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RN Ravi on Naga political issue - Three months time frame

DIMAPUR | Aug 17 If Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tasked RN Ravi, Government of India’s Interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, to resolve the Naga political issue within three months’ time, then there is hardly two and half months left for the lapse.....

Mizoram government to ask Assam government to remove structures from disputed land

AIZAWL| Aug 11 The Mizoram government will ask Assam government to demolish all “illegal structures” along the inter-state border. An official said on Sunday that the deputy commissioner of Kolasib district has been directed to hold talks with Assam.....

People’s Democratic Alliance on RN Ravi’s assurance

DIMAPUR | Aug 9 The ruling People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) has expressed its appreciation on Friday to Governor of Nagaland R.N. Ravi for declaring that Article 371 (A) is a “solemn and sacred commitment” to the people of Nagaland and that the Gover.....

10 senior MPC leaders quit and join ZPM in Mizoram

AIZAWL | Jul 29 A week after the Mizoram People’s Conference (MPC) severed ties with the newly floated political party, Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM), at least 10 senior MPC leaders, including newly elected party vice president, Lalthansanga quit the p.....

Tripartite talks postponed

SENAPATI | Jul 28 The tripartite talks on district creation issue slated for July 29 at Senapati district headquarters has been postponed. No date has been fixed as yet. According to information given to the office of the United Naga Council (UNC) b.....

United Naga Council takes several resolutions

SENAPATI | Jul 26 The ‘Council Assembly’ of the United Naga Council (UNC) discussed with “all seriousness” and reiterated its previous decision to roll back the 7 districts created by the Manipur Government on December 8, 2016. This was one of the many.....

Ravi’s appointment as Guv should not delay solution of Naga peace talks: NPF

DIMAPUR | Jul 21 The central headquarters of Naga People’s Front (NPF) while congratulating RN Ravi on his new assignment as the Governor of Nagaland has expressed hope that “with the new development an amicable and acceptable solution to the Naga poli.....

Organisation demands extension of Gratuitous Relief for flood affected

TURA | Jul 21 With flood waters receding extremely slowly in the plain belt of West and South West Garo Hills, the Anti Corruption and Human Development Organization (ACHDO) has urged an extension to the Gratuitous Relief (GR) being provided to the vic.....

Tribal rights body warns of imposing 24-hour bandh along NHs

IMPHAL | Jul 19 The All Tribal Rights Protection Forum, Manipur (ATRPFM) has served a three-day ultimatum to the State Government of Manipur for the revocation the “impugned order dated 08.07.2019 issued by the chief secretary (DP), Government of Manip.....

Liangmai orgns laud police officials

IMPHAL | Jul 17 The Liangmai Naga Katimai Ruangdi (LNKR) and the Liangmaipui Naga Ruangdi (LPNR) have expressed their appreciation to the police department and the police officials responsible for the arrest of “rape and attempt to murder accused” Ashi.....

3 dead, 300 houses submerged, over 500 families affected

AZAWL | Jul 14 Heavy rainfall in Mizoram since last Monday wreaked havoc and caused large scale destruction on public infrastructures and private properties in different parts of the state. Three persons died due to flood in different parts of Mizoram .....

Flood declared in plain belt, over 1.14 lakh affected, 7 days GR announced in Meghalaya

SHILLONG | Jul 14 Floods have been declared in plain belt of West Garo Hills in Meghalaya with water levels continuing to rise despite a lack of rain in the area. The announcement is expected to help at least 1.1 lakh people who have been affected b.....

More Naga organisations against KNO’s demand

IMPHAL | Jul 12 After the media had reported about the ‘Territorial Council’ demand of the armed groups which are under the Suspension of Operation (SoO) including the Kuki National Organisation (KNO) and the United People’s Front (UPF), more and more .....

Naga body observes 32nd anniversary of ‘Operation Bluebird’

SENAPATI | Jul 9 The Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR-South) observed the 32nd anniversary of “Operation Bluebird” of 1987 on Tuesday at Tusil Ngaonil Village Community Hall, Tahamzam (Senapati). The programme was supported by Poumai Na.....

Naga integrity should not be affected by Kuki territorial demand : UNC

SENAPATI | Jul 8 The United Naga Council (UNC) “seriously deliberated” on the ‘Territorial Council’ demanded by the armed groups which are under the Suspension of Operation (SoO) including Kuki National Organisation (KNO) and the United People’s Front .....

UNC carries out series of consultation

SENAPATI | Jun 25 The United Naga Council (UNC) is carrying out series of consultation with Naga organisations in connection with the district creation issue. In the last round of talk held on March 9 the State Government of Manipur had proposed for.....

Nagas in State pray for early solution

SENAPATI | Jun 18 Naga ‘tribe hohos’ under the aegis of the United Naga Council (UNC) organised prayer programmes in their respective offices in Naga areas in the state on Tuesday for the settlement of the Indo-Naga peace process at the earliest “based.....

Meghalaya govt encouraged by public participation in improving education: Conrad Sangma

SHILLONG | Jun 14 The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad Sangma has expressed the feeling of encouragement that the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) feels “when looking at the high degree of public participation that is being seen in attempts to im.....

Mizoram to soon commission two micro hydro electric power projects

AIZAWL | Jun 14 The Mizoram government will soon commission two micro hydro electric power projects, which will generate 0.20 MW power, according to Power minister R. Lalzirliana who told the state legislative assembly on Friday. Construction of a 0.....

‘Nation building is not an easy task’

Lorho Pfoze speaks during felicitation ceremony organised by Mao Council at Tadubi Town Hall, Senapati

SENAPATI | Jun 10 Lorho Pfoze, the newly elected Lok Sabha MP from Outer Parliamentary constituency of Manipur, said on Monday that nation building is not an easy task. The Lok Sabha MP sought the responsibility of all to “uphold him, to support hi.....

Mizoram sounds swine flu alert

AIZAWL | Jun 10 The Mizoram government has sounded alert following the outbreak of ‘African swine fever’ in some South-east Asian countries. Officials of state Animal Husbandry and Veterinary (AH&Vety) department said there is possibility of the out.....

BJP rebuffs Mizo National Front over alliance

AIZAWL | Jun 9 The BJP, Mizoram unit, rebuffed chief minister and Mizo National Front (MNF) president, Zoramthanga over the latter’s remarks that his party did not support and has never become an alliance partner with the BJP. In a strong rebuttal, .....

Meghalaya organisations to discuss CAB

TURA | May 26 The resounding victory of the BJP as well as comments of certain leaders from the party to pursue the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), 2016 has raised alarm bells among organisations in Meghalaya. The matter came up for discussion dur.....

Nagaland govt on Naga issue

DIMAPUR | May 25 The State Government of Nagaland has “re-emphasized” its support of the “legitimate” demand of the Naga people for integration of “all Naga inhabited areas” under a single administrative umbrella as has been unanimously resolved on fiv.....

More Naga organisations condemn Myanmar situation

DIMAPUR | May 21 Many Naga organisations have expressed their concern on the “ongoing Myanmar’s military aggression against the Nagas in Naga Self-Administered Zone (NSAZ) in Myanmar”. The Nagaland Tribes Council (NTC), the Naga Hoho and the Naga St.....

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PMO sets Oct deadline for Naga truce sans territory integration

From Deepak Dewan (Leichin Exclusive) NEW DELHI | Aug 18 The ongoing talks between the NSCN(IM) and the Centre are likely to be concluded and may result in a settlement by October this year. A three-month deadline to conclude talks was decided by.....

Gaikhangam refutes rumours of Congress MLAs planning to join BJP

Gaikhangam refutes rumours of Congress MLAs planning to join BJP

‘Mission 2022 will bring absolute majority for Cong in Assembly’ IMPHAL | Aug 18 State Congress president, Gaikhangam today refuted the rumours that some MLAs of Manipur Congress will join Bharatiya Janata Party by categorically stating that there a.....

19-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Manipur Thinkers Forum launched

Chief minister N. Biren Singh speaks at the launch of Manipur Thinkers Forum at INA Memorial Hall, Moirang

INA complex will be upgraded soon: CM IMPHAL | Aug 18 Chief minister N. Biren Singh has said that the State government is putting in serious efforts to develop Indian National Army (INA) complex as a world-class tourist destination considering its h.....

19-Aug-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Police issue clarification on Babysana’s case

IMPHAL | Aug 18 Regarding the claim by JAC in connection with death of Babysana that the incorporation of 302 IPC was not intimated to authority concerned, a clarified has been issued that the same was intimated immediately after incorporation of the s.....

JAC warns of intense agitations

IMPHAL | Aug 18 JAC against the Murder of Ningthoujam Babysana Chanu has warned that it will be undertaking intense movements as the State government has allegedly failed to address their demand for addition of Section 302 to the case and hand it over .....


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