Evening News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya Assembly discusses Budget 2021, CM replies

In his reply to the Budget discussion, Sangma said, the government is trying to ensure that developmental programmes are not limited to the city or towns.

2. Arunachal school to practise “Vocal for local” by wearing traditional attire

Speaking of the motive, GSS Deed Headmaster Neelam Obi said that “Vocal for local” means not only to buy local products but to be vocal about promoting them proudly in the same capacity.

3. Assam: Congress dividing people for vote bank, says Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Slamming the Congress, Shivraj Singh Chouhan said, that it brought chaos during their rule in Assam, and under Sarbananda Sonowal led-BJP government in the state much development has taken place.

4. NLFT leader brought to Tripura after arrest by Mizoram police

The NLFT leader was brought from Aizawl by transit remand by the Tripura Police, and was taken to Kanchanpur court, and later sent to fourteen days police remand.

5. Manipur: KCP (N) insurgent arrested in Imphal

The security team informed he had received 90-days of training in Hanching, Myanmar under army no 528.

6. Manipur government celebrates 4 years of ‘citizen-centric governance'

Speaking at the event, Chief Minister N Biren Singh spoke about the various milestones and achievement ranging from “Go to Hills” and “Go to Village” initiatives and other developmental programmes undertaken by his government in the last four years.

7. Nadda campaigns in Assam; highlights progress in state under BJP rule

Reiterating what Union Home Minister Amit Shah said at a rally in Margherita on Sunday, Nadda said that the BJP-led government would make Assam flood free in the next five years.

8. Shillong Cricket Association-A wins Meghalaya inter-district U-23 tournament

TDCA-A crumbled miserably to the aggressive bowling attack of Abhishek Kumar, who rattled through the top-order with eight wickets, while Lokesh Turaha and Bipin Ray shared one wicket each.

9. TNT POLL CARD | Assam Polls 2021

Two key constituencies go to elections sans heavyweights after decades

Tarun Gogoi, a veteran Congressman and three-time chief minister (2001-2016), passed away at 86 in November 2020, while Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, a two-time chief minister, was not given a ticket by BJP ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) - a regional party of which he was the founder president.

10. Meghalaya Govt to consider inducting joint venture partner in MCCL, says CM Conrad Sangma

"There are multiple reasons that prompted the government to consider inducting a joint venture. MCCL has been making continued losses since 2007-08. As of 2018-19, the cumulative losses stood at about Rs 234 crore,” Sangma said.