JD (U) becomes a recognised State party in Arunachal: EC

PATNA, JUNE 8: The Janata Dal (United), headed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, has become a recognised State party in Arunachal Pradish, the Election Commission has said. The JD (U) won 7 Seats in the 60-member Assembly of the…

Air pollution wreaking havoc in Northeast states: Study

GUWAHATI, June 6: Air pollution, this year’s theme of World Environment Day, has brought to focus how it is slowly turning into a major health problem in the Northeast where deaths deaths due to acute respiratory infection (ARI) are on…

Scholarship test for Civil Services aspirants on 10th June

Kohima, June 4: To curb the gap of financial or geographical constraints between deserving minds and the experts, GS SCORE in collaboration with TASSAR Education is conducting a Scholarship test for civil service aspirants in Assam, Nagaland, Meghalya, Auranchal Pradesh, Manipur, Sikkim…

1,000 Tribunals to be set up in Assam for Citizen List appeals: Officials

NEW DELHI, June 2: The Centre will help the Assam government in setting up 1,000 foreigners tribunals by July 31 when the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be published, officials said Sunday. Those left out in…

Assam on election mode again after four MLAs become MPs

Guwahati, June 2: The Lok Sabha elections are over and a new government is in place at the Centre. But Assam is set for elections again with four legislators getting elected to the Parliament. Three MLAs from the ruling BJP…

Senior Assam cop under lens for sexual harassment

Guwahati, June 1: Assam Police is investigating a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer posted in the state after his subordinates filed multiple complaints of sexual harassment between 2008 and 2017 against him, officials familiar with the development said on…

Will focus on peace talks with rebel groups: Tapir Gao

GUWAHATI, June 1: Arunachal Pradesh BJP president Tapir Gao, who won the Arunachal East Lok Sabha seat after a gap of 10 years, said that his priority as a parliamentarian would be to improve the law and order situation in…

Will work to improve food processing in NE: Rameswar Teli

GUWAHATI, June 1: Two-time MP from Dibrugarh, Rameswar Teli, who has been inducted in Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘s Cabinet as Union minister of state for food processing industries, on Friday said that he would tap into the immense potential…

Shillong’s Punjabi Lane residents to prove legality of stay: Officials

SHILLONG, June 1: The authorities have clamped prohibitory orders in Punjabi Lane area in Shillong and served notices to its residents directing them to furnish documents within a month to prove that they had settled in the area legally. Punjabi…

JMB planning to set up permanent bases in eastern States: MHA

AGARTALA, MAY 27: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sounded an alert about plans of terrorist outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) making permanent bases within 10 kms of the India-Bangladesh border in the eastern States of Tripura, Assam and West…