Amid outrage over the mistaken killings of 14 civilians in a botched army operation against insurgents, the Nagaland government will write to the Centre calling for the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), a law that gives sweeping powers to the army in troubled regions. Nagaland will also call off the Hornbill Festival, an annual event that… Continue reading "Nagaland to move against controversial AFSPA Act"
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah today told the Lok Sabha the centre regretted the deaths of 14 civilians in Nagaland after a botched Army op. Shah is due to make another statement on the Nagaland issue in the Rajya Sabha at 4 pm. “Government of India expresses regrets over the incident and expresses condolences to those killed… a SIT has… Continue reading "Amit Shah addresses Parliament over Nagaland firing incident"