Prasanta Mazumdar

Manipur University crisis: Ministry of Human Resources Development  bid to restore normalcy comes a cropper

Normal life in Imphal Valley remained affected for the second day on Thursday during a 48-hour strike which was called by the university students since the midnight of July 17.

3 hours ago

Assam: Congress fears names of lakhs of people will not figure in National Register of Citizens

The Congress said it was surprising that the Supreme Court directed the deletion of names of 1.5 lakh people which figured in the first draft published on December 31 last year.

4 hours ago

Deport Bangladeshi Muslim immigrants: Pravin Togadia

Togadia slammed the BJP for failing to live up to its pre-election slogan in Assam of protecting 'jati (race)', 'mati' (land) and 'bheti' (foundation).

18 Jul 2018

BJP MP’s daughter arrested in Assam Public Service Commission cash-for-jobs scam

Those arrested also included 13 officers of Assam Civil Service, three of Assam Police Service, one district transport officer, one tax superintendent and one tax inspector.

18 Jul 2018

Silchar MP Sushmita Dev denies posting on Facebook that Barak Valley is not a part of Assam

A fake Facebook post, attributed to Silchar MP and chief of All India Mahila Congress Sushmita Dev, that Barak Valley is not a part of Assam as per the Treaty of Yandabo was in circulation on Tuesday.

17 Jul 2018

Seven Arunachal MLAs defect to PA Sangma’s National People’s Party

Seven MLAs of opposition People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA) defected to the NPP and the revelation about their defection was made by NPP’s Arunachal unit chief Kicho Kabak.

17 Jul 2018

Centre’s pact with Bru refugees in Tripura relief camps hits a roadblock

Centre said that each family would be given Rs 4 lakh to be kept in FD within 1-mth of repatriation. The refugees demand money in advance and insist that is kept in their savings account.

17 Jul 2018

Assam gets a stringent law to fight witch-hunting

The Act views witch-hunting as a cognisable, non-bailable and non-compoundable offence. It was passed by Assam Assembly in 2015 with provisions of jail term up to life imprisonment. 

16 Jul 2018

Form is temporary, Hima Das is permanent

Asleep when Hima ran into history late at night, villagers make up for it by bursting crackers and distributing sweets.

14 Jul 2018

Assam gets its first transgender judge, third in country

Swati’s appointment was made by the Kamrup (metro) district legal service authority. She will be among 20 judges who will mediate the cases in the Lok Adalat.

13 Jul 2018

Statehood demand grows louder in Assam's Barak Valley

The divide between Bengali-majority Barak Valley and Assamese-majority Brahmaputra Valley has widened in recent times over issues such as NRC and the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

12 Jul 2018

Eight minors among nine killed in Manipur landslides

The deaths occurred at New Salem and Neigailuang localities of Tamenglong town after some houses had collapsed.

11 Jul 2018

Seven children among nine killed in Manipur landslides 

According to reports, the deaths occurred at New Salem and Neigailuang villages after some houses had collapsed.

11 Jul 2018

Assam rape-accused MLA Nizam Uddin Choudhury goes into hiding 

In an FIR, the woman alleged that she was raped thrice by the MLA - twice at her residence and once at the circuit house in Hailakandi.

10 Jul 2018

Assam Rifles jawan killed in Manipur ambush 

One Assam Rifles jawan was killed and three others were injured in an IED explosion carried out by militants near the Indo-Myanmar border in Manipur's Kamjong district.

09 Jul 2018