Daily Archives: 15 March

Tripura: Education minister’s personal guard commits suicide!

Agartala, MARCH 15 2017: A personal guard of Tripura Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty, committed suicide with his service gun in the official residence of a Tripura's senior Minister on Wednesday. 52-year old Badul Sur, a police Havildar on duty shot ...Read More

When an ‘appeal’ becomes a ‘Fatwa’ by Mahmodul Hassan

Nahid Afreen is one of the most popular singers of Assam whose achievements are indeed appreciable. At the age of 16, her contribution to the society as a singer is wholly a triumph. For the first time, Nahid Afreen came ...Read More

Assam: All Bodo Students Union calls off hunger strike on govt assurance

Guwahati, March 15 2017 - The All Bodo Students' Union (ABSU) on Wednesday called off its six-day-old hunger strike to press for a separate Bodoland for the Bodo people living in the state. The ABSU decision to call off the ...Read More

Meghalaya: Government to face hurdle to set up medical college in Tura

TURA, Mar 15: Huge crowd throng to Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) seeking abolition of khas mahal (Mauza X) from Tura, which falls under the A’king land (clan land) of Danakgre. A memorandum signed by 1004 people from different parts ...Read More

Meghalaya: Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma presents deficit Budget; levies taxes on liquor, tobacco

SHILLONG, MARCH 15 2017: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today tabled a Rs 1236 crore deficit budget for the financial year 2017-18, in which he increased the tax slabs for transportation to raise additional revenue. The Chief Minister also announced ...Read More

Manipur: National People’s Party pullout threat looms large

IMPHAL, March 15: Even as N. Biren Singh was sworn in as Manipur's new Chief Minister on Wednesday, the threat of BJP ally National People's Party(NPP) to pull out in case portfolios of its choice are not given loomed large. ...Read More

Congress removes Manipur legislator for joining BJP ministry

IMPHAL, March 15: The Congress in Manipur expelled newly-elected party legislator T. Shyamkumar for six years after he was sworn in as a cabinet minister during the day. Thounaojam Shyamkumar was elected from Andro seat on Congress ticket in the March ...Read More

After Manipur, can Tripura be the new BJP bastion?

AGARTALA: It seems that  the political parties have begun to beat drums in Tripura much ahead of the Assembly elections scheduled for next year. The results of the recently concluded Assembly elections in five states have established Bharatiya Janata Party dominance in ...Read More

Manipur: Congress to be ‘watchdog’ of new BJP-led coalition Government

Imphal, 15 March 2017: Former Congress Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Wednesday said his party will be a responsible watchdog of the coalition government led by the BJP. Ibobi was a conspicuous invitee to Wednesday's swearing-in ceremony of the ...Read More