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Nagaland Govt Firm On Repeal Of AFSPA: CM Rio

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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.

2021 Mon Killings Shattered Dream Of Peaceful Nagaland

Dec 31, 2021 PTI

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.


NSF, NPF to hold democratic agitations till Centre withdraws AFSPA

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: NSF, NPF To Demand AFSPA Repeal Through ‘Democratic Agitations’

Dec 31, 2021 PTI

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.


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30 December, 2021

Entire Nagaland Declared 'Disturbed Area' For Over Six Months, AFSPA To Continue

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Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will be again in effect in Nagaland from December 30. The move came days after the Union government constituted a high-level committee to examine the possibility of the withdrawal of AFSPA from Nagaland.


28 December, 2021

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

Tanvir Aeijaz

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.


28 December, 2021

Violence Against Minorities Harms India's Democratic Credentials At World Stage

Seema Guha

Should Democratic India continue with the AFSPA at a time when New Delhi is Hoping to make its mark in the international stage and be counted?


27 December, 2021

Don't feel any such need: Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha On The Need For Reviewing AFSPA in J&K

Outlook Web Desk

LG Sinha outright rejected apprehensions among some political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir about demographic change in the union territory.


27 December, 2021

Nagaland Civilian Killings: Accounts From 'Ground Zero' Piece Together How It Happened

Outlook Web Desk

A report released by the Eastern Naga Students' Federation has tried to dispel misinformation and fake news about the firing by security forces that led to the death of 13 civilians from Oting, Nagaland.


27 December, 2021

Centre sets up high-level committee to examine possibility of lifting AFSPA from Nagaland

Outlook Web Desk

The committee has been set up three days after Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting with Chief Ministers of Nagaland and Assam Neiphiu Rio and Himanta Biswa Sarma respectively.


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26 December, 2021

CM Neiphiu Rio Reveals Centre May Withdraw AFSPA From Nagaland

Outlook Web Desk

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

Committee To Look Into Withdrawal Of Controversial AFSPA From Nagaland

Outlook Web Desk

The Nagaland government has said that a committee will be formed to look into the withdrawal of the controversial Armed Force Special (Special Powers) Act.


20 December, 2021

AFSPA To Continue In Assam, To Be Withdrawn If Peace Lasts: CM Himanta Biswa

PTI

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa expressed his apprehension that the militant groups might not reciprocate the same way if the AFSPA is withdrawn from Assam.


18 December, 2021

Nagaland Firing: Rally Held Demanding Justice For Victims, Repeal Of AFSPA

Outlook Web Desk

They also held banners and placards some of which read, “Nagas are not terrorists”, “Ban AFSPA, not our voice” and “Justice for Oting victims”.


17 December, 2021

Nagaland Civilian Killings: How Many Stories Do You Read On My Face

Chinki Sinha

The protests that have been rocking the Blue Mountains of Nagaland since the December 4 massacre, don't even appear as a dreamscape in the horizon of the putative Indian


16 December, 2021

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

PTI

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.


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15 December, 2021

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

Chinki Sinha

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


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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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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.

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