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2 killed in Manipur assembly poll violence

Over 76% voter turnout in final phase of polling Correspondent At least two people were killed in sporadic incidents of violence during the final round of two-phase Assembly polls in Manipur on Saturday, reports said.According to reports, there were attacks on...

Petition in Gauhati High Court for unlocking blocked biometrics during National Register Citizens (NRC) drafting

The Gauhati High Court has admitted a writ petition for issuing directions to both the central and state governments to release blocked biometrics collected during the process of drafting the National Register of Citizens(NRC).The petitioners, Sanjoy Dey and his...

Arunachal-Assam governors hold meeting

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra on Friday called on his Assam counterpart Jagdish Mukhi at Raj Bhavan in Guwahati and hoped for an early resolving of the boundary dispute as the chief ministers of the...

‘Govt ‘committed’ to resolve Meghalaya-Assam boundary dispute’

Correspondent Governor Satya Pal Malik on Friday said that his government was ‘committed’ to resolve the boundary dispute between Meghalaya and Assam to usher in peace and development of the citizens living along the inter-state boundary between the two neighbouring...

Congress, allies hold blindfold protest in Manipur

Alliance leaders allege militants intimidating voters Correspondent A blindfold protest staged by Congress-led Manipur Progressive Secular Alliance (MPSA) in Imphal on Friday called upon the Election Commission of India (ECI) to awaken and initiate prompt action while alleging there were no...

Multi-crore waterway project to be developed in Mizoram

A multi-crore inland waterway transport project would be developed across a 23-km stretch on Mizoram’s Khawthlangtuipui-Tuichawng rivers to cater to the needs of the southern districts, a senior official said.The Centre has already sanctioned Rs 6.17 crore as first...

Maghalaya to release pending salaries of SSA teachers

Meghalaya Education Minister Lahkmen Rymbui has assured teachers under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan of releasing their two months’ pending salaries.His comment came after educators had on Wednesday staged protests against the state government for not clearing their due salaries...

Hollongi airport ‘likely’ to be operational from Aug 15

Centre on Thursday said that the Arunachal Pradesh’s Hollongi airport is expected to become operational from August 15.The ‘greenfield airport’ in Hollongi is 15 km from the state’s capital Itanagar and is being developed by the Airports Authority of...

ECI orders re-poll in 12 polling stations in Manipur on March 5

Correspondent IMPHAL, Mar 3: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday ordered fresh polls in as many as 12 polling stations across five constituencies in Manipur where polling was held in the first phase on February 28.An official source...

‘BJP released funds to militants to influence Manipur polls’

AICC senior observer Jairam Ramesh Thursday accused the BJP-led government in Manipur of paying Rs 15.70 crore to some banned militant groups under Suspension of Operations (SoO) to “ensure” the first phase of assembly elections in two districts on...