The Telegraph
Thursday, January 18, 2018
 

North East

Assam MLA urges states to rein in rebels

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Assam MLA Bhaskar Sharma on Wednesday accused neighbours Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland of not doing enough to contain militants operating along inter-state boundaries....   | Read..
 

Act will ruin secular fabric, says Mahanta

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Former Assam chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta on Wednesday said the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 would violate the secular fabric of the Constitution as it seeks to offer citizenship to n......   | Read..
 

Man hurt in Mizoram IED blast

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A man was injured in a blast in the jungles of southern Mizoram's Lawngtlai district, along the India-Myanmar border, on Monday, an Assam Rifles statement said on Wednesday....   | Read..
 

Kamrup youths lag behind in Net access

First published on 18-Jan-2018
In Assam's Kamrup (rural) district, most of the "new-generation youths" still lag behind in access to the Internet, a report has revealed....   | Read..
 

Women on chukker in land of polo

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Imogen Voorspuy was on a high. After all, the Kenyan women's polo team had just beaten Manipur Thangjing 5-2 in the state that is home to the modern form of the game. "We are very fortunate an......   | Read..
 

Rights panel order to protect Herojit

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Asian Human Rights Commission has directed Manipur's director-general of police to protect head constable Thounaojam Herojit who claimed to be a witness to many fake encounter killings....   | Read..
 

Patel welfare barb at Mukul

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The NCP on Wednesday came down heavily on the Congress-led Mukul Sangma government for its failure to ensure development in Meghalaya....   | Read..
 

GU moots subject merger for research

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Gauhati University will soon introduce research programmes in various inter-disciplinary courses....   | Read..
 

Khandu attends ABVP event

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday attended the public reception programme of Students Experience in Inter-state Living (SEIL) organised by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parish......   | Read..
 

Arunachal power talks

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Union power secretary Ajay Bhalla, along with senior officers of the power ministry and Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd, called on Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu in New Delhi on......   | Read..
 

Poll official visits Nagaland

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Deputy election commissioner Sudeep Jain who is on a three-day visit to poll-bound Nagaland has held a series of meetings with election officials, political parties, district administrations and se......   | Read..
 

CM for sports policy tweak

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said his government is open to amending the state's sports policy in the interest of players....   | Read..
 

Minister bins anti-Dalit slur

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Scheduled Caste welfare minister Ratan Bho-wmik on Wednesday opposed the National Commission for Scheduled Caste member Jogendra Sharma's allegation of Tripura's anti-Dalit approach and said his st......   | Read..
 

Probe call into judges' complaint

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Former chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday demanded a probe to verify the allegations raised by four senior Supreme Court judges against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra....   | Read..
 

Gogoi scoffs at Akhil's poll plan

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said he does not see a future for peasant rights leader Akhil Gogoi as a politician....   | Read..
 

Stone laid for road projects

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Nagaland chief minister T.R. Zeliang on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for two projects to improve roads at Purana Bazaar junction here....   | Read..
 

Affordable pharmacy opens

First published on 18-Jan-2018
A pharmacy stocking generic medicines, which costs just 10 per cent of branded drugs, has opened at Wintrobe Hospital here under the Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Jan Aushadhi Yojana....   | Read..
 

Flood-hit to shift to Tinsukia

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Dibrugarh district administration on Wednesday requested the flood-displaced people of Dodhia village who are living in Dibru-Saikhowa National Park to shift to Jonai in Dhemaji district but th......   | Read..
 

Rebel crimes down in Meghalaya: DGP

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Meghalaya has made considerable achievement in fighting crime, as far as bringing down militant-related incidents is concerned, in the past year....   | Read..
 

States wait for poll dates

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Election Commission is taking time to announce the poll schedule for the Assembly elections in Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland. Though many in Meghalaya are of the view that this is the first t......   | Read..