Friday, June 14, 2024

North East India

IIT Kharagpur student’s death in 2022 revealed as murder, suffered gunshot, stab wounds

A second forensic report has revealed shocking details about the death of 23-year-old Faizan Ahmed, an IIT Kharagpur student whose body was found in a hostel room in October...

Manipur: Kuki-owned shops set on fire by Meitei militants, alleges tribal rights group

Shops belonging to members of the Hmar-Kuki-Zomi tribal community were set on fire by Meitei militants in Manipur’s Jiribam district on Thursday, the Indigenous Tribes Advocacy Committee alleged.

Sikkim assembly election result live: SKM heads towards victory

The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) is set to retain power in the Sikkim Assembly elections, with the party leading in 31 out of the total 32 state assembly seats.

Arunachal Pradesh assembly election result live: BJP set to retain power in state

Vote counting is underway for the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly elections. The ruling BJP which already had 10 “unopposed” wins in the bag is now set to retain power having crossed the halfway mark in trends. The saffron party is leading in 45 seats. The total seats are 60.

40 killed in flash floods, landslides across Northeast after cyclone Remal

At least 40 people have died and over two lakh have been affected across the northeast due to flash floods, heavy rains, and landslides over the last four days.

Assam: Repolling after EVMs found in BJP candidate’s car

Election Commission ordered repolling in polling station 179 of Ratabari seat in Assam, a day after a video surfaced on social media which showed Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the car of Patharkandi BJP candidate Krishnendu Paul.

India’s move to deport 14 year old Rohingya Muslim girl to Myanmar draws criticism

India’s move to deport 14-year-old Rohingya Muslim girl to coup-hit Myanmar while her family lived in a refugee camp in Bangladesh draws criticism.
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Manipur withdraws earlier order to ‘not provide food and shelter’ to Myanmar refugees

The Manipur government has withdrawn an earlier controversial order which directed authorities in districts bordering Myanmar to 'not provide food and shelter' to Myanmar refugees.

Assam Minority Students’ Union raises concerns over D Voter issue

All Assam Minority Students' Union ( AAMSU) has urged voters to vote against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies in the state assembly elections.
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“Will stop Love, Land Jihads,” Amit Shah assures Anti-Muslim laws coming soon in Assam

Addressing a poll rally in Kamrup, Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said that the BJP will bring laws against ‘Love Jihad’ and ‘Land Jihad’ in Assam if voted to power.

SC quashes FIR against Shillong Times Editor, Patricia Mukhim

The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the criminal case registered against veteran journalist and Editor of Shillong Times Patricia Mukhim, in relation to a Facebook post by her decrying violence against non-tribal people in the State.
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Double-engine govts in Assam, Centre useless, corrupt: RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday alleged that the 'double- engine' governments run by the BJP at the Centre and in Assam are 'useless' as they indulged in corruption and spread hatred among people.

Modi sad about 22-year-old’s tweet but not by floods, youths killed in anti-CAA movement: Priyanka Gandhi in Assam

Launching a frontal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday alleged PM Modi is sad about a tweet by a 22 year old woman but not for the flood ravaged people of Assam.
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CAA implementation in Assam will be stopped if Congress wins: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said if the Congress comes to power, then it will cease the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act(CAA) in the state.

Doctored video: AIUDF’s Badruddin Ajmal to move legally against fringe NGO LRO

All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) supremo Maulana Badruddin Ajmal has threatened to take legal action against right-wing elements for claiming in a doctored video that he made anti-national statements.
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Assam: AIUDF releases first list of 16 candidates, ‘friendly’ contest with Congress in 5 seats

Badruddin Ajmal's All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) on Sunday released its first list of 16 candidates for the upcoming Assam polls.

Assam polls: Congress guarantees creation of Ministry of Jobs if voted to power

Continuing with its series of "guarantees", the Congress said on Thursday that if the Grand Alliance is voted to power in Assam, it will create a separate ministry for providing jobs to the unemployed youths of Assam.
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