had opposed capital punishment
Delhi, July 28: Amid debate over whether Mumbai serial
blasts convict Yakub Memon should be hanged, late A P J
Abdul Kalam had supported abolition of capital
punishment saying that as President of India, he felt
pain in deciding on such cases as most of them had
"social and economic bias".
Engineers demand allocation of funds to Power Deptt
infrastructure & machinery in Dimapur overburdened
July 28: In order to avoid suffering of the general
public/consumers from prolonged power outages, the
Association of Power Engineers Nagaland (APEN) has urged
the state Government to be more realistic in allocation
of fund to Power Department.
shifting responsibility on Naga political issue: Therie
July 28: The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC)
today said that the discussion on Naga political issue
by Members of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly during
the Budget session on July 23 & 24 failed to even
bring out any tentative suggestions.
supports ENSF's demand
July 28: While justifying the demand of Eastern Naga
Students' Federation (ENSF) for 'Justification Report'
from the state Government, ACAUT Nagaland today
expressed concern as to how a simple matter of clear-cut
25% job reservation for eastern Nagaland students can
still result in shortage of eastern Nagaland tribes in
government jobs despite job reservation being in force
militants funded by drug and fake currency trade
July 28: Insurgent and militant groups in the country,
including those in the north east get huge funds from
illicit trade in drugs and fake currency, Assam
Additional Director General of Police Mukul Sahay said
condoles Abdul Kalam's demise
July 28: Governor of Nagaland P B Acharya has expressed
sorrow at the demise of former President of India, Dr
APJ Abdul Kalam.