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Major General to head army inquiry into Nagaland civilian killings

The Indian Army has ordered a court of inquiry headed by an officer of major general rank into the Nagaland firing incident in which 14 civilians were killed, official sources said on Tuesday.......

Nagaland calls off Hornbill Festival over civilian killings

The cabinet of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Tuesday decided to call off the ongoing Hornbill Festival in protest against the killing of 14 civilians by security forces, official sources......

In Parl, Shah regrets Naga civilian killings; says probe underway

Expressing regret over the Nagaland firing incident, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said a probe by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) will be completed within a month and asserted that......

Naga CM seeks repeal of Afspa as 14 civilians laid to rest

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday demanded the repeal of Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 from the state, where 14 civilians were killed by security forces in Mon district in an......

AFSPA should be repealed, demands BJP's ally

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Monday said that the Armed Forces (Special Power) Act, 1958 should be repealed as he joined the growing chorus for withdrawal of the law amid the......

'Good chance of substantial recovery in next financial year'

'I am sceptical of the Indian economy returning to a sustained high-growth trajectory any time soon.' IMAGE: A farmer works on his field during the lockdown. The agriculture sector has bucked the......

Kolkata 2001: The Odyssey, viewed from the sidelines

20 years ago this week, India and Australia played one of the greatest Test matches in cricket history.Sreehari Nair relives the sound and the fury of that unforgettable game at the Eden Gardens.......

Rishabh Pant: Unrepressed, entertaining, authentic

'I just go out there and do my thing; try to express myself. I'm glad people enjoy it,' Rishabh Pant tells Dhruv Munjal. IMAGE: Rishabh Pant at the Vidarbha Cricket Association ground in Nagpur,......

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