Tuesday, February 27, 2024


North East

Villagers attack police team in Assam’s Kamrup district

Rangia, November 5: Four police personnel were injured in an attack by villagers in Assam's Kamrup district when they had gone there to arrest a person accused of theft, police said on Sunday. A police vehicle was also damaged when the villagers of Baruajani attacked it on Saturday night to prevent the personnel from arresting a local youth on theft charges, they said. Police said a team from Rangia police station, led by Officer-in-Charge Bhaskarmalla Patowary, had gone to a nearby village to nab a thief. As they were crossing...
North East

Tawang villagers slam China for aggressive claims

TAWANG, OCTOBER 2: The residents of the bordering villages in Arunachal Pradesh are expressing their outrage over China's actions towards Arunachal Pradesh and asserting that the State will forever remain an integral part of India. In August this year, China released a 'standard map' claiming Arunachal Pradesh and Aksai Chin as part of its territory. The villagers of Sengnup, Kharseneng, and Grengkhar villages under the Tawang sector said that they are living in a peaceful environment and that they feel secure because of the Indian army and the current Government....
North East

Arunachal villagers not willing to go to Assam as border dispute solving measure

Itanagar, September 11: ITANAGAR: A village in Arunachal Pradesh's Lower Siang district has become a part of Assam in a proposal to resolve the decades-long boundary dispute between the two northeastern neighbours, and the villagers are not happy. The people of Durpai village under Kangku circle want to stay in Arunachal Pradesh and have threatened to launch an agitation if their demand is not met soon. The villagers under the aegis of Durpai Village Development Committee (DVDC) demanded immediate rectification of the looping system and keeping Durpai where it is...
North East

Villagers of Assam, Mizoram meet to bring normalcy along border

Silchar (Assam), August 26: At a time Assam and Mizoram governments are trying to find solutions to a vexed border dispute, common people from both states have come forward to try normalise the situation.A team from Mizoram's Vairengte Village Council, visited Lailapur in Cachar to hold people-to-people discussions. Vairengte is a border village in Mizoram's Kolasib district. The village council is equivalent to the village panchayat on the Assam side and the local village bodies of both sides were engaged in the talks, officials said.The Vairengte team had taken this...