Assam Rifles nabs two NSCN-R cadres for tax collection in Nagaland

Assam Rifles nabs two NSCN-R cadres for tax collection in Nagaland

KOHIMA: The personnel of the Assam Rifles apprehended 2 NSCN-R cadres when they were collecting vehicle tax in Pfutsero town under Phek district of Nagaland. In a statement, the PRO of the Inspector General of Assam Rifles (North) informed that based on specific intelligence, troops of 9 Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR […]

Assam Agriculture Scam : Govt officials arrested for the 700 crore scandal!

Assam Agriculture Scam : Govt officials arrested for the 700 crore scandal!

Guwahati : Five officials were arrested after found their involvement was confirmed during interrogation them at the Crime Investigation Department (CID) office of the investigating agency led by IGP Raunak Ali Hazarika. The arrested officials are Dr Birendranath Sarmah (the then Sub Divisional Agriculture Officer of Golaghat and now officiating District Agriculture Officer, Jorhat), Lakheswar Gum […]

Manipur blockade crisis deepens, State government bans movement of heavy vehicles

Manipur blockade crisis deepens, State government bans movement of heavy vehicles

Manipur government has decided to stop vehicles of heavy vehicles on Imphal Jiribam highway. Chief Secretary Oinam Nabakishore Singh addressing the media said restrictions on vehicles exceeding 24 Metric Tonnes along National Highway-37( Imphal-Jiribam) have been imposed to prevent frequent breakdown of bailey suspension bridges over Makru and Barak along NH-37. Every vehicle carrying goods […]

Manipur: 280 Central paramilitary forces companies heading to the state

Manipur: 280 Central paramilitary forces companies heading to the state

IMPHAL: The Centre will deploy an additional 30 companies of Central paramilitary forces in Manipur for smooth conduct of the state assembly election. Manipur chief secretary O Nabakishore told newsmen here that altogether 280 companies of Central paramilitary forces will be deployed for election duty in the state which is experiencing more than three-month long […]

Meghalaya: Ampati gets New District and Session Court

Meghalaya: Ampati gets New District and Session Court

TURA: The process to separate judiciary from executive was held at Ampati in South West Garo Hills of Meghalaya. The new temporary district and court at the premises of deputy commissioners’ office and foundation for the new court complex was laid jointly by Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma and chief justice of Meghalaya High Court Dinesh […]

New Passport Seva Kendras to be set up in Assam

New Passport Seva Kendras to be set up in Assam

GUWAHATI: The Centre will set up several new Passport Seva Kendras in Assam. Union Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh said this during a discussion with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Dispur on Friday. Singh said the External Affairs Ministry will extend all required support to open more Passport Seva Kendras in Assam. […]

Assam: Suspected ISIS operative arrested from the state!

Assam: Suspected ISIS operative arrested from the state!

The suspected jihadi, identified as Alomgir Hussain, was arrested by the Karimganj police from Badarpur Mission road area in Barak valley . According to police, Alomgir, son of late  Asab uddin of Mission Road Badarpur went to Bangladesh  without Passport few years ago and also went to Singapore and few Islamic countries. A top Assam […]

Mainstreaming Northeast Indians through Bollywood- An answer to Racism?

Mainstreaming Northeast Indians through Bollywood- An answer to Racism?

In an industry that prides itself of its plurality, one is yet to see a Northeastern Indian being cast in a project as a protagonist or in any substantial supporting role in Bollywood apart from just a few. What could be the reason behind such conspicuous data of the missing faces of the Northeastern Bollywood […]

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