Assam: 7-year-old girl murdered in Dhubri district by teenager, rape suspected

Assam: 7-year-old girl murdered in Dhubri district by teenager, rape suspected

Guwahati | May 2, 2018 A seven-year-old girl was allegedly murdered by a 19-year-old at Raniganj in Assam’s Dhubri district on Sunday night. The accused has been arrested and has reportedly confessed to the crime. The girl’s family says the accused took the seven-year-old away from home when they were busy at a neighbourhood wedding […]

Assam groups oppose Centre’s ‘Adopt a Heritage’ scheme

Assam groups oppose Centre’s ‘Adopt a Heritage’ scheme

The New Indian Express | May 2, 2018 GUWAHATI: Various organisations in Assam erupted in protests on Wednesday against the Centre’s move to hand over four sites of tourists’ attraction in the state for corporate adoption under the “Adopt a Heritage” scheme. The four sites are Kaziranga National Park in central Assam and historical monuments Rangghar, Kareng […]

Tripura: ‘Strict action against illegal drug business & anti-social elements’, says CM

Tripura: ‘Strict action against illegal drug business & anti-social elements’, says CM

By Our Reporter Agartala | May 2, 2018 Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has vowed to take strict action against illegal drug business as well as anti-social elements in the state while urging people to practice fair business ethics. The CM inaugurated a program organised by ‘All Tripura Brick Manufacturers Association’ to felicitate the […]

Tripura: Days after PM’s tall claims on electrification, state gears up to electrify left-out areas

Tripura: Days after PM’s tall claims on electrification, state gears up to electrify left-out areas

By Our Reporter Agartala | May 2, 2018 Just days after PM Modi claimed that every single village of India had access to electricity, Union Minister for power, new & renewable energy, R.K. Singh and Deputy Chief Minister, Jishnu Devvarma today launched the “Saubhagya” scheme in Tripura at Pragya Bhavan in Agartala in the presence […]

Tripura Guv claims recommendation of ex BJP leader in govt post as ‘common procedure’

Tripura Guv claims recommendation of ex BJP leader in govt post as ‘common procedure’

By Our Correspondent AGARTALA | May 2, 2018 Governor Tathagata Roy recently wrote to Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb recommending one Sarvadaman Ray to be engaged as Chartered Accountant (CA) in the state government. The Governor’s letter drew controversy on Twitter as CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury accused Roy of ‘cronyism, corruption and political partisanship’. […]