Eight organisations - both student and public ones - of Assam on Saturday moved Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Sarbananda Sonwal against the recent series of incidents of crime against women.
Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Saturday warned traders against hoarding and claimed that the Goods and Service Tax (GST) was effective in simplifying trade systems and battling black money. He urged traders to uphold honesty and integrity in business and said his government was committed to delivering a society free from corruption, addiction and crimes on women.
An attempt to develop Pushpavant palace, which served as the Raj Bhavan till three days back, into a museum and research centre dedicated to Rabindranath Tagore was on Saturday criticised by the royal family and indigenous civil society.
The Assam Pradesh Committee of the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha on Saturday demanded that the cut-off date for inclusion in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) be fixed as August 15, 1947 instead of March 24, 1971 as pegged in the Assam Accord.
The present-day civil servants need to introspect whether they are still the "steel frame" that "iron man of India" Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel used to refer to, Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh said on the 12th Civil Service Day held here on Saturday.
The special judge, narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, Manipur, on Saturday denied bail to retired deputy superintendent of police Abdul Latif in an alleged drug smuggling case and sent him to five-day police custody.