Meghalaya: Garo Hills-based NGO calls Amit Shah’s bluff; demands accountability in public speeches

The AIJIF has sought the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s intervention on Amit Shah’s recent statement as well as accountability of public figures in what was said.

Meghalaya: Garo Hills-based NGO calls Amit Shah’s bluff; demands accountability in public speeches

By Our Correspondent, TNT News | TURA, Jan 15, 2018: A Garo-Hills based social organisation — A’chik Indigenous Justice Initiative Forum (AIJIF) on Monday fired salvo at BJP national president, Amit Shah over his ‘fabricated’ statement made during his recent visit to Meghalaya stating that the BJP supremo’s statement on development of the Agia – Mendipathar – Tura road […]

Manipur: Students association calls for 36-hour bandh demanding justice in murder cases!

Manipur: Students association calls for 36-hour bandh demanding justice in murder cases!

Imphal, January 15, 2018: The Thadou Students’ Association has announced a 36-hour bandh in Imphal-Moreb, Imphal-Churachandpur, Imphal-Jiribam and lmphal-Dimapur roads starting from 6 am of January 16 over the failure of the state government to bring justice to two murder cases namely the Sugnu double murder case and the brutal murder of Thongkhogin Haokip who […]

Attention passport holders! Your passports may no longer serve as valid address proof

Attention passport holders! Your passports may no longer serve as valid address proof

January 15, 2018: Passports may no longer serve as a valid proof of address as the External Affairs Ministry has decided to leave out the address of the passport holder from the last page of the travel document. The last page of the passport includes the names of the holder’s father or legal guardian, mother, […]

National | Face recognition to enhance Aadhaar security

National | Face recognition to enhance Aadhaar security

New Delhi, Jan 15,2018: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday said it was going to roll out face authentication as an additional security feature for Aadhaar verification from July 1. The new feature would make it convenient for those who have difficulty in authentication through fingerprints or iris. However, the face recognition would […]

Meghalaya: NPP slams GHADC for misappropriation of Rs. 28 crores central fund

Meghalaya: NPP slams GHADC for misappropriation of Rs. 28 crores central fund

Tura, January 15, 2018: The Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) is making headlines again for misusing of funds. The National People’s Party (NPP) led Opposition mercilessly slammed the Congress led Executive Committee (EC) for withdrawing a staggering amount of Rs. 28 crores from central funds released by Union tribal Affairs ministry. The Opposition has […]

Mizoram: Drug abuse killed 65 persons in 2017

Mizoram: Drug abuse killed 65 persons in 2017

Aizawl Jan 15,2018: At least 65 persons, including 12 women, died in Mizoram last year due to drug abuse, an official said on Monday. The Excise and Narcotics Department official said 28 persons died due to heroin overdose and the rest due to abuse of various other narcotics. According to the official, around 6.035 kg of heroin, 13,400 methamphetamine tablets and 159,471 […]