Mon district

District of Nagaland in India

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Mon district: District of Nagaland in India
Mon District (Pron:/mɒn/) is a district of Nagaland, a state in India. It is the third-largest district in Nagaland in terms of area. The district has a population of 250,260 people. Mon Town is the headquarters of the district.


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Centre sets up panel on Nagaland AFSPA relief

The Union home ministry has constituted a five-member committee headed by registrar general of India Vivek Joshi to examine the possibility of withdrawing the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from..
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Naga locals: Soldiers 1st shot driver to stop pick-up truck, then others

The villagers of Oting claimed through a forum called Office of the Oting Citizen that the special forces personnel — who ambushed a pick-up truck carrying eight coal miners and killed them on..
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Cong MPs stopped from visiting violence-hit Nagaland district; Rahul slams Centre

The Congress has condemned the refusal of the Assam government to allow a party delegation to visit Mon district in Nagaland where 14 civilians and a soldier died in firing. According to Congress..
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Officer of major general rank to head Army's court of inquiry into Nagaland firing incident

Sources said an officer of major general rank would head the court of inquiry to probe the operation of the 21 Para Special Forces that took place in the state's Mon district on Saturday evening. The..
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Major General to head court of inquiry

The Army has begun a court of inquiry headed by a Major General to probe the circumstances under which the botched operation by the 21 Para-Special Forces took place in Mon district of Nagaland on..
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14 Nagaland civilians killed in botched Army operation, aftermath

In a botched operation, Army para commandos lying in wait for militants in Nagaland’s Mon district late on Saturday shot and killed six villagers instead, all of them coal mine workers returning home..
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What exactly is home ministry doing: Rahul Gandhi slams Centre over Nagaland incident

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Centre over the killing of civilians during an anti-insurgency operation in Mon district of Nagaland, saying the government must give a "real reply"..
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Amit Shah expresses anguish over Nagaland killings, conveys condolences to families

Union home minister Amit Shah on Sunday expressed anguish over the reported killings in Nagaland's Mon district by security forces.Conveying his condolences to the families of those who lost their..
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Army orders CoI into killing of civilians in anti-insurgency operation in Nagaland; expresses regret

The Army on Sunday ordered a Court of Inquiry into the killing of several civilians during an anti-insurgency operation in Mon district of Nagaland, and expressed deep regret over the incident. Police..
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Nagaland civilian deaths: What we know so far

Tension has gripped Nagaland after at least 11 civilians were gunned down by the security forces in the Mon district on Sunday. The exact number of fatalities, and whether they died on spot is yet to..
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Nagaland chief minister condemns 'killing of civilians', announces SIT probe

According to initial reports, some Naga youth were reportedly killed in Oting village of Mon district on Saturday when they were allegedly fired at by security forces who suspected them to be..
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