AFSPA Extends For 6 Months In Nagaland Amid Disturbed Situation: Central Govt
The Centre extended Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) for more six months. On December 30, Centre issued a notification which read, "The Central Government hereby declares that the whole state of Nagaland to be 'disturbed area' for a period of six months with effect from December 30, 2021 for the purpose of the said Act". The decision was in view of killing of 13 civilians by Armed Forces.
Tags: Nagaland Government, Central Government, Nagaland, AFSPA, Civilians
Indian Army Team Lands In Nagaland To Probe Killing Of 13 Civilians
A team from the Indian Army landed in Nagaland, on December 28, to investigate the recent killings of 13 civilians in Mon district. Meanwhile, the state authorities made all the necessary arrangements for a smooth probe without any untoward incident. In addition, the Indian Army team, which is probing the matter unarmed, released a WhatsApp number for any clues, video or photos of the incident.
Tags: Nagaland, Indian Army, investigation, Mon district, Civilians
Courtesy: United News Of India
Protests Against Killing Of 14 Innocent Civilians Intensify In Kohima: Nagaland
People of Nagaland Intensified their protest against the killing of 14 civilians in Mon District. The protest spread in Kohima, the state capital with the participation of thousands of people, demanding justice to the civilians who died due to the mistake of security officials. State's Student's Federation organised a protest which entered its third day on December 17. The protest is likely to spread across Nagaland, demanding repeal of AFSPA… read-more
Tags: Nagaland, Kohima, AFSPA Repeal, protest, Civilians
Families Of Nagaland Firing Victims Refuse Ex-gratia, Demands Repeal AFSPA
Families of victims who lost lives in the Nagaland Firing incident in Mon district refused to take compensation. The Oting Village Council, on December 12, issued a statement asking to repeal the Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) and action against 21st Para Commandos, who shot 14 civilians by mistake on December 4. The Nagaland government announced a compensation of over Rs 18 lakhs to the families.
Tags: Nagaland, Mon district, Union government, Nagaland Government, Civilians
Courtesy: The Times of India
TMC Delegation To Meet Families Of Nagaland Incident Victims
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation comprising Prasun Banerjee, Sushmita Dev, Aparupa Poddar, Santanu Sen and TMC Spokesperson Biswajit Deb is expected to visit Nagaland, on December 6. The delegation will meet families of civilians, who were killed by security forces in Mon district, Nagaland. Mamata Banerjee, the TMC President expressed condolences and demanded an investigation against security forces, who gunned down civilians, "… read-more
Tags: Nagaland, TMC, West Bengal, Security Forces, Civilians
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Security Forces Open Fire At 'Civilians' In Nagaland; 6 Dead, 2 Injured
In a tragic incident, at least six civilians died and two suffered injuries after security forces allegedly opened fire on them suspecting them to be NSCN militants in Nagaland's Oting village of Mon district, on December 5. CM Neiphiu Rio sent his condolences to the bereaved families and wished speedy recoveries to the injured ones. ''High-level SIT will investigate and justice delivered as per the law,'' added CM Rio.
Tags: Nagaland, Mon district, Oting village, Security Forces, Civilians
Courtesy: Times Now News
Amit Shah, J&K LG Manoj Sinha Likely To Meet Over Terrorist Attack
Jammu and Kashmir's lieutenant Governor and Home Minister Amit Shah are likely to meet in the second half of October 9 in the wake of the recent attack on civilians in the union territory. The meeting is expected to be attended by senior officials of the ministry, intelligence agencies, and the state's administration. Reportedly, at least seven civilians have been killed within a week, including the two on October 7.
Tags: Terrorist attack, meeting, Jammu and Kashmir, Civilians, Home Minister
Courtesy: Zee News