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Working Committee of Naga National Political Groups are confused people: NSCN (IM)

DIMAPUR |Oct 13 The NSCN (IM) on Sunday asserted that it will never ‘walk down the path of capitulated peace. And that true revolutionary patriots will continue to uphold the national trust and its glorious history. Ridiculing the stand of the rival.....

‘Anglo-Kuki War’ never took place, claims Naga bodies

IMPHAL |Oct 13 Even as the preparation for the commemoration of ‘Anglo-Kuki War’ is on full swing on October 17, the Inpui Naga Union, Manipur (INU-M), Liangmai Naga Council, Manipur (LNC-M), Rongmei Naga Council, Manipur (RNC-M) and Zeme Naga Council.....

Khasi film ‘Iewduh’ wins Kim Ji- seok award at BIFF

SHILLONG | Oct 13 Khasi Film ‘Iewduh’, produced by Shankar Lall Goenka and directed by Pradip Kurbah, has won the prestigious Kim Ji- seok award at the 24th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in South Korea. ‘Iewduh’ had its world premiere at the.....

Deeply committed to ‘Framework Agreement’, will stand by it: NSCN (IM)

IMPHAL | Oct 11 In a fresh development of the NSCN (IM) peace talks with the central government, the rebel group has said that it is ‘deeply committed to the Framework Agreement, and that it will stand by it at all costs in all events.’ The NSCN (IM.....

NPF lauds Mizoram, Meghalaya CMs on their CAB stand

IMPHAL | Oct 8 The Naga Peoples’ Front (NPF), has expressed its appreciation on the ‘stand’ of Conrad Sangma, chief minister of Meghalaya and Zoramthanga, chief minister of Mizoram for taking the ‘right stand’ against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CA.....

CAB a tool towards political dominance for BJP: NEFIP

SHILLONG | Oct 3 The secretary general of the North-East Forum for Indigenous People (NEFIP), Robertjune Kharjahrin has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of attempting to use the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) to solidify its political clout i.....

Mizoram organisations to greet Amit Shah with protest

AIZAWL | Sep 30 Union home minister, Amit Shah’s visit to Mizoram to discuss the issue on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill , NGO Co-ordination Committee, a conglomerate of major civil organisations and student bodies, has decided to greet the minister with.....

GoI-NSCN(IM) parley in troubled waters

Thuingaleng Muivah (left) and Witoubou Newmai at Camp Hebron

We find it difficult to trust the Govt of India: Muivah DIMAPUR| Sep 24 The NSCN-IM supremo, Thuingaleng Muivah today disclosed that there is already a huge problem now in the Naga peace process. According to him, the term ‘inclusiveness’ in the Fra.....

Mizo-Gangte discord on tribe issue

IMPHAL| Sep 22 The Gangte Tribe Co-Ordination Committee, Manipur (GTCC) expressed unhappiness on the alleged interference in the ‘Gangte tribe’s internal affairs’ by the ‘Mizo People Convention Sub-Headquarters (MPC Sub HQs).’ In a statement issued .....

RN Ravi, Muivah hold ‘meeting’ in Dimapur

NNN/IFP DIMAPUR | Sep 10 RN Ravi, the Government of India’s Interlocutor, who is also the Governor of Nagaland, and Th Muivah, General Secretary of the NSCN-IM, held a ‘meeting’ on Monday in Dimapur. Sources informed Newmai News Network on Tuesda.....

United Naga Council sends memorandum to Modi

SENAPATI | Aug 30 Even as the “Nagas await the historic day when the final agreement will be signed”, and the situation is even fueled more by the Government of India’s effort to conclude by October, 2019, the United Naga Counci (UNC) has submitted a m.....

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.....

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Manipur is for all, it belongs to no particular community: Suresh Babu

IMPHAL | Oct 15 “The state of Manipur is for all and the ancestral land belongs to no particular community; the misunderstanding between the communities and state government that may affect people’s sentiments will also be solved soon.” Chief secret.....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Acute shortage of ART drugs resurfaces in State

Acute shortage of ART drugs resurfaces in State

PLHIVs feel ignored by MACS, govt By Donald Sairem IMPHAL | Oct 15 Even though Manipur is among the states with highest HIV/AIDS prevalence, the state is yet again facing acute shortage of Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs to be provided to People Liv.....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Refrain from making provocative statements on ‘Anglo-Kuki War’, appeals UNC

IMPHAL | Oct 15 The United Naga Council (UNC) appealed to the Kuki ‘brethren’ to restrain from making provocative statement and activities in commemorating the centenary of the ‘Anglo-Kuki War 1917-19’ which is to be organised by Kuki Inpi Manipur. .....

Total shut down paralyses normal life

IMPHAL| Oct 15 The 12-hour general strike imposed today by Coordination Committee (CorCom) and Alliance for Socialist Unity - Kangleipak (ASUK) severely affected normal life in Manipur valley with all activities coming to a standstill. The total sh.....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Roadside fuel businesses run low due to fewer bandhs

Roadside fuel businesses run low due to fewer bandhs

By Lelen Vaiphei IMPHAL | Oct 15 Bandhs and strikes in the state paralyse daily activities of the state. Every individual ceases their daily work in support of the bandh or either to avoid any untoward incidents, but it is a common scene to witness .....

16-Oct-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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