The state government constituted the SIT on December 5 and transferred the case to State Crime Police Station at Kohima to complete the investigation within one month.
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said that despite the Union Home Ministry’s decision last year to extend the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA),1958, for another six months in Nagaland, the state government is firm on the resolution adopted in the House.
Nagaland Chief Secretary J Alam has ordered night curfews from 9 pm to 5 am from Sunday and restriction on mass gatherings to 50 per cent of the capacity of the venue or up to a maximum of 200 people, whichever is lower, subject to all those taking part are fully vaccinated.
2021: Fourteen civilians, including six daily wagers working at a coal mine, were shot dead in a series of firings by security forces in Nagaland’s Mon district on December 4 in a botched anti-militancy operation, triggering a nationwide outrage.
The NPF said it is “aghast and affronted” to learn about the extension of the Disturbed Area Act (DAA) in Nagaland for a further six months with effect from Thursday.
Nagaland: The Centre has reconsidered its latest extension of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) by six months in the state, amidst the row over the killing of 14 civilians by the security forces in the state.
They also held banners and placards some of which read, “Nagas are not terrorists”, “Ban AFSPA, not our voice” and “Justice for Oting victims”.
The ILP is a document that allows non-indigenous people from outside the state to enter or temporarily stay in Nagaland.
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.
An associate professor from Kohima, Dr. Buno Iralu, shares with us the grief of losing her brother who was killed in 1998 owing to the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA),1958.
Nagaland tension: The mob went on a rampage, demanding immediate action against the security personnel who was involved in the killing of the 13 civilians.
Khelo India has become a brand, Rijiju said, adding that everybody, including boys and girls want to be part of the programme
The exercise to prepare the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN) will start from July 10 and will be completed in 60 days, according to a notification issued by Home Commissioner R Ramakrishnan on Saturday.
The bill, which was passed in the Lok Sabha earlier this month, has been an issue of concern in Nagaland and triggered protests across the northeastern region, the state government said.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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