North East  /  Published 20.01.22

Cong stand on border hardens

The Congress on Wednesday toughened its stand on the BJP-led Assam government’s give-and-take policy to resolve the border row with Meghalaya, asserting it would explore legal options if the gov...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 19.01.22

Cong fights for Assam govt staff

PCC media in-charge Manjit Mahanta told The Telegraph Bhupen Borah led a delegation comprising him, spokesperson Mira Borthakur and two MLAs to meet DGP B.J. Mahanta. “We highlighted the treatm...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.01.22

Two quakes rock North East

Two earthquakes of magnitude 3.5 and 3.8 hit parts of the North East region in a span of 30 minutes on Monday, National Center for Seismology said. There was no immediate report of any loss of life o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.01.22

Mon: Forces pause operations

The Assam Rifles have “temporarily suspended” counter-insurgency operations in Mon district of Nagaland following the uproar over the death of 14 civilians near Oting village in a botched ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.22

Mishap: 5 villages lost one person each

Five hamlets in different blocks of Cooch Behar district lost one person each in the derailment of the Guwahati-bound train in Jalpaiguri district on Thursday evening. Of the nine people killed in th...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


North East  /  Published 13.01.22

Meghalaya, Assam set to ink pact

Assam and Meghalaya are close to reaching an agreement on six of the 12 disputed areas along the inter-state border, “hopefully” by January 21. This was disclosed by Meghalaya deputy chie...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.01.22

HC query on encounter deaths

Gauhati High Court on Tuesday directed the Assam government to file within two weeks a detailed affidavit on the encounter deaths during police action in the state since May. A division bench of Chie...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.01.22

Assam bar on the unvaccinated

The Assam government on Friday announced that unvaccinated people would be barred from public places and transport from January 15 as part of efforts to check the surge in Covid cases, especially in t...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.01.22

Assam student in Bulli Bai net

Additional reporting by PTI ...
By Umanand Jaiswal, Pheroze L. Vincent in Guwahati, New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.22

Timber worth Rs 50 lakh seized

A team of Birpara police station in Alipurduar district seized an illegal consignment of timber on Wednesday night from a truck and arrested the driver. Police sources said the truck, loaded with aro...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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