Nagaland: Centre extends ceasefire pact with insurgent groups for one more year

Nagaland: Centre extends ceasefire pact with insurgent groups for one more year

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Central government on Friday announced it has extended a ceasefire agreement with insurgent groups in Nagaland for one year affecting from April 28. The ceasefire agreement is between the central government and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Reformation and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Neopao Konyak/Kitovi. “It was decided […]

Centre gives nod for death penalty for raping children below 12

Centre gives nod for death penalty for raping children below 12

IANS | New Delhi, April 21, 2018: The Union Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Saturday approved an ordinance on the death penalty for those convicted of raping children below the age of 12. The decision came a day after the Ministry of Women and Child Development told the Supreme […]

SC asks 11 including 6 NE states to expedite process of appointing Lokayukta

SC asks 11 including 6 NE states to expedite process of appointing Lokayukta

IANS | New Delhi, April 20, 2018:  The Supreme Court on Thursday asked 11 states and a union territory to expedite the process of appointing Lokayukta or Uplokayukta. A bench of Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice R. Banumathi said that appointment “need not wait and the process (must) be expedited”. Earlier, the court asked the […]

Nagaland: NDPP granted party status by ECI

Nagaland: NDPP granted party status by ECI

DIMAPUR, April 20, 2018: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has granted recognition of Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) as a ‘State Party’ in the state of Nagaland. A press release issued by Media & Communications Committee of the NDPP today said the ECI on April 17, 2018 notified that on the basis of review […]