RT-PCR test mandatory for entry into Meghalaya

Shillong, Jan 11 (PTI) The Meghalaya government has made it mandatory for people, irrespective of their vaccination status, to produce RT-PCR negative reports conducted...

No tea garden worker to lose job, home for Assam airport construction: BJP MP

Silchar (Assam), May 14 (PTI) BJP MP Rajdeep Roy on Saturday assured the protesting workers of a tea estate in Assam's Cachar district that...

Assam govt approves Rs 116 crore for construction of mini secretariat in Barak Valley

Guwahati, Sep 18 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said his government has sanctioned Rs 116 crore for construction of the...

Chief minister’s service medal for 6 Assam cops killed in interstate border dispute

Guwahati, Aug 14 (PTI) The six police personnel who were killed in a bloody clash last month in Cachar district, along the Assam-Mizoram border,...

Tripura gets first virtual court for traffic e-challan cases

Agartala, Jun 1 (PTI) The first virtual court for traffic e-challan cases in Tripura was inaugurated by the Chief Justice of High Court of...

Two elephants electrocuted in Assam’s Baksa

Guwahati, Aug 21 (PTI) Two elephants were killed after they came in contact with illegally installed electric fences in Assam's Baksa district near the...

Fall in voluntary blood donation in Tripura

Agartala, May 6 (PTI) Blood collection through voluntary blood donation camps in Tripura has come down, an official said on Friday. Blood collection through voluntary...

Fifteen arrested by Assam Police for social media post supporting Taliban

Guwahati/ Rangiya/ Hailakandi, Aug 21 (PTI) At least 15 people, including an Assam Police constable, a senior Jamiat leader and a journalist, were arrested...

Dipak Majumder to be Mayor of Agartala Municipal Corporation

Agartala, Dec 6 (PTI) BJP leader Dipak Majumder will take oath as Mayor of the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) on December 9. The decision was...

Lok Sabha Speaker interacts with tea garden workers in Assam

Kaziranga (Assam), Apr 10 (PTI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Sunday interacted with tea garden workers in Assam and assured them of taking...

One killed, 25 injured in two accidents in Assam

Guwahati, Jan 11 (PTI) One person died and at least 25 people were injured on Tuesday in two separate road accidents due to heavy...

Assam govt does not have complete data on ‘doubtful voters’, says CM

Guwahati, Mar 28 (PTI) The Assam government on Monday informed the state Assembly that it does not have the complete data regarding 'doubtful (D)...

Two Assam govt employees nabbed for taking bribe

Guwahati, Jan 4 (PTI) A senior Assam government official was arrested on Tuesday after she was caught red-handed accepting a bribe of Rs 4,000. A...

Assam logs 475 fresh COVID-19 cases, three more deaths

Guwahati, Jan 4 (PTI) The number of fresh COVID-19 infections in Assam on Tuesday increased to 475, registering an increase of over 35 per...

Assam: AIUDF MLA resigns from party, likely to join BJP

Guwahati, Aug 31 (PTI) Opposition All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) MLA Phanidhar Talukdar on Tuesday resigned from the party, claiming that it is...

Meghalaya govt cuts VAT on fuel by Rs 5.20 per litre following excise duty...

Shillong, Nov 5 (PTI) The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government on Friday announced a reduction in the value-added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by...

US Climate envoy Kerry meets EAM Jaishankar

New Delhi, Sep 13 (PTI) US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry on Monday met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and discussed issues...

Bandh affects normal life in Assam’s Bodo majority area

Kokrajhar (Assam), Sep 20 (PTI) Normal life came to a halt in the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) of Assam on Monday during a 12-hour...

Meghalaya CM says his party stands in solidarity with Nagas, demands repeal of AFSPA

Shillong, Dec 10 (PTI) Meghalaya Chief Minister and National People's Party supremo Conrad K Sangma on Friday pledged his party's solidarity with the people...

Top Assam Maoist Tingraj Orang surrenders

Guwahati, Sept 28 (PTI) A top Maoist in Assam surrendered in Guwahati on Tuesday, police said. Tingraj Orang, in-charge of expanding the base of proscribed...