PC invites Rio to discuss separate State demand

Kohima, June 3 (PTI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram will hold discussions with Chief Minister Nephiu Rio in New Delhi on Sunday on the demand for a separate ‘Frontier Nagaland’ comprising four border districts of the state by Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO). Chidambaram has invited the chief minister as well as leaders of ENPO to discuss the separate state Read more

India okay with Myanmar-Naga talks

New Delhi, May 28 (Hindustan Times): New Delhi has no objections with Myanmar holding separate negotiations with Naga insurgents, said official sources. India has cooperated for many years, including coordinating joint military exercises, against Naga separatists. India would have been “happy” if there had been simultaneous pacts, but understands the Myanmar military plans a three-stage peace process of its own. Read more

NSCN(IM) warns rival against deal

New Delhi, May 28: As NSCN (Khaplang) rests over a peace pact with Myanmar, rival NSCN (Isak-Muivah) has extended a friendly advice: Beware, Myanmar is not India. Unwilling to reconcile with its rival, the NSCN (IM) has fought pitched battles with Khaplang’s men for almost 25 years now. But when the NSCN (K) signed an agreement with the Myanmar Government Read more

India, Myanmar should work jointly to tackle terror: PM

Nay Pyi Taw, May 28: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today held talks with Myanmar President Thein Sein as India suggested the two countries should work out a joint strategy to tackle terrorism and insurgency along their border and enhance security cooperation. Singh, the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Myanmar in 25 years since Rajiv Gandhi’s trip in December 2007, Read more

GoI set to sign tripartite agreement with DHD groups

New Delhi, May 21: The Government of India is all set to sign a tripartite agreement sometime next month with both the Dima Hasao Daogah factions, it is reliably learnt. The DHD (Nunisa) faction chief Dilip Nunisa alongwith some of his colleagues met the Joint Secretary (North East), MHA, Mr Shambhu Singh on Monday afternoon in the North Block and discussed Read more

Rejoinder to Venuh Alezo’s press statement

GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF NAGALIM Ministry of Information & Publicity 21st May 2012 This is a rejoinder to Venuh Alezo’s press Statement carried in the local papers on the 16th May 2012. According to his statement we are compelled to think that Alezo has a confused mind. When the political dialogue started between the government of India and Read more

Political Statement

STATEMENT Oking:  20th May, 2012   It is pertinent to remind all that the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN) came to the negotiating table when the government of India finally took the decision to go for a political settlement on the vexed Indo-Naga political conflict after having tasted the futility of going for military solution. The then Prime Minister Read more