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Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio | Photo: ANI

Modi govt pulls up Nagaland for ‘illegally’ posting 6 non-IAS officers as district collectors

DoPT has written to Nagaland chief secy that there are at least 9 IAS officers who should’ve been appointed instead. Governor also highlights ‘misgovernance’.
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.
Neiphiu Rio

As Nagaland goes to polls, all eyes on Rio-led new alliance with BJP

Neiphiu Rio is seen as the most influential Naga politician after S.C. Jamir; the 3-time former CM elected unopposed as the rival candidate withdrew nomination.
File photo of Neiphiu Rio

Nagaland polls: In one of India’s poorest states, a vote is being ‘bought’ for Rs 50,000

Former CM Neiphiu Rio is among the top three richest candidates; voters in Mon district are allegedly being offered Rs 50,000 each.

On Camera

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath addresses a BJP campaign rally for the upcoming Delhi polls Monday

Who does Yogi Adityanath fear the most? There’s method to Sanjay Singh sedition madness

AAP MP Sanjay Singh was involved in a survey conducted by the party in which 63% participants said the Yogi Adityanath government was ‘casteist’.
Gunny bags of onions | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Few onion trucks enter Bangladesh after partial clearance, over 200 still stranded

A Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs communique stated that only those trucks which received the 'Let Export Order' till 14 September can be allowed to cross the border.

Defence

An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass in Drass (representational image) | ANI

Army could induct ‘another division of troops’ in eastern Ladakh as China continues build-up

China is learnt to have not only continued with troop build-up but also brought in heavier-calibre weapons with longer ranges at certain LAC locations, including in the Northeast.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?