Utpal is a Senior Assistant Editor based in Guwahati. He covers seven states of North-East India and heads the editorial team for the region. He was previously based in Kathmandu, Dehradun and Delhi with Hindustan Times.
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The Congress claims that the BJP was allowed to conduct road shows in central Guwahati, while they were stopped from entering the city.
The decision was taken at the outfit’s final general meeting held at Sipajhar 25 days after ULFA signed a memorandum of settlement in New Delhi on Dec 29
The yatra saw a brief disruption earlier in the day when Congress workers and leaders had a face-off with the Assam police at Khanapara in Guwahati
State Congress chief Bhupen Kumar Borah and the Opposition leader in Assam assembly Debabrata Saikia were among those injured in the police action
Around 10:30am, the Myanmar aircraft with 14 crew members veered off the runway after landing and overshot the runway
The decision comes as the country aims to tackle Maoist extremism and strengthen border security.
India and Myanmar share a 1643-km long border in four states of northeast-Mizoram, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.
The Indigenous Tribal Leaders Forum (ITLF), an influential Kuki group, has accused the state government of supporting Meiteis
Manipur violence: The incident comes a day after two police personnel were killed in an attack by militants in Tengnoupal.
On Thursday, there were violent protests in several parts of Manipur that continued to be tense with authorities struggling to put a lid on violence that has lasted 8 months
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma responded to Rahul’s attack, saying the Gandhi family was “the most corrupt family in the country”
At least 200 people have been killed and around 50,000 displaced since ethnic violence between the Meitei and the tribal Kuki-Zo communities began in May last year
The Manipur government has sought a helicopter from the Union home ministry to airlift security personnel and ammunition to Moreh, where the attack took place.
The case pertain to a mob storming into the Manipur Police Training College’s (MPTC) Pangei complex on May 4, 2023 and allegedly looting a huge cache of arms and ammunition
In the Tengnoupal district’s Moreh town morning around 3:30am, a police commando was killed and two others were injured after a security forces camp was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) attack followed by a gunfight
Sarma called it baseless the allegations by Congress that the state government was deliberately coinciding the dates of a welfare scheme with the Assam leg of Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra
The move comes just two days after the district administration had relaxed curfew hours to facilitate the general public to purchase essential items including medicines and food items
The government of India, government of Assam, and the pro-talks faction of Ulfa signed a historic agreement for permanent peace in Assam.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi travels through strife-torn Manipur on the second day of the party's Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, hoping for peace and harmony. The 6700 km long yatra, which started in Manipur on Sunday, will travel through 15 states before ending in Mumbai on March 20. Gandhi interacts with common people, visits a roadside eatery, and meets with delegations of organizations to discuss the ongoing ethnic conflict in the state. The violence in Manipur has claimed nearly 200 lives and displaced over 50,000 people.
According to the scheme, in the first phase, each applicant will be provided with a grant of ₹10,000 for the first year to start any business from a list of 145 business plans prepared by the government
Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday kickstarted the Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra from Thoubal district in ethnic strife-torn Manipur.
Rahul Gandhi said that Manipur is an example of the politics of hatred and ideology spread by the BJP and the RSS and assured that the Congress will strive to bring back harmony and peace to the state
Resolving the decades old border differences with Assam was a promise made by the new government under chief minister Lalduhoma
Himanta Sarma said that if public consultation on the UCC bill can happen in 2-3 months, it will be introduced soon in the Assam assembly.
Four persons from Manipur’s Kumbi assembly constituency, who had gone to collect firewood near the hill ranges adjoining Bishnupur and Churachandpur districts, went missing on Wednesday
The bill would be introduced in the state assembly this year after it is implemented by the Uttarakhand and the Gujarat governments, Himanta Biswa Sarma said
The Congress on Wednesday said that party chief Mallikarjun Kharge, senior party leader Sonia Gandhi, and Lok Sabha floor leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury will not attend the Ram temple consecration ceremony
In the first phase, each applicant will be provided with a grant of ₹10,000 for the first year to start any business from a list of 145 business plans prepared by the government
Nadda is on a three-day tour of Assam where he will review the BJP’s strategy for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls
The Congress’s Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra will begin next week from a private ground in Manipur’s Thoubal district and not capital Imphal as announced earlier, the party said on Wednesday.