This draconian Act was first invoked in 1958 in the then Naga Hills district of Assam and the Naga areas of Manipur to quell the Naga uprising led by the grand patriarch of all insurgent groups in the region namely Angami Zapu Phizo.
In a world, where the status of women stands in stark contrast to each other, a constant paradox awaits us almost every moment of our lives. The author recalls some of the journeys of women, whom life has thrown her in touch with.
The BJP used Khurshid's remarks to attack the Congress with Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi raking up a number of riots, including in Bhiwandi, Bhagalpur and Malegaon besides the one against Sikhs in 1984.
In the 224 member House, the Congress is likely to get 91 seats, and the BJP just two seats fewer. The JD(S) could emerge as the kingmaker with 40 seats, the survey, conducted between April 4 and April 16, stated.