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NE states pitch in for Kerala

Mizoram and Tripura have promised Rs 2.34 crore and Rs 1 crore relief aid for flood-ravaged Kerala.
Our Bureau Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Marooned on roof for four days

"Thank God the water did not rise further," Putul Bora of Assam, who spent four days on the roof of a two-storey building after water submerged his ground floor room at Kayakulam town in flood-hit Kerala on Thursday evening, told The Telegraph on Tuesday.
Sumir Karmakar Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Cong accuses BJP of 'cheap' politics

The Assam PCC on Tuesday urged told the BJP to stop playing "cheap" politics on the NRC issue and questioned the reasons behind "dropping" names of people from the Hindu Bengali, Gorkha and Hindi-speaking communities residing in the state from the final draft of the NRC.
Ali Fauz Hassan Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Nagaland panel on influx

The Nagaland government has formed a committee headed by commissioner and secretary to the chief minister, Abhishek Singh, to streamline the inner-line permit (ILP) system, curb entry of illegal immigrants and bring out a strong policy to safeguard the rights and security of indigenous people, following the publication of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam.
Bhadra Gogoi Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Court asks cops to pay for torture

Gauhati High Court on Tuesday directed the city police commissioner to pay a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to a man for his illegal detention and torture at Panbazar police station here in 2011.
PANKAJ SARMA Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Assamese in London oppose citizenship bill

The Assamese community in London has submitted a memorandum to the Indian high commissioner in the UK, Y.K. Sinha, opposing the Centre's move to get the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, passed as it would have "serious implication" for Assam vis-a-vis its demography, culture and the Assamese language.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Campaign ends for bypolls

Election campaign in South Tura and Ranikor Assembly constituencies in Meghalaya came to an end on Tuesday.
Our Correspondent Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Meghalaya's bypoll count 23 in 46 years

Meghalaya has prepared for 23 Assembly bypolls, including the Ranikor and South Tura seats which will vote on Thursday, in its 46 years of statehood and since the first election in 1972.
Rining Lyngdoh Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Yoga at home through app

NE Yoga Care, an online app to provide door-to-door service of yoga teachers for the first time in the Northeast, was formally launched here on Tuesday.
RAJA DAS Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Best of two brews in one

Tea lovers will get the best of both brews - Assam and Darjeeling tea - in Meghalaya tea.
ROOPAK GOSWAMI Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Youth fest from Sunday

The Gauhati University inter-college youth festival 2017-18 is scheduled to be held from Saturday to August 28.
Raja Das Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

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