Reang

  • Repatriation of Reang refugees raised in Lok Sabha August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Issues ranging from repatriation of Reang refugees from Tripura to Mizoram to declining camel population and death and devastation caused by rampaging hordes of elephants were raised by members in Lok Sabha on Friday. CPI(M) member Jitendra Chaudhury urged the Centre to initiate steps to...
  • India's internal refugees: Whose voters are they anyway? April 8, 2014

    Within an electorate as vast as India's, certain categories might get overlooked within bigger, more 'newsworthy' statistics. But when they are internal refugees uprooted by civil unrest and denied basic amenities, denying them the right to vote makes a mockery of our democratic institutions. The current Lok Sabha elections are...
  • Police arrest two BNA militants in North Tripura August 28, 2013

    Two insurgents of the Bru National Army (BNA) were arrested from Naisinghpara Reang Refugee camp in Kanchanpur sub-division of North Tripura district, police said on Wednesday. Demini Reang and Dharmen Reang were arrested when they were trying to kidnap two inmates of the camp on Tuesday. About 37000 Bru/Reang community people, displaced...
  • Insurgency on the rise in North Tripura November 20, 2009

    Guwahati: Insurgency has been on the rise in Tripura where a jawan was killed and another injured in an encounter with terrorists on Wednesday. Terrorists belonging to the banned National Liberation Front of Tripura had also butchered eight people including four women on November 10 belonging to the banned National Liberation...
  • Bru surrender gives peace a chance November 3, 2006

    Kanchanpur (Tripura): After years of insurgency, Bru militants of Mizoram finally laid down their arms last month. The move came after the Mizoram government assured to look into their demands of resettlement to their homelands. "I hope if they are ready to come over ground then the repatriation of...