Evening News Nuggets


1. Assam polls 2021: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi cancels Silchar meeting due to bad weather

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi cancelled his Silchar visit on Tuesday because of inclement weather.

2. Assam Polls 2021: AICC seeks Election Commission of India action against Himanta for “threatening” Hagrama

AICC in a memorandum to the Chief Election Commissioner, sought “disqualification of the candidature of BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma from the ongoing Assembly elections in Assam.

3. Manipur govt withdraws order on Myanmar refugees

The government said that the previous release was “misconstrued and interpreted differently” and the government on humanitarian grounds has decided to offer aid to the fleeing refugees.

4. 26th National Thang-Ta Championship 2021 concludes in Manipur

Players from 19 states including Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi, Tamil, Nadu and Haryana took part in the competition.

5. Meghalaya | GHADC polls: NPP will get absolute majority, says Conrad Sangma

He made the remark while addressing an election rally at Dadenggre under the Jengjal GHADC constituency in West Garo Hills, where he was campaigning for party candidate Grahambell A Sangma.

6. Meghalaya: Man sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for raping minor

The accused is sentenced to ten years imprisonment with a fine of Rs 10,000.

7. Sikkim Guv inaugurates 104-ft tall monumental flag mast in Gangtok

The new landmark, constructed by the State Roads & Bridges Department, is located at the entrance of MG Marg.

8. Woman allegedly raped and killed in Tripura

Sources said the victim, Konika Das (52), stayed isolated from other houses in the locality, which led the Police to suspect that the miscreant(s) must have taken advantage of her loneliness.