West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.21

KPP writes to PM for Kamtapur state

Leaders and workers of the Kamtapur Progressive Party (KPP) sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through the district magistrate of Jalpaiguri on Friday, demanding the separate Kamtapur state...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 28.07.21

J&K: Statehood at appropriate time

Jammu and Kashmir would be granted statehood at an "appropriate" time after normalcy is restored there, the government told Parliament on Wednesday. Minister of State for Home Affairs Nitya...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.21

KPP shuns John Barla, backs Mamata

Leaders of the Kamtapur Progressive Party (KPP), a political outfit with considerable clout among the Rajbanshis, have unequivocally opposed the recent demand for separate statehood for north Bengal r...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.21

Rajbanshis protest statehood call

Over 500 people from the Rajbanshi community, including academics, intellectuals and Trinamul supporters, met at Khalisamari in Mathabhanga subdivision of Cooch Behar on Sunday to protest the separate...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

India  /  Published 26.06.21

J&K: Abdullahs want statehood first

 National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah Saturday said there was "a level of mistrust" in Jammu and Kashmir and it was for the Centre to remove it, even as his son and former chief mi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Srinagar


West Bengal  /  Published 25.06.21

Trinamul ire at BJP MLA call for ‘partition’

In a first move of its kind, Trinamul leaders of Dabgram-Fulbari Assembly seat filed a police complaint against BJP MLA Shikha Chatterjee for backing the demand for a separate north Bengal state. Cha...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 25.06.21

Gorkha outfit brings statehood to fore

The National Gorkhaland Committee (NGC), an apolitical body positioning itself as a “think tank” of the Indian Gorkha community, called on Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankar in Darjeeling on ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.21

Gorkha body rakes up statehood demand

The National Gorkhaland Committee (NGC), an apolitical body which is positioning itself as a “think tank” of the community in India, has decided to set up a Peoples Forum (PF) to “ex...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

North East  /  Published 02.12.20

RN Ravi: Only one national flag, one statute

Nagaland governor R.N. Ravi in his message to the people on Monday on the eve of the 58th Statehood Day said the Centre is “absolutely clear” that there is and there shall be “only o...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 01.12.20

Statehood Day: CM says thank you

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio expressed his “immense gratitude” to all the leaders who ensured the creation of the state through their ‘sacrifices’, as it celebrated the ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Kohima


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