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 NOV 16, 2017 09:46 AM IST
Though a clip previously uploaded on the social media showed Subha Prasad Nandi Majumdar – an avowed Leftist and Sangh Parivar critic – along with 15 other singers, he was missing from the official video that state industries minister Chandra Mohan Patowary released in Silchar on Monday evening.
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2017 10:11 PM IST
Two of the arrested are relatives of junior railway minister Rajen Gohain and former state minister Sumitra Patir.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2017 02:01 PM IST
Akhil Gogoi was arrested under National Security Act on September 13.
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2017 05:00 PM IST
NorthEast United FC, who have not entered the play-offs in the Indian Super League, have a good chance in the 2017-18 season thanks to a balanced squad with enough depth and with a new coach in the form of João Carlos Pires de Deus
Hindustan Times. Guwahati | By Rahul Karmakar
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2017 07:59 AM IST
They were sent to a detention camp in Goalpara near the Bangladesh border after being marked as D-voters by the Election Commission.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2017 11:15 PM IST
NRC’s state coordinator said the draft would not include “original inhabitant”, a contentious issue in the state sensitive about identity and culture.
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2017 11:17 PM IST
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2017 09:21 AM IST
The complaint filed on Wednesday is also against alleged misappropriation of money generated from the FIFA U-17 World Cup matches in Guwahati
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2017 10:27 PM IST
The Guwahati football fans blamed the ‘Kolkata lobby’ for shifting the FIFA U-17 World Cup between England and Brazil to the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan.
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2017 08:56 AM IST
The FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final between England and Brazil was moved from Guwahati to Kolkata after heavy rain damaged the pitch at Sarusajai Stadium. FIFA said they took the decision to safeguard the players’ health and to ensure best playing conditions.
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2017 11:50 PM IST
The woeful conditions of the pitch in Guwahati was the main reason why the Brazil-England FIFA U-17 World Cup semifinal match was moved to Kolkata.
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2017 07:55 PM IST
As authorities ordered a magisterial inquiry into Tamizuddin Ahmed’s death, his family sniffed foul play, accusing jail officials and Ahmed’s arrested colleagues of poisoning him.
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2017 10:40 PM IST
BJP parliamentarian Kamakhya Prasad Tassa allegedly said the Congress washed the brains of people with garbage like Gandhi and Nehru without knowing the ideologies of Deendayal Upadhyaya.
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2017 09:08 PM IST
Mali, the African U-17 champions, prevailed over their western African opponents Ghana in the quarter-final on a rain-sodden pitch in Guwahati. In the semifinals, they will face the winners of the clash between Spain and Iran.
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2017 05:09 PM IST
Ghana will square off against Mali in the quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup and both teams will be eyeing a hat-trick of wins but the contest is being dominated by players not sporting a number associated with the best in football.
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2017 05:22 PM IST
People in Milan Chowk organise festivals celebrated by both religions such as Eid and Rongali Bihu.
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2017 04:28 PM IST
At least 25 men squatted on a plot of land belonging to Kristi’s father next to her residence in central Guwahati.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2017 11:41 AM IST
Jekob Jeno, who equalised dramatically in the 83rd minute against Japan in their last match at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, and Une Kecine, who became the first New Caledonian goalie to block a penalty shot at a FIFA tournament, have given the group of islands hope of the rise of a new star of the same stature as Christian Karembeu
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2017 09:54 AM IST
One of the greatest players of all time, Zinedine Zidane, who was named the best European footballer of the past 50 years in the UEFA golden jubilee poll in 2004 -- has a positive influence over both France and Spain U-17 sides who will play each other in a FIFA U-17 World Cup round of 17 match in Guwahati on Tuesday
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2017 11:06 PM IST
Two-time champions Mexico played out a goal-less draw in a high-intensity Group F final game against Chile but that was enough for them to qualify for the knock-out stage of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2017 11:21 PM IST
France rallied from a goal down to hand a 5-1 drubbing on Honduras and qualify for the knock-out stage as group toppers in the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Saturday.
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2017 07:43 PM IST
The NIA investigation into terror funding in Nagaland began after the Assam Rifles caught a senior member of the NSCN-K, identified as Khetoshe Sumi, in Dimapur on July 31 last year.
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2017 08:34 AM IST
A probe has been ordered after substandard snacks were served during the FIFA U-17 World Cup matches being held in Guwahati.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2017 11:00 PM IST
The Raj Bhavan clarified that no expenditure was incurred from the state exchequer for travel and expense of the guests.
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2017 05:37 PM IST
The CBI took over the case after the Gauhati High Court had on September 2 said Assam’s criminal investigation department was going slow on the case and purportedly trying to shield the accused.
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2017 11:41 PM IST
Honduras routed New Caledonia 5-0 in the match between the two weaker teams in Group E of the FIFA U-17 World Cup
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2017 08:55 PM IST
Amine Gouiri struck a brace as France notched up a 2-1 victory over Japan to secure a pre-quarterfinal berth in the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2017 06:29 PM IST
The guests included 223 people from Sohna village in Haryana and the cash-strapped Assam government paid for their trip.
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2017 07:13 PM IST
Japan will begin their FIFA U-17 World Cup Group E campaign against Honduras in Guwahati on Sunday.
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2017 08:00 AM IST
Almost every community or sub-region has a word, often used derogatorily, for outsiders. But the animosity is not restricted to those considered outsiders.