BJP wrests Silchar from Congress in Assam bypoll

Opposition BJP wrested Silchar constituency from the Congress while the All India United Democratic Front and the ruling Congress retained Jamunamukh and Lakhipur seats respectively in the Assembly by-polls in Assam.

Congress, AIUDF win one each in Assam

Congress and AIUDF bagged one seat each in Assam Assembly bypoll, while BJP is leading in another.

Campaigning for Assam bypoll ends

 Campaigning for the bye-elections to three Assembly constituencies of Silchar, Lakhipur and Jamunamukh on September 13 ended today.

At least 38 EVMs replaced in three Lok Sabha seats in Assam

At least 38 electronic voting machines have been replaced so far during the elections for three Lok Sabha seats in Assam due to different types of malfunctioning.

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.

30 injured in mob-police clash, 5 lady cops missing in NE

At least 30 persons, including two police officers and four constables, were injured in a clash between protesters and security forces who fired in the air in south Assam`s Cachar district tonight.

Senior CRPF official demoted as JK HC rejects his petition

In the first of its kind action, CRPF Inspector General SS Sandhu has been demoted as Deputy Inspector General after the Jammu and Kashmir High Court upheld a decision of Union Home Ministry which found discrepancies in his physical fitness record.

Security beefed up in Tripura in view of boycott call

Security was beefed up in Tripura as some insurgent outfits, including the National Liberation Front of Tripua (NLFT), has called for boycott of the Republic Day, police said on Friday.

Bridge linking Manipur-Assam damaged in IED explosion

A bridge on National Highway 37, used by trucks for transporting essential items to Manipur from Assam, has been damaged in an IED explosion in Cachar district of Assam, officials said here today.

Dengue claims two lives in Cachar

Two persons, a woman and a child, have died of dengue this week in Assam`s Cachar district, official sources said here today.

Agartala to get country`s first broad gauge by 2016

The North-East Frontier Railway will bring Agartala in the country`s broad gauge rail network by 2016.

Kalam for research for all-round excellence

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam on Sunday stressed the importance of research and cultural development for all-round excellence.

Heroin worth Rs 1 cr seized in Silchar

At least 550 grams of heroin, worth an estimated Rs one crore in the street market, was seized by BSF from two persons in a hotel in Assam`s Silchar town on Sunday, official sources said.

Man arrested for molesting British woman

A man was arrested for allegedly molesting a British woman teacher in West Bengal`s Darjeeling district, police said Friday.

Three arrested in connection with girl`kidnapping

Three persons have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and assault of a minor girl in Assam`s Cachar district, the police said Thursday.

Medical report finds no rape sign on injured minor in Assam

The nine-year-old alleged rape victim does not have any sign of sexual assault on her, police said.

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.

NE: Two killed in road accident

A married couple was killed and another person injured in an accident when the MUV they were travelling in rolled 200 feet down to a gorge at Sihphir village, about 20 kilometres north of Aizawl, early Friday.

Five-year-old raped by teenager in Assam

A teenager has been arrested for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl at Silchar town of South Assam, police said on Sunday.

Assam: New suit on Pritam murder case

One more suit was registered by National Human Rights Commission in the murder of PhD scholar from Assam Pritam Bhattacharjee at Naugachia railway station in Bihar this year.