Mamata’s ‘bloodbath’, ‘civil war’ comment on NRC does not behove of a CM: Sonowal

NEW DELHI, August 5: Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Sunday that his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee’s “inflammatory” comment on NRC does not behove of a senior politician and asserted that his government was committed to complete the…

All states should have Citizens List, says Assam Governor

GUWAHATI, August 5: Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi today said that every state must have an National Register of Citizens (NRC) which should be updated regularly as it would be effective in dealing with issues related to the country’s internal security.…

MU impasse: Deputy CM seeks cooperation of agitators in restoring normalcy

Imphal, August 5: Expressing concern over the two-month impasse at Manipur University, Deputy Chief Minister Y Joykumar today appealed to the protesting students and teachers to cooperate with the HRD Ministry and the state government in “restoring normalcy” at the…

Gorkhas offer mixed reaction to NRC in Assam

Siliguri, August 4: The final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam that has excluded about one lakh Gorkhas from the list has evoked mixed reactions from the community in the country’s east and northeast. In Assam,…

Assam Police arrest NEEPCO officer after water released from dam wreaks havoc

Guwahati, August 4: Assam Police has arrested the Chief Project Officer of NEEPCO -Doyang River Project, Priyabrata Das in coordination with Nagaland Police on Saturday. A special police team led by DSP Partha Saikia arrested him from Assam-Nagaland border. Currently,…

Assam Accord is no panacea, it harmed people: NE watchers

A Correspondent New Delhi, August 3: Just as BJP chief Amit Shah has highlighted ‘Rajiv Gandhi-AASU’ Accord of 1985 highlighting the implicit issues with regard National Register of Citizens (NRC) row in Assam, a section of longtime northeast watchers say…

Assam NRC: No coercive action will be taken against anyone, creating fear condemnable, says Rajnath Singh

New Delhi, August 3: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said no coercive action will be taken against people whose name is not there in the final draft of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC), in any situation. Condemning the…

Manipur constitutes committees to monitor influx of immigrants

Imphal, August 3: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday said that the state government has constituted two separate committees, state and district level, to monitor the entry of “illegal immigrants” in the state, post-publication of the final draft…

LS passes bill to create national sports varsity in Manipur

New Delhi, August 3: A bill to establish a National Sports University in Manipur to promote sports education was passed by the Lok Sabha today, as several members sought the inclusion of sports as part of a comprehensive education curriculum.…

“Treated like infiltrators,” says Trinamool MP, stopped at Assam Airport

SILCHAR, August 3: Six leaders of the Trinamool Congress, who were part of the eight-member delegation detained at Silchar airport while attempting to visit Assam post- National Register of Citizens (NRC), said they were treated “like infiltrators and pushed back”.…