Supreme Court allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills

Supreme Court allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills

NEW DELHI, February 21, 2018: The Supreme Court today allowed the Centre to withdraw the remaining four companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) from West Bengal’s violence hit Darjeeling area after March 8. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered Attorney General K K Venugopal’s submission that the deployment of the central armed […]

Northeast India languages amongst forty languages heading towards extinction

Northeast India languages amongst forty languages heading towards extinction

NORTHEAST, February 19, 2018: India being a diverse country where more than thousand of languages are spoken is at the verge of extinction. Official said that more than 40 languages or dialects in India are considered to be endangered and is believed to be heading towards extinction as only a few thousand people speak them. […]

Mother & daughter tonsured and forced to eat faeces

Mother & daughter tonsured and forced to eat faeces

NATIONAL | February 17, 2018: In a shocking incident, two women were forced to eat faeces and were tonsured in a Ranchi village for practicing ‘witchcraft’, once again bringing to fore the superstitious practice prevalent in rural Jharkhand. The incident took place in Dulmi village under Sonahatu police station, around 56km from the state Ranchi, […]

Monkey consumes alcohol, chases guests

Monkey consumes alcohol, chases guests

NATIONAL | February 16, 2018: A man consuming alcohol is common but a monkey consuming alcohol becomes an attraction. In an unusual incident, a whimsical monkey turned the bar at Kammanahalli near Banaswadi into his play area. The regular visitor to the Diwakar Bar and Restaurant in Kammanahalli, the simian, used to sip up the […]

Assam: 2 dead after IAF chopper crashes at Majuli

Assam: 2 dead after IAF chopper crashes at Majuli

GUWAHATI, February 15, 2018: In a tragic incident, an Indian Air Force’s micro helicopter with two pilot on board crashed killing both pilot on Thursday in Majuli island, Assam. Police in the island district had confirmed the incident and the deaths. Police officer said the incident took place at Sumoimari Chapori, and adding to it […]

After stopping Haj subsidy, BJP offers to send Christians to Jerusalem — for free!

After stopping Haj subsidy, BJP offers to send Christians to Jerusalem — for free!

FEBRUARY 14, 2018 NEW DELHI: Just about a month after canceling government subsidised Haj pilgrimage, the BJP is offering Christians free trips to Jerusalem if elected to power in Nagaland, reported northeastern news outlets. It’s unclear if the BJP is offering this to all of India’s Christians, or only to Christians in the northeast, or […]