BJP, RSS know they will not win 2019 polls: Rahul Gandhi in Mizoram

CHAMPHAI, November 20: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today claimed that the RSS and the BJP “know it very well” that the party will not win the Lok Sabha elections next year. Addressing his first election rally at Champhai in Mizoram,…

Arunachal stresses on documentation of tribal cultural heritage

Itanagar, November 20: Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein has directed the state’s research department to expedite work on “audio-visual documentation of cultural heritage of Mishmi tribes” of the state. Mein’s directive came on Monday during a meeting with…

Manipur CM asks insincere ministers to quit

Imphal, November 20: Angry over low attendance of ministers and officials at a government function here, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has sought resignation of the ministers and officials who have no concern for the people. The chief minister…

3 NSCN cadres killed in Tirap

Dimapur, November 19: To maintain peace and tranquility in the region troops of Security Forces under the aegis of DAO Division have been carrying out relentless operations. In a major operation launched by the Khonsa battalion of Security Forces, three…

Former Assam minister Chandan Kumar Sarkar passes away

Guwahati, November 19: Former Assam minister and senior Congress leader Chandan Kumar Sarkar died at a hospital at Bongaigaon on Monday following a cardiac arrest, family sources said. Sarkar was 65 and is survived by wife, two sons and a…

35.5 lakh out of 40 lakh yet to apply for inclusion in NRC in the final list

Guwahati, November 18: Over 35.5 lakh people, out of the total 40 lakh, who were excluded in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), have not yet come forward to include their names in the final list of the Supreme…

Assam: Indigo flight attendant found dead in Gurugram

GUWAHATI, November 16: A 30-year-old married woman from Assam, who was working as a flight attendant in Indigo airlines, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her rented accommodation in Gurugram’s DLF sector 29 area on Friday. Police said the…

EC removes Mizoram chief electoral officer after protests

New Delhi, November 15: Accepting the demand of some civil society groups, the Election Commission on Thursday removed S B Shashank as chief electoral officer of poll-bound Mizoram and appointed IAS officer Ashish Kundra in his place The order came…

Assam tea workers seek parity with those elsewhere

NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 15: The Joint Action Committee for Tea Workers’ Wages (JACTWW), Assam, came down heavily on the BJP governments at the Centre and in Assam for not keeping their word to implement the promised minimum daily wages of…

Rural areas of Assam to be ODF by year-end: Official

Guwahati, November 15: The rural areas of Assam are all set to become Open Defecation Free (ODF) by December 31 this year with 98% of the target being already achieved, a central government official said here Thursday. Assam and Tripura…