Prasanta Mazumdar

Arunachal Ministers, MLAs stuck in Assembly as protestors go on the rampage

The protestors set afire and damaged about a dozen vehicles and government property. Former Congress Chief Minister Nabam Tuki’s car was among the vehicles damaged.

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26 die, over 45 others taken ill after consuming ‘toxic’ liquor in Assam

The death toll is likely to increase as reports of more persons falling ill after consuming the spurious liquor are coming in, a district official said.

4 hours ago

Nagaland: Nagas not excited over interlocutor’s visit 

Nagaland’s apex tribal organisation, Naga Hoho, said it had no expectation from Ravi’s visit.

5 hours ago

Nagaland: Class X exam paper has question on poor roads in state

Under the watch of the state’s coalition government where the BJP is a major constituent, a question on poor roads featured in the Class X English board paper.

21 Feb 2019

Guwahati diary: College teacher who posted offensive remarks on Facebook after Pulwama attack goes underground

The accused, Papri Z Banerjee, had condemned the attack but was critical of the security forces.

21 Feb 2019

Amit Shah stirs up a hornet’s nest by pro-Citizenship Bill comments

Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora said the BJP had not yet parted with its alleged blueprint to destroy the state.

19 Feb 2019

BJP will bring Citizenship Bill again if re-elected: Amit Shah

His assertion came just days after the people in Assam and the Northeast had celebrated the Centre's failure to table the controversial bill in the Rajya Sabha.

17 Feb 2019

Can send 500 Bodo youth to Kashmir to fight terrorists, says Ex-rebel leader Hagrama Mohilary

The Bodoland Territorial Council chief condemned the Pulwama suicide attack and insisted that the Central government avenge it saying,

16 Feb 2019

Last wish of this slain CRPF jawan in the Pulwama attack from Assam goes unfulfilled

48-year-old Maneswar Basumatary wanted to capture a family photo before leaving for duty on February 4.

15 Feb 2019

Citizenship Bill: Northeast gets a new hero in Conrad Sangma

As protests against the bill in the Northeast got intensified, Sangma had taken the lead in bringing the regional political parties together in opposing it.

14 Feb 2019

Euphoria in Northeast as Centre fails to table Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha

Congress stalwart and three-time former CM Tarun Gogoi alleged Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had wanted to destroy the state by endorsing the bill.

13 Feb 2019

Curfew in Imphal after Citizenship Bill protests

At least eight people, including six women vendors, were injured when the police used force to disperse irate protestors on that day.

13 Feb 2019

Tripura minister Santana Chakma denies being groped, mulls legal action against CPI-M

In the video, the state's Sports and Civil Supplies Minister Manoj Kanti Deb was seen "inappropriately touching" Chakma's waist on stage.

13 Feb 2019

Anti-Citizenship Bill protests: Mobile internet services suspended in Manipur capital

According to reports reaching here, security has been tightened at the residences of MLAs, Ministers and also Chief Minister N Biren Singh.

12 Feb 2019

Tripura minister Santana Chakma denies being groped, mulls legal actions against CPI-M

After the video went viral on social media, the CPI-M had demanded Deb’s sacking. 

12 Feb 2019