Meghalaya Elections: EC yet to establish facts on BJP’s allegations of DGP’s campaign for Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Elections: EC yet to establish facts on BJP’s allegations of DGP’s campaign for Mukul Sangma

IANS | Shillong, Feb 16, 2018 Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat on Friday said they are yet to establish the facts on the allegations of the BJP accusing Swaraj Bir Singh, Meghalaya Director General of Police (DGP), of campaigning for Chief Minister Mukul Sangma for the February 27 assembly polls. “The BJP has given […]

Assam: Major boost to minorities’ socio-economic and educational development in state

Assam: Major boost to minorities’ socio-economic and educational development in state

From Our Correspondent Guwahati, February 16, 2018 Assam government on Friday announced that 21 model residential schools would be set up in the state with Centre’s help in a bid to give the socio-economic and educational development of the minorities a boost. The schools will be set up in 21 minority concentrated schools in the state. Chairing […]

Assam: Shortage of buses likely to continue in Guwahati for 15-20 days

Assam: Shortage of buses likely to continue in Guwahati for 15-20 days

GUWAHATI, February 16, 2018: Several passengers were left stranded across various bus stoppages in the city looking for buses to board. While bus stops remained crowded, citizens also reported overloaded buses plying in the city. As per reports, the reason is because of the ongoing election preparation in Nagaland and Meghalaya for which, more than […]

Nagaland Politics: NDPP-BJP alliance will get absolute majority in Nagaland says Rio

Nagaland Politics: NDPP-BJP alliance will get absolute majority in Nagaland says Rio

IANS | February 16, 2018 Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party’s (NDPP) Chief Ministerial candidate Neiphiu Rio on Thursday voiced confidence that the NDPP-BJP alliance will come to power with an absolute majority in Nagaland. Although the BJP had been in alliance with the Nagaland People’s Front (NPF) for the last 15 years, it favoured the newly-floated […]

Nagaland Politics: Congress withdraws 5 candidates after woeful shortage of finances leaving 18 in poll fray!

Nagaland Politics: Congress withdraws 5 candidates after woeful shortage of finances leaving 18 in poll fray!

Kohima | February 16, 2018 A few days ago the Congress party folded its hand in the upcoming assembly election in Nagaland when it was reported that the party was struggling to find candidates for the state elections. The party workers’ lack of enthusiasm, shortage of resources and organisational weakness was blamed for such a […]

Nagaland Elections: Rs. 43 Lakh cash, liquor, drugs seized in poll-bound Nagaland

Nagaland Elections: Rs. 43 Lakh cash, liquor, drugs seized in poll-bound Nagaland

PTI | Kohima, February 16, 2018 The authorities have seized more than Rs 43 lakh unaccounted cash, 35,077 bottles of liquor, arms and ammunition and drugs in poll bound Nagaland, Chief Electoral Officer Ahijit Sinha said on Thursday. Ahead of the February 27 polls, personnel of various departments also seized 26,579 beer cans during raids […]

Assam: Minor girl sexually molested at Guwahati

Assam: Minor girl sexually molested at Guwahati

GUWAHATI, February 16, 2018: In a shameful incident, a 13-year-old minor was allegedly sexually molested at Hengerabari. The accused has been identified as Minhar Ali who was working as a carpenter at the residence of the victim. The incident took place in absence of the minor’s family members when Ali tried to take advantage of […]

Assam girl sold three years ago; woman arrested for trafficking

Assam girl sold three years ago; woman arrested for trafficking

GUWAHATI, February 16, 2017: In yet another case of human trafficking, police has arrested a woman who sold a girl to human traffickers in Haryana. The accused Pinki Begum had lured the girl of Saatgaon and sold her three years ago. Police, after three years of investigation has succeeded to arrest her. During an interrogation, […]