Beef Ban in Meghalaya, Northeastern states not connected to UP says BJP

Beef Ban in Meghalaya, Northeastern states not connected to UP says BJP

SHILLONG, March 28: Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) cleared the air over the cow slaughter in Meghalaya and other north-eastern states was not connected to its crackdown on illegal abattoirs in Uttar Pradesh. State BJP chief Shibun Lyngdoh said, “This (cow slaughter ban) is an issue of a specific state, Uttar Pradesh, and is not even remotely […]

Manipur gets Rs 150 crore grant from centre for development projects

Manipur gets Rs 150 crore grant from centre for development projects

IMPHAL, March 28: After taking the victory lap in Manipur, Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh met the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time since assuming charge as Chief Minister. During the interaction the Prime Minister was apprised by Chief Minister Singh on developmental projects of the state. The Centre favoured with a grant […]

NSCN(IM) supremo Muivah’s statement on ‘greater Nagalim’ heavily criticized by former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

NSCN(IM) supremo Muivah’s statement on ‘greater Nagalim’ heavily criticized by former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

GUWAHATI, March 27: The much debated Naga Peace Accord and its charter of demands have been in the news lately following NSCN (IM) supremo Thuingaleng Muivah statement on ‘greater Nagalim’. Parts of Assam witnessed a huge uproar over the remarks of covering parts of Assam under the statement of Muivah. Land belonging to the indigenous […]

Manipur CM N Biren Singh allocates portfolios, keeps home department to himself

Manipur CM N Biren Singh allocates portfolios, keeps home department to himself

IMPHAL, March 25: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh Saturday allocated portfolios to his council of ministers, keeping key home department with himself. The chief minister will be in charge of home, transport, general administration, sericulture, tourism, IT, vigilance and other departments not specifically allocated, a statement by Chief Secretary O Nabakishore said. Deputy Chief […]

Meghalaya Assembly passes Rs 13,048 crore state budget

SHILLONG, March 24: The Meghalaya Assembly passed the annual state Budget of over Rs 13,048 crore for the year 2017-2018 by a voice vote. On March 15, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma had presented a Rs 1,236-crore deficit Budget for 2017-18, which is around 3.8 per cent of the Gross State Domestic Product. Sangma had estimated […]

Manipur Congress MLA faces disqualification

Manipur Congress MLA faces disqualification

IMPHAL, March 22: Manipur speaker Y. Khemchand told the assembly that a notice has been received seeking disqualification of T. Shyamkumar, who was elected on a Congress ticket. Shyamkumar was elected from Andro seat on the Congress ticket in the March assembly elections but he shifted his allegiance to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) post-polls. […]