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NLFT kidnaps two tribals in Tripura

Agartala: A day after the state government ruled out the possibility of ceasefire with the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura, NLFT ultras kidnapped two locals from Maldakumarpara tribal hamlet near the Chittagong Hill Tract (CHT) of Bangladesh. A group of seven ultras armed with automatic weapons initially kidnapped three tribals — identified as Shantijoy Tripura, Manojoy Tripura and Dhanojoy Tripura — and later [Full Article...]

Assam Police to launch ‘Citizen Portal’

Guwahati: Assam Police will roll out its ‘Citizen Portal’ within the next two-three months which will enable the common man to register a complaint with the police from their homes. “The Citizen Portal is a very ambitious project of Assam Police. It is almost ready and the pilot testing of the citizen services is going on. The formal launch will take place within next [Full Article...]

Water logging in Dibrugarh, Edu institutes to remain close

Dibrugarh (Assam): Incessant rains for the last three days led to severe water logging in all the 22 municipal wards of the tea city of Dibrugarh today which affected 50,000 people prompting the district administration to order closure of all educational institutions on Monday. Heavy showers have caused water logging in all the 22 municipal ward areas with knee to waist deep water in [Full Article...]

Northeast Frontier Railway income rises marginally

Guwahati: Northeast Frontier Railway has registered a marginal increase in its gross income at Rs 819.12 crore during the first quarter of 2015-16 financial year on account of rising revenue from passenger traffic. “Our gross originating earnings has increased marginally to Rs 819.12 crore till June this year in comparison to Rs 816.88 crore during the same period last year,” Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) [Full Article...]

NSCN-K warns Nagaland enemy agents to face judgments

Kohima: NSCN (K) said the “August 28 Pangsha massacre of unarmed NSCN/GPRN members and innocent civilians by Indian Army shall bear testimony before the world for generations to come.” In a release, NSCN (K) ministry of information and publicity (MIP) further warned the ‘enemy agents that the worst fate awaits them to face judgments.’ It said the NSCN (K) would leave no stones unturned [Full Article...]

Assam Cong suspends four MLAs

Guwahati: The ruling Congress on Sunday suspended four of its MLAs and issued show-cause notice to five others for anti-party activities in Assam. Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) president Anjan Dutta issued the orders this evening, party sources confirmed. Those suspended from the party are Jayanta Mallah Baruah, Pijush Hazarika, Pallab Lochan Das and Pradan Baruah. The five legislators who have been served showcause [Full Article...]

Sheena case: Crime scene to be recreated in Raigad

Mumbai: The car in which Sheena Bora was allegedly killed was traced on Saturday while questions cropped up of a cover-up by police in not registering a case of murder or accidental death 3 years ago when a partially-burnt body believed to be hers was found. The Mumbai police on Saturday continued the interrogation of three main suspects–Sheena’s mother Indrani Mukherjea, her former husband [Full Article...]

Nagas are at the threshold of a new political system: Hoho

Kohima: The Naga people are standing at the threshold of a major  change in the political system and the need of the hour is their unity, the apex body of the Naga tribals said on Saturday. “For decades we have struggled and hoped for a change and in the course many of us lost hope. But now when we have been presented with a [Full Article...]