Assam CM orders probe into police bullet-proof vests’ quality after Bordumsa police incident

Assam CM orders probe into police bullet-proof vests’ quality after Bordumsa police incident

IANS | May 6, 2018 Guwahati, May 6 (IANS) Assam Additional Chief Secretary Kumar Sanjay Krishna will head a probe ordered by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday into the alleged poor quality of bullet-proof vests used by police. The Assam police has drawn severe criticism after Bordumsa police station incharge Bhaskar Kalita was killed in […]

Massive landslide at Shillong-Silchar National Highway 44 leaves hundreds of vehicles stranded on both sides

Massive landslide at Shillong-Silchar National Highway 44 leaves hundreds of vehicles stranded on both sides

TNT Desk | May 6, 2018 A massive landslide that occurred last night at Sonapur on Shillong-Silchar National Highway 44, that connects the Assam capital with Silchar via Jowai in Meghalaya, has brought traffic to a grinding halt, leaving hundreds of vehicles stranded on both sides. The landslide that brought in massive mound of mud […]

AFSPA may be withdrawn from Assam, Nagaland, JK when situation improves: Kiren Rijiju

AFSPA may be withdrawn from Assam, Nagaland, JK when situation improves: Kiren Rijiju

Outlook | New Delhi, May 6, 2018 The AFSPA, which gives special powers to security forces operating in conflict zones, may be withdrawn from areas where security situation improves, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said today. Rijiju also said the ongoing Naga peace talks between the NSCN-IM and the government’s interlocutor were being followed up with utmost sincerity […]

Meghalaya: Cop allegedly assaults teacher in drunken state in WGH; Teachers’ body demand termination

Meghalaya: Cop allegedly assaults teacher in drunken state in WGH; Teachers’ body demand termination

From Our Correspondent | May 6, 2018 Tura: The law enforcers and protectors are seldom seen to be law breakers but an instance in Garo Hills has turned the tables in this regard. All Garo Hills SSA School Teachers’ Association (AGHSSASTA) has demanded the termination of the services of a sub inspector, R Shabang, for […]

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