Category Archives: States

Tripura: Strike against property tax hits life in Agartala

AGARTALA: A dawn-to-dusk strike called by Congress on Friday demanding withdrawal of the notification of Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) enhancing property tax on city dwellers hit normal life here. The city wore a deserted look since morning as schools, business ...Read More

Aizawl FC beat Shillong Lajong in I-Day tournament

The Independence Day football tournament saw Shillong Lajong take on Aizawl FC at the semi-finals. The Mizoram side proved stronger and won 3-2 over the Shillong side. The match was very evenly contested and went into extra time where the ...Read More

Assam: Tension in Tinsukia district after insurgent attack

GUWAHATI: Tension gripped Tinsukia district in eastern Assam on Saturday after five to six militants belonging to the anti-talk faction of Ulfa shot dead two people and injured seven. The attack took place on Friday night at a house in Bamungaon ...Read More

NH7 Weekender to kick-off from Shillong again

GUWAHATI: The happiest music festival returns again with its seventh edition and massive new plans. The seventh edition of the BACARDI NH7 Weekender will present some of the most prominent global names including Steven Wilson, DJ Premier, Jose Gonzalez, Vertical ...Read More

Meghalaya: Long dist. cycle race, music shows to mark Independence Day in State

In a first in Meghalaya, amateur cyclists from all over the country are coming together vying for a top spot in a gruelling 45 km long distance cycling race on August 15. Organised by Cycling Shillong, an official group formed by ...Read More

Manipur: Another activist announces hunger strike

Robita Lemia, a social activist of a leading NGO called Indian Women Against Crime (IWAC), announced at a press conference on Friday about her decision to begin a hunger strike demanding repealing of AFSPA and introduction of Inner Line Permit ...Read More

Manipur: ECI reviews poll preparedness in state, elections due early 2017

IMPHAL: A team of Election Commission of India (ECI) has reviewed poll preparedness of all agencies, including the police department, for smooth conduct of Assembly polls in Manipur which is scheduled to be held next year. With the current term ...Read More

Simsang River, Siju, South Garo Hills, Meghalaya.

Photo credit : Google Images ( Chea Nengminza Sangma)

Tripura: BJP withdraws candidate from ADC by-poll,pressure mounts on Birajit Sinha

AGARTALA: The Bharatiya Janata Party will not contest the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council’s Simna-Tamakari constituency by-poll slated to be on August 23 next. “The BJP was not about to field candidate in the seat earlier. But it has been ...Read More


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