Tripura civic polls: BJP decimates TMC, Left, sweeps all 20 ULBs

The elections were held against the backdrop of sporadic incidents of political violence. The CPI-M and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) had accused of BJP of assaulting their workers.

28 Nov 2021

Loss of face? Tripura CM orders review of cases against journalists, lawyers

On November 6, the police had booked the people, including 68 Twitter users, for sharing “objectionable news items/statements” on the alleged anti-Muslim violence in the state.

27 Nov 2021

Guwahati diary: All that is happening in the 'Light of the East'

The Assam Police excelled in the Indian Police Foundation’s list of 'Smart Policing' index by securing the third position among 29 states and Union Territories.

27 Nov 2021

Congress becomes pawn in Northeast in Trinamool Congress' pan-India plans

Political observers point out that by upstaging the grand old party in Meghalaya, the Trinamool Congress is indirectly helping the BJP.

26 Nov 2021

Congress has failed to play role of Opposition, so joined TMC: Ex-CM of Meghalaya Mukul Sangma

He said people believed the Congress was failing to respond to its call of duty as the main opposition party in the country.

26 Nov 2021

Manipur polls: PA Sangma-founded NPP hoping to give ruling BJP a run for its money

Even as the Congress is trying to recover from the setbacks that came one after the other following the defection of several of its MLAs to the BJP, the NPP has started the legwork for the polls

25 Nov 2021

Tripura court grants bail to TMC leader as police charges lack substance

Saayoni Ghosh was produced before the court of the additional chief judicial magistrate in West Tripura district, which granted her bail.

22 Nov 2021

TMC leader Saayoni Ghosh arrested in Tripura on charges of attempt to murder, criminal conspiracy

The incident unfolded on the eve of TMC general secretary Abhishek Banerjee’s roadshow in Tripura capital Agartala. 

21 Nov 2021

Leaders ex-CM Lal Thanhawla groomed will fill his shoes: Mizoram Congress

The statement comes days after Thanhawla, a five-time ex-CM, placed his party above his personal position by expressing the desire to quit the post of party’s state chief.

18 Nov 2021

In poll-bound Manipur, "is the govt listening?" is Congress' answer to BJP govt's “let’s speak with the CM” campaign

The terminology ‘Sarkar Taribra’ translates to “is the government listening”. The ‘Chief Ministerda Haisi’, means “let’s speak with the chief minister”.

18 Nov 2021

Assam, Meghalaya CMs to iron out boundary issues, uphold N-E spirit

Earlier, the two states had constituted three regional committees each which conducted joint visits to the disputed areas to try and understand the problem.

17 Nov 2021

Assam CM Himanta calls out dance reality show for racism, host issues clarification

According to Juyal, in the final episodes, he introduced Gunjan in the same gibberish Chinese ahead of her acts on the show.

16 Nov 2021

Two female journalists arrested over Tripura communal violence reportage granted bail

Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha, journalists with HW News Network, were named in a FIR at Fatikroy Police Station of Tripura.

15 Nov 2021

Manipur ambush: Love for uniform makes this duo embrace the force, and then the martyrdom

Swargiary, a native of Assam, and Konyak, who hailed from Nagaland, were among the five personnel who had lost their lives in Saturday’s ambush on an Assam Rifles convoy in Manipur.

15 Nov 2021

Guwahati diary

Assam government has launched four steel catamaran vessels under a World Bank-funded project in Guwahati to improve quality of inland water transport services in the city.

15 Nov 2021