The Telegraph
Sunday, February 18, 2018
 

North East

Tripura set for battle of ballots today

First published on 18-Feb-2018
It will be a battle for survival versus consolidation for the ruling Left Front and its principal challenger, the BJP, as Tripura goes to the polls on Sunday....   | Read..
 

Smriti woos voters in Garo hills

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Union textile minister Smriti Zubeen Irani on Saturday made an effort to strike a chord with women voters in Meghalaya's Dalu and Zikzak in Garo hills by instilling hope of free gas cylinders to th......   | Read..
 

Assam CPM flays Pallab

First published on 18-Feb-2018
The Assam state committee of the CPM on Saturday said minister Pallab Lochan Das had brought shame on the people of the state by "violating" the model code of conduct in Tripura and deman......   | Read..
 

Nalin Kohli asks Mukul to show development

First published on 18-Feb-2018
National spokesperson and Meghalaya in-charge Nalin Kohli demanded an answer from the Congress over lack of development....   | Read..
 

BJP MLAs top wealthy list

First published on 18-Feb-2018
The 54 Tripura legislators who are re-contesting on Sunday reported an average assets growth of 47 per cent in the last five years....   | Read..
 

Conrad calls Mukul a Cong CM

First published on 18-Feb-2018
National People's Party (NPP) president Conrad K. Sangma on Saturday cornered Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma and branded him a "Congress CM"....   | Read..
 

Four held in pre-poll clashes in Tripura

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Four persons were arrested in three separate clashes in different parts of poll-bound Tripura in the last 24 hours, police said here on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Gogoi graft charge on BJP

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said social disharmony among the minorities has endangered the country's democracy....   | Read..
 

Centre to fund NE plans fully: DoNER

First published on 18-Feb-2018
The Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre has decided to fully fund various central projects which are being implemented in the Northeast instead of the existing practice of sharing 90 per......   | Read..
 

Strike turns Dibrugarh into a 'landfill' town

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal's home town, Dibrugarh, has turned into a garbage dump as the statewide strike called by the All Assam Civic Bodies Workers' Federation entered it's 10th day......   | Read..
 

Congress showcauses Raja

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Assam PCC issued a showcause notice to former party general secretary Anil Raja on Saturday for accusing former minister Rakibul Hussain of amassing huge assets through corruption....   | Read..
 

Slow sewer work in CM town faces flak

First published on 18-Feb-2018
The Anchalikatabadi Asom Gana Parishad (AAGP) on Saturday slammed the fiasco involving the Asian Development Bank-sponsored Dibrugarh town protection drain project after the construction company le......   | Read..
 

18 arrested with drugs

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Altogether 18 people, including three women, were arrested in a surprise anti-drug drive carried out by the crime branch on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Boost to classical music

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Classical music in the city has taken a back seat, with concerts being few and far between in recent times....   | Read..
 

Sellers allege poor meat quality

First published on 18-Feb-2018
The Greater Guwahati Qureshi Association on Saturday alleged that the government slaughter house supplies meat of aged goats in the city, in the name of supplying hygienic meat....   | Read..
 

Awareness meet on police role

First published on 18-Feb-2018
A first-of-its-kind regional-level awareness-cum-interactive session on police accountability was organised by the State Police Accountability Commission, in association with Assam police and Golag......   | Read..
 

Manipur mulls repeal of secy act

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Faced with court litigations, the Biren Singh government is pondering a bill to repeal the Manipur Parliamentary Secretary (Appointment, Salary, Allowance and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2012 du......   | Read..
 

Khandu seeks public inputs for budget

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu held a detailed pre-budget meeting with deputy chief minister Chowna Mein, who is also the finance and planning minister, on Saturday and reviewed the p......   | Read..
 

Plea for ILP checking at Bairabi

First published on 18-Feb-2018
The youth wing of Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) on Saturday asked the Mizoram government to step up vigil against entry of outsiders and conduct regular checking of inner-line permit (ILP) at Baira......   | Read..
 

Lekang BJP workers return to Congress

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Thousands of men and women, young and old, of Lekang Assembly constituency, who were BJP workers, made a beeline to the multi-cultural hall ground in Lekang to rejoin the Congress during a rally he......   | Read..