Category Archives: States

Meghalaya: ‘India’s cry for freedom began from this state’, says MoS Jitendra Singh

India’s cry for freedom from the British empire began in Meghalaya, years before the first War of Independence took place and a century before Bhagat Singh and others were hanged and long before Mahatma Gandhi arrived on the scene, DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh said on ...Read More

Meghalaya gets two music centres in Shillong and Tura

SHILLONG: Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma on Monday inaugurated two Centres of Excellence in Indian Classical and Western Music in Shillong and Tura, respectively. Speaking at the inauguration programme at U Soso Tham Auditorium here, Sangma, himself a singer, said the ...Read More

‘Will get rid of foreigners, terrorism in Assam’

GUWAHATI: Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal reiterated his commitment to making the state free of "foreigners, terrorism, corruption and pollution" in his first Independence Day speech as head of an elected government. The state celebrated Independence Day amid a boycott call ...Read More

Sikkim: First ever case of minor trafficking comes to light; 16-yr-old rescued from red light area

In what seems to be the first-ever case of trafficking of a minor girl from Sikkim to the Capital, a joint team of Delhi and Sikkim Police rescued a 16-year-old from Delhi’s red light area -- GB Road -- last ...Read More

Manipur: Noted film maker writes open letter to Governor for his offensive remarks on culture

The Open Letter by Aribam Syam Sharma – arguably the most accomplished film-maker in Manipur and a leading light of Indian cinema –  was written in the aftermath of a public event in Imphal, described by the author, where Shanmuganathan ...Read More

Tripura: Student electrocuted while lowering Tricolour

AGARTALA:  In a tragic incident a school student was electrocuted while lowering the national flag in Tripura on Monday, police said. The police said that 16-year-old Amarjit Shil, a student of class nine, died on the spot when he came ...Read More

‘The Road Ahead’ Song of the Year Contest 2016

SHILLONG: Shillong, dubbed as the Rock capital of the country will yet again see singers and song-writers of diverse genres competing on one stage to bag home as the winner of Song of the year 2016. The contest is initiated ...Read More

Nagaland Governor gives impetus to implement reservation for women

Nagaland Governor PB Acharya on August 16 asked the state government to implement the 33 per cent reservation for women in urban local bodies and Lokayukta. “I have asked Chief Minister TR Zeliang to establish Lokayukta so that corrupt officials ...Read More

Manipur: Najma Heptullah to become new Governor of state

Former union Minister Dr. Najma Heptullah will be the new Governor of Manipur. The Manipur government was officiallly informed about this appointment recently. Dr. Heptullah will be the 18th Governor. She had resigned from the Union Ministry on July 12, ...Read More