Mon killings: Nagaland Assembly demands repeal of AFSPA, apology from ‘appropriate authority’

The House also appealed to the citizens, civil societies and mass-based organisations to extend cooperation to the government in their efforts to demand justice and restore normalcy.

20 Dec 2021

From main Opposition party, Congress turns Meghalaya government supporter

Last month, the Congress had suffered a body blow when 12 of its 17 MLAs led by former chief minister Mukul Sangma defected to the Trinamool.

19 Dec 2021

Congress befriends NPP for survival in Meghalaya, gets closer to BJP

The grand old party got closer to the BJP which is an NPP ally and a component of the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government.

18 Dec 2021

Mon killings: Nagas hit street, urge PM Modi to set up court-monitored panel for probe

The rally was organised by the Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) and attended by people from all walks of life. 

17 Dec 2021

‘AFSPA empowers military, cannot solve insurgency’: Northeast activists say 1958 law must go

Samuel Jyrwa, who is the chairman of the North East Students’ Organisation, insisted that political issues need to be resolved politically, not militarily.

16 Dec 2021

This Assam tea variety fetches Rs 99,999 a kg. Details here

Last year, a special quality tea produced by the estate was auctioned at Rs 75,000 per kg.

14 Dec 2021

Manipur polls: Can Congress upset BJP applecart?

The party is going to polls against the backdrop of a series of defections by its MLAs to the BJP which heads the ruling coalition.

14 Dec 2021

More stolen items of late football legend Diego Maradona recovered in Assam

After recovering a heritage Hublot wristwatch that belonged to Diego Maradona, the Assam Police seized several other stolen items, believed to be that of the late football legend.

13 Dec 2021

Mon killings: Naga civil society wants Centre to apologise & repeal AFSPA

The protestors demanded justice in the case and warned that the people of Tizit would not remain silent till the guilty personnel were punished.

12 Dec 2021

Maradona’s stolen watch recovered in Assam

The alleged thief, a resident of Sivasagar, was employed as a domestic help at Maradona’s Dubai residence. He fled to Assam in August this year.

12 Dec 2021

Assam police recover late football legend Maradona's Hublot watch, domestic help alleged thief

It was a one of its kind and specially-made watch of the departed Argentine star. Maradona's jersey number 10 and his signature are inscribed on it, Assam Police said.

11 Dec 2021

Mon killings: Nagas want Centre to apologise, repeal AFSPA

In the aftermath of the civilian killings, the chief ministers of Nagaland, Meghalaya and Mizoram raised the demand for the repeal of AFSPA.

11 Dec 2021

Students’ body asks all CMs of Northeast to jointly push for AFSPA repeal

It staged a protest across the Northeast on Thursday in protest against the recent civilian killings in Nagaland’s Mon district.

09 Dec 2021

Office of profit: Manipur governor dismisses Congress petition against 12 BJP MLAs

The governor declared that the 12 MLAs had not incurred disqualification on the ground of office of profit.

08 Dec 2021

Army tried to hide bodies under tarpaulin: Nagaland government on Mon ambush

Six civilians were killed on the spot and two critically injured. What followed was a cover up attempt by hiding the bodies and possibly taking them to the Army camp.

07 Dec 2021