‘Sometimes’ was the first poem Emisenla Jamir read during the poetry session of the Nagaland Literature Festival, held a day before the Oting killings, in which an army unit gunned down 14 civilians.
“The state government has condemned the incident in Oting village area of Mon district that resulted in the death of 13 civilians,” Nagaland Chief Secretary J Alam said in the statement.
Jammu and Kashmir BJP Chief Ravinder Raina said Pakistan is the ‘biggest enemy’ of Kashmiri Muslims and Islam.
The police said the civilian was killed in ‘cross firing’ in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, after militants attacked security forces party.
The former J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said the Centre is ‘outraged only in cases where hate politics can be lapped up to polarise people’.
Guns targeting the minority community today will target the majority community tomorrow, he says.
The former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said it is ‘no time for politics’ but make people understand where the failure lies.
The J&K UT has witnessed a spike in civilian killings with at least seven civilians killed in the past three days, with the latest being a school principal and a teacher.
The PDP said it is the administration's ‘failure’ for ‘not being able to protect the people’, for the ‘worsening situation’ and for ‘working against the people’.
According to spokesman of the US Central Command Capt Bill Urban, 'We are still assessing the results of this strike, which we know disrupted an imminent ISIS-K threat to the airport'.
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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.PTI Photo
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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.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.