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Assam man beaten, force fed pork: 8 held, CM Sonowal assures action against culprits

"We will not spare anyone responsible for this incident. This is a secular nation. The principle of secularism will be strictly maintained," the CM said.

Tripura High Court holds late night hearing, cancels bail of accused for attacking doctor

Dr. Dipankar Debnath, the victim was dragged by a group of people and thrashed in the public eye early morning on Thursday. He was left unconscious in front of Agartala City Centre, nearly 100 yards away from the hospital.

Tripura: Health minister surrenders security detail to protest attacks on doctors

Speaking to The Indian Express, the Health Minister said that while such incidents have been on the rise, there have been no arrests.

Tripura Health Minister surrenders escort in response to attack on doctors

The attack on the doctor came after a pregnant woman died during labour at the hospital. Relatives of the deceased blamed negligence of doctors and attacked Dr Debnath.

Tripura: Day after doctor dragged from hospital and thrashed, CM Biplab Deb warns strict action

Earlier on Thursday morning, Dr. Dipankar Debnath, a resident surgeon at IGM Hospital was dragged by a group of people and thrashed in public. He was left unconscious in front of Agartala City Centre, nearly 100 yards away from the hospital.

Govts should not try to suppress voices: Manipur journalist freed after 4 months in jail

Imphal-based Wangkhem, associated with a cable TV network, was arrested on November 27, 2018, for “derogatory” comments against the BJP government in the state and using “abusive” words for Chief Minister N Biren Singh, and was booked under the NSA.

Assam man beaten, force fed pork: ‘Sold beef for 40 years peacefully, attack well-planned’

No such incident has ever occurred in the area in the last 40 years that his family has run the eatery in the local market, he said.

Manipur journalist detained under NSA walks out of jail

The 39-year-old television journalist was released from the central jail here this afternoon, Superintendent of Prison (Jail) Sokholal Touthang said.

Supreme Court slams Assam govt over issue of foreigners

The court was upset that though the state claimed that 46,000 people had been declared foreigners since 2015 compared to 65,000 in the 30 years before that, only four declared foreigners had been deported since 2015 and another 2,000 were in detention centres.

SC directs Assam govt to notify ‘ways and means’ to release foreigners kept in detention

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the state government's plea that its observations can affect the upcoming Lok Sabha polls and deferred the hearing to April 25. Lok Sabha elections in Assam will be held on April 23.

I am happy but fear remains: Wife of Manipuri journalist freed after detention under NSA

Journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem was booked for making derogatory remarks against the N Biren Singh-led state BJP government in a Facebook video last November.

Assam: Targeted for ‘selling beef’, man force-fed by mob

A purported video clip of the incident circulated on social media showed Ali being heckled and abused. “Why did you come to sell beef here?” asks one person. The next question is, “are you a Bangladeshi?”