Prasanta Mazumdar

BPF suffers setback ahead of Bodo council polls, former MP, MLA ditch party to join BJP

Daimary and Mushahary joined the saffron party at Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s official residence in Guwahati.

22 Nov 2020

Row over Bru migrants: One killed, 23 injured in police firing on picketers in Tripura

They wanted to shift it to the national highway in Panisagar. There was some violence.

22 Nov 2020

Tripura: Protests against Bru rehab turn violent, one killed in police firing

Police opened fire on the protestors who enforced a bandh opposing the decision of the state government and the Centre to rehabilitate displaced Brus (Reangs) in the state.

21 Nov 2020

Manipur govt move to introduce Sanskrit in curriculum meets with opposition

The Manipur Students’ Association Delhi viewed the move as the “dominant attitude of RSS-oriented government of Manipur”. 

21 Nov 2020

Assam: Meet the tea garden girl who took over CM's Twitter handle on World Children’s Day

Vandana Urang, who hails from the Namroop Tea Estate in Dibrugarh district, took over the Twitter account from 9-11 am and shared her opinion on “reimagining education” in Assam.

20 Nov 2020

Assam polls 2021: BJP set to snap ties with ally Bodoland People’s Front

BJP stalwart Himanta Biswa Sarma said his party's alliance with the BPF was for a period of five years and it would not be renewed following expiry.

20 Nov 2020

Arunachal redefines joint forest management, involves people to stop bio-piracy

Official sources said the whole idea behind the setting up of BMCs is to thwart bio-piracy that is rampant.

19 Nov 2020

Arunachal shares border with Tibet, not China; nobody can erase history: CM Pema Khandu

It’s a different thing that China occupied Tibet. The world knows it, Chief Minister Khandu said.

17 Nov 2020

Guwahati diary

For the first time in the history of Sainik School in Assam’s Goalpara, girls will be enrolled in Class VI from the next academic session.

17 Nov 2020

Arunachal opposition parties, students oppose local body elections amid COVID-19

The polls have been delayed by more than two years due to certain amendment to existing acts and rules for conversion of panchayat system

15 Nov 2020

Assam scribe's death: Protesting journalists seek fair probe into suspected murder in 'hit-and-run' case

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had on Thursday ordered a probe by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Assam Police.

13 Nov 2020

Top ULFA leader surrenders with four fellow rebels in Meghalaya

An explosive expert responsible for many attacks and close to the outfit’s military chief Paresh Baruah, Rajkhowa (50) surrendered in Meghalaya along with four other members of the insurgent group.

12 Nov 2020

BJP, ally NDPP win four of six seats in Nagaland, Manipur bypolls

The remaining two seats went to Independent candidates.

10 Nov 2020

Assam-Mizoram border row: Tension subsides as two-way traffic resumes

The dispute had flared up mid-October when at least eight people from both states were injured and several houses and roadside shops torched.

10 Nov 2020

'Dead' child wakes up before burial, declared dead again hours later

The compounder, who apparently declared the child dead in the absence of the tea garden hospital doctor, has been arrested.

09 Nov 2020