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Thursday, December 09, 2021


Nagaland killings: Direct marise…they shot right at us, no signal to stop, we did not flee, says ambush survivor

December 8, 2021 7:45:09 pm

Express Exclusive: On Tuesday evening, The Indian Express met survivors of the shootings at a hospital in Dibrugarh.

Naga Hoho submits memo to PM Modi

December 8, 2021 2:30:58 am

Expressing anguish over the “atrocities” committed by the security forces in Oting, the Naga Hoho said in its memorandum, “This is not an isolated incident and Naga people have been repeatedly humiliated and insulted without recognizing our rights to life.”


Nagaland govt to write to Centre on AFSPA repeal; Hornbill fest called off

December 7, 2021 10:38:08 pm

The annual Hornbill Festival, an annual 10-day tourism extravaganza held at Naga Heritage Village in Kisama near Kohima, was scheduled to end on December 10.

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Army made no attempt to identify civilians before shooting, tried to “hide” bodies: Report

December 7, 2021 2:06:11 pm

🔴 Violence broke out between the villagers and security forces when they discovered the bodies covered with tarpaulin sheets. Angry people then set on fire three vehicles of the security forces, the report said.

‘Admit we got aggressive but they killed our brothers, who had done no wrong’

December 7, 2021 11:48:35 pm

On Saturday, there was sound of gunfire, too — but that was different; continuous, and as one villager puts it, “ominous”.

Justice not about money… punish Army officers responsible: father of killed miner

December 7, 2021 11:19:03 pm

In the clash that ensued between forces and villagers after the ambush, seven more villagers died, including 38-year-old Hokup, whose wedding the entire village, including the twins, had attended.


Notice to Centre, Nagaland on killing of civilians in ‘botched up’ operation: NHRC

December 6, 2021 8:42:57 pm

The commission has also observed that it is "incumbent upon the security forces ensuring proper precaution with a humane approach even if it involved the militants".

Intention to murder, injure civilians: Nagaland Police FIR against Army unit

December 6, 2021 7:52:12 pm

The FIR stated that at the time of the incident, there was no police guide and neither did security forces “make requisition to police station to provide police guide for their operation..."

Have asked Centre to repeal AFSPA from Nagaland, says CM Neiphiu Rio

December 6, 2021 3:34:18 pm

This comes on a day when Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, too, called for the repeal of the Act.

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Nagaland civilian killings: Deep regret, says Army, announces court of inquiry and action

December 6, 2021 6:57:46 am

Officials in the security establishment said the incident was the result of an Army operation in which the victims may have been mistaken for insurgents from the Yung Aung faction of the banned National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang).

Nagaland: 14 civilians killed by forces; soldier dies of injuries as violence erupts

December 6, 2021 4:00:27 am

The incident triggered violence in the area Saturday night and late Sunday afternoon, in which eight more civilians (seven on Saturday, and one Sunday) were killed after security forces allegedly opened fire.

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Nagaland killing: Move beyond rhetoric, ensure fair probe to fix accountability, says Opposition to Centre

December 6, 2021 7:02:38 am

🔴 Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said Home Minister Amit Shah 'can’t get away by just expressing anguish'.

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Nagaland killing puts question mark on peace talks

December 6, 2021 6:58:03 am

🔴 Insurgent groups condemn action, call it ‘black day’ for Nagas

Nagaland: Locals vandalise Assam Rifles camp to protest killing of 13 civilians, one more dead

December 6, 2021 6:17:51 am

Abhijit Sinha, Nagaland’s Principal Secretary (home), said that the situation is under control now and prohibitory orders have been imposed in Mon town.

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Nagaland bypolls: Primary school teacher elected uncontested by newly formed Opposition-less govt

October 29, 2021 11:56:33 am

While Yimchunger, a 44-year-old primary school teacher from Sangphur village, is a new name in Nagaland’s political landscape, he has been working for people at the grassroots level for the past few years.

People from Myanmar have taken refuge in Nagaland: Minister

October 26, 2021 11:10:27 pm

Myanmar nationals have been fleeing the country since February following a military coup that left its democratically elected government in exile and sparked protests and subsequent crackdowns.

Nagaland’s new ‘Opposition-less’ government to be called United Democratic Alliance

September 19, 2021 8:22:29 pm

“The nomenclature of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) for the Opposition-less government in Nagaland has been unanimously approved by the legislators and party leaders of NDPP, BJP, NPF and Independent MLAs,” chief minister Neiphiu Rio tweeted.

Nagaland schools to reopen for classes 5 to 10 from October 1

September 16, 2021 4:04:33 pm

The order said all government offices will be allowed to function with 100 per cent attendance and the staff need to be fully vaccinated.

All-party govt to be set up in Nagaland for solution to Naga issue

August 17, 2021 7:16:18 am

This is the second time that the northeastern state will have an all party government.

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United Naga Council issues call for 24-hour bandh on Independence Day

August 14, 2021 9:38:34 pm

UNC has asked the district apex organisations, women, students and tribal hohos (leaders) to strictly enforce the total shutdown in their respective jurisdictions.

In New Mexico, a day in name of a Naga-origin doctor on the pandemic frontline

July 23, 2021 8:02:19 pm

The US state observed July 19 as 'Dr Jonathan Iralu Day' after the man who set up outdoor tents and drive through tests in the early stages of pandemic

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Nagaland House without Opposition: NPF may join ruling camp to pursue Naga issue

July 22, 2021 1:05:59 pm

“We are looking to form a non-opposition government to pursue the Naga political issue at the earliest. All 25 legislators of the NPF will join the ruling alliance,” said NPF general secretary Achumbemo Kikon.

Nagaland extends lockdown for 10 days, some curbs relaxed

June 30, 2021 11:19:27 pm

As per the new relaxation order, shops and business establishments are permitted to function from 6 am to 2 pm.

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Entire Nagaland declared ‘disturbed area’ for six more months under AFSPA

June 30, 2021 7:02:08 pm

 In a notification, the Union Home Ministry said Wednesday the government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of the state of Nagaland is in such a disturbed and dangerous condition that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power is necessary.

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Nagaland extends lockdown till June 18 while allowing additional relaxations

June 9, 2021 9:08:29 pm

While regular religious services and gatherings will continue to remain suspended, the fresh order permits prayer meetings with not more than 20 people.