Manipur: State govt to table bill for protection of indigenous people

Manipur: State govt to table bill for protection of indigenous people

IMPHAL, May 23, 2018: Manipur chief minister, N. Biren Singh on Tuesday said that the state government would table a bill to protect the indigenous people of the state in the next session of the Manipur Legislative Assembly. Speaking to media persons, Singh discussed state policies to curb the influx of illegal immigrants in the state, […]

Northeast Railways to get a boost with Rs 9,000 cr meant for 43 projects says minister

Northeast Railways to get a boost with Rs 9,000 cr meant for 43 projects says minister

Agartala, May 22, 2018 The Railways is executing 43 projects at a cost of Rs 9,000 crore to extend rail connectivity in the border areas of northeast India and with other parts of the country, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said here on Tuesday. Of these projects, 25 are new rail line projects, […]

Manipur: Opium smuggler apprehended by AR, police

Manipur: Opium smuggler apprehended by AR, police

CHURACHANDPUR, May 22, 2018: A combined team of Assam Rifles and Churachandpur police apprehended a drug smuggler and seized contraband drugs from his house on Monday. The arrested has been identified as Seiminthang Tuboi, 36, of Vajing village. Around 2.341 kg of contraband drugs (opium) were recovered, along with opium seeds weighing 22.240 kg. The […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR | The Congress resurrection and the SC’s revival of democracy

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR | The Congress resurrection and the SC’s revival of democracy

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Dated 21 May 2018 To The Editor TNT – The Northeast Today Respected Editor, The recently concluded Karnataka verdict was anything short of exciting- with its dramatic exits, surprise coalition and arguably the shortest chief ministerial tenure in the country’s history. As the results of the elections unfolded on our television […]

Manipur: AMWJU condemns assault on journalist

Manipur: AMWJU condemns assault on journalist

IMPHAL, May 21, 2018: All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) has condemned the assault on a staff of local news channel, N. Sanajaoba who had gone for a coverage of the on-going agitations launched by the JAC against the Unnatural Shifting of Imphal East District Hospital. A release from AMWJU stated that N. Sanajaoba was […]