Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Regional

Tipra trying to bring back Communist rule: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday alleged that Tipra Motha has a “secret understanding” with the Congress and the CPI(M), and that the newly formed regional party is “trying to bring back Communist rule in the state by...

Mamata accuses BJP of ‘Inflicting torture’ on common people in Tripura

West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee, who arrived here on a two-day visit to poll-bound Tripura, said on Monday that her party would continue to stand by the people of the state, despite the attacks mounted...

Child marriage arrests: ‘erroneous’ data in ID cards

As more and more young men find themselves behind bars with the Assam government continuing its crackdown on child marriage, their wives are running from pillar to post to find documents to prove they were not underage at the...

Manipur Congress holds demonstrations on Adani row

“Save LIC-SBI” shouted the Congress workers who staged a demonstration outside the office of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India in Imphal’s Khoyathong on Monday.The Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) staged a demonstration against the Narendra Modi-led government...

Rejected ticket aspirants accuse BJP of ‘selling tickets’

Two of the aspirants for a BJP ticket for the upcoming Meghalaya Assembly polls have accused the party of “selling party tickets” to candidates while ignoring those who have worked at the grassroots.The BJP, which is hoping to improve...

Will probe scams if BJP voted to power in M’laya: Hek

Senior BJP leader, Alexander LalooHek on Monday promised a CBI probe into all the alleged scams occurred during the National People’s Party (NPP) regime and the guilty punished if his party comes to power in the state.“I am the...

Tipra manifesto: to adopt resolution against CAA

Tipra Motha Party (TMP), which has been demanding to upgrade the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) as a full-fledged state, would pass a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) within 150 days if the party comes...

Greater Tipraland not possible: Saha

Asserting that fulfilling the demand of Greater Tipraland by the Tipra Motha will not be possible, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha said the opposition party was trying to create division between tribals and non-tribals in the state.Addressing the BJP’s...

TMC promises ‘Bengal model’ for Tripura

The Trinamool Congress released its manifesto for the Tripura assembly elections on Sunday, promising 2 lakh new jobs, Rs 1,000 per month for school students in classes 4 to 8 and unemployed youths, and social welfare schemes on the...

PM Modi greets Sikkim CM on his birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang on his birthday.“Best wishes to the CM of Sikkim, Shri @PSTamangGolay Ji on his birthday. Praying for his long and healthy life,” Modi tweeted.Tamang, the founding...

Amit Shah to address two election rallies in Tripura today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address two election rallies in Tripura on Monday, a senior party leader said.Shah is scheduled to land at MBB Airport here on Sunday at 11.30 pm.On Monday, Shah will address two election rallies...

2,278 arrested in Assam’s child marriage crackdown

The Assam Police continued with its crackdown on child marriage in the state for the third day in a row, with the number of arrests touching 2,278 on Sunday.A police statement said the arrests were made based on 4,074...

Assam: JDSSM demands removal of Christians from ST list

Ahead of the assembly elections in Christian-majority Meghalaya and Nagaland, an RSS-backed organisation called Janajati Dharma- Sanskriti Suraksha Manch (JDSSM) has decided to intensify its agitation demanding to delist tribals who have undergone a religious conversion from the Schedule...

Violence in Sikkim amid SDF’s bandh over ‘immigrant’ row

Violence broke out in South Sikkim district’s Namchi on Sunday as supporters of the ruling Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) allegedly vandalised an office of the opposition Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF), police said.The incident happened at Damthang Road amid the...

Blast rocks Sunny Leone’s fashion show venue

A fashion parade in which Bollywood actor Sunny Leone was about to participate as a show stopper on Sunday was cancelled after a bomb blast rocked the event venue in Imphal around 6.05 am on Saturday.A bomb which police...