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Efforts and appeal for making NRC update smooth in Assam

By A Ghiyasuddin, TwoCircles.net, Guwahati: The updating of National Register of Citizens (NRC) is the major development taking place in Assam at the present time. National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a document containing the names of Indian citizens prepared in 1951. Unique to the state of Assam, this document was prepared to distinguish Indian citizens from illegal migrants from then East Pakistan. The 1951 NRC certificate, along with the electoral roll in the voters’ list of 1966 and 1971 are the two important documents required to prove the citizenship in Assam, where propaganda about illegal Bangladeshi is rampant and often violent.

Five killed in Tripura accident

Agartala : Five people, including three young women, were killed and over 20 others injured when their van fell into a gorge in Tripura,...

Reservations and Muslims in Telugu States

By Shaik Amer Arafath for TwoCircles.net, When our Constitution was framed, the framers made a special provision with intention to provide equal opportunity in the...

Mass protest in Assam’s BTAD after killing of a student leader

By TwoCircles.net Staff Reporter, Guwahati: The Mushalpur area of Baksa district in Assam’s Bodoland Territorial Areas District (BTAD) witnessed mass protest on Thursday following the killing of one student leader Manoj Das on Wednesday evening.

Anti-leprosy activist since 1948 honoured by Assam

Guwahati : A 94-year-old social activist, who dedicated his life to fighting leprosy in Assam's Karbi Anglong district since 1948, was Wednesday honoured by...

68 rebels of tribal outfit surrender in Meghalaya

Tura (Meghalaya) : As many as 68 rebels of the United A'chik Liberation Army in Meghalaya on Thursday surrendered before the authorities, marking the...

Four Indian universities to introduce tribal language courses

Agartala : Four universities in India, including Delhi University, will introduce tribal language courses from Jan 26 next year, Tripura governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya...

Northeast is India’s economic corridor: Jitender Singh

New Delhi : Describing the northeast as the "economic corridor of India", Minister of State for Development of the Northeastern Region (DoNER) Jitendra Singh...

Nagaland is rich in gold, says geologist

By K.S.Jayaraman, Bangalore : "There's gold in them thar hills" was a promotional campaign that ran in Georgia in the US for almost a century...

Under Modi, record rise in unspent funds for Dalits/tribals

By Nikhil M. Babu In the run-up to the 2014 general elections, then prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, while addressing a gathering of Dalits and...

Meghalaya HC bans media coverage of shutdowns, rallies

Shillong : The Meghalaya High Court has banned the media from publishing statements by organisations that call for shutdowns or rallies in the state,...

Opposition walks out of J&K assembly

By IANS, Jammu : Opposition parties, including the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the National Panthers Party (NPP), Sunday walked out...

CBI arrests chit fund executive in Tripura

Agartala : An executive of a chit fund has been arrested in Tripura by the CBI for allegedly collecting deposits of more than Rs.10...

Marriage feast leaves 35 ill in Tripura

Agartala : Thirty-five people were taken ill and admitted to various hospitals after eating at a marriage feast in Tripura Sunday night, an official...

Benedict Areng: Fighting a life-long battle for betterment of Garos

“I have faced all this adversary and I came out victorious. All these motivates me to keep fighting for some reasons which will enable...

Telangana to up quota for Muslims, STs in proportion to population

Hyderabad : Telangana government will go for a special legislation on the lines of Tamil Nadu to increase the quantum of reservation for Muslims...

Northeast India to get ready-made garment units

By Sujit Chakraborty, Agartala: The Indian government plans to set up ready-made garment manufacturing units in each of the eight northeastern states which, among other...

J & K Youth congress organizes programs in support of congress-NC candidate Madan Lal...

By TCN News, Sundarbani (J&K): J&K Youth Congress organized several events at Nowshera & Sunderbani districts in Jammu and Kashmir in support of Congress-NC candidate for Lok Sabha elections Madan Lal Sharma on 30th March. State president of J&K Youth Congress, Shahnawaz Choudhary,and All India Election Commissioner, NSUI, Iftkhar Ahmed, were present.

Crime Records also prove rise in atrocities against SC/ST in Kerala

By Shafeeq Hudawi, Twocircles.net Kozhikode: If statistics from National Crime Records Bureau are taken into consideration, it becomes clear Kerala has been...

NDA government will improve the center-state relations : Tripura CM

Agartala : Tripura Chief Minister and senior Left leader Manik Sarkar is hopeful the BJP-led NDA government would improve center-state relations to strengthen India's...