Friday, Oct 07, 2022

Karbi Anglong


Pact with 5 rebel groups raises hopes of peace in Karbi Anglong

September 05, 2021 1:13 am

The agreement grants greater devolution of autonomy to the Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council apart from providing protection to the language, culture and identity of the region and reservation to the Karbi people.

Alienation of Naga ancestral land with proposed Karbi-Anglong territorial council not acceptable: NSCN-IM

June 07, 2021 9:24 pm

The NSCN-IM asserted that Karbi Anglong, erstwhile known as Rengma Hills, is the victim of aggressive influx of outsiders for vested interests.

Two killed in Assam over alleged witch-hunting: Police

October 02, 2020 1:38 pm

Ramawati Halua (50) and Bijoy Gour (28), both belonging to the Adivasi community and residents of Rohimapur village, were attacked by their neighbours on the intervening night of September 30 and October 1 and killed, police said.

In Assam’s Karbi Anglong, an ancient funeral epic — twice the length of Homer’s Iliad — is being recorded for the first time

September 29, 2019 9:59 pm

Performed from memory, the Kecharhe Alun is a significant death ritual of Assam’s Karbi tribe. The oral epic has never been properly studied, recorded, or documented — until now.

Khenglong-po in the time of Yeti: meet the hairy wild man of Assam

May 06, 2019 7:25 pm

With the Yeti dominating discourses — humorous and scientific both — courtesy the Indian Army’s tweet last week, we track the footprints of yet another mythical beast. Meet the Khenglong-po, the hairy wild man of Assam’s Karbi Anglong.

Militant arrested in Assam's Karbi Anglong

February 22, 2019 1:52 pm

Welson was earlier a hardcore member of Karbi People's Liberation Tigers (KPLT) and involved in extortion, kidnappings, etc., The SP said, adding, he was arrested in 2013 and 2015.

Karbi Anglong lynching: Assam Police files chargesheet against 48 accused

September 01, 2018 9:09 pm

"When a movement against mob lynching is going on everywhere, it is an important development for the entire country. We could attach the details of everyone's crime and all the accused were arrested," Assam Director General of Police Kuladhar Saikia said.

Assam lynching: Palghar police warn against attacks, rumours

June 14, 2018 3:59 am

The advisory also mentions an incident that took place in Aurangabad district last week, when a group of 400 villagers allegedly assaulted eight people, of whom two died of injuries.

Assam lynching case: Prime accused who made provocative calls held

June 14, 2018 3:08 am

The killing of Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath by a mob at Panjuri Kachari village of Karbi Anglong district has evoked widespread condemnation.

Karbi Anglong lynching: 35 arrested for spreading hate on social media

June 13, 2018 2:23 am

Among the 35 are five who have been arrested in Karbi Anglong district and police say that they have either recorded a video of the lynching or shared it on social media.