Assam: Member of foreigners tribunal physically assaulted by lawyers!

Assam: Member of foreigners tribunal physically assaulted by lawyers!

Three advocates are allegedly arrested for physically assaulting, Ajay Phukan, a member of the Foreigners Tribunal in Goalpara in Assam. The attack was fallout of heated argument between them relating to judgement on some Doubtful-voter cases in the tribunal court. Phukan’s office chamber on the court premises was ransacked . A police officer said, “The […]

Rs 570 crore mooted for Assam to set three new medical colleges

Rs 570 crore mooted for Assam to set three new medical colleges

GUWAHATI: Assam Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said three medical colleges and hospitals will be constructed across the state over the next three years at an investment of Rs 570 crore. “In construction of the three medical colleges and hospitals in Dhubri, Nagaon and Lakhimpur, we will spend Rs 570 crore. The amount will be divided […]

‘Naga Peace Accord’ details gathers more steam this Manipur Assembly Polls

‘Naga Peace Accord’ details gathers more steam this Manipur Assembly Polls

IMPHAL/KOHIMA: Ahead of Manipur assembly polls, the framework agreement inked between militant outfit NSCN-IM and Centre is becoming a poll issue. All Manipur Students’ Union (AMSU) has kicked started a campaign demanding disclosure of the details of the framework agreement inked between the Centre and NSCN-IM. Government of India and NSCN-IM has inked framework agreement […]

Assam top cop gets death threats over cash-for-job scam probe

Assam top cop gets death threats over cash-for-job scam probe

GUWAHATI: A senior police officer investigating the multi-crore-rupee cash-for-jobs scam of the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) has received death threats from unknown persons. Additional Superintendent of Police of Dibrugarh district Surjit Singh Panesar has received two phone calls in the last few days and SMSs threatening to eliminate him if he does not stop investigation […]

Manipur Elections 2017: Where BJP could come out strong but where it went wrong!

Manipur Elections 2017: Where BJP could come out strong but where it went wrong!

While Ibobi has been accused of corruption and nepotism, the valley which wielded 41 seats out of the 60 Member Assembly seat should be wary of BJP. Let’s rewind a little. Ibobi came to power on the virtue of the hope that the Congress Government will keep the territorial integrity intact. His predecessors were beaten […]

Naga People’s Front supremo to take over as Nagaland CM

Naga People’s Front supremo to take over as Nagaland CM

KOHIMA: Ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) supremo Shurhozelie Liezietsu will take over from Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang after 42 of the 49 legislators “unanimously supported” the former as the new legislature party leader, a top NPF leader said on Thursday. Speaking to newsmen Nagaland’s lone Rajya Sabha member K.G. Kenye said, “Majority of the NPF […]

Assam’s Bobby Sarma Barua is really making it big in the international film-making scenario!

Assam’s Bobby Sarma Barua is really making it big in the international film-making scenario!

In the year 2014, with the release of her first feature  “Adomya” , Bobby Sarma Barua earned the reputation of becoming a leading women filmmaker from Assam. The film won the Best fiction film Award (spiritual section) at the 13th Dhaka International Film Festival same year. The film was also screened at numerous festivals both […]

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