Manipur: Giving up fast, marriage plan dissipated Sharmila’s support?

Manipur: Giving up fast, marriage plan dissipated Sharmila’s support?

Imphal, March 17 :The roller coaster ride of human rights activist Irom Sharmila Chanu continues after her maiden foray into electoral politics in her native state of Manipur proved a damp squib. An ordinary girl staying in state capital Imphal, Sharmila was catapulted to international limelight when she bagan her fast-unto-death on November 4, 2000, […]

Meghalaya: Pertinent issues dominate house on 11th day of budget Session

Meghalaya: Pertinent issues dominate house on 11th day of budget Session

SHILLONG, March 17: The eleventh day of the budget session of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly on Friday discussed several pertinent issues which included total excise tax revenue, escalation of domestic powers bills, and renovation of national highways among a host of other important issues. Safe Drinking Water Supply Scheme: Question raised by Opposition leader Dr Donkupar Roy […]

Manipur: CM Biren Singh seeks Manipur’s titular King’s aid to cement tribal-non tribal issue

Manipur: CM  Biren Singh seeks Manipur’s titular King’s aid to cement tribal-non tribal issue

Imphal, March 17: Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Friday called on titular King of Manipur Leishemba Sanajaoba, to seek his help in cementing the relations between the tribals and non-tribals in the state. Sanajaoba assured him of all possible help. Breaking protocol, Biren Singh on Friday morning called on the titular King at his palace […]

Manipur: Himanta says Rahul will be unable to find Manipur on India’s map!

Manipur: Himanta says Rahul will be unable to find Manipur on India’s map!

Imphal, March 17: As the Saffron party’s magic wand colours Manipur in its own colour, Assam BJP minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said that they are confident of winning 19 seats out of 24 from the northeast in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Reacting sharply to allegations by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi that BJP undermined […]

Assam: Husband sets wife ablaze over family argument!

Assam: Husband sets wife ablaze over family argument!

GuwahatiMar 17: In a gruesome incident, a woman suffered serious burn injuries after she was set ablaze by her husband at Hafiz Nagar of Ulubari in Guwahati Friday afternoon. Locales alleged that the accused identified as an Assam Rifles jawan, Umed Singh was involved in tiff with his wife frequently. Doctors at the Gauhati Medical […]

Manipur: Manipur Regiment in army may solve unemployment issues, says new CM

Manipur: Manipur Regiment in army may solve unemployment issues, says new CM

Former BSF footballer turned journalist turned politician, Nongthombam Biren Singh is BJP’s first chief minister in Manipur and its third in the North-East. Singh, who shifted from Congress to BJP in 2016, spoke to Oinam Sunil from Times of India about his priorities and the implications of BJP’s inroads into Manipur. The 56-year-old politician, who […]

Railway connectivity remains inadequate in Tripura:MP Jitendra Choudhury

Railway connectivity remains inadequate in Tripura:MP Jitendra Choudhury

AGARTALA Mar17: Addressing the Lok Sabha on thursday MP Jitendra Choudhury,has sought better railway services for Tripura.  Choudhury said passenger traffic in the railways had become stable in Tripura but connectivity between Agartala and important destinations remained inadequate. He said the Rajdhani Express from Agartala should run at least twice a week and also sought […]