Tag: Nagaland

Armed Forces (Special Power) To Reduce In Nagaland, Assam, Manipur: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday announced that the central government has decided to reduce the disturbed areas under Armed Forces (Special Power) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) in three northeastern states -- Nagaland, Assam and Manipur.

  • Thursday, 31 March 2022
Nagaland To Again Ask Centre To Repeal AFSPA, Says CM Rio
Nagaland To Again Ask Centre To Repeal AFSPA, Says CM Rio

Following the Mon killings, the state cabinet decided to take up with the Centre the immediate repeal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), 1958, while a resolution was passed in the assembly on December 20 in this regard, Rio said.

  • Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Home Ministry
Govt Declares Entire Nagaland 'Disturbed Area' As Demand For AFSPA Withdrawal Continues

The notification was issued by the additional secretary in the Home Ministry, Piyush Goyal, who has been named the member secretary in the panel to examine the possibility of the withdrawal of the AFSPA. The committee is headed by secretary-level officer Vivek Joshi.

  • Thursday, 30 December 2021
Army Made No Attempt To Identify Civilians Before Shooting, Tried To
Army Made No Attempt To Identify Civilians Before Shooting, Tried To "Hide" Bodies: Report

The officials said the victims were all unarmed civilians working in coal mines.

  • Tuesday, 07 December 2021
Nagaland Firing
Nagaland: Tribal Body Claims Death Toll In Firing On Civilians Now At 17, Police Differ

At least two more persons were killed, as security forces fired back at attackers, according to the union members, but the police maintained that one person died in the incident.

  • Monday, 06 December 2021
A deserted area during a 12-hour Nagaland bandh
Nagaland Firing Issue Raised In RS; Opposition Demands Statement From Home Minister

Leader of the House Piyush Goyal also said the matter is serious. "The government is seized of the matter. The government will make a detailed statement on this issue," he said.

  • Monday, 06 December 2021
Nagaland Killings
Hornbill Festival Stopped For A Day As Nagaland Mourns Civilian Killings

At least 14 civilians and one soldier were killed in firing by security forces in a botched anti-insurgency operation and retaliatory violence within 24 hours in Mon district of the state, as per police.

  • Monday, 06 December 2021
Angry villagers burn vehicles belonging to security personnel
Nagaland Firing: Govt Announces Ex-Gratia, CM To Visit Mon

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio will be visiting Mon on Monday morning accompanied by his cabinet colleagues and senior government officers to take an on the spot assessment of the situation and pay respect to the deceased, he said.

  • Monday, 06 December 2021
Tetseo Sisters
WATCH Four Sisters From Nagaland Magically Weave Folk Music With Bollywood Hits

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  • Thursday, 19 August 2021
Weather: Monsoon rainfall flood-hit zone
Flood affects 116 Assam villages after excess water released from dam

Guwahati: Thousands of people in 116 villages of Assam’s Golaghat district have been affected by flooding after excess water was released from a dam located at Nagaland’s Wokha district, officials said. The dam is run by the North East Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO). This is the second wave of floods since last week affecting […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
BJP Odisha elections 2019
BJP crushes Left in Tripura, surges in northeast

Agartala/Shillong/Kohima: The stunning saffron surge in the northeast on Saturday decimated the Left in Tripura — one of its last two citadels — with the BJP ousting the CPI-M from power after 25 long years and looking to form a coalition government in Nagaland while eyeing power in Meghalaya with the help from anti-Congress parties. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Nagaland MP Rio quits NPF for NDPP

Dimapur: Nagaland’s lone Lok Sabha member Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday resigned from the primary membership of the ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF) and joined the newly floated Nagaland Democratic People’s Party (NDPP) ahead of the state assembly elections. The three-time former Chief Minister submitted his resignation letter to NPF supremo Shurhozelie Lieziestsu but did not […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Rajnath Singh
Nagaland must look ahead to the future: Rajnath

Kisama: Exhorting Nagaland to look ahead to the future, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reiterated the Central government’s commitment to fulfill the aspiration of the Naga people for brighter tomorrow with all the honour which they richly deserve. “Nagaland, with its rich natural resources and talented people, has limitless possibilities. Enduring peace can help […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu
NPF to supports BJP in Manipur

Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Saturday said that his Naga People’s Front (NPF) would support the BJP to form the new government in Manipur. “The NPF central office reiterates its stand to rid the region of the Congress party and pledges our support to any non-Congress coalition government in Manipur,” Shurhozelie said. The […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
AFSPA Extended In Nagaland For Another 6 Months

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has declared entire Nagaland as a "disturbed area" for six more months till December 31 this year, under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) that empowers security forces to conduct operations anywhere and arrest anyone without prior notice

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021