Assam: Irked by transgenders’ illegal activities in trains, commuters seek intervention

Assam: Irked by transgenders’ illegal activities in trains, commuters seek intervention

Silchar | December 7, 2017 Railway commuters have sought the intervention of the authorities against the unruly activities of transgenders in different trains plying to and from Assam’s Barak Valley. Complaints have been pouring in recently that transgenders, who board trains in gangs/groups, allegedly threaten passengers and demand money from them on a daily basis. […]

Assam: Tobacco shops without warning signs under scanner for selling product to minors

Assam: Tobacco shops without warning signs under scanner for selling product to minors

GUWAHATI | December 7, 2017 Shops selling tobacco products to minors without putting up signboards prohibiting their sale have come under the scanner of district authorities. Earlier this week, district tobacco control cell officials launched an enforcement drive and found out that many shops were violating Section 6(a) of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2004 (COTPA). During the drive, paan shops […]

Rajnath Singh urges border states to be vigilant against Rohingya influx

Rajnath Singh urges border states to be vigilant against Rohingya influx

Kolkata, Dec 7, 2017: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday urged the Indian states sharing border with neighbouring Bangladesh to be vigilant against the influx of Rohingyas and illegal migrants through the India-Bangladesh border. “We have talked about Rohingya issue. I have appealed all the states to be vigilant on this issue,” Singh said after […]

NPP calls Megh govt. ‘insensitive’ for declaring Dec 28 & 29 as working days

NPP calls Megh govt. ‘insensitive’ for declaring Dec 28 & 29 as working days

Shillong, Dec 07, 2017: The decision of the state government to declare 28th and 29th of December as ‘working days’ has given opposition party – National People’s Party (NPP) a chance to hit out at the government while terming its decision as ‘insensitive’. The NPP condemned the ‘insensitive’ decision of the Dr. Mukul Sangma led Government by declaring […]

Meghalaya: Removal of Speaker does not automatically lead to fall of Govt

The government business of the winter session will be taken up on December 8 and December 14 while the private members' business will be taken up on December 13.

Meghalaya: Removal of Speaker does not automatically lead to fall of Govt

By Our Correspondent, TNT News | Shillong, Dec 07, 2017: The Opposition are a divided House on the resolution moved by the Nationalist People’s Party (NPP) for the removal of Assembly Speaker AT Mondal during the Winter Assembly Session which begins on Friday. It may be mentioned that NPP legislator, James K Sangma had tabled the resolution […]