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POLITICS

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Whyisafspacontroversial, Whatisafspa, Nagaland, AFSPA

All of Nagaland is 'disturbed', AFSPA extended: Why is it controversial?

Just days after forming a panel to review the controversial AFSPA in Nagaland, the Union Home Ministry has extended the law for 6 months calling the entire state 'disturbed'.

VARIETY

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Indianarmy, 21pararegiment, AFSPA, Nagaland

What happened in Nagaland, what happens next: Explained in 8 points

Tensions are soaring high in Nagaland. A botched operation by the Indian Army, which resulted in the death of 14 civilians and 1 solider, has cast a shadow on the present and the future of the region.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Nagaland, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Moirang Day, April 14

Why April 14 should be celebrated as India's Victory Day

On this day in 1944, the Azad Hind Fauj captured Moirang in Manipur and delivered to the nation its first victory against the British imperialist forces.

VARIETY

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Secessionist forces, Extremism, BJP, Nagaland

I don't think BJP stands for India's unity. Just look at its state allies

Increasingly, the party is tying up with separatists and extremists to expand its base.

POLITICS

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AIADMK, Assembly election, Nagaland, Meghalaya

Results from Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland raise questions about Rahul Gandhi's leadership

After being removed from power at the Centre in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Congress let many states slip out of its hold.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
BJP, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Tripura

Why Northeast is almost Congress-mukt

After Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland Assembly election results, BJP emerges stronger in the region.

ART & CULTURE

 |  13-minute read
Patriarchy, Feminism, Nagaland

Why Naga feminists spell a wave of hope for the tribal society

[Book excerpt] Today, what kind of justice and freedom do we choose at this crossroads?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
BJP, Northeast, Beef Ban, Nagaland

BJP's 'no beef ban in Northeast' exposes its hypocrisy

In reality, trying to allay fears of the region, the saffron party has revealed the fault line in its Hindutva project in UP.

VARIETY

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Violence, Women, Nagaland

Why Nagaland has erupted in violence over 33 per cent reservation for women

Election to urban local bodies has revived a direct conflict between customary laws and Indian constitutional provisions.

POLITICS

 |  In real time  |  6-minute read
Nagaland, Northeast, Lt-Gen VK Nayar

RIP Lt-Gen VK ‘Tubby’ Nayar, the ‘hero’ of Northeast

He was tough when his troops faced battle, but generous in the extreme with Nagas of all strata.