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May 08, 2019
Regionalism is passé, says Manipur CM N Biren Singh, claims Modi govt will address concerns of North East in next citizenship billIn the backdrop of an unprecedented unified protest all over the northeastern states over the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) in the last few months, Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh has categorically ruled out any chance of a united regional political formation in the region
May 03, 2019
Iran’s Hurt Locker could explode with ripplesInterests of Pakistan, China and Saudi Arabia in Sistan-Baluchistan may worsen the scene
Mar 25, 2019
In Manipur, repealing AFSPA takes a backseat as political leaders shift focus to Citizenship (Amendment) BillIn contrast to the recent elections in Manipur, AFSPA takes a back seat as civil societies and families continue their decades-long wait for justice
Feb 01, 2019
Manipur fears return of insurgency as opposition to citizenship bill grows among natives dismayed at being outnumberedThe Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 is fermenting alienation and mistrust in the North East and might infuse a fresh lease of life to insurgency in Manipur
Dec 24, 2018
Militant killings in Jammu and Kashmir this year rose 70%; a steady network of informers allowed spikeSince June, hardly a week has gone by in Jammu and Kashmir without a militant casualty. Till 23 December, at least 247 militants were killed, nearly all of them too poorly trained to understand the intricacies of guerrilla warfare.
Dec 21, 2018
Steam Winter Sale 2019: The best PC game deals that you might have missedHere's a list of some of the best PC gems that you might have missed this year.
Nov 22, 2018
Successive Indian governments have exacerbated the problem in Jammu and Kashmir, says historian Dr Radha KumarDr Radha Kumar's definitive and insightful account of political developments in Kashmir in her recently released book Paradise At War could not have come at a more timely moment
Sep 19, 2018
Fact check: Sadhguru's claim about 'no bomb blasts in past four years' false; 400 explosions killed over 100 Indians in 2016 aloneSadhguru's claim that no bombings took place in last four years is wrong. Hundreds of bombings — including 400 in 2016 alone — were reported across the country over the four years to 2018. In fact, the 400 bombings in 2016 — including improvised explosive devices (IED) and explosive ordnance — alone killed 100 people and injured more than 500
Aug 30, 2018
AFSPA in Assam: State extends Act by six months; insurgency lowest since 1997, but 'disturbance' over NRC remains a worryThat the Government of Assam has used its powers to extend the AFSPA for third consecutive time since September 2017, Firstpost takes a look the state's experience with the controversial act to understand what is preventing it from withdrawing the draconian law
Jun 18, 2018
Assam lynching: Senseless violence not new to Karbi Anglong; it's been singed by insurgency and riots for nearly two decadesThe lynching of two youths at Karbi Anglong in Assam reveal the layers of fear and suspicion embedded deep in the psyche of the inhabitants in the region.