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Watch: Leopard causes chaos on Assam campus, injures 15

Leopard that has been on the loose in the Indian State of Assam's Jorhat, since Monday morning has reportedly attacked 15 people, including women,...

Pakistan condemns Kashmir killings, summons Indian envoy over Assam incidents

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday condemned the extra-judicial killing of three more Kashmiris in the occupied Kashmir besides also summoning Indian Charge d’ Affaires to...

Man in India travels 60 hours in ambulance due to lockdown in country

The 60-hour journey cost them 1,60,000 Indian Rupees in total.

UN says Indian citizenship law ‘discriminatory’ against Muslims

Violent clashes erupted in Delhi between police and thousands of university students on Friday protesting the enactment of the contentious new law

Protesters set fire to train stations in India over citizenship law

Resistance to the bill has been the strongest in the tea-growing Assam state, where a movement against illegal immigrants from its neighbouring Bangladesh has simmered for decades

India will not allow a single illegal immigrant to stay, says Amit Shah

Shah, Modi´s right-hand man, previously said India must act against "infiltrators who were eating the country like termites".

Backlash grows over 2 million people being made ‘stateless’ by India

A controversial citizenship list in northeast India that has left almost two million people facing statelessness has been slammed by its political backers as those excluded from it face an uncertain future.

1.9 mn people lose citizenship in India’s Assam; Muslims’ mass deportations feared

Critics say the NRC process reflects the BJP´s goal to serve only its co-religionists.

Modi’s ethnic cleansing of Muslims should ring alarm bells across world: PM

"Illegal annexation of Kashmir is part of a wider policy to target Muslims."

Floods worsen in India’s northeast; rare rhinos in danger

“This is one of the worst floodings in recent memory,” Assam’s Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta said

Indian police detains ex-soldier as illegal immigrant

Police said they sent Mohammed Sana Ullah, 52, to a detention centre in Assam based on the order of a Foreigners’ Tribunal.

Freshly-caught rat at top of holiday menu in Indian market

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...

India excludes 4 million people from draft citizens list in Assam state

MUMBAI: India’s registrar general said on Monday that 4,007,707 people had been excluded from a draft national register of citizens in the border state...

Two Indian Air Force pilots killed in plane crash

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force said two of its pilots were killed Thursday after their plane crashed in a remote northeastern state. The microlight...

Cricket Australia shaken after rock thrown at team bus in India

MELBOURNE: The Australia cricket team suffered a scare following their Twenty20 international win over India in Guwahati on Tuesday after a rock was thrown...

Mob in India lynches two Muslims over cow theft

GUWAHATI, INDIA: A mob in India beat to death two Muslims over cow theft for slaughter, police said on Monday, the latest incident in...

Militants kill three Indian soldiers in Indian state of Assam

GUWAHATI: Heavily armed militants ambushed an army convoy on Saturday, killing three soldiers and injuring four others in India's restive north-eastern state of Assam,...

Gunman kills 12 in India’s Assam market

ASSAM: Attackers wearing military uniforms shot dead 12 people and wounded 15 on Friday in a busy market area in a town in India's restive northeastern state of Assam, in an attack blamed by the authorities on a regional separatist group.

Modi’s BJP vows to strip Muslim immigrants of vote in Assam

JALESWAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has vowed to disenfranchise millions of Muslim immigrants in Assam, waging a polarising election campaign in a bid to form its first government there.

Indian woman gets caught after faking 85 pregnancies

ASSAM, INDIA: An Indian woman was caught faking 85 pregnancies, in a bid to get rewarded financially for each delivery.