Dry days declared in ‘dry’ Manipur

IMPHAL, APRIL 3: Despite being a dry State, barring a few pockets, poll-bound Manipur will enforce 3 dry days on 2 polling days and the counting day on the Election Commission of India’s order. Manipur will go to polls in…

Meghalaya CM stresses strong regional unity to be heard in

Shillong, April 2: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday said that people in Delhi were too far away to understand the issues and problems of the North East and urged citizens of the region to stand together for…

Oppn leaders call Rijiju’s assurance on CAB a poll gimmick

Guwahati, April 2: Opposition parties in Assam and Mizoram have called Union Minister Kiren Rijiju’s recent assurances on the citizenship amendment bill a poll gimmick and said people of the northeast were wise enough and wouldn’t be fooled by the…

Mizoram civil society body call for poll boycott

Aizawl, April 1: An umbrella organisation of major civil societies and student associations in Mizoram Monday decided to boycott the April 11 election to the lone Mizoram Lok Sabha seat and organise a state-wide indefinite bandh from April 8, sources…

Kuki militants of Manipur to cast vote through postal ballots

Imphal, April 1: The Election Commission Monday notified that cadres of Kuki militant groups who signed Suspension of Operations (SoO) agreement with both the Centre and the Manipur government will cast their votes in postal ballots. To exercise their franchise,…

NPP will continue to oppose CAB, reiterates Meghalaya CM

Mangsang (East Garo Hills) , April 1: Meghalaya chief minister and NPP chief Conrad K. Sangma on Monday reiterated that the party will continue to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in near future. Conrad K. Sangma said this while…

BJP did nothing to solve flood problem in Assam: Cong leader

Guwahati, March 31: The Assam Congress on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi government of doing nothing to solve the state’s perennial flood problem, and destroying its economy. Addressing a press conference here, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Ripun Bora alleged…

In Assam’s Charaideo, 104-year-old Lakhi Paul is all set to vote

Guwahati, March 31: Lakhi Paul, at first instance, may seem like any other centenarian, but she has secured for herself an indelible mark in the annals of Charaideo’s history. The oldest voter in Charaideo district, Paul is 104-years-old and is…

Suspended constable dies in policy custody in Imphal

Imphal, March 31: A suspended police Constable died in police custody here on Saturday. The deceased, identified as 35-year-old Mohammad Manjur Ahmed, was found dead in the police custody on March 30. His body has been kept in the mortuary…

This election season, Assam’s kids have some different demands from politicians

GUWAHATI, MARCH 31: While the majority of them might not yet be able to legally exercise their voting rights, a group of children from Assam are actively voicing their demands in the run up to the General Elections 2019. On…