Karimganj

  • Assam: Repoll in three polling stations of Karimganj tomorrow May 6, 2014

    Guwahati: Election Commission has ordered repolling in three polling stations under Assam's Karimganj parliamentary constituency on Wednesday following reports of alleged electoral malpractices by poll officials. Repolling has been ordered in Kaparibond LP School (West) under Patharkandi assembly segment of Karimganj district along with two polling stations -- Matijuri Girls...
  • LS polls: 75 per cent polling recorded in Assam April 12, 2014

    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 polling, Silchar...
  • 1.2 lakh people affected in Assam floods July 12, 2013

    Guwahati: Floods continue to wreak havoc in Assam where 1.2 lakh people have been affected affected as surging water from overflowing rivers submerge 27 more villages, according to Assam State Disaster Management Authority(ASDMA). About 500 families were badly affected in Majuli, a large river island in the Brahmaputra river. Across the...
  • Flood situation worsens in Assam as 43 more villages submerge June 30, 2013

    Guwahati: Flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with 43 more villages in three districts getting submerged, while water entered the Kaziranga National Park where an antelope was killed, officials said. About 65,000 people of 170 villages in seven districts - Dhemaji, Tinsukia, Golaghat, Jorhat, Kamrup, Karimganj and Lakhimpur -...
  • Assam: No sign of rape on 9-year-old, says medical report April 23, 2013

    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 found...
  • Assam: Two men allegedly rape minor April 22, 2013

    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 April 4, 2013

    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...
  • 5.2 earthquake jolts India-Bangladesh border March 2, 2013

    Karimganj: An earthquake of moderate intensity, measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale, jolted India-Bangladesh border near Karimganj on Saturday morning. The quake struck at 7:01 am on Saturday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The epicentre of the quake was located at 24.8 degrees north on the latitude and 92.2 degrees...
  • Assam: Youth arrested for torturing five-year old girl January 30, 2013

    Karimganj: A youth allegedly tortured and severely injured a five-year-old girl in Assam's Karimganj district, police said on January 30. The five-year-old girl, who went missing on January 28 evening, was found lying in a paddy field with severe injuries near her house at Pinnagar village on January 29, Additional...
  • Missing PHD scholar Pritam's body found in Bihar July 16, 2012

    Karimganj: The body of Pritam Bhattacharjee, a PHD scholar from Karimganj missing since July 9, has been found in a badly mutilated condition in Bihar, police said in Karimganj on Monday. The body of the 25-year-old was found late on Sunday night near the railway track at Bhagalpur with Bihar Police...
  • Congress MLA files FIR against Rumi Nath July 6, 2012

    Guwahati: A Congress legislator in Assam on Friday filed an FIR against party MLA Rumi Nath alleging that she along with her second husband had illegally entered his residence and beat up visitors suspecting them to be involved in the attack on the couple last week. Police said the FIR was...
  • Temple set ablaze in Assam July 6, 2012

    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...
  • Assam: 5 arrested for assaulting Cong MLA Rumi July 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The Assam Police on Sunday arrested five men in connection with the assault on 33-year-old Congress MLA from Borkhola, Rumi Nath. Rumi and her second husband Zakir Hussain were beaten up by a hundred-strong mob outside a Karimganj hotel, where the MLA had gone to meet her father,...
  • 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 hundred-strong mob at a hotel on Friday night. Rumi's personal life has been under the scanner...
  • Will North-East ever be a priority for New Delhi? April 20, 2012

    44 children have died in a civil hospital in Karimganj in Assam over two months. ...
  • Failure of national rural health scheme in Assam April 20, 2012

    Karimganj: Most of the centres under the National Rural Health Mission function without even doctors in Karimganj. No treatment could save seven-year-old Ruzel in the Karimganj Civil Hospital. Ruzel's Grandfather said, "We took him at night. The doctor came after two hours. He was given an injection at night. He shrieked...
  • Assam: 44 children die in 2 months at govt hospital April 20, 2012

    Karimganj: 44 children have died in a civil hospital in Karimganj in Assam over two months. But not one bit has changed in the hospital even now. CNN-IBN travelled to the hospital where the sick children mostly survive on prayers. Children are clinging to their lives most often losing the battle....