Assam’s 32 yr-old infamous tryst with NRC: From Congress to BJP, a unique story!

Assam’s 32 yr-old infamous tryst with NRC: From Congress to BJP, a unique story!

From our special correspondent Guwahati, January 2, 2018 What former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had agreed in 1985 to end the “troubled” six-year-long anti-foreigner movement in Assam has almost been fulfilled under Narendra Modi government but only after being ordered by the Supreme Court. Release of the first draft of the updated National Register of […]

What made headlines in 2017? A recap of what went viral in Northeast India & beyond

What made headlines in 2017? A recap of what went viral in Northeast India & beyond

By SHWETA RAJ KANWAR | December 31, 2017 2017 has been a year of strange happenings: From suicidal games to rapist god fathers, from cows being worshipped to women being harassed, from journalists being killed to freedom being restricted, busting fake news from real and using social media as a source of spreading false information […]

10 times Northeast Indian traditional attire gave fashion goals to people!

10 times Northeast Indian traditional attire gave fashion goals to people!

Who says traditional cannot be trendy? And if you think traditional attire cannot give fashion goals to people, well, TNT- The Northeast Today brings to you 10 instances that prove Northeast Indian traditional attire can set trends in the fashion world!                       TNT News PICTURE […]

2017 in flashback: How Assamese cinema progressed this year

2017 in flashback: How Assamese cinema progressed this year

By DIPANKAR SARKAR | December 29, 2017 Northeast Indian film making space is no longer at an infant stage. A slew of films made on low as well as big budgets and displaying a profound sense of originality and craft made the region boast of a transition, which completely satisfies the contemporary requirements of excellence […]

Meghalaya: Christmas woes for Shillongites irked by pricey cabbies!

Meghalaya: Christmas woes for Shillongites irked by pricey cabbies!

SHILLONG | DECEMBER 26, 2017 With the onset of the festive season, many tourist drivers have once again started taking advantage of passengers and have been seen to be charging beyond the prescribed rate. In what may be termed as a clear violation of the Government prescribed rates, those who run tourist vehicles have hiked the […]