North East  /  Published 12.06.22

Nagaland cops charge 30 soldiers

As many as 30 army personnel belonging to the 21 Para (Special Forces) have been chargesheeted by Nagaland police over the botched counter-insurgency operation that left 13 civilians, mostly coal mine...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.05.22

NE insurgents lost 'ideological moorings': Lt Gen Kalita

The Indian Army's Eastern Command chief on Monday said that the insurgent groups in Northeast India have lost their "ideological moorings" and are sustaining through extortion as well as...
By Our Bureau, PTI

North East  /  Published 10.05.22

AFSPA to be revoked soon from all of Assam: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said improved law and order and peace accords with militant outfits led to the partial withdrawal of AFSPA in Assam, and that he was confident it will be revok...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.01.22

Scrap-AFSPA wish on Republic Day

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio used his Republic Day address to assure justice to the families of the 14 civilians killed in the botched counter-insurgency operation at Oting in Mon district and ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 30.12.21

Counter-insurgency: Playing with fire

Two recent incidents in India’s Northeast have raised serious issues about how security forces conduct counter-insurgency operations. In November, separatist guerrillas ambushed a convoy of the ...
By Subir Bhaumik


World  /  Published 20.08.21

How Taliban took Afghanistan

In early May, a Taliban commander telephoned Muhammad Jallal, a tribal elder in Baghlan Province in northern Afghanistan, and asked him to deliver a message to Afghan government troops at several base...
By David Zucchino

World  /  Published 22.07.21

Taliban controls 90% of Afghan borders

The Taliban on Thursday said that it now controls approximately 90 per cent of Afghanistan’s border with neighouring countries, according to ANI reports. The outfit’s spokesperson Zabihul...
By Our Bureau, New York Times News Service

World  /  Published 15.07.21

Taliban ‘control Pak border’

By Reuters in Kabul

World  /  Published 14.07.21

Taliban warns Turkey on Kabul troops

More Afghans are likely to flee their homes because of escalating violence, the UN refugee agency warned on Tuesday, as the Taliban take control of more territory in response to the withdrawal of US-l...
By Reuters in Kabul

Books  /  Published 28.05.21

Rumours of Spring: powerful and heart-wrenching

The chat began with Bashir reading a portion of her novel that revolved around windows. Commenting on their importance at a distressful time as the present, she read out a section that spoke of the si...
By Shrestha Saha


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