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Citizenship Bill: Protestors stopped from proceeding to Assam secretariat

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Guwahati, Nov. 16 (PTI): Thousands of people attempted to march towards the Assam Secretariat on Friday against the proposed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, but were halted by the security forces. People from 70 organisations were part of the march held as part of their ‘Janata Bhawan Gherao’ programme. On not being stopped security personnel, the […]

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Mnp. observes National Press Day

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Our Correspondent Imphal, Nov. 16 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Friday assured that media persons who are not covered under ‘Ayushman Bharat’ will be incorporated in the Chief Minister Hakshel gi Tengbang, a health scheme having free medical coverage of INR 2 lakh, after discussing in the next Cabinet meeting. The assurance […]

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5 NDFB cadres, 2 NSCN (R) workers held ahead of ULFA (I) Nov. 27 protest day in Arunachal

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Itanagar, Nov. 16 (PTI): Ahead of the ULFA (I) protest day on November 27, security forces in Arunachal Pradesh have apprehended five cadres of outlawed NDFB and two over ground workers of NSCN (R) in separate operations in the state.

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M’laya HC directs NEIGRIMS to provide all medical facilities to injured RTI activist, aide

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Shillong, Nov. 16 (PTI): The Meghalaya High Court Thursday directed NEIGRIMS to provide all medical facilities to injured RTI activist Agnes Kharshiing and her aide Amita Sangma who are undergoing treatment at the hospital after suffering multiple head injuries due to attacks and assaults allegedly by the ‘coal mafia’. The high court also directed that […]

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Govt. sets up tribunal to decide on ban on 2 Tripura militant groups

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Govt. sets up tribunal to decide on ban on 2 Tripura militant groups

New Delhi, Nov. 16 (PTI): The Centre has set up a tribunal, headed by Delhi High Court Judge Justice Suresh Kait, for adjudicating whether or not two Tripura-based militant outfits should be declared banned organisations under the law.

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Election Commission replaces Mizoram’s CEO after protests

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Election Commission replaces Mizoram’s CEO after protests

New Delhi, Nov. 15 (IANS): The Election Commission on Thursday replaced Mizoram’s Chief Electoral Officer S.B. Shashank after local groups demanded his removal and appointed Ashish Kundra, a 1996 batch IAS officer, as the new CEO ahead of the November 28 elections. It also directed that Shashank be attached with the Election Commission “with immediate […]

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NE states commit to declare ODF by December this year

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on NE states commit to declare ODF by December this year

Dimapur, Nov. 15 (EMN): All the north-eastern states on Thursday have committed to declaring themselves as Open Defecation Free (ODF) by December this year. The decision was taken during the regional review meeting of the north-eastern states held in Guwahati in Assam.

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Manipur gears up for Sangai festival; CM urges people to be hospitable

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Manipur gears up for Sangai festival; CM urges people to be hospitable

Our Correspondent Imphal, Nov. 15 (EMN): Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday urged the people of the state to uphold Manipuri tradition of giving good hospitality and high respect to guests and receive the visitors with utmost decency during the upcoming Manipur Sangai festival.

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Section 144 imposed to foil anti-Citizenship Bill rally

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  Region  /  Comments Off on Section 144 imposed to foil anti-Citizenship Bill rally

Guwahati, Nov. 15 (IANS): With thousands protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill expected to descend on Guwahati authorities slapped prohibitory orders banning the assembly of four or more people in and Assam’s main city.

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Indians who moved to Assam before 1971 to be included in NRC

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New Delhi, Nov. 15 (PTI): Indian citizens, who moved to Assam prior to 1971, will be included in the NRC if citizenship of such persons is ascertained beyond reasonable doubt while disposing claims and objections.

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