Karimganj

Over 39 thousand people homeless as Assam floods worsen

The situation has made the state government to open 128 relief camps with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal taking stock of the situation.

Jul 07, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
Assam: Nearly four lakh people affected by floods, several rivers overflowing

Assam: Nearly four lakh people affected by floods, several rivers overflowing

The flood water has submerged the low lying areas of the Kaziranga national park. 

 

Jul 05, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

Assam Flood: Over one lakh people affected in eight districts

Altogether 1380 hectare crop land have been submerged by the deluge with the worst hit being Lakhimpur district. 

Jun 27, 2017, 20:55 PM IST
Flood situation worsens in Assam, over 87,500 people affected

Flood situation worsens in Assam, over 87,500 people affected

According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) 131 villages are under water at present, while 148 hectares of crop land have been damaged.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

Assam records 928 new HIV cases

Assam has recorded 928 new HIV cases with an estimated 12,090 people living with HIV(PLHA) last year, according to Assam State AIDS Control Society (ASACS).

Nov 30, 2016, 18:42 PM IST
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.

Jul 23, 2016, 18:58 PM IST

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.

Jul 12, 2016, 15:14 PM IST
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.

Mar 29, 2016, 09:24 AM IST

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.

Nov 18, 2015, 20:17 PM IST
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.”

Nov 04, 2015, 06:51 AM IST

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.

Oct 30, 2015, 07:10 AM IST
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.

Sep 22, 2015, 15:02 PM IST

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.

Jun 06, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

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.

Apr 30, 2015, 17:31 PM IST
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.

Mar 11, 2015, 18:18 PM IST

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.

Mar 09, 2015, 18:45 PM IST
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.

Mar 08, 2015, 14:01 PM IST

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.

Sep 06, 2014, 11:19 AM IST

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.

May 06, 2014, 18:24 PM IST

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.

Apr 08, 2014, 19:05 PM IST