INDIA, April 28: An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck Assam, India, on Wednesday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

GUWAHATI, India, Dec 12: India moved thousands of troops into the northeastern state of Assam on Thursday after violent protests overnight against a new law that would make it easier for non-Muslim minorities from some neighboring countries to seek Indian citizenship.

GUWAHATI, Dec 12: India moved thousands of troops into the northeastern state of Assam on Thursday as violent protests erupted against a new law that would make it easier for non-Muslim minorities from some neighboring countries to seek Indian citizenship.

GUWAHATI, INDIA, Aug 31: Nearly 2 million people have been left off a list of citizens released on Saturday in India’s northeastern state of Assam, after a mammoth years-long exercise to check illegal immigration that critics said targeted the region’s Muslim minority.

NEW DELHI, June 3: An Indian Air Force transport aircraft that took off from Assam's Jorhat earlier today with eight crew members and five passengers onboard has gone missing, Indian media reported.

ASSAM, Dec 26: Freshly-caught rat is at the top of the holiday menu for crowds flocking to a market in northeastern India that specialises in rodents from local fields.

At the age of 10, his parents let him go with his relatives to work in India. Karna Bahadur Budhathoki worked as a caretaker of kids for six years. After he was fed up, he left the job and started work in a Tea garden. He did not like working at the same place and went to West Bengal.

Earthquake jolts eastern Nepal

September 12, 2018 11:26 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale has triggered eastern Nepal on Wednesday morning.

The Muslim community in Assam is slowly warming up to family planning methods Muslims constitute nearly 35 per cent of Assam’s 33 million people and the high birth rate among the community is a major source of friction over the state’s most volatile issue—undocumented immigrants, especially those from neighbouring Bangladesh.