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NSCN-IM vice president passes away

DIMAPUR | Dec 12 NSCN-IM vice president, General (Retd) Kholi Konyak passed away in New Delhi this afternoon. His exact age is not known. However, NSCN-IM sources said that he was an octogenarian. According to the NSCN-IM sources, General (Retd) Kho.....

Tripartite talk on district creation issue

SENAPATI | Dec 11 The United Naga Council (UNC) has expressed its concern as the Government remains silence on the next round of tripartite talk over the district creation issue. The last round of talk was held on September 1, 2018 in Senapati distr.....

Tripartite talk on district creation issue

SENAPATI | Dec 11 The United Naga Council (UNC) has expressed its concern as the Government remains silence on the next round of tripartite talk over the district creation issue. The last round of talk was held on September 1, 2018 in Senapati distr.....

NSCN-K revokes its decision of unilateral abrogation of Ceasefire

DIMAPUR | Dec 7 The NSCN-K has revoked its decision of “unilateral abrogation” of ceasefire with the Government of India with “immediate effect”. In a joint press note late last night, the NSCN-K statement jointly signed by its chairman Lieutenant G.....

ATSUM warns government

IMPHAL | Dec 6 The All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) has threatened to take up its own course of measures if the “innocent couple who are victims” of November 27 Iroisemba incident are not compensated “adequately”, and the culprits punished. .....

Indefinite national highway bandh from November 27 night

Newmai News Network IMPHAL | Nov 24 The Thadou Students’ Association, General Headquarters (TSA-GHQ) has announced to impose indefinite bandh in all the national highways in Manipur from the midnight of November 27 in protest against the alleged ass.....

Nagas beyond borders sharing thoughts

Dr Gina Shangkham, the first president of Naga Women Union (NWU) speaking on the occasion

SENAPATI | Nov 23 In the just concluded “Conclave on Naga Journey” at Kaomei village in Senapati district, Naga student organizations from Myanmar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and elsewhere expressed hope that one day the Nagas, wherever they are, will co.....

NSCN-K and Government of India to talk soon

DIMAPUR | Nov 15 The Government of India has accepted the proposal of the NSCN-K led by Khango to join the peace process. This information was disclosed by Nagaland Gaon Bura Federation (NGBF) through a press release. The NGBF has been acting as the.....

NSCN-K led by Khango willing for Ceasefire

DIMAPUR | Nov 13 The NSCN-K led by Khango Konyak has expressed its willingness to “resume” the ceasefire with the Government of India. According to local newspapers based in Dimapur, the Khango faction expressed this through a press release on Monda.....

UNC sounds preparedness for bandh

SENAPATI | Oct 29 Even as hectic preparations are underway under the banner of the United Committee, Manipur (UCM) for the October 31 rally “to protect Manipur in all aspects”, the United Naga Council (UNC), while announcing its preparedness to call ba.....

ATRPFM appeals to govt

IMPHAL | Oct 28 The All Tribal Rights’ Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM) said today that Justice Kh. Nobin Singh, High Court of Manipur, had passed an order and disposed off the W.P.(C) No. 832 of 2018 on October 25, 2018 directing the State Government.....

CTLLSM submits memorandum to CM Biren

IMPHAL | Oct 27 Council of Tribal Languages and Literature Societies, Manipur (CTLLSM) has, once again, demanded “allocation of fund in the State’s Budget for tribal languages education”. In a memorandum submitted to Chief Minister, N Biren Singh to.....

Encourage entrepreneurship for development of NE: Conrad

SHILLONG | Oct 27 Meghalaya Chief minister, Conrad K Sangma on Saturday said that with the changing landscape in the field of development, if North East is to develop and move forward entrepreneurship should be encouraged at all levels. He said this.....

Tribal group threatens shut down of Churachandpur district

Newmai News Network IMPHAL| Oct 22 The All Tribal Rights Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM), irked by the delaying in conducting election to the chairman of Churachandpur Autonomous District Council, has threatened to call bandh within few days’ time.....

All Tribal Rights’ Protection Forum Manipur meets Governor

IMPHAL | Oct 19 A team of All Tribal Rights’ Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM) met the Governor of Manipur, Dr Najma Heptulla today with regard to “immediate election” of the chairman, Autonomous District Council (ADC) Churachandpur, separate budget fo.....

We will be compelled to take up our course of action: ATRPFM

IMPHAL | Oct 15 : The All Tribal Rights Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM) has threatened to resort to its own course of action as the election to the chairman of the Autonomous District Council (ADC), Churachandpur was not conducted till date by the Manip.....

Hill based bodies apprise Centre against Meitei ST demand

IMPHAL | Oct 12 : The United Naga Council (UNC), the Zomi Council and the Hmar Inpui have apprised the Government of India against the “Meitei/Meetei community demanding for a Scheduled Tribe (ST) status”. The three hill based organizations submitted a j.....

Churachandpur ADC Chairman election issue

IMPHAL | Oct 8 : The All Tribal Rights Protection Forum, Manipur (ATRPFM) has petitioned the Governor of Manipur to initiate for the conduct of election to the Chairman of Autonomous District Council (ADC), Churachandpur by October 15. The ATRPFM cautione.....

Dialogue between tribal student organisations and state govt today

IMPHAL | Oct 6 : The State Government of Manipur will hold dialogue with the All Tribal Student Union, Manipur (ATSUM), the Kuki Student Organisation-General Headquarters (KSO-GHQ) and the All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) at 5 pm on October.....

Tribal students call economic blockade from Oct 9

IMPHAL | Oct 4 : The tribal student organisations in Manipur have taken a resolution today to launch a 5-day economic blockade in all the national highways under their jurisdictions from 5 am of October 9 if the their demands for the returning of normalcy.....

Tribal student bodies to not observe bandh on MU issue

IMPHAL | Sept 25 : Various tribal student organizations in Manipur have stated today that the “the hill people are not a part of the 48 hours agitation” to be launched by the “valley based organizations” from midnight of September 26 in connection with th.....

Women for JustPeace on Kuki-Naga issue

IMPHAL | Sept 16 : Women for JustPeace (WJP) has expressed serious disquiet over the monolith erection under the aegis of the Kuki Inpi to commemorate their Black Day on September 13, 2018. Women for JustPeace has been around for sometime now in the regi.....

Kukis start the Naga-Kuki conflict: NSCN-IM

DIMAPUR | Sept 14 : Reacting to the various accusations hurled at the NSCN-IM during the “Kuki Black Day” observation from September 11 to 13, the NSCN-IM said today that the Kuki-Naga conflict of the 1990s was “started” by the Kukis. In the same time, th.....

Sangma submits resignation to Lok Sabha Speaker

SHILLONG | Sept 4 : The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma is no longer a Member of Parliament as he has tendered his resignation as the MP representing Tura constituency today. Conrad, who is also the national president of the National People’s .....

Tribal rights group serves 48 hours ultimatum to state govt

IMPHAL | Aug 28 : The All Tribal Rights’ Protection Forum Manipur (ATRPFM) has served 48 hours ultimatum to the Government of Manipur to revoke the cabinet decision of constituting a cabinet sub-committee to look into the functioning of Autonomous Distric.....

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One year jail term for Kishorchandra under NSA

IMPHAL | Dec 14 The Advisory Board on National Security Act (NSA) has approved the detention of former ISTV staff, Keshorchandra Wangkhem, under the act for the period of 12 months. According to an order issued by the deputy secretary (Home) Dr. Th......

15-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

HC dismisses PIL against ‘meeyamgi numit’, ‘Hills People’s Day’ programmes

IMPHAL | Dec 14 The High Court of Manipur has dismissed a PIL filed against the Government seeking directive for disclosure of the source, scope and nature of the interaction programme namely ‘Hill People’s Day’ and ‘Meeyamgi Numit’ (People’s Day), ter.....

15-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

Jonathan was given capital punishment claims KRA

KANGPOKPI| Dec 14 The Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA) claimed hand over the killing of Hemkhothang Misao alias Th. Misao at Saikul Hill Town yesterday afternoon at around 4:30 pm whose dead body was brought back to Saikul this evening after conducting po.....

Woman sympathiser of ZUF apprehended, ammunitions recovered

Woman sympathiser of ZUF apprehended, ammunitions recovered

IMPHAL | Dec 14 A combined team of Manipur Police along with Assam Rifles apprehended a woman sympathiser of UG group, ZUF, and recovered a huge consignment of ammunitions and grenades, said a release by PRO of IGAR (South). It stated that the woman.....

Barak Festival concludes

Jayanta speaks during the closing day of Barak Fest

IMPHAL| Dec 14 “It is of importance and a necessity to spread awareness of the priceless culture and traditions of the state,” said minister of Arts and Culture, Kh. Jayantakumar, in his address as chief guest, at the concluding ceremony of the Barak f.....

15-Dec-2018 / A Staff Reporter

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