NRC was my ‘baby’, claims Tarun Gogoi; says BJP failed to ‘nurse’ it

Guwahati, August 12: Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi has claimed that the initiative to update the NRC was his “baby” and the BJP has failed to “nurse” it properly due to which a defective draft was published with names…

Meghalaya mulls Assam-like NRC

Guwahati, August 12: Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma has said his government will examine the demands for update of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the hill state along the lines of the one in Assam. “There have…

No penalty on rejection of claims and objections in Assam’s NRC exercise, says officials

Guwahati, August 12: Allaying apprehensions, officials involved with the National Register of Citizens (NRC) updating exercise in Assam have assured that applicants whose claims and objections are rejected will not face any penalty. Over 40 lakh of the 3.29 crore…

Demands of Chutia community would be looked into: Sonowal

Guwahati, August 12: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has assured a delegation of the All Assam Chutia Students’ Union that the state government would consider its various demands. The students’ body, which called on Sonowal Saturday, demanded that the under-construction…

Meghalaya Chief Minister sets agenda for digital Northeast

Guwahati, August 11: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Saturday pushed the agenda of digital transformation at the historic launch of Digital Northeast 2022 in Guwahati, which was released by Union Electronic and Telecommunication Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in…

Cong ultimatum to Arunachal Pradesh govt on TAH scam

Itanagar, August 11: Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president Takam Sanjoy has served a 10-day ultimatum to the state government to grant justice to all victims of the Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH) compensation payment scam. “Our party has submitted a memorandum…

MoS Railways Rajen Gohain booked for raping 24-year-old in Assam

Guwahati, August 11: The Assam Police has filed a case against Minister of State (MoS) for Railways Rajen Gohain for allegedly raping a woman in Assam’s Nagaon district. The case was registered after the woman filed a complaint against the…

Assam Police mounts vigil along state boundaries in run up to I-Day

GUWAHATI, August 11: Assam police have geared up security in the run-up to Independence Day in coordination with state police forces of Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland to prevent inter-state movements of militants having intention to carry out hit…

Arunachal Pradesh Police finds 2,333 ILP violations in state after publication of Assam’s NRC

Itanagar, August 11: The Arunachal Pradesh police have detected 2,333 Inner Line Permit (ILP) violators across the Northeastern state since the publication of the complete draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in neighbouring Assam, state top police official…

DRI seizes 6.3 kgs of gold worth Rs 1.93 cr at Siliguri

Dimapur, August 10: Close on the heels of a big haul of 23 kgs of smuggled gold coming from Siliguri to Kolkata by buses from 5 persons last weekend and 8.5 kgs of gold seized at Aizwal besides another 10.5…