Assam Rifles personnel stand near their burning camp after some miscreants put it on fire over the death of 13 people, who were allegedly killed by Armed Forces, in Mon district, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021.
Latest live news: Home Minister Amit Shah will give a statement in Parliament today about Nagaland, where security forces killed more than a dozen people when they mistook them to be militants.
One soldier died in riots by protesters enraged by the killings in Mon district Saturday evening. The Nagaland government has set up a probe and Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio will visit Mon today.
India reported seventeen cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the total to 21 as states and cities stepped up testing travelers and enforcing safety measures.
The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will meet for three days starting Monday and it expected to hold lending rates when its decision is announced Wednesday. “…we believe the talks of a reverse repo rate hike in the MPC meeting may be premature as RBI has been largely able to narrow the corridor without the noise of rate hikes and ensuing market cacophony,” said an SBI research report.
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