Thursday, December 1, 2022

AFSPA

NNC (PB) lauds 5 countries for speaking out for Nagas and NE

Naga National Council (Parent Body) has expressed gratitude to the five countries for speaking out for the Nagas and the North East people suffering immensely under the draconian law of Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) since 1958 till...

Assam govt considering withdrawing AFSPA from more areas: Himanta

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said his government is considering withdrawing AFSPA from two more locations in the state.The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) was extended for six months from October 1 with the...

AFSPA extended in 8 districts, 1 sub-division of Assam

The Assam government Thursday said it has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) in eight districts and one sub-division for six months after a review of the law and order situation.The government, however, withdrew the controversial...

Removal of AFSPA only after peace in NE: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government would remove Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) only after installing peace in North East India.“Rahul Gandhi gave Congress an agenda to remove AFSPA from...

NSF condemns extension of AFSPA

Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has condemned the overarching approach of the Central government in extending the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers’ Act (AFSPA) for another six months under the pretext of “law and order” problem in major parts of...

Disturbed Area status extended in parts of Nagaland for 6 months

Centre on Friday extended the “Disturbed Area” status in nine districts and 16 police stations in four districts of Nagaland for a period of six months under the controversial AFSPA with effect from October 1, 2022, unless withdrawn,According to...

NIA searches PFI offices in Mnp, Assam

10 arrested in Assam Ten activists of the Popular Front of India (PFI) were arrested in Assam for allegedly fomenting communal strife and posing a threat to internal security as part of a country-wide multi-agency operation spearheaded by the NIA...

Insurgency on the wane across North East

With insurgency having significantly gone down in the North East as seen by recent revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in several parts of the region, the Army has been able to pull out most of its...

GNF slam AR’s ‘occupation’ of 9 Naga villages in Ukhrul

The Global Naga Forum (GNF) has alleged that Assam Rifles have occupied nine villages in Ukhrul district of Manipur without the consent of the Naga village authorities. GNF said AR suddenly moved into Ukhrul district of Manipur in full.A...

DGP releases booklet on ‘Nagaland Crime Data 2021’

Director General of Police (DGP) Nagaland, T. John Longkumer, released a booklet on ‘Nagaland Crime Data 2021’ and also gave away DGP Disc award to 63 police personnel for their exemplary performances in the field of policing, sports, and...