The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act has been in force in Nagaland for several decades.
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 people, who are accustomed to facing extreme situations, were not prepared for the barbarity inflicted on eleven people, including a sitting MLA and his son, on May 21.
The voting for the first phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 ended at 5pm on Thursday.
"Legalising of such acts (homosexuality and adultery) is extremely detestable and unacceptable to the Christians under any circumstances," a statement by NBCC said.
Union minister Kiren Rijiju also demanded that the Congress apologise for Tharoor's comments.
On Supreme Court order, BCCI includes nine small teams for the 2018-19 domestic cricket season starting next month
The five seats where Assembly bypolls will be held are Maheshtala in West Bengal, Gomia and Silli in Jharkhand, Jokihat in Bihar and Ampati in Meghalaya.
The ordinary Naga persons’ yearning for peace and normal calm in the ordinary rounds of life is like a clawing painful heartache lodged in the head.
The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), in alliance with the BJP, have taken over the reins of the north-eastern state with the support of 32 MLAs.
The BJP had yesterday announced that it had severed its 15-year-old alliance with the NPF and said it would go with its pre-poll ally, the NDPP.
The BJP had hit out at Rahul for leaving his party workers ahead of Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland assembly elections results.
The Congress is leading in Ghaspani-ii seat.
Though the strength of each assembly is 60, voting was held for 59 constituencies in all the three states, for different reasons.
Two exit polls have predicted that the BJP would dethrone the 25-year-old Left Front government in Tripura and consolidate its position in the other two states.
In Nagaland, the BJP-NDPP alliance is likely to storm the ruling NPF bastion.
Modi called on the people of the state to vote for the BJP-NDPP alliance "which would ensure that the funds reach the people".
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.