Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Topic: Nagaland

File photo of a protest held by Kuki Students' Organisation | RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images

Kuki Black Day is a grim reminder of a horrible massacre in the northeast

Kuki people can’t be expected to simply forget the massacres carried out against them by Naga militants.
Khonoma, Nagaland |

Asia’s first green village in Nagaland deserves a better story than the one in BBC

The contents of the BBC article on the Khonoma people of Nagaland does little justice to its subject.

After Meghalaya, govt must listen to people, repeal AFSPA in Nagaland & Manipur too

The justification to extend AFSPA in Nagaland is ridiculous. There has been no incident of violence involving any militant outfits in the recent past....
Protest against AFSPA at Jantar Mantar in Delhi

Why AFSPA withdrawal is making Meghalaya and Arunachal breathe easier

AFSPA has been controversial ever since it was first deployed in ‘disturbed areas’, given the extraordinary powers it granted to armed forces personnel.
Illustration of Nagaland DGP Rupin Sharma

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.
Nagaland State Chief Minister TR Zeliang in Indonesia on April 23

Zeliang’s exit as CM gives Nagaland assembly a strong opposition, finally

The opposition has been small and toothless for years but will now comprise 27 MLAs in a 60-member house.
BJP celebrating

In N-E the RSS meets its enemies: Bangladeshi Muslims, Christian missionaries & separatists

How should we comprehend the results of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya? Merely a routine exercise of electoral upheaval, or something more fundamental?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah

BJP’s win doesn’t mean the northeast & the rest of India will be one big happy family

Issues such as the abrogation of Article 370 and the beef or cow slaughter ban will be sticking points for the BJP and its allies in the Northeast.
BJP celebrating election victory

Tripura is the Waterloo of the Left movement in the country

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s focus on the North East is a springboard for his Look East-Act East outreach.
Congres, the not so graceful losers

The Congress has been punished resoundingly for its lack of seriousness in the Northeast

It had just one term in the last 30 years, but the dominant oppn space had always been Congress’. This election has changed that.

Saving the planet doesn’t mean killing economic growth

Cheap renewable energy means that poor countries will be able to follow a different, cleaner path to industrialisation without sacrificing living standards.

Mohan Bhagwat says no Hindu Rashtra without Muslims: Is RSS changing before 2019 polls?

Mohan Bhagwat, during the three-day RSS lecture series called ‘Bhavishya Ka Bharat’, said that the Sangh’s interpretation of Hindutva does not exclude Muslims a...