Congress leader and All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev, who campaigned for the party in the Delhi Assembly polls, said that the people of Delhi defeated the Communal forces.
To combat the threat of novel coronavirus threat, Indian authorities have set up screening and testing centres along the borders with Myanmar and Bangladesh, officials said on Wednesday.
The speeding passenger bus from Dhubri skidded off the road and hit a roadside electric pole before it was overturned and fell into the ditch, killing five people on the spot. Another passenger died on the way to the hospital.
The one-hour shut down was observed as part of the LIC employees' nation-wide agitation to protest Union Finance's Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget proposal of partial disinvestment of LIC.
Banking services in the northeastern states were badly affected for the second consecutive day on Saturday as most major banks remained closed due to a two-day countrywide strike by their employees.
The banking employees have also been protesting the outsourcing of non-core activities by the authorities. Government and foreign exchange transactions were also affected due to the shutdown.
'Besides the Chief Ministers, many MPs from the northeast and senior BJP leaders would take part in the Delhi election campaign to seek votes for the party candidates,' the sources added.
Over 1,600 militants of various factions of the separatist National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) laid down arms before Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here on Thursday.
As per the peace plan, 1,550 cadres along with 130 weapons will surrender on January 30. Shah assured the Bodo representatives that all the promises made in the peace agreement will be fulfilled in a time-bound manner.
Community Health Action Network (CHAN), an anti-human trafficking group of the Salvation Army Church, last year honoured the daring girl with an appreciation certificate and a cash prize of Rs 5,000.
A parliamentary panel is on a three-day visit of the northeastern states to study the functioning of the 10 tribal autonomous district councils (TADC) in Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura.
Notably, the five-member Parliamentary Committee headed by Rajya Sabha member Anand Sharma met as many as 27 tribal organisations and institutions along with the representatives of the KHADC, GHADC and JHADC.
Priyanka Dasgupta, hailing from Dipa Karmakars home city of Agartala in Tripura, grabbed the spotlight on Day 1 of the gymnastics competition, clinching the Girls Under-17 All-Around crown in the Khelo India Youth Games 2020 here on Friday.
The official said that the militants are infrequently conducting violent and criminal activities including kidnapping in Mizoram, southern Assam and northern Tripura for the past one decade.
'Situation in Assam and Tripura is back to normal. Law and order situation in both the states has improved. Indian Army and Assam Rifles contingents deployed in these states will be withdrawn, said a senior government officer.
After 12-days shutdown, schools in Assam's 11 districts re-opened on Monday as the normalcy returned after two-weeks of violent protests against the new Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), officials said.
'I and my government respect all the protesters including students, activists and media personalities who are agitating against the Citizenship law, but we do not support the violence being committed in the name of protest.'
Sonowal's remarks come after mobile Internet services was restored across Assam, after t was suspended on December 11 amid the violent protests that broke out in the state, especially in Guwahati city.
Various student organisations in the Northeastern states on Thursday extended their support to the agitations by the students being held across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
The administration here on Tuesday lifted curfew and restored the broadband internet services in the state capital as the situation improved in Assam, which was on the boil over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA).
He said that Agartala-Sealdah Kanchanjungha Express and Agartala-Bangalore Humsafar Express would also remain cancelled on December 17 as both the express trains pass through West Bengal.
Jindal said that other airports in Guwahati, Silchar, Jorhat, Teju, Tezpur (all in Assam), Agartala (Tripura), Imphal (Manipur), Dimapur (Nagaland) and Lengpui (Mizoram) were also operating normally.
As the curfews were relaxed, long queues were seen outside shops at several places, including Dispur, Uzan Bazar, Chandmari, Silpukhuri and Zoo Road in Guwahati town. Auto-rickshaws and cycle-rickshaws were plying across the city.
The Assam and Tripura governments have increased security at the Bangladesh Assistant High Commissions here in view of the stir against the amended citizenship law, officials said on Saturday.