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1.42 lakh people hit by Assam floods

GUWAHATI: A population of 1,42,385 in 362 villages in six districts in central and upper Assam have been affected by a fresh wave of floods, the bulletin of the Assam State Disaster Management Authority said on Sunday. The Central Water…

Lapang rejects Mukul appeal

From CK Nayak NEW DELHI: Former chief minister Mukul Sangma met DD Lapang here on Saturday and persuaded him to withdraw his resignation but his predecessor sternly refused. There is no question of taking back the resignation, Lapang told…

Mujahideen operative held in Byrnihat

GUWAHATI: Assam police on Saturday arrested one more suspected operative of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen(HuM), Omar Farooq from Byrnihat area on Assam-Meghalaya boundary. The arrested person was brought to Dispur police station here.Omar Farooq hails…

No threat to alliance with BJP: IPFT

GUWAHATI: Tripura’s ruling ally, Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) has ruled out any threat to the alliance with BJP in the wake of recent attacks, allegedly by supporters of the saffron party, against the regional party's…