‘Bharat Mata’ donned in Northeast Indian traditional attire ahead of 2018 Assembly elections

‘Bharat Mata’ donned in Northeast Indian traditional attire ahead of 2018 Assembly elections

New Delhi, November 30, 2017: With assembly elections likely to be held in Tripura before March next year, the Bharatiya Janata Party has gone creative with its depiction of Bharat Mata. To woo the large tribal population in the state, the BJP, in its campaign material, has depicted Bharat Mata in the traditional attires of the state’s four […]

BJP all set to expand influence in 3 remaining states in Northeast

BJP all set to expand influence in 3 remaining states in Northeast

New Delhi, Nov 30, 2017: Detailing the BJPs rise in the northeast, its General Secretary, Ram Madhav, has contended that the party aims to expand its influence in the entire region. In his foreword to a new book, Madhav has elaborately written about his party’s strategy in the northeast, where it enjoys more than two-thirds […]

Aizawl FC fans allegedly abused by Eight East Bengal supporters during I-League

Aizawl FC fans allegedly abused by Eight East Bengal supporters during I-League

November 30, 2017, Salt Lake: Eight East Bengal supporters have been arrested for allegedly hurling abuse at supporters of Aizawl FC during an I-League match and assaulting a steward when he intervened. Civic police volunteer Arghya Halder, who had been deployed in one of the viewing galleries of Salt Lake stadium as a steward during Tuesday’s […]

Mizoram: New Champhai Zotlang Sports Stadium inaugurated

Mizoram: New Champhai Zotlang Sports Stadium inaugurated

Aizawl, November 28, 2017: Lal Thanhawla, Mizoram Chief Minister inaugurated a 3,500-capacity Champhai Zotlang Sports Stadium in Champhai which is a district headquarters in the eastern end of the state. The construction of the stadium has been funded under 10 per cent lumpsum grant for north eastern region and is estimated to be Rs 2,238.69 […]

Mizoram emerging as safe haven for Myanmar refugees

Mizoram emerging as safe haven for Myanmar refugees

Aizawl, Nov 28, 2017: Police said fearing reprisal following encounters between the Myanmar army and rebel group Arakan Army, around 1,240 refugees from Myanmar have entered Mizoram from bodering Myanmar recently The refugees entered Lawngtlai district in the southern end of the state after an exchange of fire between the army and the militants intensified […]