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CM Neiphiu Rio Reveals Centre May Withdraw AFSPA From Nagaland

Fourteen civilians were killed by security forces in firing incidents in Mon district earlier this month, triggering demands in Nagaland to withdraw AFSPA from the northeastern state.

26 December 2021

Naga Students' Federation To Hold Rally For Repeal Of AFSPA Tomorrow

AFSPA (Armed Forces Special Powers Act) has been again in focus after Mon incident, following which the chorus has grown for its repeal in the Northeast India.


Mon Killing Clear Abuse Of AFSPA : Rio

Expressing his condolences to the Konyak community, to which the civilians belonged, the chief minister appealed them to maintain peace.


A Night At Cemetery: In Nagaland's Oting, Villagers Sang Christmas Songs To The Dead

Six coal miners were shot dead by security forces in an ambush in Nagaland's Oting on December 4 as they returned from Tiru where they worked. Seven more people were killed and many more got injured in the second round of...

25 December 2021

'Sometimes': Nagaland Poet Emisenla Jamir's Poem Written Before Oting Civilian Killings

‘Sometimes’ was the first poem Emisenla Jamir read during the poetry session of the Nagaland Literature Festival, held a day before the Oting killings, in which an army unit gunned down 14 civilians.


AFSPA: When SC Probe Panel Found Six Encounters In Manipur To Be Fake

At present, AFSPA is in force in Nagaland, Assam and parts of Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh in the northeast. Jammu and Kashmir has a similar law called Armed Forces (Jammu & Kashmir) Special Powers Act, 1990.

09 December 2021

'Welcome Home Our Beloved Brothers’:Oting Mourns After Nagaland Civilian Killings

In Nagaland's Oting, the graves of the 13 men who were killed on December 4, bear the stories of their lives.

17 December 2021

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Indian Army Appoints Officer Of Major General Rank To Head Its Court Of Inquiry In Nagaland Firing Incident

Fourteen civilians were killed in related incidents of firing in the restive state of Nagaland on Saturday and Sunday.

07 December 2021

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07 December 2021
How Nagaland Incident Flared Up And Why There Is A Call To Repeal AFSPA

How Nagaland Incident Flared Up And Why There Is A Call To Repeal AFSPA

The Nagaland incident has highlighted several flaws in the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), so much so that calls for repeal of this act are being made...


07 December 2021
Nagaland Ambush: Not Just AFSPA, It’s Time To Do Away With Most Special Laws

Nagaland Ambush: Not Just AFSPA, It’s Time To Do Away With Most Special Laws

Nagaland ambush: It may be time for India to uphold human dignity, take a hard look at some of its regressive laws like AFSPA which includes Special Laws that...


06 December 2021
Nagaland CM Seeks Repeal Of AFSPA, 14 Slain Civilians Laid To Rest

Nagaland CM Seeks Repeal Of AFSPA, 14 Slain Civilians Laid To Rest

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday demanded the repeal of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 from the state, where 14 civilians were killed by...


06 December 2021
Nagaland Firing: Centre Expresses Regret, Amit Shah Assures SIT Probe Will Be Completed In One Month

Nagaland Firing: Centre Expresses Regret, Amit Shah Assures SIT Probe Will Be Completed In One Month

Nagaland firing: Security forces opened fire on civilians killing 14 and injuring 11 more in Mon district in three consecutive episodes.


06 December 2021
Nagaland Firing: Govt Announces Ex-Gratia, CM To Visit Mon

Nagaland Firing: Govt Announces Ex-Gratia, CM To Visit Mon

“The state government has condemned the incident in Oting village area of Mon district that resulted in the death of 13 civilians,” Nagaland Chief...


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06 December 2021
Nagaland Firing: FIR Alleges Intention Of Army Unit Was To Murder And Injure Civilians

Nagaland Firing: FIR Alleges Intention Of Army Unit Was To Murder And Injure Civilians

The Army on Sunday,expressed deep regret over the incident and ordered a Court of Inquiry. Home Minister Amit Shah will make a detailed statement on the...


29 November 2021
ATOAI official: North East Has The Potential To Become Adventure Tourism Capital Of India

ATOAI official: North East Has The Potential To Become Adventure Tourism Capital Of India

Advisor to Chief Minister of Nagaland, Abu Metha stressed the need for a combined effort from the eight North Eastern states to make the region a global...


16 August 2021
Opposition-Less Govt In Nagaland As Parties Sign Pact To Form 'United' Front

Opposition-Less Govt In Nagaland As Parties Sign Pact To Form 'United' Front

People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) and the Naga People’s Front (NPF) inked a pact formalising a move that was initiated when the lone opposition NPF agreed...


07 August 2021
Manipur CM Says Only Centre Can Solve Border Disputes In Northeast

Manipur CM Says Only Centre Can Solve Border Disputes In Northeast

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, in an exclusive interview to Outlook, says that maintaining peace in his state and the entire region is a priority.


05 August 2021
Assam, Mizoram Hold First Meeting After July 26 Flare-Up, Say Won't Deploy Forces

Assam, Mizoram Hold First Meeting After July 26 Flare-Up, Say Won't Deploy Forces

Assam and Mizoram have agreed to maintain peace in the border areas and welcomed deployment of neutral force by the Centre.


02 August 2021
NSCN (IM) Calls For Shutdown Of Shops To Protest Against Centre's Silence On FA

NSCN (IM) Calls For Shutdown Of Shops To Protest Against Centre's Silence On FA

The Framework Agreement (FA) was signed on August 3, 2015 after 18 years of negotiation between the centre and the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (IM).


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31 July 2021
Border Tension: Assam, Nagaland Agree To Withdraw Forces To Maintain Peace

Border Tension: Assam, Nagaland Agree To Withdraw Forces To Maintain Peace

The simultaneous withdrawal of the security personnel would be completed in the next 24 hours.


24 July 2021
NSCN(IM) Leader Muivah Admitted In Hospital

NSCN(IM) Leader Muivah Admitted In Hospital

NSCN (IM) general secretary Th. Muivah was brought to the hospital at around 6.30 pm and was soon after shifted to the ICU


20 July 2021
Opposition-Less Nagaland: NPF Joins Hands With Ruling NDPP Alliance

Opposition-Less Nagaland: NPF Joins Hands With Ruling NDPP Alliance

The Naga People’s Front has decided to work together with the ruling People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) led by the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party...


29 May 2021
How A  Grassroots Conservationist Turned A Naga Village Into A Biodiversity Peace Corridor

How A Grassroots Conservationist Turned A Naga Village Into A Biodiversity Peace Corridor

Former church worker taps into the spiritual core of indigenous practices to combat climate change.


22 May 2021
Abducted ONGC Official Ritul Saikia Returns Home

Abducted ONGC Official Ritul Saikia Returns Home

Television channels showed a large crowd of people waiting for Ritul Saikia and as soon as he arrived emotions ran free.


21 May 2021
Abducted ONGC Official Ritul Saikia Likely To Reach Home Tomorrow

Abducted ONGC Official Ritul Saikia Likely To Reach Home Tomorrow

ONGC employee Ritul Saikia's reported release had come under a cloud with no concrete information available.


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