North East

TMC leaders to reach Tripura today

A high-level Trinamul Congress delegation from Bengal will visit Tripura on Wednesday to assess the northeaste...

Tripura ‘hurdle’ for I-Pac team

The Trinamul Congress alleged that a 23-member team of its poll consultant Prashant Kishor had been put under ...

Manipur: Petition to free activist

The wife of a Manipur journalist who is in detention under the National Security Act since May 17 for a Facebo...

NPF joins ruling alliance in Nagaland

Nagaland will have an Opposition-less state Assembly for the second time after the Naga People’s Front d...

CM cites Udta Punjab, vows drug fight

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has cited the drug trafficking problem portrayed in the film Udta Pun...

Farmers’ income fear over cow bill

Opposition is mounting against the Assam government’s proposed cattle “preservation” law wit...

North East  /  Published 15.07.21

Assam encounter probe cry

A lawyer from Assam has moved the National Human Rights Commission seeking an inquiry into all “fake encounters” that have taken place in the state since May. Arif Jwadder, who moved the ...
By Umanand Jaiswal

North East  /  Published 14.07.21

Covid: Assam, Arunachal seek jabs

The BJP governments of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday requested the Centre to increase their allotments of vaccines to meet targets, at a meeting where Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed c...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.07.21

Assam bill to ban cow slaughter

By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.07.21

Mizoram people encroached 1,800 hectares of Assam

People of neighbouring Mizoram have encroached on nearly 1,800 hectares of Assam land spread across three districts, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said in the assembly on Monday. The chief minis...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.07.21

Department for Assam’s tribal people

The Assam government on Saturday announced the creation of a new department of indigenous faith and culture, the objective of which will be to preserve and promote the faith and culture of the state&r...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.07.21

India tea export bracing for a dip

The tea industry is bracing for a decline in exports to the tune of 30-40 million kg this year as compared to 2020, due to the availability of low-cost varieties in the global market and amid trade re...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.07.21

Assam-Mizoram border talks

Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla held a meeting with chief secretaries and DGPs of Assam and Mizoram in Delhi on Friday to resolve the fresh round of border skirmishes between the neighbouring s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.07.21

Akhil to campaign against UAPA

Anti-CAA crusader and Sivasagar MLA Akhil Gogoi, who walked out of judicial custody after over 18 months on July 1, has announced he will launch a nationwide campaign for scrapping the “draconia...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.07.21

Gorkhas a protected class: Assam govt

The Assam government on Thursday declared Gorkhas living in the tribal belts and blocks in the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) a protected class. The move will, among other benefits, make it easier...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.07.21

Pledge to continue Stan’s ‘mission’

The Archbishop of Guwahati, John Moolachira, who is also the president of the North East Regional Catholic Bishops’ Conference, led the memorial service. The Assam Christian Forum and the Unite...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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