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 Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) ‘expelled’ its ‘chairman’, S.S. Khaplang, on charges...

K Konyak Appointed VC, Gen Secy Zhimomi Expelled, Khaplang Goes In For Major Shake Up

Newly appointed vice chairman Khango Konyak with NSCN cadres. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, Jun 10: In a major shakeup, Lt Gen (retd) Khango Konyak was appointed to the post of NSCN-K Vice-Chairman according to an approval order issued by GPRN/NSCN Chairman SS Khaplang on May 25. Meanwhile, General Secretary N Kitovi Zhimomi has been expelled from the party with effect from June 10 by another...