Kohima/UNI: Following the circulation of a video on social media of a Great Indian Hornbill bird being tortured before being killed in Wokha district of Nagaland, police have arrested three persons in connection to killing of protected wildlife.
New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi hosted a delegation of Women Students from Nagaland at his residence in Lok Kalyan Marg earlier on Thursday.
Kohima: The Inter-Ministerial Central team on their visit to Kohima district had a briefing with the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) and line departments at DC's Office Kohima.
New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The government has decided to reduce the area under Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland, Assam and Manipur, Home Minister Amit Shah announced on Thursday.
Kohima/IBNS: The Nagaland government has called a consultative meeting on Mar 9 at State Banquet Hall, Chief Minister's Residential complex, Kohima to discuss the Naga Peace process, ULB election.
Guwahati/IBNS: Police seized 660 grams of heroin and arrested two drugs peddlers in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Thursday.
Guwahati/IBNS: Many tribal groups, civil society organizations, political groups of Nagaland have expressed anguish after the Ministry of Home Affairs extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act for a period of another six months in the state.
New Delhi/UNI: Days after a committee was formed to review the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act or AFSPA in Nagaland, the Home Ministry on Wednesday extended the Act in the state for another six months, it was reported here on Thursday.
Guwahati: The army has agreed to give access to Nagaland’s Special Investigation Team (SIT) to examine and record statements of the officers and jawans of 21 Para Special Forces who are involved in the firing incident which occurred at Oting village in Mon district.
Guwahati/IBNS: The Nagaland Legislative Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution demanding the Centre to repeal the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, 1958 (AFSPA) from the state and other parts of the North Eastern region for a peaceful political settlement of the long pending Naga political issue.
New Delhi/IBNS: The massive agitation against the killing of 14 civilians in a botched-up army counter-insurgency operation in Nagaland's Mon district has reached the capital Kohima.
Guwahati/IBNS: Along with other civil society groups, organisations, tribal bodies, political parties of Nagaland and other states of North East India, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has also demanded the repealing of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 from the North Eastern region.
Kohima/IBNS: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Thursday said that the Oting incident was a misuse and abuse of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958.
New Delhi/UNI: Congress' Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday hit out at the Centre over Union Home Minister Amit Shah's recent statement in the House on the Dec 4 firing incident at Oting in Nagaland's Mon district.
Guwahati: Days after the killing of 14 civilians in the firing incidents in Mon district, the Nagaland cabinet on Tuesday decided that the state government will write the centre to immediately repeal the Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA), 1958 from the state.