North East

Danggo quits, Cong loses single largest party tag

The Meghalaya Congress has lost its single largest party tag with one of its legislators resigning from his seat in the Assembly late on Thursday night.
Andrew W. Lyngdoh Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Clean-temple drive for mela

The five-day Ambubachi mela, celebrated every year at Kamakhya temple in Nilachal hills here, began on Friday with the usual surge of devotees and visitors from across the country and outside.
MANASH PRATIM DUTTA Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Barak bill support a rumour: Forum

The Indigenous Forum, Assam, a joint platform of over 30 organisations, on Friday said Bangladeshi migrants have joined the RSS in Barak Valley in south Assam and launched a campaign in support of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which is vehemently opposed in the Brahmaputra Valley.
MANASH PRATIM DUTTA Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Teams to meet CJI, PM on bill

The members of the North East Linguistic and Ethnic Co-ordination Committee on Friday decided to send two teams in New Delhi on June 25 and 26 to meet the Chief Justice of India, the Prime Minister and the home minister to show their support towards the early passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Protest call on land rights

Speakers at a meeting to remember "martyrs" killed in police firing at Dispur on June 22, 2011 here on Friday said the people of Assam have to protest for everything, be it jobs, land rights or the citizenship bill.
ALI FAUZ HASSAN Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

122-yr-old does a headstand

A Hindu monk from Varanasi, who claims to be 122 years of age and the oldest living man in the world, is arousing great curiosity and interest among visitors at the Ambubachi mela in Kamakhya temple here.
PANKAJ SARMA Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Curfew hours relaxed

Curfew hours in vulnerable areas here will be further relaxed from Saturday.
Our correspondent Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Move to reappoint teachers

The Tripura government is considering taking steps to re-appoint or get alternate appointment for 10,323 terminated schoolteachers, education minister Ratan Lal Nath said on Friday.
Debraj Deb Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

UN taps Delhi on NRC fallout

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has sought clarification from the Centre about the fate of individuals whose names will be excluded from the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC), on whether they will face detention or deportation.
RAJIV KONWAR Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

APPL sees results after efforts

The Amalgamated Plantations Private Limited, a tea major, on Friday said efforts made in the previous years on various fronts have started delivering results.
Our special correspondent Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Develop city colleges, demands Assam SFI

The Assam state committee of the Students' Federation of India (SFI) on Friday demanded the state government to develop the infrastructure and other facilities of the city's colleges.
ALI FAUZ HASSAN Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST


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