Tripura: ‘BJP has no link with IPFT’s separate state demand’, says party Gen Secy Pratima Bhowmik

Tripura: ‘BJP has no link with IPFT’s separate state demand’, says party Gen Secy Pratima Bhowmik

By Our Reporter May 10, 2018 In a press conference at BJP headquarters in Tripura yesterday, BJP leaders Pratima Bhowmik, Rajib Bhattacharjee and Dr. Ashok Sinha alleged that CPM activists who have joined BJP and IPFT after the election results are responsible for the clashes between both the allies BJP-IPFT. They have also accused Left-Front […]

Meghalaya: Surrender is not an option, says HNLC; accuses Govt. of being ‘one-sided’

Meghalaya: Surrender is not an option, says HNLC; accuses Govt. of being ‘one-sided’

By Our Reporter, TNT News | Shillong, May 10, 2018:  Days after Meghalaya Home Minister, James K Sangma reiterated the government’s stance on militancy — ‘No surrender, no talks’, the Khasi Hills-based militant outfit — Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) on Thursday has accused the government of being ‘one-sided’ for not providing the same opportunity to […]

OPINION | Citizenship Amendment Bill : Boon or Bane for the Central party?

OPINION | Citizenship Amendment Bill : Boon or Bane for the Central party?

By SHILAJIT KAR BHOWMIK | May 10, 2018 Assam has become a tinderbox as the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill would contingently explode the state any moment. Granting citizenship to a particular community on the basis of religion would be a faux pas, to say the least. Since the days of yore, immigration to Assam from neighbouring […]

Written in the stones: Story of an ancient, dying game of the Khasis – Maw Korkatia

Written in the stones: Story of an ancient, dying game of the Khasis – Maw Korkatia

BY IBANKYNTIEW MAWRIE  Shillong, May 09, 2018:  “Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future” ~~ Elie Wiesel If culture was born out of a memory, as American writer Elie Wiesel has clearly observed, then it is safe to say that our identities and cultural practices are […]

Weather warning for the next five days by Meteorological Department

Weather warning for the next five days by Meteorological Department

TNT News | May 10, 2018 The Northern as well as Northeastern part of India has been witnessing nature’s fury as cyclonic weather continues to lash several states while causing huge destruction to life and property. READ | IN PICTURES: Thunderstorms lash across Nagaland uprooting trees, damaging homes In view of this, Meteorological Department has issued […]

‘Northeast India is not a dumping ground for illegal Bangladeshis’ – NESO to JPC on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.

‘Northeast India is not a dumping ground for illegal Bangladeshis’ – NESO to JPC on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016.

TNT News | May 10, 2018 The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) hearing in Meghalaya on Thursday had no takers in support of the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016. Altogether 8 groups of traditional bodies, pressure groups including NESO  and 2 individual bodies met the JPC and submitted their memorandums on the issue stating their resentment […]

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