Prasanta Mazumdar

Tribal body steps up demand for Nagaland’s bifurcation

Three of the four districts concerned share a border with Myanmar. So, they are strategically important for India.

13 hours ago

Northeasterners no different, sharing of ideas need of the hour: Tripura Deputy CM

Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma has insisted on the sharing of ideas to remove the perception of mainlanders that people from the Northeast are different. 

22 Sep 2018

Chaos returns to Manipur University as over 90 students, six teachers detained in midnight raid

Armed cops stormed the boys’ hostels in search of some students who had earlier in the day allegedly locked up Vice Chancellor (in-charge) K Yugindro Singh and Registrar (in-charge).

21 Sep 2018

Six persons electrocuted in Assam; locals allege power department's negligence 

The incident took place in the morning when the victims had gone to a pond for fishing where they came into contact with a snapped 11,000 volt line. 

21 Sep 2018

Threat from drug mafias: BJP wants Centre to step up Tripura CM's security

BJP MLA Ratan Chakraborty  said Deb was the target of the drug mafias as his government was going hard at them to tackle the drug menace.

20 Sep 2018

Assam NRC: Parties stand opposed to deletion of documents from modalities

The ruling BJP and opposition Congress also stand in favour of the five documents.

19 Sep 2018

Assam Congress leader slammed for sheltering 'Bangladeshis'

The police, however, said Mohammed Hafiz Molla, Ayar Ali and Mohammed Bablu Molla from Bhulbari village of Gopalganj district of Bangladesh were not illegal immigrants.

18 Sep 2018

Arrest of youths reveal Hizbul Mujahideen's Assam network

Last week, the UP Police had arrested Qamar-uz-Zaman, a Hizbul terrorist from Kanpur, who had allegedly planned to carry out subversive acts in the state during Ganesh Chaturthi

18 Sep 2018

Manipur University Vice Chancellor placed under suspension by President

Led by the staffs' association, students, teachers and other staff have demanded Pandey's ouster for his alleged involvement in wrongdoing including "siphoning off" funds. 

18 Sep 2018

Citizenship Bill vs Assam Accord: Ruling BJP caught in a bind

The BJP’s resolution to pass the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, may see the party getting caught in its own web of contradictory commitments.

16 Sep 2018

Man lynched on suspicion of vehicle theft in Manipur; 5 arrested 

The mob claimed it had caught the victim, Md Farooque Ahmad of Lilong Haoreibi Mayai Leikai, while he was trying to steal the two-wheeler from the garage of one Moirangthem Girani.

15 Sep 2018

NIA court awards death for two, life term to two others in 2014 Assam massacre

Bishnu Narzary alias N Berama and Ajoy Basumatary alias Buhum were awarded death sentence.  The charge-sheet in the case was filed by the NIA in July 2015.

15 Sep 2018

Assam’s Tinsukia district remains on the edge after communal flare-up

The miscreants on Saturday set afire a slaughterhouse at Doidam Tea Estate near Doom Dooma even as the police arrested a youth whose alleged offensive remark on Facebook had triggered the violence.

15 Sep 2018

Six injured in communal flare-ups in Assam

One of the incidents was triggered by a Facebook post, after a youth posted a statement against a particular community on Thursday.

14 Sep 2018

Two killed, three missing in Arunachal flood and landslides

Chief Minister Pema Khandu condoled the deaths and directed the district administration and the disaster management department to continuously monitor the situation.

14 Sep 2018