Prasanta Mazumdar

Manipur govt sends notices to 2 journalists under new digital media law, withdraws soon after

The TFM is, perhaps, the first media outlet in the country to have received the notice under the new digital media rules.

02 Mar 2021

Assam polls: Law to nullify CAA among Congress’ ‘five poll guarantees’

Party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the BJP often talks about the CAA elsewhere in the country but does not have the courage to do so in Assam.

02 Mar 2021

Priyanka Gandhi wows with 'Jhumur' moves, attacks Modi over 'Assam tea under attack' comment

Assam has 126 Assembly segments and in around one/third of them, the votes of tea workers determine the fate of candidates.

02 Mar 2021

Grand alliance won't have to poach MLAs to form govt in Assam: Estranged ally's jibe at BJP

Exuding confidence that the coalition will get absolute majority in the upcoming Assam Assembly elections, BPF president Hagrama Mohilary said it would drive out the ruling BJP.

28 Feb 2021

Cop dons motivator’s hat: Nagaland IPS officer to interview achievers on radio in bid to inspire others

He tied up with All India Radio Mokokchung to interview successful people from various walks of life and broadcast the videos.

28 Feb 2021

Guwahati Diary: Popular Assamese actress Barsha Rani Bishaya ties the knot

Apart from working in films, Barsha also performs with mobile theatres. She debuted in the Assamese film industry with “Joubone Amoni Kore”.

28 Feb 2021

Assam polls: BJP set to take on two rival coalitions, braces for fierce fight

The BJP has set a goal of winning “100 plus” of the 126 seats together with allies. But its worries over the coming together of Congress and AIUDF and the birth of AJP and Raijor Dal are palpable.

26 Feb 2021

Eight Assam labourers attacked in Meghalaya; one dies, others sent back home

There is mounting pressure on the state government for the implementation of Inner Line Permit or ILP, which is viewed as a shield against the illegal influx of immigrants.

26 Feb 2021

Flood-free Assam among Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s poll promises

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said Assam will be made flood-free if BJP retains power in the state.

26 Feb 2021

'Farmers will travel to Bengal, campaign against BJP': BKU chief Naresh Tikait dares Modi govt

For the first time, Tikait did not put the demand of farm laws’ repeal and instead said the government should amend and strike down provisions that are not in the interests of farmers.

25 Feb 2021

Bangladesh will suitably rehabilitate Garo, Mro tribals facing eviction there: Meghalaya Dy CM 

Meghalaya’s Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong took up the issue with Bangladesh High Commissioner to India, Muhammad Imran.

25 Feb 2021

Myanmar coup: No request received for asylum from Chin community, says Mizoram government

Claiming that the Chin people have been affected by the civil unrest in Myanmar, the Mizo Students’ Union in Mizoram urged the state government to offer them political asylum in the state

23 Feb 2021

Assam's NaMo canteen by BJP leader provides food to poor for free

It serves one complete vegetarian meal to some 300 people on an average every day. The daily wagers are charged Rs 8 per meal. Beggars relish it for free.

21 Feb 2021

ULFA draws flak for death threat to kidnapped duo

Social media users are going hammer and tongs at the group for kidnapping the duo and issuing the death threat.

21 Feb 2021

Oppostion tie-up won’t affect prospects: Assam BJP

The ruling BJP in Assam has made light of the perceived threats from the tie-up of opposition parties in the upcoming Assembly elections.

21 Feb 2021

Wage hike fails to cheer tea workers in Assam

Tea workers in poll-bound Assam slammed the ruling BJP on Saturday for a “meager” hike in their wages.

21 Feb 2021

Assam polls: Tea garden workers slam ruling BJP for 'meagre' hike in wages

The Congress, which has promised daily wages of Rs 365 if voted to power, accused the BJP of betraying the tea community.

20 Feb 2021

Assam polls: BJP downplays threats from rival alliances

The party’s state unit chief Ranjit Dass believed that AA --activities and achievements -- would help the BJP retain power.

20 Feb 2021

At Myanmar border, India’s last electrified village celebrates with dance, feast

Nagaland's Mon District Magistrate Thavaseelan K said all households in the village were electrified using solar power. 

19 Feb 2021

Sonowal govt in Assam running cross-border cow smuggling syndicate, alleges Chhattisgarh CM

The BJP governments at the Centre and Assam are run by "double engines pulling each other in opposite directions affecting development", the senior Congress leader said.

18 Feb 2021

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