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BJP, RSS ‘know very well’ they will not win next Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing his first election rally at Champhai in Mizoram, he also accused the BJP and RSS of trying to destroy the culture of the state

Proposed amendment to Citizenship Act disregards sentiments of Northeastern people: Mukul Sangma

Maintaining that the Northeastern states should be viewed from the perspective of being frontier states, Sangma observed that creating a sense of uneasy atmosphere in the region could further aggravate the sense of frustration and alienation vexing the region.

Former Assam minister Chandan Kumar Sarkar passes away

Sarkar suffered a cardiac arrest Monday morning and was immediately rushed to a local hospital where he passed away.

The ‘barefoot counsellors’ of Assam who tackle women’s problems anywhere, anytime

From sexual harassment to domestic abuse — Assam’s barefoot counsellors are lending a ear to a gamut of issues faced by women living in small towns and remote villages.

Paresh Barua’s nephew joins ULFA, say police

Munna Barua’s joining ULFA-I comes after Pankaj Pratim Dutta, a local leader of the All Assam Student Union in Golaghat district, went missing and joined the outfit.

Manipur Assembly security guard arrested in connection with grenade attack

The UNLF has claimed responsibility for the grenade attack inside the Manipur Legislative Assembly complex on Friday evening injuring three security personnel including two Manipur police and a BSF jawan.

Tripura CPI (M) to hold 22nd conference in capital, drop public meeting citing ‘present situation’

In a press conference at the party's state headquarters, Dhar said that CPI (M) politburo general secretary Sitaram Yechury, former general secretary Prakash Karat, politburo leader Brinda Karat were invited to join the conference.

Assam NRC: 3.5 lakh out of 40 lakh excluded in draft list apply for inclusion so far

Besides, less than 100 applications have been received by the authorities challenging the inclusion of the names of suspected illegal immigrants in the NRC, a list of Assam's residents.

Tripura to host 7th International Tourism Mart

The event would be organised with an estimated budget of Rs 2.60 crores, which would be provided by the Ministry of Tourism.

UNLF claims responsibility for grenade attack inside Manipur Assembly complex, speaker calls it act of ‘terrorism’

In a statement, the UNLF warned of more attacks against the “Indian Occupation Forces” (IOF) until the lost sovereignty of Manipur is regained.

Open to suggestions but ‘conspiracy’ against govt similar to ‘treason’: Tripura CM Biplab Deb

"...But if someone is involved in conspiracy against the government, they are standing against the country. It will be considered similar to treason", Deb said.

Princess of Thailand to visit Unakoti in Tripura on November 27

The state’s BJP-IPFT government has started preparations to give a rousing welcome to the Princess on her arrival at Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Airport. 

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