Silchar

  • LS polls: 75 per cent polling recorded in Assam 12-04-2014 07:35 AM

    Guwahati: High voter turnout was witnessed in three Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam with 75 per cent polling taking place on Saturday. A voter turnout of 53.31 per cent was recorded till 2 pm for three Lok Sabha seats in Assam. Karimganj (SC) recorded the highest of 40 per cent...
  • Assam goes for second phase polls on April 12 amidst bandh 11-04-2014 09:53 PM

    Guwahati: Assam is set to hold the second of the three-phased Lok Sabha polls in the backdrop of a bandh in Autonomous District (ST), one of the three constituencies, capping a high-pitched campaign. Polling will be held in the Autonomous District (ST), comprising Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao districts, Karimganj...
  • VHP behind Silchar violence, says Tarun Gogoi 26-08-2013 04:17 PM

    Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday charged that the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) was behind the violence in Silchar that left 30 people injured. "BJP, VHP and other associates are communal... VHP is behind last night's violence at Silchar. They are creating communal tension and trying to divide the...
  • 30 injured in police firing in Cachar district 26-08-2013 11:37 AM

    At least 30 people, including the superintendent of police and seven policemen, have been injured in police firing after a mob went on a rampage at Rongpur area in Assam's Cachar district. The district administration has asked the Army to remain alert and imposed prohibitory order in the district, official...
  • Assam: No sign of rape on 9-year-old, says medical report 23-04-2013 02:45 PM

    Silchar: The nine-year-old alleged rape victim does not have any sign of sexual assault on her person as per the preliminary reports of the hospital where the girl is under treatment, police said on Tuesday. "Preliminary medical tests conducted by the attending doctors at the Silchar Medical College Hospital have...
  • Assam: Two men allegedly rape minor 22-04-2013 02:10 PM

    Silchar: A nine-year old girl was allegedly gangraped by two unidentified persons in Assam's Cachar district, police said on Monday. The nine-year old from Karimganj had gone to visit her grandfather in Pechachora village under Kallain police station of Katigora sub-division when she was kidnapped by two unidentified persons, with...
  • Assam: Woman raped by driver, dies on way to hospital 04-04-2013 07:34 PM

    Karimganj (Assam): A 29-year-old woman died after being brutally raped and dumped by a driver in Silchar town of Assam, police said on Thursday. The woman and her husband were travelling by a private vehicle from Bolpui town of Mizoram to Lumding in Assam on Wednesday when the driver, feigning...