Articles about Karbi Anglong

Assam floods: Lakhs affected, over 60 dead, relief unlikely soon

16 Jul 2020

India
Assam floods: Lakhs affected, over 60 dead, relief unlikely soon

Assam has been suffering due to floods for days now. Houses are destroyed, lives have been lost and the state's battle against coronavirus is also derailed.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.81 lakh after record single-day spike

19 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 3.81 lakh after record single-day spike

India on Thursday hit another record spike as almost 14,000 new coronavirus infections were detected nationwide.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead

10 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead

India on Tuesday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.76 lakh. The death toll also rose to 7,745.

Why is Assam protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill?

12 Dec 2019

India
Why is Assam protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill?

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has caused quite a stir in the Northeastern state of Assam. Since Wednesday, when the Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, protests have intensified, triggering curfews, the suspension of internet services, and utter mayhem.

Assam fuming over BJP leader's assault, protests continue

02 Feb 2019

India
Assam fuming over BJP leader's assault, protests continue

The Karbi Anglong district in Assam witnessed unrest on Friday as protesters took to streets with their respective demands.

Meghalaya keen to name road after Unitarian Church founder Kissor

16 Sep 2018

India
Meghalaya keen to name road after Unitarian Church founder Kissor

Meghalaya Home Minister James PK Sangma said the state government is keen at naming a road after the Unitarian Church founder, Hajom Kissor Sing Nongbri.

Assam lynching: Chargesheet against 48 accused filed

02 Sep 2018

India
Assam lynching: Chargesheet against 48 accused filed

On Saturday, Assam police filed a chargesheet against 48 accused in the lynching of businessman Abhijit Nath and musician Nilotpal Das.

Google engineer beaten to death over WhatsApp rumors in Karnataka

15 Jul 2018

India
Google engineer beaten to death over WhatsApp rumors in Karnataka

In yet another disturbing case of lynching, a Google engineer was assaulted to death in Bidar of Karnataka on suspicion of him being a 'child-lifter.'

WhatsApp has new features and tips to detect fake news

10 Jul 2018

India
WhatsApp has new features and tips to detect fake news

WhatsApp is finally beginning its campaign against fake news. With its new feature, users would be able to tell which messages are random forwards and which real.

WhatsApp rumors: Three sadhus narrowly escape lynching in Assam

06 Jul 2018

India
WhatsApp rumors: Three sadhus narrowly escape lynching in Assam

Police and army in Assam prevented a repeat of last month's brutal Karbi Anglong lynching, rescuing three saints from an agitated 100-member mob in Dima Hasao.

Five lynched in Maharashtra over 'child-lifter' rumors, WhatsApp-toll reaches 19

02 Jul 2018

India
Five lynched in Maharashtra over 'child-lifter' rumors, WhatsApp-toll reaches 19

Death of innocents is always tragic, but inexplicably, the pain of murdering one ordinary person after another doesn't seem to have hit India yet.

Assam police registers case over fake Facebook account of DGP

29 Jun 2018

India
Assam police registers case over fake Facebook account of DGP

A fake Facebook account of Assam Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia has been detected.

For Assam flood victims, Railways brings ray of hope

24 Jun 2018

India
For Assam flood victims, Railways brings ray of hope

For thousands of flood-affected people in South Assam, train coaches have become their lifesaving shelter.

Assam: Mob lynches two on suspicion of being child lifters

09 Jun 2018

India
Assam: Mob lynches two on suspicion of being child lifters

Two men, suspected of being child lifters, were lynched by unidentified people in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, police said today.

The AFSPA saga continues: State government declares Assam "disturbed"

02 Sep 2017

India
The AFSPA saga continues: State government declares Assam "disturbed"

Since 1990, the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been imposed in Assam by the Centre.