Morning News Nuggets
The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to ensure round-the-clock vigil on the strong rooms where the polled electronic voting machines (EVMs) are being currently stored.
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh distributed e-autos and e-rickshaws to 65 beneficiaries including nine women at Kangla, Imphal on Wednesday.
The Coordination Committee of Registered MeECL (Employees) Associations and Unions (CCORMAU), on Wednesday, refused to comment on the silence of Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited engineers over the years when industries and other government departments failed to pay the outstanding dues worth more than Rs 500 crore.
Elected MDC of Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC), Pu Durjya Dhan Chakma was sworn in as the new Chief Executive Member (CEM) at Kamalanagar in Mizoram, on April 6.
The deadlock over the Nagaland Peace Accord still continues as the bone of contention over the flag and constitution between the NSCN-IM and Government of India (GoI) remains unresolved.
After the actual polls to the 28 seater Tripura Autonomous District Council on April 6, various parties including the The Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT), The Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance (TIPRA), and the CPI(M) have demanded re-polls in various constituencies.
Maharashtra Vaccine ShortageThe state has raised alarm bells and asked the Centre to provide a fresh stock of vaccines following the recent COVID-19 spike.
The country’s permanent representative to the United Nations, TS Tirumurti, said that India has, to date, contributed over USD 1 million to the UN Trust Fund for Counter-Terrorism.