Assam to build flyover to protect Kaziranga animals from vehicular traffic

GUWAHATI, September 7 : Finally, the Assam government has worked out a solution to protect wild animals, which die after coming under the wheels of moving vehicles, at the Kaziranga National Park. The state’s BJP-led government will construct a 36-km…

Assam NRC: Muslim organisation files FIR against Coordinator for ‘farcical’ document

GUWAHATI, SEPTEMBER 4: An organisation of Assamese Muslims has lodged an FIR against Prateek Hajela, the Coordinator of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC), for producing a “farcical” document after a colossal expenditure. The Asom Garia-Maria Yuba Chhatra Parishad lodged…

AAI to take over Baljek airport in Garo Hills

TURA, September 3: In a ground breaking decision taken to bring Garo Hills into the air map of the country and boost tourism in the region, the Conrad Sangma led Meghalaya government has decided to hand over to the Airports…

NRC not final, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

GUWAHATI, SEPTEMBER 3: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said “genuine Indians” left out of the National Register of Citizens should not worry and “foreigners” included in it should not celebrate, declaring that “nothing is final” while Narendra Modi…

DoNER minister to lay foundation stone for NERAMAC building in Guwahati

New Delhi, September 3: DoNER minister Jitendra Singh will lay the foundation stone for North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC) marketing complex in Guwahati on Wednesday. The construction of the building is funded by the North Eastern Council…

It’s too late to regret: former CEC

GUWAHATI, SEPTEMBER 3: Former Chief Election Commissioner Hari Shankar Brahma has said the outcome of the final NRC is on expected lines and it is now too late to regret as to what went wrong in preparation of the crucial…

Those left out of NRC must get exclusion order copy soon: NGO

Guwahati, September 1: Citizens for Justice and Peace, an NGO helmed by rights activist Teesta Setalvad, said on Sunday that those left out of the NRC should immediately get hold of a copy of the exclusion order, which would enable…

Meghalaya writes to Centre, seeks to utilise CAMPA funds for purchasing forest land

Shillong, September 1: Meghalaya environment minister Lahkmen Rymbui has written to the Centre, seeking to utilize 10% of the alloted funds for afforestation to purchase or take on lease high-value forest areas. The state has recently received Rs 163.31 crore…

Sitting MLA, former legislator, Kargil veteran excluded from final NRC

Guwahati, August 31: A Kargil veteran, a sitting and a ex MLA of the AIDUF were among those who found themselves excluded from the final NRC, which was released here on Saturday. This was the lot of the daughter of…

Khasi students reiterate their demand for NRC-like exercise in Meghalaya

Shillong, August 31: The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) on Saturday reiterated its demand of carrying out an NRC-like exercise in Meghalaya for segregating the genuine tribal indigenous communities of the state in order to ensure their survival. The demand came…