BARAK VALLEY

  • Probe ordered into Cong MLA Rumi assault case July 2, 2012

    Karimganj/Guwahati: A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the assault on Congress MLA Rumi Nath and her second husband at a Karimganj hotel which sparked off violent protests and bandh in south Assam's Barak Valley. Karimganj Deputy Commissioner Debeswar Malakar on Monday ordered the inquiry into the incident. The report of...
  • Assam: Violence breaks out over assault on Rumi July 2, 2012

    Karimganj/Guwahati: The assault on Congress MLA Rumi Nath sparked off violent protests and a bandh in south Assam's Barak Valley on Sunday as police resorted to lathicharge and apprehended five persons involved in the attack. Tension prevailed for the second day in Barak Valley over the assault of the MLA and...
  • MLA attack: Prohibitory orders in Assam town June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Prohibitory orders under Section 144 (joining unlawful assembly armed with deadly weapon) were imposed on Saturday in Karimganj in Assam after Congress MLA from Barak Valley Rumi Nath was beaten up by a hundredstrong mob at a hotel on Friday night. Rumi's personal life has been under the scanner...
  • Assam MLA beaten up for alleged bigamy June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Thirtythreeyearold Congress MLA from Barak Valley (Assam) Rumi Nath was on Friday night thrashed by a hundredstrong mob at a Karimganj hotel. Rumi has invited the wrath of various groups for allegedly leaving her first husband and 2yearold daughter and eloping and marrying her Facebook friend, 28yearold Zakir...
  • Militant outfit surrenders in hope of a better future October 5, 2008

    Guwahati: Cadres of the United Liberation Front of Barak Valley (ULFBV) laid down their arms before Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi at a surrender ceremony in Guwahati. It is believed that all 305 members of the militant outfit have given up their armed struggle in hope of a better future. President...