Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: NSCN

What is Niki Sumi faction of NSCN(K), the group that signed ceasefire agreement with Modi govt

The Niki Sumi faction of the NSCN-K was formed last year following differences in the leadership in the NSCN-K insurgent group.

Assam Rifles jawan killed, 2 others injured in encounter with insurgents in Arunachal

A column of the Assam Rifles was carrying out an operation at an area around 8-9 km from Longvi village under Nampong circle when they came under heavy firing.

ULFA’s Paresh Baruah ‘hopeful of positive result’ in Quippo abduction, says 60% Assam backs us

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint, ULFA(I) chief Paresh Baruah says negative social media comments not the voice of everyone.

27 yrs after he saved a boy in Manipur, ‘proud’ retired Armyman shares a good news about him

In 1994, Captain DPK Pillay was injured in Manipur's Tamenglong district during a gunfight but went on to save the lives of a young boy and a girl.

Naga rebel leader’s son, his wife arrested for flaunting rifles at their wedding reception

Photos of NSCN-U leader Bohoto Kiba's son and his bride posing with assault rifles during their wedding reception on 9 November had surfaced on social media.

Guests ‘shocked at audacity’ as Naga rebel leader’s son, bride flaunt rifles at reception

NSCN-U leader Bohoto Kiba's son got married on 9 November in Dimapur, with the bride & groom toting rifles. A photograph of the couple has created controversy.

There’ll be bloodshed if NSCN (I-M) is left out of Naga peace pact, says ‘top commander’

The NSCN (I-M) finds itself at odds with central govt on its insistence for a separate constitution & flag as a condition for peace.

Nagas are worried a peace accord without NSCN (I-M) won’t bring real peace

Come Thursday, 31 October, Naga groups are expected to wrap up their 23-year-old dialogue with the central govt.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.