President Kovind to begin four day visit to Mizoram, Nagaland and West Bengal from today

President Kovind to begin four day visit to Mizoram, Nagaland and West Bengal from today

AIZAWL/KOHIMA, November 28, 2017: President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in Kolkata on Tuesday on his four-day maiden visit to West Bengal, Mizoram and Nagaland after assuming office. After his arrival here, the President would be given a civic reception by the West Bengal government and Kolkata Municipal Corporation at the Netaji Indoor Stadium, where […]

OPINION | Playing the ‘game of cards’ ahead of 2018 polls in Northeast

While politics is an unpredictable affair, the tactics and strategies used to woo voters on the other hand can be easily understood as the battle to take over the reins of governance in the poll-bound states take an aggressive turn every day.

OPINION | Playing the ‘game of cards’ ahead of 2018 polls in Northeast

By Ibankyntiew Mawrie, TNT News | SHILLONG, Nov 27, 2017: As Assembly polls is approaching in 3 Northeastern states of India – Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura, major political parties in three states are at logger heads with each playing the ‘game of cards’ – be it the development card, the religious card or the tribal card. […]

Meghalaya: UDP files RTI into 100.71 crore GHADC fund

Meghalaya: UDP files RTI into 100.71 crore GHADC fund

Tura, Nov 27,2017: Alarmed at reports of non completion of projects sanctioned under the Rs 100.71 central funds received under Special Plan Assistance, members of the United Democratic Party (UDP) – Garo Hills has sought information under RTI seeking of where the money was utilized. The sanction was made to the Garo Hills Autonomous District […]

Air Deccan ready to conduct flight services starting December with Shillong airport as main hub

Air Deccan ready to conduct flight services starting December with Shillong airport as main hub

SHILLONG, November 27, 2017: Under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), low cost airline Air Deccan is set to start operations in the Northeast in December. The scheme is also known as UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) and will begin December 21. The scheme will ensure air fares are capped at Rs 2,500 per person […]

Assam: Protesters hurt in police lathi-charge in Guwahati

Assam: Protesters hurt in police lathi-charge in Guwahati

GUWAHATI, November 27, 2017: Security forces on Monday injured several protesters including a journalist at an eviction drive at a reserved forest on the outskirts of Guwahati. The incident took place on Monday morning during the eviction protests in the Amching reserved forest which prevented the forest and district administration officials from conducting the eviction […]

Manipur: Road mishap claims six lives including bridegroom

Manipur: Road mishap claims six lives including bridegroom

IMPHAL, November 27, 2017: Tragedy struck as six people were killed in a road mishap. Of the six victims was a bridegroom who was killed in the accident which took place on Saturday at Yairipok- Thoubal road in Manipur. The groom and his friends were returning home after Mapam Chakkouba from the residence of the […]