Since the year 1989, Guwahati, the gateway to the north eastern India, has seen a mushroom growth in the Fourth Estate with entry of a number of newspapers and periodicals in various languages. Earlier, a few English and Assamese newspapers were published in Guwahati.
India's Lok Sabha polls in 2014, has brought a significant change in political scenario of the country after a decade's rule of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government led by the century old Indian National Congress (INC).
Problem-torn state of Assam for several years is now passing through a critical situation on which the Congress Party-led state government seems to have turned deaf ears and eyes-shut, despite hectic efforts of local people, NGOs and media covering the news from each and every corner of the state.
Ignoring their leaders' directives, Reang refugees from various Tripura camps are moving to their homeland in Mizoram in disguise. For about fifteen years of hardships in various refugee camps of Tripura, the evacuated people from their homes seem to have lost confidence in their leaders, who did not agree to return to their homeland despite several proposals for their safe return to their state.