While peace talks between IM and R N Ravi, the Naga peace talks interlocutor and Nagaland Governor, concluded in October last year, the two parties reached a stalemate over IM’s demand for a separate flag and constitution.
The report, which was tabled before Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan by the Department of Biotechnology Saturday, states that the A2a haplotype has rooted out any other haplotypes that existed before.
The signatories from Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh have demanded the immediate scrapping of the 2020 draft amendments. The organisations have also written to MPs of their respective states.
This comes just a month after Manipur witnessed a political crisis, with three BJP MLAs resigning from the Assembly to join the Congress, and the NPP -- BJP’s main ally -- threatening to pull out of the government.
Besides deaths and loss of property, the accidents also resulted in extensive pollution of nearby water resources, air and soil, a study carried out by the Health Energy Initiative India and the Community Environmental Monitoring notes.
This is the first study in the country that seeks to trace and observe the migratory routes of the pied cuckoo. Equally importantly, it will help gather data and information on climate change, scientists involved in the study say.
In its notification issued on Wednesday, the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, under the ministry, stated that decriminalisation of minor offences will alleviate the risk of imprisonment for actions which do not necessarily have “mala fide intent’’.
"What has complicated the situation as seen today is the madness of ‘extortions’ that are being carried out by some groups in the guise of freedom fighters. NSCN did not and does not commit extortion at any point of time but levies legitimate taxes from the people," NSCN-IM said.
The central leadership of the BJP maintained that the matter of their government in Manipur would be sorted by Wednesday. BJP leader and Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has been visiting Imphal every day as a troubleshooter for the BJP and has been in talks with all allies.
With the disqualifications, erstwhile royal Leisemba Sanajaoba, the BJP’s Rajya Sabha candidate, was elected with 28 votes. The Congress—which earlier had the numbers to send its candidate to the Upper House—secured 24 votes.
What drastically changed the dynamics for the first time in Manipur was how well a number of other parties had done. Most importantly Nagaland’s Naga People’s Front in the Naga hill areas of the state, winning four MLAs, and Conrad Sangma’s National People’s Party another four.
Shashank, also a former Foreign Secretary, said that a big difference in Chinese activity at the border this time is that the Chinese aggression appears to be playing out “all along the LAC” and not in one particular geographical area picked by that country.