Morning News Nuggets


1. Assam CEO condoles deaths of four on-duty personnel

Assam chief electoral officer Nitin Khade, condoled the deaths of four on-duty personnel while announcing an ex-gratia of Rs 15 lakh to the families.

2. 2 minor girls allegedly raped in Tripura

Two minor girls were allegedly gang-raped in the Baribari area of Champahaor under Khowai district on Monday, sources in the police department informed.

3. Assam polls 2021: Home guards unhappy with remuneration in Karbi Anglong

Home guards arriving from other districts for election duty in Karbi Anglong have shown their dissatisfaction over the treatment meted.

4. Weather Warning in Northeast India; IMD issues orange alert till March 31

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) in a press release on March 30 stated that because of cyclonic circulation lying over west Assam and its neighbourhood and under the influence of strong low-level south-westerlies from the Bay of Bengal, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with thunderstorm/thundersquall/lightning and heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places are likely over Northeast India from March 30 to April 1.

5. Assam Jatiya Parishad president Lurinjyoti Gogoi’s mother suffers brain stroke

Dulu Gogoi, the mother of Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) president Lurinjyoti Gogoi, suffered a brain stroke on March 29.

6. Meghalaya: AYC demands immediate repair of dilapidated school in North Garo Hills

Taking cognizance of the poor condition of the Mandadrop Lower Primary School in Kharkutta in North Garo Hills (NGH), the Achik Youth Council (AYC) has written to the Deputy Commissioner seeking the immediate repair of the school.

7. Assam: Denied Congress ticket, former Raha MLA joins BJP

Ahead of the second phase Assam Assembly elections, a former MLA of Raha Assembly constituency, who was “denied” a ticket by Congress, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday.

8. Meghalaya: Two vehicles gutted in automobile workshop in West Khasi Hills

Two vehicles were gutted inside an automobile workshop at Mairang Mission in West Khasi Hills district.