North East

Kerala flood creates waves in Assam

The families of at least 68 people from Assam have so far sought the help of Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) for information about their relatives stranded in the Kerala floods.
Sumir Karmakar Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Seva kendras hand out forms

The NRC Seva Kendras (NSK) in Assam on Monday started distributing forms to let people stake a claim to include their names in the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) if they are not present in the complete draft NRC.
Rajiv Konwar Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Help at hand for NRC-excluded

A delegation of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) is here to learn the ground realities of the NRC update process that has led to exclusion of 40 lakh people from the draft list and to offer help to needy and illiterate people to get their names included in the final National Register of Citizens.
ALI FAUZ HASSAN Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

20 'foreigners' caught by MZP

At least 20 suspected Bangladeshi foreigners have been apprehended by the volunteers of Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) during a two-day raid across the state, MZP sources said on Monday.
Henry L. Khojol Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

AASU in Arunachal border vigil

The All Assam Students' Union (AASU)'s Biswanath district unit conducted a drive on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Monday to detect suspected illegal migrants entering the state from Arunachal.
RAJIV KONWAR Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Concert for deluge relief

As Kerala continues to grapple with the worst floods ever, Nagaland is doing its bit to reach out to the victims, thousands of kilometres away.
Gaurav Das Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Wage hike protest stalls garden work

Work in tea gardens across Assam was affected on Monday as a students' organisation representing workers forcefully closed them for the day, seeking a hike in daily wages.
RAJIV KONWAR Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Railway official suspended

The Tinsukia railway division has suspended the chief reservation supervisor of ticket booking counter, Gautam Ghosh, on Monday.
Rishu Kalantri Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Barak MLA alleges minority harassment

Assam's North Karimganj MLA Kamalakshya Dey Purkayastha has expressed concern over the alleged harassment of linguistic minorities, particularly Bengalis, in the Northeast.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

2 dead and 2 missing in boat capsize

At least two persons have died and two others are feared drowned when a ferry capsized in the Barak river near Sakawrdai village on the Mizoram-Manipur border on Monday.
Henry L. Khojol Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Resolution against taxation

The public action committee (PAC) under the aegis of Naga Council Dimapur (NCD), as its first course of action, has resolved to approach the Dimapur district administration and the groups concerned in an effort to curb and eliminate syndicates, lease systems and multiple taxations in the district.
Bhadra Gogoi Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST


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