Assam Hunger Deaths

  • Assam: Panel to look into tea garden hunger death March 1, 2012

    Silchar: Just weeks after CNN-IBN exposed starvation deaths at a tea garden in Silchar, the Assam government has acted. The government has appointed a one-man inquiry committee to look into the tea estate deaths in Cachar district. The inquiry is to be headed by the additional chief secretary. Four people died...
  • Hunger deaths: Assam CM asks for detailed report February 17, 2012

    After CNN-IBN exposed hunger deaths in Silchar, Assam CM Gogoi has asked for a report from the district administration. ...
  • Hunger deaths haunt tea gardens of Assam February 16, 2012

    Silcher: In a shocking revelation from the northeastern part of the country, CNN-IBN has exposed hunger deaths in the tea gardens of Silcher even as the state government has rubbished the claims of it and reopened the garden. Ratna Goala, a 35-year-old woman, is among the 10 plantation workers who died...