Rahul Karmakar was part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers. He no longer works with the Hindustan Times.
Articles by Rahul Karmakar
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2018 11:53 AM IST
The court said the boys were too attached to their non-biological mothers to be exchanged again, and decided that the boys should choose at 18 whom they want to be with.
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2018 11:00 PM IST
Though the plane was damaged, the pilots managed to land it safely at Guwahati’s Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport. However, the flight’s onward journey was cancelled.
Hindustan Times | By Rahul Karmakar
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2018 07:06 PM IST
The Election Commission on Thursday announced the election dates – February 18 for Tripura and February 27 for Meghalaya and Nagaland. The results will be declared on March 3.
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2018 08:04 PM IST
The first draft of the National Register of Citizens established 19 million people out of 32.9 million as legal residents. Officials have promised that those left out will be included in the next list – expected by July – after their documents are verified.
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2018 09:13 PM IST
The West Bengal chief minister had accused the Centre of hatching a conspiracy to drive out Bengalis from Assam by excluding their names from the first draft of National Register of Citizens.
Hindustan Times, Guwahati/New Delhi | By Rahul Karmakar and Rajesh Ahuja
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2018 07:24 AM IST
China’s latest incursion, which comes four months after the two nuclear-armed neighbours ended a tense border standoff at Doklam is a rare one for this time of the year.
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2017 08:20 PM IST
The tea plantation workers were protesting against the “measly” Durga Puja bonus awarded to them when the incident occurred. The two have been arrested.
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2017 08:33 PM IST
More than half the questions were copied from www.cssforum.com.pk, a resource website for civil services examinations in Pakistan
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2017 09:06 PM IST
Blackened, muddy waters of the Siang triggered conspiracy theories about China constructing a tunnel to divert the water of Yarlung Tsangpo.
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2017 09:03 PM IST
Eighty-eight students of class VI and VII of a shool were allegedly forced to undress by three teachers as a punishment for writing vulgar words against the head teacher.
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2017 11:11 PM IST
The case was registered on Thursday after a team from the women’s police station went to the school and took the statement of the girls.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 29, 2017 09:30 PM IST
Anthony Ningkhan Shimray, the new military chief of NSCN (I-M) faction, spent almost six years in Delhi’s Tihar jail after being arrested for gunrunning in 2010.
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2017 08:55 AM IST
Officials feared for the aquatic life if the Siang river continues to be this turbid.
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2017 11:00 PM IST
Taiwanese shuttler Wang Tzu Wei, the men’s world number 10, is the icon player of North Eastern Warriors.
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2017 09:39 PM IST
Indians won as many as five gold medals in the Women’s World Youth Boxing Championships in Guwahati on Sunday. This is India’s best ever show at the event
Hindustan Times, Imphal | By Rahul Karmakar
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2017 06:33 PM IST
In the recently concluded North East Development Summit , the state has signed 49 deals worth Rs 5,000-crore, the chief minister says.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2017 06:32 PM IST
Organisers hope to cash in on the large volume of traffic in the winter and get the government’s recognition to pitch the festival as an official event.
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2017 04:36 PM IST
Tobacco consumption has increased from 39.3% to 48.2% in six fiscals since 2009-10 in Assam and from 54.1% to 55.1% in Manipur.
Guwahati | By Rahul Karmakar
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2017 08:01 PM IST
Jyoti, 17, has outpunched formidable Ukrainian, Italian and Kazakh opponents to reach the final of the Women’s World Youth Boxing Championships, which is likely to produce India’s crop of boxers for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2017 11:34 AM IST
Nagaland U-19 women’s cricket team were dismissed for just 2 runs. Kerala won the 50-over match by 10 wickets off the first delivery in Guntur
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2017 07:50 PM IST
Growing man-animal conflict including train accidents has resulted in deaths of 225 jumbos in Assam between 2006 and 2016.
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2017 10:24 PM IST
Jyoti Gulia (51kg), Shashi Chopra (57kg) and Ankushita Boro (64kg) claimed contrasting victories to enter the summit clashes of their respective weight categories in the AIBA World Youth Boxing Championships.
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2017 04:29 PM IST
A dentist last year helped the police trap an assistant engineer in Dibrugarh taking a bribe of Rs 10 lakh for an assured job in a government hospital.
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2017 09:22 AM IST
Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said some people suffered from cancer, some died in accidents and this was all because of sins.
Hindustan Times, Imphal | By Rahul Karmakar, Imphal
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2017 08:17 AM IST
The video shows a passenger, who had to attend a funeral in Patna, complaining to Alphons about the flight being delayed due to VIP movement.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2017 12:14 PM IST
Caught entering India illegally in 2012, Mohammed Hussain’s term expired six months later. But the Myanmar government is reluctant to accept him and 13 others.
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2017 11:58 AM IST
Mizoram’s Vanlalhriatpuii became the School Games Champion in 2015 and gold at the National Championship earned her a berth in the national youth team earlier this year
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2017 09:32 AM IST
Upasha Talukdar, a 10-year-old rhythmic gymnast from Assam, watched Russian and Ukranian gymnasts on YouTube and began copying their moves and postures as there were no coaches available in the Northeast to teach her this art.
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2017 11:39 PM IST
NorthEast United FC started their Indian Super League 2017-18 campaign with a goalless draw versus debutants Jamshedpur FC, who were reduced to ten men late in the second half
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2017 08:57 PM IST
NorthEast United FC’s skipper Robert Lalthlamuana feels Rowllin Borges’ absence will not dim the fire his boys have to challenge Jamshedpur in their Indian Super League (ISL 2017) opener , a team formed largely by players from Kerala FC and Atletico de Kolkata.