3rd Feb, 2020
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the Assam government and the Bodo groups signed an agreement to redraw and rename the Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD) in Assam, currently spread over four districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Baksa and Udalguri.
The NSCN (IM), the largest Naga group, is unwilling to sign an accord with the Centre without a separate Naga flag and constitution.
21st Sep, 2019
India continues to face many complex threats and challenges to its national security, a few of which are predictable and well-defined.
26th Jul, 2019
Parliament passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 to give a big push to India’s national security. The main aim of this new bill is to give more power to the National Investigation Agency or NIA, India's premier anti-terrorism agency. The Bill amends the NIA Act 2008.
18th Jul, 2019
A petition was filed by two Rohingya men against the government’s proposed move to deport their 40,000-strong community back to their native land of Myanmar. In this backdrop, the Supreme Court is now examining, whether the illegal immigrants can even be considered for ‘refugee’ status or not.
29th Mar, 2019
8th Mar, 2019
Around 300 tribal people, along with rights activists, took part in a week-long bicycle rally, calling for peace in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, which has been mired with a decades-long violent conflict between Maoist rebels and security forces. The conflict has claimed more than 12,000 lives in the past two decades.
22nd Nov, 2018
There has been increase in Maoists attacks in Chhattisgarh during elections, around one lakh security personnel have been deployed to ensure smooth conduct of elections even as Maoists have asked voters to boycott the assembly elections.
17th Oct, 2018
In her recent speech at the 71st session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), foreign minister SushmaSwaraj appealed the global community for early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT).
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