‘Won’t allow Mizoram polls if EC fails to meet demands’

GUWAHATI, November 9: The NGO Coordination Committee, which has been spearheading the protests against Mizoram chief electoral officer (CEO) SB Shashank, on Thursday said it would not “allow” the assembly election to be held if the Election Commission (EC) did…

NRC standard operating procedure mandates all applicants to undergo biometric enrolment

GUWAHATI, November 9: The standard operating procedure for disposing of claims and objections to the National Register of Citizens in Assam was unveiled on Friday, more than a month after the filing process began. “The standard operating procedure has been…

Manipur celebrates its daughters and sisters with ‘Ningol Chakouba’

MANIPUR, November 9: Lunch with your family not only makes your day, but also unites you with your loved ones. ‘Ningol Chakouba’ is one such festival celebrated by the people of Manipur that makes siblings eat together and lets them…

AASU asks Assam CM to clarify stand on Citizenship Bill

GUWAHATI, November 8: The All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) along with 28 ethnic organizations of the state staged a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 at Ganeshguri here before taking out a procession to Janata Bhawan in Dispur on…

Anti-Corruption activist Agnes Kharshiing attacked in Meghalaya, critical

Shillong, November 8: Meghalaya rights activist Agnes Kharshiing suffered injuries after she was allegedly attacked by a group of people suspected to be belonging to the coal mining mafia in East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday, police said. The activist…

New road, rail links to make Manipur gateway to Southeast Asia, says CM

IMPHAL, NOVEMBER 8: Manipur is hoping to benefit from the upcoming Asian Highway and rail connectivity to become an investment destination in the northeast, Chief Minister N Biren Singh said. Singh said the state could well become the main gateway…

Lal Thanhawla files nomination from 2 seats

Aizawl, November 8: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Thursday filed nominations to contest the November 28 state polls from Champhai South and Serchhip assembly seats, officials said. The last day for filing of nominations is Friday. The Congress leader…

Everybody is safe in Assam : CM

GUWAHATI, November 6: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has stated that ”Everybody is safe in Assam as the government machinery is on its toes round the clock to defeat any evil design.” Sonowal said that if there was peace the…

NIA charge sheets against NSCN-K men in abduction case

Guwahati, November 6: The National Investigation (NIA) Agency has filed charge sheets against five members of NSCN (Khaplang), a Myanmar-based militant group in a case related to the abduction of an employee engaged in the construction of railway tunnels in…

First chairperson of Meghalaya Lokayukta sworn in

Shillong, November 6: Retired Gauhati High Court judge Pranoy Kumar Musahary was on Tuesday sworn in as the first chairperson of Lokayukta in Meghalaya. The Lokayukta is empowered to probe allegations of corruption against public functionaries such as the chief…