Demand For ‘Women Only’ City Buses, Trekkers

Date: 02 January Original Story: http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jan0213/city07 STAFF REPORTER GUWAHATI, Jan 1 – Some individuals as well as organsations have demanded a slew of measures for the safety of women in Assam, with a common demand being the need for public transport dedicated exclusively to women commuters. Days after the bestial attack on a young woman in New Delhi that shamed…

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Call For Urgent Overhaul Of Existing Laws

Date: 29 December Original Story: http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=dec3012/city05 STAFF REPORTER GUWAHATI, Dec 29 – Social activists as well as conscientious citizens have condoled the death of the young woman after her brutal assault on a bus in New Delhi and have asked for an urgent overhaul of existing laws and procedures across the country to protect women in public…

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Millet Food Festival In Chizami

Naga women can show the way morungexpress on October 25, 2012 03:52:00 In a wonderful gesture of solidarity among Naga women and also showing howdifferent tribes can live in unity despite the diversity of our tribal identity,the first ever multi-community Millets Food Festival of Nagaland was organizedin far away Chizami. The Morung Express was there…

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Sharp Rise In State Crime Rate

Staff reporter GUWAHATI, Aug 1 – Official records now indicate that Assam is emerging as a State in which crime rates are shooting up. Violent crimes are on the rise along with a sharp climb in crime against women, trends which were not so evident till a few years back. India’s rate of violent crimes…

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Identity Of A Recurring Conflict

SANJAY BARBORA Political mobilisation along ethnic lines has played a dominant role in reinforcing group differences in Assam, with blatant disregard for the present realities of its demography For the people of Assam, the last few weeks have brought misery upon misery. No sooner had they begun to recover from the floods, than came the…

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