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

Attack on Assam Rifles: Myanmar border will be sealed on priority, says Manipur CM Biren Singh

He said the border fencing work was going on at a stretch of 40 km and the work was stopped at some places due to disputes.

14 Nov 2021

PLA restarts cycle of violence in Manipur

A reprisal attack by the security forces on the violent insurgents is now a certainty because not only a senior Army officer was killed but also his wife, son and four other personnel.

14 Nov 2021

Colonel, his family, 4 jawans die in Manipur ambush

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, defence minister Rajnath Singh condemn killing of army officer; success in anti-Maoist operation is second biggest since 2018 when 40 were gunned down

14 Nov 2021

PLA rekindles cycle of violence in Manipur by killing Colonel, wife and son

Manipur has over 40 insurgent groups but a large number of them have been lying low for a long time following their signing of separate suspension of operation agreements with the government.

13 Nov 2021

Tripura heads to civic polls in litmus test for TMC, Left

TMC alleges BJP goons ‘physically manhandled’ 4 candidates, party to bring incidents to SC’s notice.

12 Nov 2021