Nagaland election: These young faces in the electoral fray are here to reignite hope!

Nagaland election: These young faces in the electoral fray are here to reignite hope!

Kohima | February 18, 2018 In what is being seen as the manifestation of disenchantment with the current regime, this February election in Nagaland will witness the highest number of below 30-year-old candidates in the fray. There are two 25-year-olds, who are the youngest candidates to contest in the history of Nagaland Assembly elections. Fourteen […]

Tripura polls – a fate changer, a curtain raiser!

Tripura polls – a fate changer, a curtain raiser!

By Debraj Deb | February 18, 2018 From universal health insurance to farm loan waiver and smartphone for youths to direct funding for ADC – 2018 Tripura assembly election already is a eye-catcher. Among three Northeastern states that goes to assembly polls this month, Tripura is the curtain raiser for more reasons than one. The […]

From the Union Min’s expensive Louis Vuitton bag to Rahul’s Burberry jacket, Indian politics & media embraces all!

From the Union Min’s expensive Louis Vuitton bag to Rahul’s Burberry jacket, Indian politics & media embraces all!

TNT Desk | Shillong, February 18, 2018 From ‘Suit-Boot ki Rajneeti’ to the politics of expensive Louis Vuitton Bags, Indian political scenario does not fail to amuse citizens and this time, it has happened yet again! The Union textile minister Smriti Zubeen Irani visited poll bound Meghalaya on Saturday, February 17 as part of BJP’s campaigning […]

VIDEO | Watch what Shillongites say on Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14. Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or more early saints named Valentinus, Valentine’s Day is recognized as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance in many regions around the world, although […]

Mizoram: I-League winners Aizawl FC’s U-15 footballers had to sit near train toilets

Mizoram: I-League winners Aizawl FC’s U-15 footballers had to sit near train toilets

Guwahati | February 13, 2018 Reigning national football champions of India, Aizawl FC, have been left red-faced after pictures of the club’s U-15 team sitting on the floor during a train journey from Kolkata to Guwahati made the rounds on social media on Sunday. The team was returning from Goa after losing to eventual champions […]

Assam: 24 hour ‘chakka bandh’ on Monday

Assam: 24 hour ‘chakka bandh’ on Monday

From our correspondent Guwahati, February 11, 2018 In what could bring transport to a standstill, All Assam Motor Workers’ Joint Council has extended their support to the 24-hour nationwide chakka bandh called by All India Road Transport Workers’ Federation on Monday. The council said all private buses, trucks and taxis will remain off the road from 5am tomorrow in […]

Good news for surrendered Northeast Indian militants as their stipend and FD amount increases!

Good news for surrendered Northeast Indian militants as their stipend and FD amount increases!

Guwahati, February 11, 2018 In a bid to encourage more militants to surrender and shun the path of violence, the Centre has revised the stipend amount and fixed deposit for the surrendered militants in Northeast. The new surrender scheme will come into effect from April this year. In a recent development, it has been announced […]

Here are the names of militants from Northeast India whose heads valued lakh of rupees

Here are the names of militants from Northeast India whose heads valued lakh of rupees

Militancy in the North East perhaps has earned this region quite a name for itself – militant torn region of India. It is true that the region is a breeding ground for many militant groups, the same of which has dragged the region to a new low. North East is home to many deadly militant […]