Meghalaya

Mukul promotes M’laya in France

Destination of organic food SHILLONG: A ten-member Government delegation led by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has carried out a visit to Paris from October 19 to 23. Though the [Full Article...]

Regional

Gogoi terms ULFA (I)’s demand for plebiscite untenable

Guwahati: The renewed demand for plebiscite by the anti-talks faction of the ULFA or the ULFA  (Independent) has been rejected by Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi terming it untenable given that people of Assam have been overwhelmingly participating in all elections held in the state under the provision of the India Constitution. Gogoi said [Full Article...]

National

Non-Gandhi can be Cong chief : PC

New Delhi: In a statement that is bound to kick up a controversy, Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said a non-Gandhi can be the party president in the future. In an interview to a TV channel, Chidambaram, however,said Congress president Sonia Gandhi is presently the numero uno in the [Full Article...]

International

Canada Parl gunman had planned to travel to Syria

OTTAWA: The gunman in Wednesday’s attack on Canada’s capital had a criminal record and recently applied for a passport, planning to travel to Syria after undergoing a ‘radicalization process,’ police said. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, was a Canadian who may also have held Libyan citizenship, said Bob Paulson, commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police [Full Article...]

Sports

Dominant NorthEast United stun 9-man Mumbai City

Mumbai: NorthEast United struck twice in the second half in a remarkable turnaround to stun Mumbai City FC 2-0 in a Hero Indian Super League match which saw the home side reduced to nine men in the end here on Friday. The home side, who had thrashed Pune City FC 5-0 in their previous [Full Article...]

Editorial

  • Mamata’s new stance

    THE Trinamul government in West Bengal led by Mamata Banerjee has not only had a minor cabinet reshuffle but also a momentous change in leadership. Her trusted lieutenant, Mukul Ray, has been removed from the office of party secretary presumably on grounds of alleged association with the Sharadha scam. In his place comes her nephew, Abhishek Banerjee, which smacks of a dynastic trend. And now with several agencies probing the October 2 blast in Burdwan, the state government has ordered an audit survey of all Khareji(unrecognized) madrasas in West [Full Article...]