Nagaland Violence

Partial AFSPA lift in Nagaland soon?

The Centre will have to decide before December 31 when the disturbed areas notification, which enables AFSPA, will expire in Nagaland. 

published on : 25th December 2021

Amid AFSPA debate, civilian casualties in northeast highest in three years

There is some consolation, however, to be drawn from the fact that the number of militants and arms surrendered have reached a three-year peak in 2021.

published on : 11th December 2021

Nagaland firing: Condition of survivors serious; kin 'asked not to talk to media'

A vehicle suspected of carrying insurgents was fired upon resulting in the killing of six out of eight people in it.

published on : 9th December 2021

Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi terms Nagaland incident mistake, cautions against hasty decision on AFSPA

The 1958 law is an Act of Parliament that grants special powers to Armed Forces to maintain public order in disturbed areas.

published on : 8th December 2021

Congress forms four-member delegation to visit Nagaland in wake of civilian killings

The delegation comprises senior party leaders Jitendra Singh, Ajoy Kumar, Gaurav Gogoi and Anto Antony, it said.

published on : 6th December 2021

Nagaland civilians killings: Six-hour long bandh, call passes off peacefully in state

Briefing media-persons at the Naga Students' Federation conference hall on December 6, NSF president Kegwayhun Tep and general secretary Siipuni Ng.

published on : 6th December 2021

Nagaland firing incident case of mistaken identity, govt expresses regret: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha

It has been decided all agencies must ensure such incidents do not happen in future during action against insurgents, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Nagaland firing incident.

published on : 6th December 2021

Army jawan killed in Nagaland violence was from Uttarakhand's Tehri

Rioting spilled over into December 5 afternoon when angry mobs vandalised the offices of the Konyak Union and an Assam Rifles camp in the area, setting fire to parts of the camp, according to police.

published on : 6th December 2021

Nagaland firing: Security officials point to lapses in intelligence and operational failure

Officials, however, claimed that security forces mistook six civilians for insurgents and shot them. In response, locals attacked the security forces with machetes and spears.

published on : 6th December 2021