The Telegraph
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
 

North East

3.6L families in Assam landless

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Assam has 3,62,450 landless families in 31 of its 33 districts with Tinsukia in Upper Assam topping the list, forest minister Pramila Rani Brahma said on Monday....   | Read..
 

Rule-flout finger at Sarma

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Tripura's ruling CPM has lodged a complaint against Assam minister and BJP election-in-charge for Tripura Himanta Biswa Sarma, saying he was present in the state during poll hours on Sunday, violat......   | Read..
 

817 die in road accidents

First published on 20-Feb-2018
At least 817 people were killed and many others injured in road accidents in Mizoram from 2008 to 2017, Aizawl district deputy superintendent of police (traffic) C. Vanlalvena said on Monday....   | Read..
 

More than 3000 rapes in Assam : Patowary

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Over 3,000 cases of rape have been reported from across Assam in the past two years and nine of the rape victims have lost their lives....   | Read..
 

Zerifa to star in Kopil's theatre of the absurd

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Theatre buffs in the city will have the opportunity to see actress Zerifa Wahid portraying five different characters in a play produced by Kopil Bora and Company....   | Read..
 

Visa denial to cost BJP: Cong

First published on 20-Feb-2018
The reported denial of visa to the president of a worldwide alliance of Baptist churches and organisations, who was to visit Meghalaya earlier this month, may cost the BJP and its ally the NPP in t......   | Read..
 

Strict vigil

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Byrnihat police along with CRPF personnel conduct search operations on vehicles moving towards Meghalaya from Assam on National Highway 6 in the Jorabat area on Monday....   | Read..
 

Meghalaya for more forces

First published on 20-Feb-2018
The Meghalaya election department has sent a report to the Election Commission on the killing of NCP candidate from Williamnagar Jonathone N. Sangma and sought deployment of additional forces in Ga......   | Read..
 

Two lynched for raping minor in Arunachal

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Two tea estate labourers, who had allegedly raped and killed a minor, were lynched by a mob at Tezu, the headquarters of Lohit district in Arunachal Pradesh, on Monday....   | Read..
 

Manipur to get district boundary maps

First published on 20-Feb-2018
After 28 years, Manipur will finally reconstruct the district boundaries and draw up a map....   | Read..
 

Praise for policemen

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Manipur governor Najma Heptulla has lauded the policemen of the country for excelling in other fields, including sports and bringing cheers and smiles to the countrymen, despite their hectic schedu......   | Read..
 

Mukhi prod on water projects

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Assam governor Jagdish Mukhi on Monday said all households here would be provided piped drinking water supply and sewerage facilities by 2020....   | Read..
 

MLA tablet training for budget analysis

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Legislators in Assam will take lessons on how to study the state budget for the 2018-19 fiscal, which will go paperless for the first time....   | Read..
 

Templates for police stations

First published on 20-Feb-2018
The Assam government has prepared a police station assessment matrix, based on which new police stations would be set up and the existing ones upgraded....   | Read..
 

Protests over teacher assault

First published on 20-Feb-2018
The Assam Lower Primary Teachers' Association on Monday submitted memoranda to chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and commissioner of the state education depa......   | Read..
 

GMC drive for drainage

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) will implement a three-tier evaluation system to assess the drainage system of the city to mitigate the waterlogging problem during monsoons....   | Read..
 

Mill workers' kin seek pending pay

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Family members of Cachar Paper Mill workers have decided to stage protests after March 31 to press for pending salaries....   | Read..
 

Khandu sees a 'new' Arunachal

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has conveyed his greetings on the occasion of 32nd Statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh and expressed optimism that the state would rise to fulfil the vis......   | Read..
 

Rajnath's 'cruel joke' dig at Mukul

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday termed the alleged lack of development in Meghalaya as a "cruel joke" and said if the BJP is voted to power, the state will usher in an era of ......   | Read..
 

Choose identity, not money: NPF

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Barely a week before the state goes to polls, Naga People's Front president Shürhozelie Liezietsu on Monday once again called upon people to choose between preserving their identity and money....   | Read..