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Saradha scam: Assam ex-minister Himanta Biswa Sarma appears before CBI
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

The CBI had in August this year searched the residence of Sarma in connection with the Saradha scandal.

Meghalaya’s ‘most wanted’ militant arrested in Tamil Nadu garment factory
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

William A Sangma, self-styled commander of Achik National Cooperative Army (ANCA), and an accomplice called Alas R Sangma, who was declared as “most wanted” by a special police team of the Meghalaya Police a few months ago, was finally tracked down and arrested in Chinnakkarai in Tirupur district of Meghalaya. An official of the Meghalaya […]

Narendra Modi’s maiden Assam visit coincides with ULFA’s protest day
Wed, Nov 26, 2014

“We are tightening the security in this VVIP visit like never before," said the additional DGP (Special Branch).

Assam Accord: BJP state unit chief disowns Subramaniam Swamy’s comments
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

The Assam Accord was signed on August 14, 1985 between the Centre, state government and the then AASU leaders.

CBI quizzes ex-Assam minister
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

Before leaving for Kolkata, Dutta denied any role in the Saradha scam. Instead, he claimed he was cheated by Saradha chief Sudipto Sen.

Northeast states gear up for three-day Modi visit
Tue, Nov 25, 2014

The annual conference of DGPs and IGPs is said to be most important meeting for Prime Minister Modi.

CM Tarun Gogoi’s former transport minister summoned by CBI in Saradha case
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Former Transport Minister Anjan Dutta admitted about receiving the CBI summons and former Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma denied recieving any.

Gogoi orders probe into ‘torture’ of 14-year-old at school for blind
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

Set up in 1955 and run by Sreemanta Sankar Mission, the co-educational school is the oldest in Northeast.

Assam blind school student allegedly beaten up, forced to drink urine, almost strangulated to death by roommates
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

"Six boys first accused me of urinating inside the hostel room, and then beat me, after which they even forced me to drink urine," said the blind school boy.

Assam Accord ‘outdated’, requires amendments, says Subramaniam Swamy
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

Swamy said that if an illegal Bangladeshi Muslim migrant was ready to convert to Hindu then he/she could be allowed to stay in India.

Crimes against women: Human rights commission issues notice to Tripura government
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

According to NCRB, Tripura had registered 1628 cases of various crimes against women during 2013.

Pranab Mukherjee asks central universities to adopt five villages each
Fri, Nov 21, 2014

Mukherjee said higher educational institutions must actively involve themselves to make an India which is progressive and equal.

Meghalaya: GNLA militant group asked cadres to target police stations
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

GNLA had constituted special teams to attack police stations in different districts of the Garo Hills region.

Cop arrested for molesting school girl in Arunachal town
Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Ironically, the police officer arrested for the alleged sexual abuse was supposed to attend an Art of Living camp.

Blockade by Bodo delays trains in Assam
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

Northeast Frontier Railway sources said while the New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express was delayed by about 40 minutes.

Two Meghalaya private varsities under scanner; CBI chargesheets 4 in MLC Varsity scam
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

CBI said four persons including a former registrar of MLC University have been named in alleged misappropriation of fund.

Naga body ‘bans’ book for questioning its authority to ostracize a village
Wed, Nov 19, 2014

The author questioned that how could an NGO expel any village from any community within Naga society?

Two cops killed in Meghalaya ambush by suspected GNLA rebels
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Massive hunt has been launched to track down the rebels.

Father asks Burdwan blast accused to surrender
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Sahanur Alom,33, has remained untraced soon after the Burdwan blast occurred on October 2.

Lay trap, catch corrupt officers: Tarun Gogoi to vigilance director
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

The provisions of CrPC will be applicable in respect of laying of trap and conducting investigations, an official press note said.

CRPF sub-inspector guns down havaldar in Assam
Tue, Nov 18, 2014

While other colleagues rushed the havaldar to the nearest hospital, the sub-inspector ran to the Hojai police station

Lay trap, catch corrupt officers, Gogoi tells anti-corruption wing
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

The director of anti-corruption wing would not have to obtain prior permission for conducting preliminary or regular enquiry.

Inaugurated by Pratibha Patil in 2008, this Rs 12.52 crore Meghalaya airport almost lies forgotten
Mon, Nov 17, 2014

The airport had then cost Rs 12.52 crore, after the original proposal sent to the Centre in 1983 was finally sanctioned in 1995.

Pune schoolgirl gets Gogoi invite for putting Assam on Google homepage
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

The theme for this year's Google Doodle competition was "A place in India I wish to visit".

One killed in fresh Assam-Nagaland border incident
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Armed miscreants from the Nagaland side opened fire on a group of farmers from the Assam side.

Gogoi warns officers, says won’t tolerate excuses for delaying projects
Fri, Nov 14, 2014

"There should not be any delay in moving the files for obtaining ceiling for funds," said Tarun Gogoi.

As Modi visits Myanmar, border districts join hands to curb smuggling, boost border trade
Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Officials of districts sharing the border on both sides met to join hands in curbing arms smuggling and improve border trade.

NIA searches house of Sahanur “wanted” in Burdwan blast
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Last week the Assam Police had arrested Alom's Sujina Begum, who is also considered an important member of the JMB module.

Villages along Indo-Bhutan border have no basic amenities: Bodo students
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

In Chirang, most villages along the Indo-Bhutan boundary do not have road access to the outside world.

19th century railway section in Assam hills yearns for heritage status
Mon, Nov 10, 2014

A 47-km portion encircling the picturesque hill station of Haflong has remained untouched, including its century-old buildings mostly made of stones and timber.

East-West Corridor contractor abducted in Assam hill district
Sun, Nov 09, 2014

A manhunt has been launched in the area with SP GV Siva Prasad himself supervising the joint operation involving police and army.

NIA arrests key JMB suspect
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

The probe has allegedly revealed that Haque worked as a motivator.

Burdwan blast case: Wife of absconding accused held in Assam
Sat, Nov 08, 2014

Assam Police spokesperson Apurba Jiban Barua said the woman was picked up on the basis of specific intelligence inputs available.

Nagaland village gets another award for protecting Amur falcons
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

The Balipara Foundation Annual Award is an inter-disciplinary annual award presented to a government or NGO.

Experts seek more habitat and corridor protection for Asian elephants
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

The conference took serious note of the rising trend in elephant-human conflicts.

Gogoi wants Rs 500cr from Centre for Bhupen Hazarika memorial projects
Fri, Nov 07, 2014

Chief Minister Gogoi said his government did not want to convert Hazarika’s memorial in Guwahati a government affair.