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Tripura govt clears proposal for 5% DA hike ahead of 2023 polls

The decision came ahead of the assembly election in Tripura, due in March next year.

(Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
(Representational Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Aug 03, 2022 11:54 AM IST

Watch: Nagaland minister counting advantages of having small eyes is viral

Addressing the stereotype of small eyes associated with the northeast people, Nagaland minister said though they have smaller eyes, their vision is clear. 

Nagaland minister Temjen Imna Along said northeast people have some advantages because of their smaller eyes. 
Nagaland minister Temjen Imna Along said northeast people have some advantages because of their smaller eyes. 
Published on Jul 09, 2022 02:51 PM IST

AFSPA reduced in 3 north-eastern states, extended in Arunachal | 5 points 

AFSPA was originally passed by the British rulers in 1942 in response to the Quit India Movement, later retained by Jawaharlal Nehru after gaining independence. 

 Human rights activists welcomed the Centre’s decision to remove Afspa but said they would continue to push for the complete repeal of the controversial legislation. (AP)
 Human rights activists welcomed the Centre’s decision to remove Afspa but said they would continue to push for the complete repeal of the controversial legislation. (AP)
Updated on Apr 01, 2022 03:46 PM IST

Kerala Christmas violence: 50 migrant workers held

Eight policemen, including a Circle Inspector, were injured in the violence.

Visuals of the violence that went viral on social media showed a large group of people surrounding the police vehicles, climbing on top of them, pelting them with stones and then thrashing them with sticks, leaving the vehicles in shambles.(PTI)
Visuals of the violence that went viral on social media showed a large group of people surrounding the police vehicles, climbing on top of them, pelting them with stones and then thrashing them with sticks, leaving the vehicles in shambles.(PTI)
Published on Dec 27, 2021 04:03 PM IST

Back-to-back earthquakes rock Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur

The first earthquake, measuring magnitude 3.1 on the Richter Scale, occurred near Arunachal Pradesh's Pangin at around 1:02am. This was followed shortly by another earthquake, measuring magnitude 3.6 on the Richter Scale, near Shirui village in Manipur's Ukrul district.

The first earthquake on Sunday occurred near Arunachal Pradesh's Pangin region. (Photo via @NCS_Earthquake on Twitter)
The first earthquake on Sunday occurred near Arunachal Pradesh's Pangin region. (Photo via @NCS_Earthquake on Twitter)
Published on Jun 20, 2021 07:15 AM IST
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