MP Bezbaruah refuses to head panel on Assam AccordTop Stories

MP Bezbaruah refuses to head panel on Assam Accord

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 12: Former bureaucrat MP Bezbaruah has refused to head the 9-member panel constituted by the Union Home Ministry to suggest ways to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord. Former bureaucrat MP Bezbaruah appointed as head of…

10% quota for EWS doesn’t violate  basic structure of Constitution: JaitleyTop Stories

10% quota for EWS doesn’t violate basic structure of Constitution: Jaitley

New Delhi, January 11: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday said the 10% reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) in government jobs and educational institutions does not contravene the basic structure of the Constitution and termed the move the single greatest…

BJP-led Manipur Govt rejects Centre’s Citizenship BillTop Stories

BJP-led Manipur Govt rejects Centre’s Citizenship Bill

IMPHAL, January 11: Manipur may have a coalition government headed by the BJP, but it wants no truck with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to implement the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Northeast. Participants of a meeting chaired by Chief…

NPF intensifies attack on Govt over GIA to VDBsTop Stories

NPF intensifies attack on Govt over GIA to VDBs

Dimapur, January 11: After NPF legislators from Kohima and Mokokchung questioned the PDA Government on allocation of grant-in-aid to the Village Development Boards, NPF MLAs from Phek and Wokha Districts have intensified the attack demanding the Chief Minister and the…

Citizenship Bill: NSF to hoist black flagsTop Stories

Citizenship Bill: NSF to hoist black flags

Dimapur, January 11: The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) in line with the North East Students’ Organization (NESO) will be hoisting black flags in and around the State as a sign to show resentment to the perpetration of State sponsored atrocities…

Enforce ILP in whole Nagaland: NPRAAFTop Stories

Enforce ILP in whole Nagaland: NPRAAF

Dimapur, January 11: The Nagaland Public Rights Awareness and Action Forum (NPRAAF) has appealed to the PDA Government to immediately enforce Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873 in the whole state of Nagaland. In its executive council meeting held on Friday…

Meghalaya cabinet passes resolution against  citizenship bill, BJP members supportTop Stories

Meghalaya cabinet passes resolution against citizenship bill, BJP members support

SHILLONG, January 11: The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance cabinet, which has two BJP ministers, has passed a resolution opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, as the saffron party’s leadership in the state asserted they were “with the indigenous people” on the proposed…

Nagaland woman held for  lottery scamTop Stories

Nagaland woman held for lottery scam

HYDERABAD, January 11: Two people, including a woman from Nagaland, were arrested from Delhi on Wednesday for allegedly cheating people from Telangana of around Rs 1 crore in an online lottery scam. Apart from the woman, a 37-year-old Nigerian was…

CBI chief Alok Verma sacked  by PM-led panel, Cong opposesTop Stories

CBI chief Alok Verma sacked by PM-led panel, Cong opposes

New Delhi, January 10: A little over 30 hours after he assumed charge as CBI director, Alok Verma was sacked on the recommendation of a high-powered committee led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening. A government order issued…

Bill for 10% quota for poor in  general category challenged in SCTop Stories

Bill for 10% quota for poor in general category challenged in SC

New Delhi, January 10: The legislation to grant 10% reservation in government jobs and higher education to members of economically weaker sections, including upper castes — cleared by both Houses of Parliament this week — was challenged in a public…