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Nagaland tribal body, organizations, political group express anguish over extension of AFSPA

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.

Centre extends AFSPA in 'disturbed area' Nagaland for six more months

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.

Oting firing: Army allows Nagaland SIT to record statements of jawans

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.

Nagaland assembly unanimously passes resolution demanding repeal of AFSPA

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.

Nagaland: Agitation against killing of 14 civilians intensifies, Naga organisations call for non-cooperation

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.

Nagaland killings: Assam Congress joins chorus for AFSPA repeal

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.

Oting incident was misuse and abuse of AFSPA: Nagaland CM

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.

Congress Lok Sabha leader Adhir Chowdhury hits out at Centre over Nagaland incident

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.

Nagaland government to write the centre to repeal AFSPA

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.

Nagaland firing: Neiphiu Rio govt wants repeal of AFSPA, will write to Centre

Kohima/IBNS: The Nagaland government will write to the central government seeking the repeal of the act (AFSPA), that gives total power to the Army in disturbed regions, in the wake of the backfire of counter-insurgency operation, which killed 14 civilians on Saturday.

Civilian killings in Kashmir don't evoke same reaction: J&K MP

New Delhi/UNI: Lok Sabha MP from Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag-Hasnain Masoodi-on Monday expressed sympathy towards the civilians, who were killed by security forces in Nagaland, adding that civilian killings in Jammu and Kashmir did not evoke a similar response .

After killing of 14 civilians in Nagaland’s Mon district, demands for repealing AFSPA raised across NE

Guwahati: After killing of 14 civilians in Nagaland’s Mon district, demands for repealing the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) have been strongly raised across the north eastern region.

Amit Shah to address Parliament on Nagaland violence today

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will speak on the Nagaland violence in both the houses of Parliament on Monday, media reports said.

Nagaland: Thirteen civilians, one soldier killed, Army says incident 'deeply regretted'

Kohima/New Delhi/UNI: Thirteen civilians and a security force personnel were reportedly killed at Oting village, in Mon district of Nagaland, as security operations went awry, evoking tension and disturbance in the area with protestors trying to burn down an Assam Rifles camp, sources said on Sunday.

Home Minister Amit Shah expresses anguish over Nagaland incident, says SIT will ensure justice

New Delhi/UNI: Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday expressed anguish over the killing of civilians by security forces in Oting village of Nagaland's Mon district, and said a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the incident would ensure justice.