AAPSU detects over 2000 ILP violators in Arunachal

Itanagar, August 21: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) today said it has detected over 2000 Inner Line Permit (ILP) violators across the state during a drive taken up after publication of the complete draft of the NRC in…

Centre did not inform Sikkim about Doklam stand-off, says CM Chamling

Gangtok, August 21: Sikkim chief minister Pawan Chamling has said that during the Doklam stand-off with China, the state government was kept in the dark by the Centre. He said neither the central government nor the army had informed him…

Mizoram to give Rs 2 crore for Kerala flood relief

Aizawl, August 21: Mizoram government would contribute Rs 2 crore to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Relief Fund in the wake of the recent rain-fed floods in the southern state, an official said today. Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today wrote…

Assamese community in London opposes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

GUWAHATI, August 21: The Assamese Community in London has joined in the ongoing opposition to centre’s Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the state describing it as a threat to Assam’s demography, culture, and the Assamese language. A delegation of the non-resident…

Centre ‘punishing’ drug analyst for exposing spurious drugs networks?

Guwahati, August 21: Is the Ministry of Health trying to “protect” the interest of suppliers of “substandard” and “spurious” drugs in Assam and is all out to “punish” the drug analyst who nailed them? A complaint was filed on August…

One more charge sheet filed in Manipur fake encounter cases: CBI to SC

New Delhi, August 20: The CBI’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) today told the Supreme Court that it had filed another charge sheet in connection with the alleged fake encounters by the Army, Assam Rifles and police in Manipur. On July…

Assam: NRC documents found abandoned in Darrang, DC orders probe

Mangaldai, August 20: Sensation prevails following recovery of a bundle of NRC verification documents from an abandoned place behind an NRC Seva Kendra attached to Ondolajhar GP office in Darrang. The incident has shocked the locals at a time when…

2 top Manipur rebels held

Shillong, August 20: Two top leaders of the Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF), a militant organization based in Nagaland and Manipur were arrested in West Jaiñtia Hills district of Meghalaya. The arrested ZUF leaders include chairman Raitu Chawang, 66, alias Raitu,…

Assam regularly hit by floods, can relate to Kerala pain: CM

Guwahati, August 20: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said Assam can relate to the pain caused by the devastating flood in Kerala, as his state is faced with a similar plight every year. “We can very well internalise the pain…

As Kerala drowns, NE India struggles with dry monsoon

Guwahati, August 19: While Kerala reels under a catastrophic flood after incessant rains, it has been a rather dry monsoon season so far in North East. In Assam, where monsoons bring in massive floods, the figures by the Regional Meteorological…