Truckers Protest

IMPHAL, Mar 2: Decrying the conduct of the Food Corporation of India (FCI), which is under the Union Ministry of Consumers’ Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, truckers engaged for transportation of the food items of the Corporation today revolted. Unhappy over the conduct of measuring the weight by FCI, the truck drivers protested at the godown of the Corporation at Sangaiprou today afternoon. Talking...

Extortion Scourge Re-assumes Its Nuisance Value

IMPHAL, Nov 17: Following constant harassment from armed UGs who extort from the rice laden trucks stationed inside the campus of FCI godown at Dimapur with no security to protect them, trucks requisitioned by FCI for transportation of rice to Manipur are reportedly not in a position to continue with the service. Talking to The Sangai Express, some of the drivers of the trucks requisitioned by the...

Deplorable State Of NH-53 Fails To Dampen Spirit Of Truckers

IMPHAL, Oct 1: Even as the condition of NH-53 has been deteriorating day by day like a terminal illness, transporters have not changed their mind to use it instead of NH-39. Certain portions of the 222 Kms long highway which has been under the care of Border Roads Organization (BRO) for the last 40 years have gone from bad to worse. Any one travelling along the route would find NH-53 covered with...

NH-53: Drivers Face Treacherous Terrain And Cops’ Harassments Reporter’s Lens Capture Hitherto Untold Tale

IMPHAL, Oct 1: After frequent cases of State police force thrashing drivers and levying unauthorized tax on passenger as well as good carriers along National highway-39 have been reported in the media, the same trend is being enacted randomly along the Imphal-Jiribam stretch of NH-53, where vehicular movement has increased manifold as transporters have resolved against plying on the Imphal-Dimapur...