Citizenship Bill will not be passed, says Yashwant Sinha

Guwahati, February 10: Terming the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 as wrong from all aspects and against the ethos of the country, former union finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Sunday said that the Bill will not be passed in the Upper…

Jet Airways withdraws flights to Aizawl from Guwahati, Delhi

AIZAWL, February 10: Jet Airways has withdrawn flights to Aizawl from Guwahati and Delhi. The Saturday Jet Airways Aizawl-Guwahati flight was the last one to take off from Lengpui Airport, about 32 km from Aizawl. Only Air India is now…

PM lays foundation of greenfield airport, inaugurates another Airport in Arunachal

Itanagar, February 9: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday laid the foundation stone for construction of greenfield Airport at Hollongi near here and inaugurated an upgraded and retrofitted Airport at Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh. Speaking at a public function at IG…

NIA attaches Manipur MLA’s assets in illegal arms haul case

New Delhi, February 9: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Friday said it has attached immovable assets worth over Rs 76 lakh of a Manipur MLA in connection with an alleged illegal arms haul case. An agency spokesperson said it has…

Meghalaya CM threatens to quit NDA over Citizenship Bill

SHILLONG, February 9: Amid widespread protests in the Northeast over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, National Peoples Party (NPP) president and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma today threatened that his party will quit the NDA if the proposed legislation is…

Neighbour blocking foreign investment to Arunachal Pradesh: Pema Khandu

ITANAGAR, February 9: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today said foreign some investments are eluding the border state due to objections raised by a neighbour, a reference to China, and asked the central government to address the issue. Khandu…

Manipur women vendors protest against Citizenship Bill

Imphal, February 9: Hundreds of women vendors who exclusively run three main markets in Imphal staged a 12-hour sit-in protest on Saturday demanding a written assurance from the state government that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, will not affect Manipur…

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Guwahati, protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill erupts

GUWAHATI, February 8: Massive protests against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill erupted in Guwahati immediately after Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Guwahati airport at 5.30 pm. The Kamrup (metro) district administration has clamped Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code in few…

SC notice to owner of Meghalaya coal mine

New Delhi, February 8: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the owner of a coal mine in Meghalaya where 15 people have been trapped for nearly two months saying he was responsible for the illegal mining due to…

Efforts to end child labour in Meghalaya: Dy CM Tynsong

Shillong, February 8: Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong on Friday admitted the prevalence of child labour in the state but said a mechanism has been put in place to ensure that the state is completely free of the social…