Mizoram: Church body to pray for defeat of CAB in Parliament

AIZAWL, February 6: An umbrella organisation major churches in Christian-majority Mizoram has urged its members to organise mass prayers next week so that the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is defeated in Parliament. In a statement on Tuesday, the Mizoram Kohhran…

Employ a local, get Rs 10,000 as incentive: Assam govt

GUWAHATI, February 6: In a win-win situation for both the investor and the unemployed, private investors in the state will now be eligible for additional incentives of Rs 10,000 for every local youth they employ. Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa…

Citizenship Bill: Manipur CM urges people to refrain from taking emotionally-driven action

Imphal, February 6: A day after Manipur Peoples Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC) announced an indefinite protest, Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday urged the citizens not to resort to any action driven by sheer emotion. Asserting that the…

NE militants under pressure in Myanmar

GUWAHATI, FEBRUARY 5: Life has become difficult for the militants of the Northeast camping in Myanmar for a long time as they have come under pressure from the Myanmar Army personnel and according to reports available, the militants have been…

Khandu suggests 6 NE airports be connected to ASEAN countries

Itanagar, February 5: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday suggested that at least six airports across Northeast be connected with ASEAN countries. Speaking at the second ASEAN-India Youth Summit being held at Guwahati, Khandu said that ASEAN region…

CAB protest: Tribal leaders booked for raising “anti-India slogans” in Tripura

AGARTALA, FEBRUARY 5: Tripura Police Tuesday booked 3 tribal leaders including Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura(INPT) general secretary Jagadish Debbarma under sedition charges for participating in a rally against Citizenship Amendment Bill at Khumulwng, headquarters of the Tripura ADC on…

Rahul Gandhi sssures NESO of voting against CAB in RS

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 5: Three separate delegations from the Northeast on Monday called on Congress president Rahul Gandhi at his residence in New Delhi and sought his support to vote against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha.…

245 cases of ‘deshdroh’ registered in Assam since BJP came to power in 2016

Guwahati, February 4: As many as 245 cases of ‘deshdroh’ or offences against the state, which also includes sedition, have been registered in Assam since the BJP-led government came to power in 2016. Cabinet minister Chandra Mohan Patowary, in a…

Gen Rawat reviews preparedness of Indian Army along LAC

Itanagar, February 4: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat reviewed the preparedness of the Indian Army along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) during his two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, Defence sources said Monday. Arunachal Pradesh shares a 1,080…

Former Assam CM Mahanta warns of ‘volatile’ situation if Citizenship Bill passed

New Delhi, February 3: Former Assam chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta on Sunday warned the Narendra Modi government that a “volatile” situation will arise in the state if the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is passed by the Rajya Sabha. The…