Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicNagaland Killings

Topic: Nagaland Killings

Nagaland firing incident ‘regrettable’: Army chief says appropriate action will be taken

Army Chief MM Naravane said they have SOPs that have 'stood the test of time' and corrective measures will be instituted to refine them, based on the outcome of the investigation.

Modi govt extends AFSPA in Nagaland for 6 more months, says state is ‘disturbed area’

The move came days after the Union government constituted a high-level committee to examine the possibility of the withdrawal of the controversial AFSPA from Nagaland.

How legalised ‘controlled ops’ can prevent Army operations like in Nagaland

If there were embedded sources in Nagaland, where a botched Army operation killed 13 villagers, enhanced accuracy of information would have ensured reduced damage.

Gen. Rawat’s chopper crash, Nagaland killings, farm protests: Page 1 news from Urdu press

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Nagaland massacre shows AFSPA is a deadly addiction. Does Modi govt have the courage to kick it?

Much of the Northeast doesn't need a tough law such as AFSPA. No government will dare repeal it, but it can at least be imposed very selectively.

Home Minister Amit Shah misled LS on killings in Nagaland, says Congress’ Adhir Chowdhury

Chowdhury said the home minister stated that people shot dead in Nagaland had tried to flee after being signalled to stop but people in the hospital claim they were shot directly.

Covering CDS Gen Bipin Rawat’s death, TV news turned sober—in a long time

The reporting was so circumspect that only Republic TV and India TV were willing to go even so far as to reveal that CDS Rawat was in hospital, at around 3pm.

I served in Nagaland during the peak of insurgency and without AFSPA

Despite the Nagaland Peace Accord signed in the presence of PM Narendra Modi, AFSPA continues to exist. And we call ourselves mother of all democracies.

Civilian killings in Nagaland shocking. Only swift probe and justice can regain trust

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.