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Assam: Paramilitary troops withdrawn post-NRC

Among the 100 companies of the paramilitary forces which are withdrawn in Assam, 50 belong to the BSF, 10 CRPF, 16 ITBP and 24 SSB

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100-ft tall National Flag in 38 railway stations of Northeast soon

The NFR will erect the 100 feet tall flag poles at stations located in the state capital, district headquarters, places of historical or tourist importance across the zone

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India Northeast

Case against woman for 2-year-old ‘deleted’ FB post on beef

A senior official of the Guwahati Police said they came to know about the post of the research scholar, Rehna Sultana, after a local news portal published it on Wednesday, and registered a case against her under the Information Technology Act.

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Floods, landslides claim 113 lives in Nepal

At least 113 people were killed and 67 others injured in the rain induced floods and disasters in this monsoon, Home Ministry officials said.

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India Northeast

Ready to be CM, but BJP Par Board will decide, says Biplab Deb

Agartala: With the BJP on the cusp of ending the Left Front’s 25-year-rule in Tripura, State party chief Biplab Kumar Deb today said he was ready to take on the mantle of the chief minister, but a decision on it would be taken by the party’s highest decision-making body, the Parliamentary Board. Deb, a gym instructor-turned-politician, […]

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BJP will bring development to Meghalaya, says PM Modi

Phulbari (Meghalaya): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a poll rally here on Thursday, batted for the development of Meghalaya and said the north-eastern State was not safe in the hands of the Congress. He appealed to the people to give the BJP a chance to ”serve the State” and assured them that the party had the […]

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PM asks to vote for strong & stable government in Nagaland

Kohima: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said a BJP-NDPP government in Nagaland would plug the loopholes causing wastage of public money and work towards improving road connectivity in the State. Modi said Nagaland needed a strong and stable government to work for development. “My vision for the Northeast is transformation by transportation,” he said during […]

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Badruddin Ajmal-led AIUDF grew faster than BJP, says Gen Rawat

New Delhi:  Referring to reports of an increase in Muslim population in several districts of Assam, the Army Chief also talked about Badruddin Ajmal-led AIUDF (All India United Democratic Front) in the State, observing that its growth has been “faster” than that of the BJP in the 1980s. “There is a party called AIUDF. If […]

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PM to address rallies in poll-bound Meghalaya, Nagaland tomorrow

Shillong/Kohima: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address election rallies in Nagaland as well in Meghalaya tomorrow to give a push to BJP’s victory prospect in the two poll-bound North-Eastern states. Both Meghalaya and Nagaland will see voting on 27 February. The BJP is making a strong pitch in both the states to expand its footprints […]

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Cong unhappy over BJP advertisement against Meghalaya CM

Shillong: The ruling Congress in Meghalaya today took exception to an advertisement of the BJP against Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and demanded that action is taken against the saffron party for defaming him. The BJP had published the advertisement in some local dailies, in which a pictorial representation showed Sangma sleeping with the caption that read […]