Armed Forces Special Powers Act Afspa
Opinion  /  Published 21.09.21

The Assam Rifles lesson for Manipur

It should not surprise anyone that prolonged insurgencies leave behind scars, some barely visible but, nonetheless, excruciating. The case of the civil militia, Village Defence Force, in Manipur, rais...
By Pradip Phanjoubam

Books  /  Published 24.07.20

Northeast: Manager and the managed

Sanjib Baruah ends In the Name of the Nation: India and its Northeast with the following statement: “…the peoples of Northeast India… will continue their struggles for th...
By Rashi Bhargava

North East  /  Published 06.01.20

NSF slams BJP campaign

The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on Monday criticised the Nagaland unit of the BJP for launching the missed-call campaign in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).State BJP president and...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

North East  /  Published 04.01.20

AFSPA extension criticised

The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on Saturday condemned the extension of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland for another six months.An NSF release said the organisation was app...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

North East  /  Published 08.04.19

Out of sight Sharmila out of mind? Party says no

Manipur’s Peoples’ Resurgence and Justice Alliance (PRJA), founded by Irom Chanu Sharmila in 2016, still remembers her contribution to the state. “Sharmila and her 16 years of struggle against t...
By Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh in Imphal

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.19

Kashmir and the West Bank

On August 5, the Indian government revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s special status in terms of autonomy, deploying around 2,00,000 additional troops in the Valley. The action restricted eight million peo...
By Nilesh Jain

North East  /  Published 31.12.19

NSF hits out at Centre

The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has condemned the Centre’s notification declaring whole of Nagaland as a “disturbed and dangerous area” and thereby extending the operation of the Armed For...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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