Karimganj: Unidentified persons have set ablaze a temple at Maijgram in Karimganj district where Congress MLA Rumi Nath and her second husband were beaten up by people who were angry over her remarriage, police said on Friday.
The temple was set on fire late on Thursday night and the blaze was doused on Friday morning after villagers detected it, police said.
Superintendent of police Pradip Pujari reached the spot for enquiry.
Nath, who represents the Borkhola Assembly constituency in Barak Valley, had created a furore by announcing her marriage with Zakir Hussain without divorcing her first husband....more
12:42 PM, Jul 06, 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 the inquiry is to be submitted within 15 days, official sources said. In another development, three personnel security officers...
01:04 PM, Jul 02, 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 her second husband Zakir Hussain as violence was reported from several areas. "Five persons suspected to have been involved...
08:53 AM, Jul 02, 2012
New Delhi: Congress MLA from Borkhola, Assam, thirty-three-year-old Rumi Nath on Sunday said that the hundred-strong mob that surrounded her and thrashed her outside a Karimganj hotel on Friday night even attempted to rape her. A badly bruised Rumi Nath told mediapersons, "The attackers misbehaved with me. They even tried to rape and kill me." "I believe it was a political conspiracy," she added. "I don't know these people, these...
11:17 AM, Jul 01, 2012