Morning News Nuggets


1. AGP releases poll manifesto; vows to implement Clause 6 of Assam Accord

Clause 6 guarantees constitutional safeguards for the indigenous people of Assam.

2. Meghalaya: Straw-laden vehicle goes up in flames near Shillong Civil Hospital

According to East Khasi Hills Superintendent of Police S Nongtnger, a Bolero Pickup (ML-10-A-8083) caught fire at Boucher Road.

3. Security forces apprehend UNLF insurgent in Manipur

The Assam Rifles, under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South), in a joint operation with Manipur Police, apprehended an insurgent of the proscribed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) from Wangkhei in Imphal East district on March 23.

4. Meghalaya: AGHSSASTA asks state government to clear pending dues before GHADC elections

The All Garo Hills SSA School Teachers’ Association (AGHSSASTA) submitted a letter to the State Government seeking the release of their two-month salary before the upcoming Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) elections.

5. ASSAM POLLS 2021: Over 2.33 crore general electors to exercise voting rights

Altogether, 2,33,74,087 general electors will exercise their voting rights in the three-phase Assam Assembly elections from March 27.

6. Meghalaya: Achik Students’ Welfare Association list their demands to CM ahead of GHADC elections

The ASWA submitted a list of demands for Dobu village to Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma.

7. Meghalaya: Man commits 'suicide' in Mairang

The man, identified as Steral Kurbah, was found hanging at his residence, and according to sources, police officials also recovered a note written by the deceased.

8. Meghalaya: DM&HO organises district-level sensitisation programme on COVID-19 vaccination

The office of the District Medical & Health Officer (DM&HO) organised a district-level sensitisation programme on COVID-19 vaccination at the District Library Auditorium in Nongpoh, Ri Bhoi, on Tuesday.