Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicRN Ravi

Topic: RN Ravi

RN Ravi resigns as Modi govt’s interlocutor for Naga peace talks

Ravi, currently serving as the governor of Tamil Nadu and former Nagaland governor, had been holding peace negotiations with the Naga insurgent group NSCN-IM since 2014.

RN Ravi sworn-in as Tamil Nadu Governor

Ravi, a former IPS officer, is the state's 26th Governor and was appointed as the Centre's Interlocutor for the Naga peace talks in 2014, a responsibility he continues to discharge.

It’s time Muivah and NSCN (I-M) realise that demand for sovereign Nagaland won’t work

For Nagas born after 1997, the romance of a Nagalim passport is passé. NSCN (I-M) chief TH Muivah’s bid for sovereign Nagalim is out of sync with present reality.

Naga peace moves gain pace with new round of talks, but differences make a deadline elusive

Modi govt is keen to seal a deal at the earliest. But disparate demands & call for inclusive solution has meant the parties are unable to set a deadline.

End NSCN-IM’s dadagiri in the northeast. Nagaland deserves peace

How many agreements is the government of India expected to negotiate with the rebel Nagas? The NSCN-IM needs to be shown its place, and peace deal signed.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.