Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicNagaland Chief Minister

Topic: Nagaland Chief Minister

Nagaland calls off Hornbill Festival in protest against civilian killings by security forces

The state govt has also decided to write to the Centre demanding the repeal of AFSPA. The Hornbill Festival, which kicked off on 1 December, was scheduled to end on 10 December.

How Nagaland has become India’s first state to be Opposition-mukt

The new formation will be called the United Democratic Alliance & its nomenclature was approved by legislators of PDA, BJP and the erstwhile opposition party, Naga People's Front.

Nagaland govt said to want a ‘yes man’ as DGP, seeks ouster of present police chief

CM Neiphiu Rio writes to Rajnath Singh saying Rupin Sharma does not have necessary experience to be DGP; the officer was instrumental in gangster Abu Salem’s extradition.

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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