Protest over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Arunachal

Itanagar, May 21: Over 500 student activists today staged a three-hour sit-in at I G Park Tennis Court here to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The members of All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU), with banners and placards…

KSU, NESO burn effigy of Citizenship Bill 2016

SHILLONG, May 21: As a mark of protest against the Citizenship (Amendment), Bill 2016, the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) and North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) burnt the effigy of the Bill at Civil Hospital junction, near the statue of Khasi-Jaintia…

Ratan Tata to lay foundation of Tata Trust-Assam Govt Cancer Care Hospitals

GUWAHATI, May 21: Industrialist Ratan Tata will lay the foundation of all the 19 cancer care hospitals to be set up in Assam by Tata Trust in collaboration with Assam government in a central function to be held in Guwahati…

First commercial flight to Arunachal: CM Khandu lands safely in Pasighat

Itanagar, May 21: In the first commercial flight of the Alliance Air in the Kolkata-Guwahati-Pasighat route, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who was also one of the passengers in the flight, landed Pasighat safely along with other passengers in…

Railways to use AI to control air circulation in Manipur tunnel

New Delhi, May 20: For the first time, the railways will use artificial intelligence to control air circulation, signages and even supervision and maintenance work in the 10.28 km-long tunnel in Imphal as part of its 110 km railway line…

Tripura govt reserves 10% posts for women in police department

Agartala, May 20: The Tripura government will introduce 10% quota for women at all levels in the police department to combat crime against women and other vulnerable sections. Women currently have 5% representation in the state police against a national…

Manipur fake encounters: SC voices displeasure at defence ministry

New Delhi, May 19: The Supreme Court has expressed its displeasure that the Ministry of Defence has “not even bothered” to respond to the letters addressed to it by the CBIs Special Investigation Team (SIT) that is probing the alleged…

Railway Projects remain non-starter in Meghalaya

SHILLONG, May 19: The railway project between Tetelia (Assam) and Byrnihat (Meghalaya) has remained a non- starter ever since the Khasi Students ‘ Union (KSU) had halted the railway project last year. An official of the NFR said that the…

Mizoram Home Minister’s wealth questioned by PRISM

AIZAWL, May 18: After stumbling upon a new building allegedly owned by Mizoram Home Minister R Lalzirliana, PRISM (People’s Representative for Identity & Status of Mizoram) has questioned the source of the rapid increase of his wealth during the last…

Assam BJP MLA Kishore Nath served notice to prove citizenship

GUWAHATI, May 18: A foreigners’ tribunal has served a notice to a BJP legislator from Barak valley and members of his family asking them to prove their Indian citizenship before the tribunal. “The Foreigners’ Tribunal No 1 at Cachar has…