Students of Karimganj, under the banner of the Joint Students' Forum and the All Cachar Karimganj Hailakandi Students' Association, demanded the immediate rescue of a sixth semester student of Rabindra Sadan Girls' College. She did not return home after attending classes on March 12. Her family has filed an FIR at Karimganj Sadar police station.
Medical and sales representatives in Manipur on Thursday began a daylong ceasework under the umbrella organisation, Centre for Medical and Sales Representatives' Union here, demanding a hike in their basic salary to Rs 18,000 per month along with variable dearness allowance.
Government offices of Manipur remained paralysed on Thursday with the launching of an indefinite ceasework by the apex state employees' body, the Joint Administrative Council of All Manipur Trade Unions' Council (AMTUC) and All Manipur Government Employees' Organisation (AMGEO).
Assam labour and power minister Pallab Lochan Das on Thursday said pro-talks Ulfa leader Anup Chetia, who is heading the Indigenous Forum, Asom, has no right to certify who is an indigenous resident of the state.
Students under the aegis of Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), the apex student body in Mizoram, on Thursday staged a sit-in to protest against alleged brutality of Assam police against Mizo students and journalists during the stand-off at Zophai along the Mizoram-Assam border a fortnight ago.
Suspended Congress leader Anil Raja on Thursday said he had moved Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, seeking a probe against former forest minister Rakibul Hussain for corruption.
The All Assam Water Resources Contractors' Association on Thursday expressed dismay at the amount of funds earmarked for the water resources department in the state budget and alleged that political considerations have made the BJP government reluctant to continue flood control projects started during the Congress rule.
Mizoram governor Lt Gen. Nirbhay Sharma (retd) has imposed "governor's rule" on the Chakma Autonomous District Council in Lawngtlai district for four months from Thursday following complaints regarding "malfunctioning" of the council.