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Center Unlikely To Accept NSCN-IM Demand

NEW DELHI, July 19 – Conscious of the ground realities, the Centre is unlikely to accept the NSCN (I-M)’s demand for unification of Naga inhabited areas, while guaranteeing territorial integrity of Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. Sources said the Centre is willing to guarantee maximum autonomy... 

NSCN-IM Points Fingers At AR

DIMAPUR, Jul 4: The NSCN-IM has accused the Assam Rifles of continuously provoking the Naga outfit although the ceasefire is underway. The NSCN-IM said it is seriously observing the Assam Rifles going hyper active in the districts like Tamenglong, Ukhrul and Senapati and apprehending NSCN-IM cadres under... 

Kohima Daily Carries Unauthenticated Report, Editor Expresses Regret, UCM, AMUCO Issue Calm Calls, Mischief Makers Don Mask Of Crusaders, NSCN (IM) Not Amused

IMPHAL, Jun 22: Even as the Dimapur-based Nagaland Post carried an unauthenticated report in the 22nd June edition, the United Committee Manipur (UCM) and All Manipur United Clubs’ Organization (AMUCO) have urged the public to exercise maximum restraint in subduing attempts by vested interest to create... 

EDITORIAL: Peace- A Harder Ball Game 1997 To 2011, 14 Year Itch

It is an irony but an educative irony, no doubt, and this learning curve has come not from the vicissitudes of the years spent in the jungles, but more from the days spent in sitting across the table and negotiating with the former foe. It took the NSCN, read the Isak-Muivah faction, more than or nearly... 

NSCN (IM) Proceeds For Talks In Negative Frame, Despondency Hangs Heavy

DIMAPUR, Jun 19: This time round, the NSCN-IM looks certain to go in for the forthcoming talks in a negative frame of mind with the Government of India in Delhi. “I don’t think the Government of India is going to come with a positive frame,” admitted VS Atem candidly. The Government of India and... 

Nagaland: Revolt Within A Rebellion

Fresh feuding has broken out among Naga rebels twenty-three years after a bloody internecine struggle left scores dead and an insurgency divided. Another split is now threatening to impact on the protracted Naga peace process. On June 7, 2011, a meeting of the Khaplang faction of the National Socialist... 

AMUCO Notes Delhi’s Divisive Policies

IMPHAL, Jun 14: For the last 63 years since India became independent, the Government of India has been continuously pursuing the policy of ‘divide and rule’ in the North East region which they inherited from their British masters. One undeniable testimony was the Bangkok Declaration of June 14, 2001... 

EDITORIAL: The Devil Within! Split Wide Open!

Launching an armed movement on some lofty ideals and ideologies is but just a part of the whole, known as the insurrection. Sustaining the movement is an altogether different kettle of fish and more challenging, if we may add. Apart from the challenges of sustaining a movement, which every rebel leader... 

Manipur’s New Party May Root For Greater Nagaland

Launch party: The event that shook Manipur. Image Credit: UB Photos EMOTIONS ARE running high and rhetoric is thick in the air in state capitals Kohima and Imphal over a new development — the launching of the Manipur state unit of the party that rules Nagaland — Naga People’s Front (NPF). Nagaland... 

NPF Unit A Tool To Advance IM’s Agenda: UNLF

IMPHAL, May 28: The proscribed UNLF has categorically stated that Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio’s visit to Senapati and the opening of the NPF unit in Manipur was only a ploy to advance NSCN-IM’s agenda of disintegrating Manipur. After Muivah’s attempt to enter Manipur was thwarted, the NSCN-IM... 

EDITORIAL: Manipur’s Mayday! Naganised Trojan Horse

There is no point in beating around the bush for as we had noted in this column on May 27, diplomacy as a policy is dead, it is passé’.  The proposed visit of Mr. Nephiu Rio and his Cabinet colleagues to Senapati today is something much more than opening a chapter of the Naga Peoples’ Front... 

Meghen Treatment Exposes Delhi’s Double Standards

UNLIKE the United Liberation Front of Asom leaders who are currently on bail and preparing for talks with the Centre, Manipur’s United National Liberation Front chairman Rajkumar Meghen, better known as Sanayaima, faces an uncertain future. Now in the National Investigation Agency’s custody since... 

Naga Militants Kill Businessman In Dimapur

DIMAPUR, May 12: A prominent businessman from Dimapur has been murdered after abducting him for ransom by Naga militants. The dead body of Md Israr was found shot dead on Thursday early morning at 7th mile in Dimapur, near Essar Petrol Pump after he was abducted on Tuesday for ransom. In this connection,...