Evening News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya: Man held for raping minor in West Khasi Hills

A man was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl at a village in West Khasi Hills District.

2. Manipur Congress pleads to be party in drug-related case taken up by MHRC

The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has pleaded before the Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) to enable the MPCC to be a party in the drug-related probe, alongside the State Home Department and the Director-General of Police (DGP). 

3. We have the mandate of people, says Assam Jatiya Parishad president

Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) president Lurinjyoti Gogoi on Monday expressed confidence that the people’s mandate would be in favour of the regional party.

4. NESO urges Centre to provide support to Myanmarese seeking shelter in Northeast

The North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) has urged the Union Government to provide temporary support to Myanmarese refugees seeking shelter in the four Northeastern states -- Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh. 

5. Assam cops intercept truck with two captive elephants in Tinsukia district

Makum police intercepted a truck with two captive elephants at Upper Assam's Tinsukia district on Sunday night. The truck was on its way to Odisha from Arunachal Pradesh. 

6.No plans for second lockdown in Nagaland, as of date: Official

There is no plan to go for a second lockdown in Nagaland, as of date, said Principal Secretary in charge of Health and Family Welfare Department, Amardeep Singh Bhatia.