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India-Bangladesh border will be secured, says Assam CM Sonowal

India-Bangladesh border will be secured, says Assam CM Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said the state and central governments have taken strong measures to seal the India-Bangladesh border and added that the international border in Assam will be sealed in line with Kashmir, Punjab and Rajasthan.

Rape accused Tripura official held in Assam

A senior Agartala government officer, missing and on the run for a fortnight after rape accusation, was arrested on Tuesday in neighbouring Assam`s Karimganj, police said.

Assam polls: Rahul Gandhi to address three rallies today

Assam polls: Rahul Gandhi to address three rallies today

Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally in poll-bound Assam on March 30.

Centre files additional affidavit in Subramanian Swamy case

The Centre has sought to backtrack in the Supreme Court some views it had conveyed in a case involving BJP leader Subramanian Swamy.

NDA govt backs prosecution of Subramanian Swamy for 'hate speech' book, latter reacts

NDA govt backs prosecution of Subramanian Swamy for 'hate speech' book, latter reacts

Swamy wrote, “The same cartel which supported the Karimnagar warrant may be behind this MHA affidavit. After checking I will inform.”

Earthquake jolts India's northeast and parts of Bangladesh

An earthquake of slight intensity jolted India's north-eastern states and parts of Bangladesh in the early hours of Friday, an official said.

This Assam nurse got 'pregnant' 85 times, suspended from service

This Assam nurse got 'pregnant' 85 times, suspended from service

 The Assam government`s health department has suspended a nurse for embezzling funds from a scheme meant for pregnant women, officials said on Tuesday.

Assam tea garden owners oppose Indo-Bangla land agreement

The tea garden owners and the local people of the district have strongly opposed Prime Minister Narendra Modi signing the land swap deal with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina during his visit to the neighbouring country today.

Former Assam minister arrested in assault case

Former Assam minister Siddeque Ahmed was arrested and sent to judicial custody for six days after his bail plea was rejected by a Karimganj court on Thursday in connection with an assault case.

Dimapur lynching: No rape but consensual sex, Nagaland govt tells MHA

Dimapur lynching: No rape but consensual sex, Nagaland govt tells MHA

In a fresh twist in the lynching of a rape accused in Dimapur, the Nagaland government in its report to the Union Home Ministry has said that the case was of 'consensual sex' and not rape, as per reports.

Dimapur lynching: Opposition questions Congress MLAs statement accusing Assam CM Gogoi

Opposition members in Assam Assembly on Monday questioned Congress MLA Siddique Ahmod's reported statement in a public meeting accusing Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi of failing to take action despite being informed that the rape accused, who hailed from Karimganj, would be dragged out from Dimapur Central Jail.

Dimapur lynching: Rape accused buried in Karimganj, 22 arrested in Nagaland

Dimapur lynching: Rape accused buried in Karimganj, 22 arrested in Nagaland

Curfew was clamped on Sunday in Dimapur town of Nagaland where 22 people were arrested in connection with the lynching of a rape accused, as protests rocked many parts of Assam and a 12-hour bandh was observed in the Barak valley.

Assam: Two schoolgirls found hanging from tree in Karimganj

Two Assam school girls, who had been missing from their homes since Wednesday, were found hanging from a tree on Thursday in the state's Karimganj district, close to the Bangladesh border.

Repoll in three polling stations of Assam`s Karimganj tomorrow

Election Commission has ordered repolling in three polling stations under Assam`s Karimganj parliamentary constituency tomorrow following reports of alleged electoral malpractices by poll officials.

Assam: Dry day in 3 constituencies going to polls in 2nd phase

Dry day has been declared for three Parliamentary constituencies--Karimganj, Silchar and Autonomous Hill Districts-- going to polls in the second phase on April 12.

BJP leader flays land swap deal

The proposed land swap between India and Bangladesh was on Sunday flayed by BJP all-India vice-president and state in-charge SS Ahluwalia.

Nine-year-old girl gang-raped in Assam

Amidst huge outrage across the country over rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi, another news of gang-rape has been reported in Assam.

Assam: 5 year old girl tortured, severely injured

A five-year old girl was allegedly tortured and severely injured by an youth in Assam`s Karimganj district, police said Wednesday.

Karimganj Nagrik Manch threatens stir if new trains not introduced

People of Karimganj district in Assam`s Barak Valley have served an ultimatum to the Railway Board Chairman for introduction of a new pair of passenger trains between Karimganj and Silchar.

Four Bangladeshis arrested in Assam

Four Bangladesh nationals without proper travel documents were arrested by the GRP at Badarpur railway station in Assam`s Karimganj district.