to improve power links

The Assam cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod to various measures for improving power connectivity in the state, i...

Evictions ‘illegal’, CPM seeks survey

CPM politburo member Brinda Karat has urged Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to immediately halt evict...

Assam pact for paper mills, staff

The six-year struggle of the employees of two defunct Assam paper mills is finally moving towards a resolution...

I have high esteem for judiciary: Biplab

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday said he held the judiciary in the “highest esteem&rdqu...

North East  /  Published 19.09.21

Opp, govt join hands for Nagaland peace

The pre-poll PDA alliance of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and the BJP had been running the government since 2018 with 34 MLAs in the 60-member House. The strength before Saturda...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.09.21

Examinee in shorts told to cover up

A 19-year-old student was stopped from entering a university exam hall because she was wearing shorts, and was later made to wrap her legs with a curtain while writing the test. Not in Taliban-ruled ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.09.21

Assam down town varsity hosts convocation

By Our Bureau in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.09.21

‘Multiple taxation’ bandh in Nagaland

Nagaland’s business community on Thursday protested against “multiple taxation” by the Naga political groups (NPGs) and government agencies by observing a 12-hour bandh despite the s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 16.09.21

Bengal worker’s plight at ‘transit camp’ in Assam

Gangadhar Pramanik returned to his home in Bengal on Wednesday from a detention camp in Assam, carrying with him a harrowing sneak preview of the probable fate that awaits countless people when citize...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati, Bolpur(Birbhum)

North East  /  Published 16.09.21

Cong walks out over ‘encounter’ death

Opposition Congress MLAs in Meghalaya staged a walk-out from the Assembly on Wednesday after the Speaker disallowed discussion on the demand for suspension of the police officials allegedly involved i...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.09.21

Ticket app for Assam ferry passengers

An estimated 6,000 people used to commute between Neematighat and four other ghats in Majuli before the mishap, compelling commuters to be in long queues for tickets for the couple of available ferrie...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 15.09.21

Tripura TMC rally date changed

The Trinamul Congress has decided to organise a road show to be led by its national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee in Agartala on September 22 and vowed to move court if police denied permission ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 14.09.21

Tripura cops nix Abhishek’s rally

Dev told this paper that they would hold the event on September 16, “permission or no permission”. “We have applied afresh for permission but will hit the streets even if we don&rsqu...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.09.21

CPM booster shot in Tripura attacks

The attacks on CPM offices in Tripura have provided the Left party with the “right ammunition” to reactivate its organisation and cadres to take on the ruling BJP and also check the rise o...
By Umanand Jaiswal


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