Prasanta Mazumdar

This ‘school on bus’ in Arunachal makes learning fun

The bus was painted with learning themes such as putting pictures of directions at that particular place, political map of India, national animal, parts of body.

13 hours ago

Assam: Eight days on but family refuses to receive body of man declared ‘foreigner’

The family is demanding a certified copy from the government with a declaration that Paul was an Indian citizen and not an illegal immigrant.

15 hours ago

Assam by-polls an acid test for both BJP, Congress

Sonari, Ratabari and Rangapara are currently held by the saffron party while Jania is with the Congress. The by-elections were necessitated as the sitting MLAs got elected to Lok Sabha.

15 hours ago

Don’t let Prateek Hajela go unless he gives account of NRC expenses: BJP tells Assam govt

As the NRC Assam coordinator, Hajela handled the entire updation process of the citizenship document which saw over 19 lakh people being left out.

20 hours ago

Centre is creating fear psychosis: National Socialist Council of Nagalim

Stating that the Nagas are strongly opposed to forced union with India, the largest insurgent group of the Northeast said 'forced union' will breed fighting and killing.

21 hours ago

Taxed to death: Lower profit, pricy artwork hits Assam products

The Pragjyotika Assam Emporium in Guwahati, set up in 1969, is an Assam government-owned corporation dealing in traditional handloom, handicraft and jute products, besides tea.

20 Oct 2019

Nagaland government distances from governor RN Ravi’s statement on 'separate Naga flag'

On Friday, Ravi accused the chief negotiator in Naga peace talks, of adopting a procrastinating attitude to delay the settlement of the Naga problem.

19 Oct 2019

Artificial Intelligence to improve tea quality and health of workers in Assam

The drones will spray fertilisers and pesticides on the plants from 6-8 feet above the ground.

19 Oct 2019

Nagas divided on separate flag and constitution demands 

The working committee of the NNPGs said if the appeal of the Naga tribes went unheard, it would 'mean the negotiation is not for the people and therefore, Nagaland should be left undisturbed.'

19 Oct 2019

Insurgent groups in Nagaland divided on 'separate flag, constitution' demands

Tribe-based organisations of the state on Friday met governor RN Ravi and insisted on early solution to the protracted issue.

18 Oct 2019

Manipur HC quashes civil services exam, appointments, orders CBI probe

Earlier, 42 aspirants of the MPSC had moved the Manipur HC alleging irregularities in the selection process and seeking justice.

18 Oct 2019

Four lakh Muslims in Assam give missed calls to attain BJP membership

Political observers said one reason why the Muslims were joining the BJP was, possibly, the recent assertions by BJP leaders that they would bring another NRC to drive out the 'ghusbetias'.

18 Oct 2019

Memorial stones spark row in Manipur as Kukis accused of distorting history

In Manipur, there are issues over ownership of land principally among Meiteis (Manipuris), Nagas and Kukis.

17 Oct 2019

As family refuses to receive body, Assam government orders probe into declared foreigner’s death

The family has demanded that the government should first issue a certified copy declaring that the deceased was an Indian citizen.

16 Oct 2019

Communal clashes occur when Congress rules the country: Himanta Biswa Sarma

He said no state had recorded as many deaths of the minorities as Assam did during the 15-year Congress regime under three-time former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.

15 Oct 2019