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Opinion | Militancy-on-hire another hurdle in Arunachal's peace

New Delhi, July 18 -- Matters in Arunachal Pradesh, especially with militant hand-maidens to politics, have just got a little murkier. On 15 July, security forces arrested a major of the National Soci... Read More


Opinion | The anatomy of a tribal uprising in Jharkhand

New Delhi, July 11 -- Here's a seemingly remote story with impressive ripples. On 6 July, Sukhram Munda, a village headman in Kochang village in Jharkhand's Khunti district was shot dead by two men, ... Read More


The anatomy of a tribal uprising in Jharkhand

New Delhi, July 10 -- Here's a seemingly remote story with impressive ripples. On 6 July, Sukhram Munda, a village headman in Kochang village in Jharkhand's Khunti district was shot dead by two men, ... Read More


Opinion | Why project nods in green belts need greater scrutiny

New Delhi, June 27 -- The agenda for the 27 June meeting of the Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) is a busy one, but there's more at stake than merely a yes-no-maybe to various projects. At stake is the... Read More


Opinion | Rolling up rebel networks in North-east India

New Delhi, June 20 -- India's security establishment has been abuzz this past week after some major media outlets carried news of coordinated operations by armies of India and Myanmar to flush out reb... Read More


Opinion | Manipur calls for serious action on security front, beyond the optics

New Delhi, June 13 -- Manipur's chief minister Nongthombam Biren announced to a visiting Myanmarese delegation on 11 June that the north-eastern state remains "safe and productive" for business and in... Read More


Opinion | Internal security concerns facing the Modi 2.0 govt

New Delhi, June 5 -- The agenda of a party, even one that has won so comprehensively as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha elections, isn't always the same thing as the agenda for a cou... Read More


Opinion | Arunachal ambush calls for speeding up Naga peace talks

New Delhi, May 22 -- The killing of Arunachal Pradesh legislator Tirong Aboh, his son, and nine of his entourage, including security personnel, in an ambush on 21 May, will likely open a Pandora's box... Read More


Opinion | Sharmila moves on but Manipur's struggles remain

New Delhi, May 15 -- Remember Irom Sharmila? You had probably forgotten until you saw photographs of Manipur's former protest icon cradling her new born twin daughters alongside her 'non-resident' hus... Read More


Opinion | Time biz showed mettle in caring for human rights

New Delhi, May 2 -- A significant development has taken place in the world of metals and human rights. The two have an unlovely, often-ugly history-indeed, an unlovely and often-ugly ongoing relations... Read More