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‘Send him to Bangladesh’: Authorities in a fix after kin refuses to accept body of ‘illegal foreigner’

"The form described that Dulal was a 'declared foreigner' and left the information regarding his residence empty. I said that they should fill the information regarding his address first... Ideally, they should send the body of an 'illegal Bangladeshi' to Bangladesh. Why are they coming to us?”

‘Total shutdown’ call by banned insurgent groups paralyses normal life in Manipur

In response to the call, educational institutions, including schools and colleges remained closed and all business activities came to a halt.

Manipur: Intnl rock bands Nazareth, Extreme set to headline Shirock 2019

The performances will be part of the Shirui Lily Festival organised by Manipur Tourism Department to promote the Shirui Lily, an endangered Lily found in Shirui hills of the district.

‘Seems they don’t want us to prove our identity’: Same persons get multiple D-voter notices post NRC

Silchar MP and Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Dev also expressed concern over the shortage of infrastructure and feared that it would be very difficult to finish the task of hearing those excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) within the stipulated period of 120 days.

Tripura Bru leaders face life threats amid repatriation

Over 37 thousand people of the Bru community fled Mamit, Kolasib and Lunglei districts of Mizoram during ethnic strife in 1997. They took shelter in makeshift relief camps in Kanchanpur and Panisagar sub-divisions of North Tripura district.

Tripura Police fails to arrest ex-minister booked in Rs 600-crore PWD scam

Badal Choudhury was booked in an FIR lodged at West Agartala Police Station on Sunday, charging him and two others – former PWD Engineer-in-Chief Sunil Bhowmik and former Chief Secretary Yashpal Singh, with fraudulent activities, corruption, criminal breach of trust, suppression of evidence etc.

Banned insurgent outfits call for shutdown in Tripura, Manipur today

The militant groups argue that both Manipur and Tripura were merged with the Indian Union on October 15, 1949 “under duress”.

Khasi director wins big at Busan International Film Festival 2019

While accepting his award on the Busan stage, Pradip Kurbah thanked his producer Shankar Lal Goenka, a Guwahati-based producer who has produced two National Award-winning films and his first Khasi film with ‘Market’.

FIR against ex-Tripura minister Badal Choudhury in Rs 600-crore PWD scam

The FIR was lodged at West Agartala Police Station on Sunday, charging Choudhury and two others with fraudulent activities, corruption, criminal breach of trust, and suppression of evidence, among other charges.

‘Mentally unstable’ man lodged in Assam detention camp dies

Currently, Assam has six detention centres but they are housed in district jails, together they hold 1000-odd people. A seventh centre, is under construction in Goalpara district.

Militants calls total shutdown in Manipur, Tripura on Oct 15

ASUK is a conglomerate of several militant outfits operating in Manipur while NLFT is a militant outfit based in Tripura.

Will stand by the framework agreement signed with India at all cost: NSCN-IM

The statement by NSCN comes two days after its last round of talks held in New Delhi between the leadership of the NSCN-IM and the Government of India.