Friday, July 12, 2024

Topic: Nagas

How long-decayed insurgent groups are growing across Northeast as Manipur conflict drags on

NIA has charged PLA with receiving military assistance from NSCN-IM. Charges show ethnic warfare, coupled with Myanmar meltdown, can spark off renewal of violence across region.

Ethnic bitterness, pressure groups & ‘silence' of parties — factors at play in Outer Manipur LS seat

All candidates in fray are Nagas, with no Kuki in fray following call of influential pressure groups to abstain from contesting. BJP has extended support to NPF nominee.

Naga peace talks set to resume, a dive into issues surrounding one of India's oldest insurgencies

Guwahati: Negotiations between the Narendra Modi government and the National Socialist Council of Nagalim-Isak Muivah (NSCN-IM) will resume from next month, intelligence sources told...

‘People of Manipur have lost confidence in Biren Singh govt' — what Naga MP & MLAs told Amit Shah

Delegation of 10 Naga MLAs & one MP from Manipur met Home Minister Amit Shah Wednesday, told him that Biren Singh govt was very slow in responding to violence.

A broken Manipur is out of sight, out of mind. Here’s why we can’t be so callous & arrogant

For most of us, the Manipur crisis is out of sight, out of mind. The story in a state so small and so far out is a ‘Big Yawn’ for many. I try to persuade you to wake up.

Northeast leaders campaigned for BJP in Karnataka. Lessons for opposition in 2019?

The BJP has begun to leverage every bit of its organisational capacity across the country. The party uses its leaders from the northeastern states to campaign during elections in other parts of the country.

On Camera

In contest between private broadcasters and Prasar Bharati, sport will be the ultimate loser

Prasar Bharati can offer high-definition sports content, but risks falling short on delivering user experience that private broadcasters invest heavily in.

Govt allows FCI to sell surplus wheat & rice produce to private players from next month

Surplus wheat will be sold at Rs 2,325 per quintal & rice at Rs 2,800 per quintal — lower than current market rates. Open market sale is aimed at regulating domestic supply & prices.

20 countries, 140+ aircraft — IAF to participate in largest edition of Australia's Exercise Pitch Black

IAF aircraft that will participate in exercise from 12 July to 2 August include the Su-30 MKI multirole fighters, the C-17 Globemaster and the IL-78 Air-to-Air refuelling aircraft.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.