Category Archives: States

Assam assembly: Ugly scenes following BJP member’s objectionable remark

GUWAHATI: The Assam Assembly today witnessed ugly scenes with the Speaker adjourning the House twice after a BJP member made an "objectionable" remark against a Congress MLA. When the situation did not improve and Congress MLA Sherman Ali Ahmed lay ...Read More

Powerful explosives to attack Guwahati International airport recovered

GUWAHATI: Ahead of the Independence Day on Monday, powerful explosives have been recovered that were meant to attack the LGB International Airport here and other major areas of the city, police said today. Two extremists on a motorcycle threw a ...Read More

Assam: Over 8-hour discussion on Water Resources Dept in Assembly

GUWAHATI: The Assam Assembly has spent around nine hours discussing various issues of the Water Resources Department over the last three days. The discussion on a cut motion on grants for the department for 2016-17 had started on Wednesday which ended ...Read More

Anaemia continues to plague Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR: The prevalence of anaemia continues to be a big challenge in Arunachal Pradesh according to the India Health Report which shows that 63.9 percent of children under five years of age and 56.7 percent of women aged between 15-49 ...Read More

Assam Amusements and Betting Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed

GUWAHATI: The Assam Assembly today passed the Assam Amusements and Betting Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2016, reducing the service charge of cinema tickets with an aim to give a fillip to the local film industry. The government, however, raised the entertainment ...Read More

Naga talks progressing in right direction: Government, NSCN-IM

NEW DELHI: The government and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (IM) on Friday said their ongoing negotiations were on the right track and they were closer to a final settlement. "We assure the people that the talks have been ...Read More

Assam: Policeman killed in accidental firing

GUWAHATI: An Assam Police Battalion personnel was killed and another injured in an accidental firing at Karbi Anglong district in Assam on Saturday morning, police said. Police said the firing took place at Rongbongway police station in Karbi Anglong, about ...Read More

NH7 Weekender Line-up: From Vertical Horizon to Papon and much more

The eagerly awaited  BACARDI NH7 Weekender experience is about to begin. Whether the experience calls for taking it to new cities, or introducing new stages and features, or adding something new to the festival’s canon. Of course, there are some ...Read More

Meghalaya: Another minor girl goes missing in Shillong

SHILLONG: Another minor girl has gone missing in the state. This comes at the heels of the two girls who had recently gone missing but found at the Old Delhi railway station. The 15-year-old Salma Ahmed is a student of ...Read More


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