Nagaland CM Zeliang blames vested interests for ULB impasse

Nagaland CM Zeliang blames vested interests for ULB impasse

KOHIMA: Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang said that some vested interests were taking advantage of the public movement with regard to Urban Local Body(ULB) elections in the state and turning it into a “politically motivated situation”. Without specifying any individual or group, Zeliang told mediapersons here, “Some vested interests are taking advantage of the […]

United Naga Council economic blockade in Manipur set to continue

United Naga Council economic blockade in Manipur set to continue

IMPHAL: The United Naga Council said it will continue with its indefinite economic blockade in Manipur to protest the creation of seven new districts which affects the local Naga residents. The Nagas have enforced the blockade since November 1, 2016, over the alleged lack of consultations with the stakeholders in Manipur before the decision was […]

Assam’s Rs 2350 crore deficit budget takeaways you need to know!

Assam’s Rs 2350 crore deficit budget takeaways you need to know!

GUWAHATI: Considering the vision document of the BJP-led Assam government, state Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tabled the Budget 2017-18 with a deficit of Rs 2,349.79 crore. “The Budget estimates show a receipt of Rs 84,732.16 crore under the consolidated fund of state, of which Rs 70,719.61 crore is on revenue account and the remaining […]

Assam’s smart city dream gaining momentum

Assam’s smart city dream gaining momentum

GUWAHATI: The Assam government has proposed to provide uninterrupted power supply to five towns of the state and some major places of tourist attractions. The proposal was announced in the state annual Budget for 2017-18, which was laid in the State Legislative Assembly by Finance Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sharma. Underlining the importance of electricity […]

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