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PM Modi to kick-start BJP election campaign in poll-bound Mizoram, Meghalaya today

PM Modi to kick-start BJP election campaign in poll-bound Mizoram, Meghalaya today

State Assembly elections in both the states are scheduled to be held in 2018

Dec 16, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate slew of projects in Meghalaya, Mizoram on Saturday

PM Modi to inaugurate slew of projects in Meghalaya, Mizoram on Saturday

Elections to the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly are scheduled to be held on February-March 2018.

Dec 15, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
PM Modi to address rallies in Mizoram and Meghalaya

PM Modi to address rallies in Mizoram and Meghalaya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Mizoram and Meghalaya on Saturday to address public rallies and inaugurate development projects.

Dec 15, 2017, 17:09 PM IST
Minor gang-raped in Manipur, set afire after reporting to police

Minor gang-raped in Manipur, set afire after reporting to police

A minor girl in Manipur was on Friday set afire after being allegedly gang-raped by three men.

Dec 15, 2017, 08:41 AM IST
Will seek Arunachal, Nagaland help to battle Ulfa: Assam DGP

Will seek Arunachal, Nagaland help to battle Ulfa: Assam DGP

"Operations have already been intensified against the militants and we have already arrested three persons for their suspected role in the killings," DGP Mukesh Sahay said.

Dec 12, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Moderate intensity earthquake jolts Meghalaya

Moderate intensity earthquake jolts Meghalaya

Shillong: A moderate earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit Meghalaya on Monday morning. Officials at the Regional Seismological Centre here said the epicentre was at a depth of 60 km in

Dec 11, 2017, 09:58 AM IST
Tripura speaker recognises six TMC deserters as BJP MLAs

Tripura speaker recognises six TMC deserters as BJP MLAs

The BJP, which failed to open its account in Tripura in the 2013 Assembly polls, now has six MLAs, with Speaker R C Debnath recognising the lawmakers, who deserted the TMC, as members of the saffron

Dec 10, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
75 - 80 per cent of insurgency problems in northeast have ended: Rajnath Singh

75 - 80 per cent of insurgency problems in northeast have ended: Rajnath Singh

About 75-80 per cent insurgency problems in the northeast have come to an end, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.

Dec 08, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling's younger brother assails SDF rule, floats new party

Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling's younger brother assails SDF rule, floats new party

RN Chamling floated a new party called Sikkim Rajya Manch at a public meeting at Sribadam in West Sikkim.

Dec 07, 2017, 20:37 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Meghalaya on December 16

PM Narendra Modi to visit Meghalaya on December 16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Meghalaya, where elections are due early next year, on December 16 to launch the BJP campaign and inaugurate a party office in the state.

Dec 07, 2017, 16:56 PM IST
Congress will get majority in Assembly elections: Meghalaya CM

Congress will get majority in Assembly elections: Meghalaya CM

Assembly elections are due in Meghalaya early next year.

Dec 06, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Tribal family sells child for Rs 200 in Tripura, third incident this year

Tribal family sells child for Rs 200 in Tripura, third incident this year

Another case of selling of a child has come to light in Communist-ruled Tripura after a tribal man confessed to the crime.

Dec 06, 2017, 15:51 PM IST
BJP demands President's Rule in Tripura

BJP demands President's Rule in Tripura

BJP on Tuesday demanded President's Rule in Tripura ahead of Assembly elections due in February 2018.

Dec 05, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

Manipur gets its first LED village

The Kakmayai village of Manipur`s Thoubal district has become the first village of the state to be illuminated with new technology of light-emitting diode (LED) lamps.

Dec 03, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
VP Venkaiah Naidu launches scheme for differently abled people in Assam

VP Venkaiah Naidu launches scheme for differently abled people in Assam

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called for an inclusive society with no discrimination against differently abled people.

Dec 03, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
Congress field Kameng Dolo, Modam Dini for Arunachal bypoll

Congress field Kameng Dolo, Modam Dini for Arunachal bypoll

The Likabali seat had fallen vacant after the state health and family welfare minister Jomde Kena passed away on September 4 this year at a city hospital in Guwahati.

Dec 02, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
AIDS awareness leading to more people taking HIV tests: Tripura Health Minister

AIDS awareness leading to more people taking HIV tests: Tripura Health Minister

According to the Minister, the number of HIV positive people in Tripura has been more or less static during the past few years.

Dec 01, 2017, 19:46 PM IST
BJP activist shot dead in Tripura

BJP activist shot dead in Tripura

A BJP party member was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in Tripura`s Gomati district on Wednesday night, hours after Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Joti ended his two-day visit to the Left-

Nov 30, 2017, 16:08 PM IST
Eight Rohingyas held in Tripura

Eight Rohingyas held in Tripura

Border Security Force Tripura Frontier Inspector General SR Ojha told the media that since 2015, many Rohingyas entered Tripura and other northeastern states via Bangladesh.

Nov 29, 2017, 17:44 PM IST
EC reviews Tripura poll preparedness, asks to ensure conducive situation for elections

EC reviews Tripura poll preparedness, asks to ensure conducive situation for elections

Left-ruled Tripura had set a record for highest-ever voter turnout with over 93 per cent polling in the last assembly elections in February 2013.

Nov 29, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

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