Dima Hasao
North East  /  Published 28.08.21

Assam: attack on trucks, 5 killed

Suspected members of the outlawed Dimasa National Liberation Army torched five clinker-laden trucks and killed five of its occupants in Assam’s Dima Hasao district on Thursday night, three month...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.10.19

Neepco blames Meghalaya mine for pipeline burst

Neepco’s independent director Vijay Kumar Gupta on Saturday said coal mining in Meghalaya has turned water of the Kopili acidic, resulting in damage to materials used in the 275MW hydel project in A...
By Suroj Barman in Haflong

North East  /  Published 12.11.18

Final hearing date for Meghalaya mining issue

The Supreme Court will conduct a final hearing on issues related to coal mining in Meghalaya on December 4. It deferred its order regarding pleas for allowing transportation of extracted and assessed ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 13.01.20

Dima Hasao groups demand bifurcation

The North Cachar Hills Indigenous People’s Forum (NCHIPF) on Monday staged a sit-in in front of the office of Dima Hasao deputy commissioner, demanding immediate bifurcation of the district into two...
By Suroj Barman in Haflong

North East  /  Published 21.12.19

Karbi Anglong groups stage sit-in

More than 24 social organisations of Karbi Anglong on Saturday demanded detection and deportation of 2.5 lakh Bangladeshi nationals living illegally in Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong districts. ...
By Suroj Barman in Haflong


North East  /  Published 06.02.20

Three bandh supporters injured in Dima Hasao

At least three bandh supporters were injured in a clash with a group of bikers at Haflong town during a 12-hour strike called by the North Cachar Hill Indigenous Peoples’ Forum (NCHIPF) in Dima Hasa...
By Suroj Barman in Haflong

North East  /  Published 17.02.20

Peace rally seeks united district

Thousands of people from Dima Hasao district on Monday took out a rally here against the proposed division of Dima Hasao district — for Dimasas and non-Dimasas — by the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum...
By Suroj Barman in Haflong

North East  /  Published 10.04.19

Congress deprived region: Sonowal

Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said the Congress had no sentiment for the Northeast and its people as the party had kept the region deprived of development schemes over the past 55 yea...
By Suroj Barman in Haflong

North East  /  Published 10.04.19

A leader’s dream of self-rule

Hemprek kanthim (autonomous state) has been current BJP leader Horen Sing Bey’s dream for ages.The dream of a self-ruled homeland germinated in the minds of the voters of Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasa...
By Sarat Sarma in Nagaon

North East  /  Published 01.05.20

Union seeks probe into murder

The Dimasa Students Union (DSU) on Friday expressed concern over the kidnapping and murder of militant-turned-contractor Santosh Hojai and demanded handing over of the case to the CBI or NIA for inves...
By Suroj Barman and Rokibuz Zaman in Haflong/Guwahati


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