Official sources said the local student bodies stopped vehicles carrying the newspapers at Taralanghshu in the outskirts of the town and set them ablaze.
The police reached the spot and later controlled the situation.
In a protest meeting at the Diphu press club, journalists condemned the incident and demanded action against the culprits.
Rameswar Chauhan, Karbi Anglong district journalist union president, demanded that local news should get prominence and urged on the editors of the state and national dailies to publish such news.
Slamming the ruling BJP in Himachal Pradesh for making charges that the Centre is ignoring the state, Union Minister Anand Sharma today said the ...