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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... 

Response To Ethnic Politics: Beyond The Knee Jerk Reactions

Knee jerk response! That is what sums up the Cabinet decision to disallow the meeting of the NPF at Senapati twice in a short span of 48 hours with full support from other political parties. The implications of that will go in history as one classic example of how governance and political culture in... 

EDITORIAL: ‘No Entry’ Growl To ‘Personal Request’ Squeak! Quixotic Decisions

It was definitely a bucket of cold water after a hot shower and it is hard to say which side was left more bemused-those rolling out the red carpet at Senapati district headquarters or those who had imposed a dawn to dusk general strike in Imphal. Word smiths we are, but the temptation to flip through... 

Rio Keeps Tryst With Senapati Date, Ibobi Falls Back On ‘Personal Request’ Alibi, May 30 Talk Under A Cloud

Rio reaches out to the gathering which comprised of important leaders of the Naga community. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 28: With Nagaland Chief Minister Nephiu Rio personally re-questing Chief Minister of Manipur O Ibobi Singh, the former has been allowed to visit Senapati and launch the... 

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...