Morning News Nuggets


1. Assam: Several nominations filed for 7 assembly seats in Dibrugarh election district

Several candidates today filed their nominations for the seven assembly seats of Dibrugarh district.

2. Manipur: Union Minister inaugurates 'Regional Agri Fair 2020-21'

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday inaugurated the Central Agricultural University (CAU)-Regional Agri Fair 2020-21 through video conferencing at a formal function held at Lamphelpat.

3. Assam: Chabua MLA Binod Hazarika files nomination papers from Lahowal

Chabua MLA Binod Hazarika on Monday filed nomination for Lahowal constituency after the party high command decided to field him from Lahowal.

4. PM Modi to inaugurate multiple infrastructure projects in Tripura

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh on March 9, along with infrastructural projects in Tripura.

5. Assam elections 2021: Jailed anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi files nominations from hospital

Raijor Dal president Akhil Gogoi on Monday submitted nomination papers for the Sivasagar and Mariani Assembly constituencies from the Gauhati Medical College Hospital(GMCH).

6. Sikkim: ICAR celebrates International Women’s Day

The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Tadong celebrated International Women’s Day on March 08.

7. Assam: Two arrested, stolen vehicle recovered at Dillai

Karbi Anglong police apprehended two persons and recovered one stolen Maruti Brezza car during a random check at Dillai police check point on Monday.

8. Meghalaya | Many important issues missing from Guv's address: Opp

The Opposition bench of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly moved a motion to amend the Governor’s speech during the ongoing budget session here on Monday.

9. Assam Cong installs LED panels to remind people of ‘countdown to 5 guarantees’

Ahead of the Assembly polls in Assam, the Opposition Congress on Monday installed LED panels across 33 districts of the state to remind the electorate of the countdown to the party “regaining power” and “getting the process of fulfilling its five guarantees rolling”.

10. Tripura Congress to contest in all 28 ADC seats

Tripura Congress on Monday announced that it will contest in all the 28 seats in the upcoming Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) election.