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Youth dies after mob thrashes him over accident in Assam

June 01, 2020 11:46 am

Police rushed to the spot immediately after being informed. As word spread, locals too arrived to witness the row.

Tripura distributes 26.88 lakh textbooks, preparations on to resume schools after lockdown

May 26, 2020 4:30 pm

Earlier this month, the education minister said his government is contemplating to restart its schools from June 1 and resume academic activities in them from June 15.

Arunachal Pradesh offers free classes to cover NCERT syllabus through Swayam Prabha TV

May 16, 2020 4:23 pm

The classes will not only telecast at Swayam Prabha but other DTH service providers as well. Users will not have to pay any additional costs for these channels.

Tripura to give free text books to 14,000 Bengali medium students to ease lockdown woes

May 15, 2020 11:36 am

The state government has distributed free books to all Bengali medium private schools for classes 1 to 8 at an estimated cost of Rs 60 lakh.

Tripura: 'Don't show any papers', Youth Congress raises 'azadi' slogans against CAA, NRC, NPR

February 15, 2020 5:04 pm

State Congress president Pijush Kanti Biswas appealed the tribals to unite against BJP's alleged divisive politics and vote for Congress in the Tripura ADC elections scheduled in May this year.

Plan to cut Army from internal security duties in N-E, will be done in next 18-24 months: Chief

January 29, 2020 7:00 am

Army Chief General M M Naravane said that two battalions have already been taken off from such duties and the next drawdown will happen after the Bodoland elections in Assam are completed in June-July this year.

Explained: What is Citizenship Amendment Act?

December 25, 2019 7:14 am

The amendment to the Citizenship Act redefines the way migrants from three countries can become Indian citizens, linking this to their religion. What are the concerns about it nationwide, and why has it faced such fierce resistance in Assam? How does it relate to government’s plans for an all-India NRC?

Tripura: Video of 'ascetic' dragged down temple stairs goes viral, here's what happened

October 25, 2019 8:40 pm

A video clip of the incident has gone viral on social media since then, triggering angry response from netizens. Two days later, the local administration has informed that the man was not an ascetic but posed like one.

This Tripura man has a solution to recycle single-use plastic waste into locomotive fuel

October 18, 2019 10:37 pm

He claims to have devised a working prototype for recycling single-use plastic waste into natural gas and a hydrocarbon compound, which can be used as locomotive fuel. For the sceptics, he gives demonstrations to make his point.

J&K move triggers fear in Northeast, Nagaland Governor says no need to worry

August 07, 2019 7:14 am

Article 371G accords similar provisions for Mizoram. Article 371H lists two special provisions for Arunachal Pradesh, relating to the powers of the Governor and composition of the state Assembly.

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North-East Bandh: Agitators clash with security forces in Assam, train services affected

December 10, 2019 4:08 pm

The Citizenship Amendment Bill is a contentious issue in Northeast India with influential socio-political groups and political parties holding it as a threat to the interests of the indigenous communities of the region.

NORTHEAST VIDEOS

There has been a significant dip in the population of India’s working women: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:18 pm

There is a dip in the population of working women across India. But the northeastern states have a prominent presence. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

On Kashmir, Modi invokes Vajpayee. Says using bullets is not the way forward

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i