East India South India Votes & Polls

1.5 lakh polling stations across 475 Assembly seats in the 4 states and 1 Union territory Completed

On April 6th Barring few incidents of violence in West Bengal’s Phase 3 vote, and few incidents in Tamilnadu polling in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and for the third phase in Assam were held peacefully, the Election Commission said on Tuesday evening.   Voting was held in 1.5 lakh polling stations across 475 Assembly seats Read More…

BJP Congress East India Votes & Polls

Assam EVM mystery inside BJP candidate car row escalates in to magisterial inquiry

The Election Commission on Friday suspended the presiding officer, three other polling officials and an armed escort official and ordered re-polling at the Polling Station no 149 in Indira M.V. School under Ratabari (SC) assembly constituency after an EVM was found in a BJP candidate’s wife’s vehicle on Thursday night.   In this purview district Read More…

South India Votes & Polls West India

EC notified Election dates for Tamilnadu Kerala Assam Westbengal Pondicherry but stoic on VVPAT counting

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that West Bengal will go to polls in 8 phases and Assam in three phases while Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry will have a single-phase election.   While elections to the 140-member Kerala Assembly, the 30-member Puducherry Assembly and the 234-member Tamil Nadu Assembly will be held in a Read More…

Automobile Companies East India Industries

Peculiar cheating by Maruti dealer in Assam loose his dealer license

In a unique event The Assam Transport Department has cancelled the trade licence issued to a dealer of the country”s largest carmaker, Maruti Suzuki India, for allegedly selling old vehicles by repainting them, officials said on Tuesday.   The District Transport Officer (DTO) of Kamrup Metropolitan, Gautam Das, said a person had filed complaints against Read More…

Companies East India Voice

Congress and trade unions oppose Modi government airports adanisation move

The opposition Congress on Monday staged a protest at the Guwahati airport against the Centre’s decision to privatise it by leasing out to Adani Enterprises for 50 years. Besides, the Airport Authority Employees Union (AAEU) has been agitating every day since August 19 when the Centre decided to privatise the Guwahati, Jaipur and Thiruvananthapuram airports. Read More…

Companies High Court Indian Subcontinent Industries

BJP Govt lack patience for Court verdict in privatisation of airports but swift to lease for 50 years

At a time Privatisation of airports has been challenged in high courts in Assam and Kerala citing security reasons, scam  and privacy violations on the cards ., The airports in Jaipur, Thiruvanthapuram and Guwahati airports will be leased to private companies for development, operation and maintenance on a public-private partnership (PPP) model for 50 years, Read More…

East India Environment Nature

Assam Flood : Rivers cross danger marks, 93 death , 2.8millions Assamese affected , centre govt imbibe mercilessly

The flood situation in Assam further deteriorated on Thursday 23 July) with four more persons losing their lives, taking the toll to 93, even as the number of people affected rose to 28.32 lakh across 26 districts, officials said. People in the state of Assam affected by flood complained both BJP governed state and centre Read More…

East India Environment Nature

Baghjan Oil Field Fire : Army completed composite bridge for dousing unabated fire

Assam government civil administration sought assistance from Indian Army for bridge at the blow out site of Well Number 5 in Baghjan Oil Field in Assam. This construction of a composite bridge been completed on Monday by Army . The bridge has provided the much-needed impetus to the ongoing disaster relief efforts. A special team Read More…