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NSCN-IM’s Thuingaleng Muivah hospitalised in Dimapur

March 4, 2022 9:23:30 pm

The 87-year-old NSCN-IM leader, at the helm of peace talks with the Indian government for a solution to the longstanding Naga political problem, is currently admitted at the the Referral Hospital in Dimapur

In a first, the elusive clouded leopard sighted in Nagaland mountains

January 7, 2022 1:55:55 am

The wild cats have been sighted at arguably one of the highest reported altitudes in the world till date.

Nagaland parties, tribal groups condemn AFSPA move

December 31, 2021 8:43:06 am

The House resolution came days after an uproar in the state following the death of 14 civilians, 6 of whom were killed in a botched-up Army operation in Mon district on December 4.

Amid row over Nagaland killings, Centre extends AFSPA for six months

December 31, 2021 2:58:48 am

This comes at a time when there has been an uproar in the state following the death of 13 civilians, 6 of whom were killed in a botched-up operation in Mon district on December 4 by the Indian Army.

Funeral of 13 civilians killed in Nagaland

Nagaland killings: Konyak civil society ‘appreciates’ the concern of Home Ministry, but remains skeptical

December 27, 2021 10:07:20 pm

The Konyak CSOs represent the Konyak Naga tribe that resides in Nagaland’s Mon district, where six civilians were killed in a security ambush on December 4, and eight more in the violence triggered in its aftermath.


Centre sets up panel to look into withdrawal of AFSPA in Nagaland; report in 45 days

December 27, 2021 10:30:04 am

The move comes after representatives of the Nagaland government held a meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on Thursday. The panel will submit its report in 45 days.

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From Oting killings to AFSPA shadow, verse gives voice to anger in Nagaland

December 23, 2021 8:21:10 am

🔴 Across Nagaland, in the aftermath of the Oting incident that claimed 14 civilian lives in all, there has been an outpouring of grief through the written word.

Nagaland adopts resolution demanding repeal of AFSPA

December 21, 2021 7:20:19 am

🔴 Massive protest rallies have been held in state capital Kohima, with the state Cabinet also recommended the law's repeal.

Nagaland killings: Thousands join protest march in Kohima seeking justice and repeal of AFSPA

December 17, 2021 9:56:18 pm

The organisers of the rally handed over a memorandum addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Thousands take to streets in Eastern Nagaland seeking justice for Oting victims

December 16, 2021 8:08:11 pm

The mass agitation was in response to a call by the influential Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Organisation (ENPO), which represents the five eastern districts of Tuensang, Mon, Longleng and Kiphire and Noklak.


After Konyak Union, Eastern Nagaland civil society groups announce ‘non-cooperation’ with Army

December 14, 2021 10:08:20 pm

The statement said “non-cooperation” would mean that the residents would abstain from any “national celebrations”, such as Independence Day, Republic Day, not participate in Army civic programmes, not attend any of official Army invitations.

Nagaland killings: Konyak civil society declares ‘strict non-cooperation’ with Army

December 13, 2021 10:19:13 pm

Villages councils, students, societies must 'immediately denounce any forms of assured packages' from the ARMED forces, a statement from the Konyak Union said

Nagaland killings: Decision to accept compensation lies with families of victims, clarifies Oting Village Council

December 14, 2021 8:01:13 am

🔴 In the statement, the Council said that on December 5 when the locals were occupied with funeral arrangements, an envelope of Rs 18.30 lakh was given by state minister P Paiwang Konyak and the district's deputy commissioner to the Council.

Nagaland firing victims’ families demand justice, refuse compensation

December 13, 2021 12:17:33 pm

At least 14 civilians and a soldier were killed in a botched anti-insurgency operation and retaliatory violence over December 4-5 in the district.

Nagaland: Down the road where 6 killed in ambush, mines a lifeline for Tiru

December 10, 2021 12:12:18 pm

While the landowners are slightly better off, all of Oting village's 192-odd families are connected to the mines in some way.

Nagaland killings: Direct marise…they shot right at us, no signal to stop, we did not flee, says ambush survivor

December 8, 2021 7:45:09 pm

Express Exclusive: On Tuesday evening, The Indian Express met survivors of the shootings at a hospital in Dibrugarh.

Naga Hoho submits memo to PM Modi

December 8, 2021 2:30:58 am

Expressing anguish over the “atrocities” committed by the security forces in Oting, the Naga Hoho said in its memorandum, “This is not an isolated incident and Naga people have been repeatedly humiliated and insulted without recognizing our rights to life.”


Nagaland govt to write to Centre on AFSPA repeal; Hornbill fest called off

December 7, 2021 10:38:08 pm

The annual Hornbill Festival, an annual 10-day tourism extravaganza held at Naga Heritage Village in Kisama near Kohima, was scheduled to end on December 10.

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Army made no attempt to identify civilians before shooting, tried to “hide” bodies: Report

December 7, 2021 2:06:11 pm

🔴 Violence broke out between the villagers and security forces when they discovered the bodies covered with tarpaulin sheets. Angry people then set on fire three vehicles of the security forces, the report said.

‘Admit we got aggressive but they killed our brothers, who had done no wrong’

December 7, 2021 11:48:35 pm

On Saturday, there was sound of gunfire, too — but that was different; continuous, and as one villager puts it, “ominous”.

Justice not about money… punish Army officers responsible: father of killed miner

December 7, 2021 11:19:03 pm

In the clash that ensued between forces and villagers after the ambush, seven more villagers died, including 38-year-old Hokup, whose wedding the entire village, including the twins, had attended.


Notice to Centre, Nagaland on killing of civilians in ‘botched up’ operation: NHRC

December 6, 2021 8:42:57 pm

The commission has also observed that it is "incumbent upon the security forces ensuring proper precaution with a humane approach even if it involved the militants".

Intention to murder, injure civilians: Nagaland Police FIR against Army unit

December 6, 2021 7:52:12 pm

The FIR stated that at the time of the incident, there was no police guide and neither did security forces “make requisition to police station to provide police guide for their operation..."

Have asked Centre to repeal AFSPA from Nagaland, says CM Neiphiu Rio

December 6, 2021 3:34:18 pm

This comes on a day when Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, too, called for the repeal of the Act.

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Nagaland civilian killings: Deep regret, says Army, announces court of inquiry and action

December 6, 2021 6:57:46 am

Officials in the security establishment said the incident was the result of an Army operation in which the victims may have been mistaken for insurgents from the Yung Aung faction of the banned National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang).