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…

Manipur gears up for tourism festival, Princess of Thailand among others to attend

Imphal, November 15: As Manipur gears up for the biggest tourism fanfare “Sangai Festival”, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has urged the people of the state to uphold Manipuri tradition of displaying great hospitality to the guests and to receive…

ULFA threatens ‘armed revolution’ in Assam if Citizenship Bill passed

Guwahati, November 14: The pro-talk faction of the ULFA has cautioned the central and the Assam governments against “playing with the sentiments” of indigenous people over the citizenship bill, saying any attempt for its passage will compel the state’s youths…

Executive director of Woodhill Infra arrested by Manipur Police

Imphal,November 14: Manipur police has arrested the executive director M/S Woodhill Infrastructure Ltd, a construction company based in Ghaziabad, in a case pertaining to fraudulent issuance of bank guarantee amounting to Rs 6,62,00,000 in connection with the temporary restoration of…

In a first, Tripura to sell its tea under Tripureshwari Tea brand

Agartala, November 14: The Tripura Tea Development Corporation (TTDC), along with Tea Board India and a couple of other stakeholders, have been working on designing a logo and branding of tea produced in the Tripura to expand its market in…

PAC asks Meghalaya Govt to build alternative road to Shillong

SHILLONG, NOvember 14: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Meghalaya Assembly has asked the state government to consider construction of an alternative road to enter the state capital. PAC member Zenith Sangma on Wednesday after the meeting of the PAC…

Manipur fake encounter cases: SC dismisses plea by police personnel seeking recusal of bench

New Delhi, November 12: The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea filed by some Manipur Police personnel seeking recusal of judges of the bench in Manipur fake encounter cases in which the CBI Special Investigation Team (SIT) is carrying out…