Meghalaya: Meira Kumar is all set to garner maximum votes from the State

Meghalaya: Meira Kumar is all set to garner maximum votes from the State

Shillong, July 16, 2017: With Meghalaya being a Congress rule State, opposition presidential candidate, Meira Kumar is all set to garner maximum of the votes from the State during the Presidential election which is scheduled to be held on Monday. However, ruling NDA presidential nominee, Ram Nath Kovind is likely to garner much lesser compared […]

Tripura: CM requests IPFT to withdraw stir as  IPFT awaits for Centre’s response

Tripura: CM requests IPFT to withdraw stir as  IPFT awaits for Centre’s response

Agartala, July 16, 2017: After the meeting between IPFT and government officials regarding the blockade movement proved futile, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Sunday requested the agitators for lifting of blockade as it has paralyzed the normal lives. ” The indefinite National Highway-8 and railways blockade movement has hampered normal lives. The government has appealed […]

Tripura school asks female teachers to wear ‘traditional outfits’ during school hours

Tripura school asks female teachers to wear ‘traditional outfits’ during school hours

Agartala, July 16,2017 : Female teachers of a school in North Tripura District were asked to wear traditional outfits rather than salwar kameez during school hours. Under acute pressure from the guardians, Headmaster of Kanchanpur Higher Secondary School – Bharat Bhushan Chakma has asked his female teaching staff to change their dressing style. “Guardians of […]

A motivated learner, Sushmita Gurung is all set for Playwin Miss Sikkim 2017!

A motivated learner, Sushmita Gurung is all set for Playwin Miss Sikkim 2017!

-By Yougan Tamang As the day for the grand finale of “Playwin Miss Sikkim 2017”nears and the preparations underway in full swing, we bring to you exclusive interviews of the 17 contestants, giving you an insight of why they are worthy of the win. Today we bring to you contestant number 10: For Sushmita Gurung […]

Meghalaya: BSF IG stresses on the need of taking decisions at ground level!

Meghalaya: BSF IG stresses on the need of taking decisions at ground level!

Shillong, July, 15, 2017: BSF Inspector General in charge of Meghalaya Frontier, PK Dubey has stressed on the need of taking decisions at the ground level. “I strongly believe it is important in dealing with things at the ground level. Referring issues to Ministry or headquarters is a very easy thing to do. Taking decisions requires […]

Assam: Dredging of Brahmaputra to commence this Winter; CM says no easy solution to floods!

Assam: Dredging of Brahmaputra to commence this Winter; CM says no easy solution to floods!

DISCLAIMER: the article was first published in The Economic Times written by Shantanu Nandan Sharma and TNT-The Northeast Today has not edited any part of it July 15, 2017: Assam Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal concedes that there’s no easy solution to the annual havoc caused by floods. He is pinning his hopes on the Centre’s proposed Rs […]

IPFT’s state demand : culmination of Tripura’s ethno-centric politics

IPFT’s state demand : culmination of Tripura’s ethno-centric politics

-By Tapas Dey A great political scientist had once perceptively commented ‘ the question of national sovereignty is uncompromisable’. It is truly so as evident from historical records. The point is illustrated tellingly by the case of Tripura and its ethno-centric politics. It is now an axiom of history that Tripura had a sprinkling of […]