Friday, February 22, 2013



8 Percent Tripura Candidates Face Criminal Charges: Report

tripura map

The number of candidates contesting the Feb 14 polls who have criminal charges filed against them has increased to eight percent, from three percent in the last assembly elections in the state in 2008, a report published Monday said. Tripura Election Watch (TEW), state chapter of the non-profit National Election Watch (NEW), also noted that

Nagaland Election: BJP Announced 11 Candidates


The BJP will field 11 candidates, including a woman candidate, in the 60-seat Nagaland Assembly election scheduled for February 23. The tickets were handed over to the candidates at the party's office in Dimapur this afternoon in the presence of Tapir Gao, national BJP general secretary, and PB Acharya, senior BJP national leader. So far,

Sikkim Scam of Fake Birth and Death Certificates Unearthed

Sikkim Scam

A big scam involving the making of fake birth and death certificates is underway in Sikkim; so much so that the Health Department, under which comes the Registrar of Births and Deaths cell which issues the official certificates, has filed a complaint with the Vigilance Directorate seeking an investigation. The Vigilance police is presently enquiring

Army claims to have killed four in Manipur


Army in Manipur claimed to have foiled an attempt to plant explosives on Republic Day celebration by killing four suspected militants near Indo-Myanmar border in the wee hours yesterday. The incident took place when troops of the Red Shield Division based on reliable reportslaunched an extensive operation in the border area of Churachandpur district. A PIB(Defence Wing) statement in

CSIR-NEIST to hold "Intensive Training Programme on Science Communication "


CSIR-North East Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat (Formerly Regional Research Laboratory) at Jorhat is going to organize a four day "Intensive Training programme on Science Communication" during 18-21 February, 2013. The training programme is "Catalyzed and supported by Rashtriya Vigyan Evam Prodyogiki Sanchar Parishad (RVPSP), Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi".  The

Assam CM: Armyman Got Lenient Punishment for Molestation


After an armyman was demoted and given three months in jail for molesting a village woman, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday said the army court had taken a "lenient" view of the crime. Gogoi would urge the defence ministry to review the case to ensure proper justice to the 19-year-old victim, a statement from the

Sikkim CM Asks Panchayats to Take Initiative


Chief Minister Pawan Chamling  met the new and ex panchayats of his constituency Poklok-Kamrang, South Sikkim. At a meeting held here at the Community Hall, the panchayats also placed their demands on behalf of the public of their respective areas. The problems of drinking water supply and road conditions were the main topics of discussion during

Sikkim Targets 100pc Fully Trained Teachers by 2015


The state government is taking up the matter of education, particularly the provisions under the Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act, rather seriously and in a committed fashion. In this regard, the Human Resource Development Department has announced that it has set itself the target to achieve 100% fully trained teachers in government schools

Villagers Protest Shooting of Two in Mizoram


The residents of Kololian village in Mamit district took out a rally, protesting against the shooting of two villagers by the people of neighbouring Thinghlun . However, the residents of the Thinghlun village alleged before Mamit district police that the two persons had been stealing from their betel nut fields. Mamit superintendent of police C. Rodingliana said

300 Tripura Congress Activists Merge with CPM

cpm congress

Nearly 300 Congress leaders and activists switched allegiance flanks to CPM in a telling comment on the continued factional rivalry among Congress ranks and High Command's faulty policy of ticket allotment to contest assembly elections. The inter-party feud has earlier led to several protests and violence, nearly 3-4 incidents of intra-party clashes and changes in the

No comments:

Post a Comment