Monthly Archives: March 2016

This is why smugglers across India-Bangladesh border prefer cough syrup!

It’s perhaps the law of unintended consequences. The Indian government had earlier this month banned the cough syrup Phensedyl, among a host of drugs. But the Delhi High Court on March 16 granted an interim injunction to drugmaker Abbott against ...Read More

Central tribunal upholds NSCN-K ban

A tribunal set up by the central government has upheld the ban on NSCN (K) for five years. The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal comprised of a Delhi high court judge and was set up for adjudicating whether there is sufficient ...Read More

The question of jati(nation), mati (land) and bheti(house) in Assam and the ‘migrant’ factor

Ironically, for a very long time, Bangladeshi immigrants have been a part and parcel of Assam's economic landscape doing manual jobs especially in construction, selling vegetables, tilling the fields, pulling rickshaws for unbelievably low wages. As long as they worked ...Read More

Will hand over investigation of secret killings to CBI- Assam CM

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has stated that soon he was going to hand over the investigation into the secret killing incidents of the state to the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI). Speaking to reporters in Jorhat district of Assam, ...Read More

Hailstorm hits many parts of the Northeast

Photo Credit: The Darjeeling Chronicle

Kolkata Flyover collapse: Major casualties feared

KOLKATA: Atleast one person was killed and dozens more were injured after a flyover being constructed in the middle of the city came crashing down on Thursday. Officials fear many more may have died in what the State government called ...Read More

Tripura: BJP leader assaulted and raped

AGARTALA: A 45-year-old woman, who is also a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was reportedly assaulted and raped by a CPM cadre at a remote village of Khowai District. Though the complaint was lodged 12 hours before the publishing of this ...Read More

Delhi Cop clarifies on racial profiling

NEW DELHI: A Delhi police officer has ruled out racial profiling of personnel from the Northeast, saying a probe that followed comments by two JNU students didn't reveal any complaints of discrimination. Taj Hasan, special commissioner (crime) and chief spokesperson, said ...Read More

Funky taxi modification could be the next big thing!

Necessity as they say is the mother of invention and this crazy car modification could very well be the next big thing! Have a look at how two simple Maruti 800's, something that is very common in a place like ...Read More