Finance Commission to visit Assam to assess state of finances

Finance Commission to visit Assam to assess state of finances

News on Air | Guwahati, April 25, 2018:  The 15th Finance Commission is visiting Assam today to assess the state of the finances, its socio-economic challenges and understand the efforts of the state government to tackle them. During the three-day visit, the Commission led by Chairman NK Singh will have meetings with Chief Minister Sarbananda […]

Why death penalty for child rape doesn’t mean swifter, better justice

Why death penalty for child rape doesn’t mean swifter, better justice

IANS | Mumbai, April 25, 2018:  About 90 per cent of child rape cases were pending trial in India in 2016, no more than 28 per cent of such cases ended in conviction, and there is a 20-year backlog in bringing cases to trial, the latest available national crime data show. These data indicate the […]

6 new faces likely in Assam cabinet

6 new faces likely in Assam cabinet

IANS | Guwahati, April 25, 2018: Close to two years after the formation of the Assam government, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is all set to expand his cabinet for the first time on Thursday. Sources said that six new ministers are likely to be inducted in the cabinet including four from the BJP and one each […]

Nagaland: 5 persons held for selling bogus cosmetic items

Nagaland: 5 persons held for selling bogus cosmetic items

TNT Desk | Dimapur, April 23, 2018:  Six persons have been arrested by the Dimapur police on Sunday evening for their involvement in two different crimes — extortion and fraud. In a release, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police informed that Dimapur East Police Station personnel along with representatives from Lakme Cosmetic and L’oreal on Sunday conducted […]

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