The Centre is of the opinion that AFSPA is necessary as the whole of Nagaland is in a ‘disturbed and dangerous condition’
Naga insurgent leader likely to join mainstream with 50 other comrades
The decision of the high court will allow the commercial import, trade and sale of dogs and dog meat in Nagaland’s market.
Nagaland till Friday has reported 9,638 Covid-19 cases of which 725 are active cases.
Counting for the polling held on November 3 began at 8 am and progressed strictly in accordance with the Election Commission’s guidelines
'The central government is in peace negotiations with almost all groups of the Northeast including the ULFA and the major ones', says Bhalla.
The main contenders, BJP and Congress, traded barbs especially in Madhya Pradesh where the EC had to reprimand leaders of both the parties.
The Miss Kut pageant can only add beauty to the festival
Ashwani Kumar was found hanging at his home in Shimla.
Discrimination against North Eastern people is an unending concern faced frequently by Northeasterners outside the region.
Chemicals from India help make heroin in Myanmar, which in turn has devastated India’s northeast with the help of venal druglords, politicians, and even some elements of the armed forces
As the Naga Peace Accord enters its final stage, the fate of other ongoing talks, especially the Tripartite Suspension of Operations with the Kuki militants, has become a topic of interest.
PETA India's Kiran Ahuja says the Nagaland government’s move to ban dog meat will save countless canines from gruesome death.
The government also decided to ban commercial import and trading of pigs with immediate effect.
The Home Ministry said the central government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole state of Nagaland is in such a disturbed and dangerous condition that the use of armed forces in aid of civil power is necessary.
The move comes after the Citizenship Bill was tweaked by Centre to exempt areas under ILP regime from its purview.
The Lok Sabha has already cleared the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), and it is likely to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
The Centre has declared partial and complete exemptions to some of the Northeastern states from the politically sensitive Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.