North East  /  Published 12.06.22

Nagaland cops charge 30 soldiers

The botched operation had triggered demand for repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, which gives army in troubled areas sweeping powers to crackdown ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.05.22

NE insurgents lost 'ideological moorings': Lt Gen Kalita

They are sustaining through exortion, arms & drugs smuggling, says Lt General RP Kalita...
By Our Bureau, PTI

North East  /  Published 10.05.22

AFSPA to be revoked soon from all of Assam: Shah

The home minister said those who have surrendered and returned to the mainstream are being rehabilitated by both the central and state governments...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.01.22

Scrap-AFSPA wish on Republic Day

He wants justice for families of the 14 civilians killed in botched counter-insurgency operation at Oting in Mon district ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 30.12.21

Counter-insurgency: Playing with fire

A draconian law like the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act is not only a ‘blot’ on Indian democracy, but also encourages lazy soldiering...
By Subir Bhaumik


World  /  Published 20.08.21

How Taliban took Afghanistan

The Taliban’s strategy of coercion and persuasion was repeated across the country, unfolding for months as a focal point of the insurgents’ new offensive this year...
By David Zucchino

World  /  Published 22.07.21

Taliban controls 90% of Afghan borders

The outfit has taken charge of more than 210 of Afghanistan’s roughly 420 districts in recent months, Milley told reporters at a Pentagon news conference...
By Our Bureau, New York Times News Service

World  /  Published 15.07.21

Taliban ‘control Pak border’

Fighters achieve strategic objective; Afghan flag removed from Friendship Gate...
By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 14.07.21

Taliban warns Turkey on Kabul troops

Insurgents to take stand if Ankara, Washington reach deal on guarding airport in Afghan capital...
By Reuters in Kabul

Books  /  Published 28.05.21

Rumours of Spring: powerful and heart-wrenching

“It’s just numbers and facts and complete normalisation of trauma. So then what happens to those who survive?” she asks in her book Rumours of Spring...
By Shrestha Saha


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