Encounter goes horribly wrong in Nagaland, 15 civilians killed

Saturday’s civilian toll of 13 climbed after two others were killed when a mob of over 1,000 people attacked an Assam Rifles camp in Mon town, torching its canteen, gate etc.

06 Dec 2021

Civilian killings revive Nagaland’s violent past

The attack united the various Naga tribes but distanced them from the security and paramilitary forces. A perceived trust built between both sides over the past two decades has gone for a toss.

05 Dec 2021

Ratan Tata named for Assam’s highest civilian award

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said Tata would be honoured with the Assam Baibhav award for his exceptional contribution towards furthering cancer care in the state.

04 Dec 2021

13 held for lynching Assam student leader, CM Himanta wants trial in fast-track court

The main culprit Niraj Das alias Kola Loraa, a drug peddler, was said to be a hardened criminal against whom several cases are registered in various police stations.

30 Nov 2021

AASU leader lynched by mob after road mishap, 6 arrested

The AASU set a 24-hour deadline before the police demanding the arrest of all the culprits and threatened to shut down Jorhat in the event of failure.

29 Nov 2021

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