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Manik Saha sworn-in as 12th Tripura Chief Minister

Agartala: Sixty-nine-year-old Professor of Dental Surgery in Tripura Medical College Manik Saha was sworn in as Chief Minister of Tripura on Sunday in a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhawan here. State Governor Satyadeo Narain Ar administered the oath…

Tripura, Arunachal CMs meet Rajnath

New Delhi, April 18: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and his Arunachal Pradesh counterpart Pema Khandu on Monday separately called on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh here and discussed their state's development issues. Apprising about his…

Don’t forget your roots: Tamang exhorts youths

Gangtok, April 14: The Vikram Samvat New Year 2079 celebrations were held here on Thursday, with the participation of various sub-communities of Sikkimese Nepalese. Speaker, Sikkim Legislative Assembly, LB Das presided over the function. Chief…

N Biren Singh to get second term as Manipur CM

Imphal, March 20: Nongthombam Biren Singh was unanimously elected leader of the Manipur BJP Legislature party on Sunday, paving the way for his second consecutive term as Chief Minister of the Northeastern state. Soon after his election, Biren…

Kuki People’s Alliance extends support to BJP in Manipur

Imphal, March 18: Kuki People's Alliance (KPA) on Friday extended unconditional support to Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Manipur. KPA President Tongmang Haokip along with two newly elected MLAs - Kimneo Haokip Hangshing and Chinlunthang -…

Biren welcomes NPF, rules out including NPP in Govt

Imphal, Mar 10 (UNI) Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Thursday ruled out including the National People's Party (NPP) in any future coalition government to be formed by the BJP in Manipur but welcomed the Naga People's Front (NPF), as his…

Meghalaya waits for a new DGP

Shillong, Feb 16 (UNI) The Meghalaya government would soon take a call on the appointment of a full-fledged Director-General of Police after the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) recommended the names of three senior IPS officers for the post.…

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi among star campaigners for Manipur

New Delhi, Feb 14: Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party leader Rahul Gandhi and Jairam Ramesh are among the 30 star campaigners for Manipur assembly elections, the Congress announced in a list on Monday. Kanhaiya Kumar, who recently joined…

Two former Tripura BJP MLAs join Congress

Agartala, Feb 8 (UNI) A day after resigning from the BJP and also as legislators, two senior Tripura politicians - Sudip Roy Barman and Ashis Kumar Saha - on Tuesday joined Congress at the party headquarters in New Delhi. All India Congress…