Meghalaya: ‘State government should decide whether to ban cow slaughter’ says BJP VP Avinash Rai Khanna

Meghalaya: ‘State government should decide whether to ban cow slaughter’ says BJP VP Avinash Rai Khanna

SHILLONG, April 7: Former Rajya Sabha member and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Vice-President Avinash Rai Khanna on said that the state government should decide whether to ban cow slaughter. “It depends upon the state to decide whether to ban cow slaughter,” he told journalists here in Meghalaya if the BJP-led NDA government plans to […]

Assam: 21.5 kgs Contraband gold seized in Siliguri

Assam: 21.5 kgs Contraband gold seized in Siliguri

Guwahati, April 7: Five Mizoram residents, including two women, were today arrested for possessing some 21.5 kgs of contraband gold worth about Rs 7 crore following frisking in a Siliguri bound bus from Shillong, Directorate of Revenue officials said. The arrest and seizure was made this afternoon while the DRI officials were frisking the bus […]

Former Congress minister from Assam joins Bharatiya Janata Party

Former Congress minister from Assam joins Bharatiya Janata Party

GUWAHATI, April 7: Former Congress Minister Sumitra Doley on Friday joined BJP ahead of the by-poll in Dhemaji assembly constituency. Former minister and MLA Sumitra Doley joined the saffron party during a election meeting held at Dhemaji in presence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and other state ministers. Meanwhile, Assam Congress unit president Ripun […]

Manipur: Apex Court asks Centre to segregate extra-judicial killings

Manipur: Apex Court asks Centre to segregate extra-judicial killings

Imphal, Apr 7: The Supreme Court asked the Centre today to segregate the cases related to the armed forces from the list of 265 incidents of extra-judicial killings in Manipur, which it would deal with first on a plea seeking probe into such alleged fake encounter killings. The apex court, which said that 265 matters […]

Meghalaya’s first commercial pilot Ruth Kharkongor congratulates India’s youngest pilot Ayesha Aziz

Meghalaya’s first commercial pilot Ruth Kharkongor congratulates India’s youngest pilot Ayesha Aziz

SHILLONG, April 7: Meghalaya’s first and only commercial pilot, Ruth West Kharkongor, has congratulated Kashmir’s Ayesha Aziz after she received her commercial pilot license saying her achievement as a woman could inspire a lot many others from remote corners of the country to dream big. “I congratulate Aziz for her feat. Her achievement will surely […]

Assam IPS officer arrested for leaking RTI information of AASU office attack

Assam IPS officer arrested for leaking RTI information of AASU office attack

Guwahati, April 7: Accused for voluntarily leaking RTI information to a member of the Nikhil Bharat Banglali Udbastu Samanway Samitee (NBBUSS),IPS officer from Assam Dr N Rajamarthandan was arrested today following his suspension. A case was filed earlier against the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) senior superintendent of police was registered under Sections 120(B)/418/468/471 of IPC […]

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