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MLA Sticks To District Demand Stand

Power tillers for Phungyar AC farmers. Image Credit: Sangai Photo. IMPHAL, Apr 9:  Terming it as undue interference, MLA Wungnaoshang Keishing has denounced the diktat of United Naga Council (UNC) to withdraw the demand for creation of Phungyar Assembly Constituency as a separate district headquarters... 

Demand For Phungyar District On Collision Course, UNC Against Bifurcation Of Ukhrul District

IMPHAL, Apr 7: With the demand for the creation of Phungyar district becoming more vocal by the day, the United Naga Council (UNC) has asked “the so called Demand Committee (s)” to withdraw their representation submitted to the Government (s) immediately. The Phungyar District Demand Committee had... 

Traffic Jam Reflects State’s ‘Inconsiderate Policy’

If we are to believe that ‘for every action there is equal and opposite reaction’, then ENPO’s demand for a separate State in Nagaland and United Naga Council’s demand for an ‘alternative arrangement’ in Manipur, could be well applied to it. Such demand is due to centralized State where power... 

UNC’s Demand Unacceptable: GPRN/NSCN

IMPHAL, Feb 25: The Shepoumaramth Region, GPRN/NSCN has categorically stated that the UNC’s demand for an alternative arrangement for Nagas of Manipur is unacceptable. Maintaining that Nagas in general and ‘Southern Nagas’ in particular would be spared of the confusion and division arising out... 

July 1, Senapati Declaration Of 2010- UNC Sets The Record Straight

Naga women on protest during the halycon days of 2010. (File Photo) IMPHAL, Jan 6: The Committee for Alternative Arrangement, which was constituted by the United Naga Council, has categorically stated they neither sought direction from anyone nor has anybody issued any instructions regarding their pursuit... 

A Ray Of Hope

It is absolutely critical that the first ever Meitei-Naga formal talks be given firm support as it is the only way out of the impasse The Naga-Meitei ethnic divide has been a long drawn out conflict between the two major ethnic communities in the Northeast resulting in bloodshed. It is also responsible... 

PDS, Power Issues Dominate House Talks, Manipur Bid To Beat Blockades

IMPHAL, Dec 22: At the proposal of the State Government, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has taken up steps to set up a Rail Fed Depot at Malom that would have the capacity of stocking petroleum products for 90 days, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Y Erabot informed the House... 

Peace Will Return To North-East by 2020: Chidambaram

IMPHAL/SHILLONG, Dec 15: Stating that most of the rebel groups in the northeast have entered into a dialogue with the Centre, Union home minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday exuded confidence that peace and reconciliation would be ushered in the region in a decade. “Most leaders of the underground... 

Do Heed The PC Tag, Mr. PC

It is not often that the top honchos from Delhi deem it worthy to pay a visit to Manipur and as things stand today or maybe till yesterday, any trip to the North-East by the dhoti clad or suited, booted political class from Delhi is almost always taken as something of a foreign jaunt. At least this was... 

UNC Explains ‘˜Alternative Arrangements’

IMPHAL, Dec 12: Explaining its stand and what it meant by ‘alternative administrative arrangement of the Nagas’, the United Naga Council today has asserted that there is nothing anti-State or anti-Nation in their demand. Stating that this is their core demand and as such was put forward... 

UNC’s Boycott Call Fails To Ruffle CM’s Composure, Ibobi Cocks A Snook At Boycott Call

IMPHAL, Dec 9: Undeterred by the United Naga Council’s boycott call against his proposed visit to the Orange Festival at Tamenglong, as the chief guest, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi has finalized his trip to Tamenglong. Even a helicopter to take Ibobi to Tamenglong has been requisitioned. The Chief... 

Lim And July 1 Stand

The fact that three Ministers of the SPF Government, namely IFCD Minister N Biren, PHED Minister TN Haokip and TD Minister DD Thaisii stayed away from the tripartite talks held at Senapati district headquarters on December 3, is pregnant with meaning and while everyone knows that the decision to sever... 

UNC Gives More Radical Touch to NPC’s July 1 Declaration- Don’t Invite CM To Orange Fest Call Raised

IMPHAL, Dec 7: Taking the declaration of the Naga People’s Convention on July 1 at Senapati this year to sever all ties with the Government of Manipur, to a more radical position, the United Naga Council (UNC) has urged the Zeliangrong people to stop Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and his council...