NSCN (I-M), UT1 stand on night clubs

Dimapur, June 3: NSCN (I-M) UT 1 has reiterated its position on the ban imposed on “night clubs and brothels” in Dimapur. In a statement, NSCN (I-M) UT 1 warned that vehicles found parking outside the “night club and restaurant” after 10 p.m. would be destroyed/damaged. NSCN (I-M) UT 1 also informed that “some miscreants” were collecting money in the name Read more

NSCN (K) blames govt. for victimizing ‘NSCN workers’

Dimapur, June 3:NSCN (K) People’s Army of Nagaland ‘Lt. Gen.’ Niki Sumi has blamed the state government agencies, “especially the police and bureaucracy” for victimizing “hundreds of NSCN workers” merely on grounds of law and order situation. In a statement titled “Cease-fire quagmire: augmentation of state govt’s (Nagaland) anti-Naga posture, “ Niki said polarization of Naga political groups and “diabolic Read more

Court convicts NSCN leader

New Delhi, May 31 :NSCN (I-M) functionary ‘lt col’ Hopeson Ningshen has been held guilty by a Special CBI Court at Patiala House, New Delhi on Saturday for the “abduction and murder” of Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) of Kasom Khullen, Ukhrul district, Manipur Thingnam Kishan and his two subordinates Y. Token and A. Rajen in February, 2009. According to sources, Hopson was Read more

Pillai optimistic of Naga solution

Kohima, May 31: Former union home secretary Gopal Krishna Pillai expressed optimism that if the Modi-led NDA government at the Centre could sort out some of the pending issues of the long-drawn Naga peace talks, it would be able to bring an honourable and acceptable solution to the decades-old Naga political issue within a year. Pillai, who is currently on a Read more

Brothels & Night clubs banned by NSCN (IM)

DIMAPUR, MAY: The NSCN (IM) has stated that “all night clubs and brothels shall be banned with immediate effect.” A press note from the MIP informed that this decision was taken at a joint council meeting on May 2, which was attended by the Steering Executive Members and the Council of Cabinet, in the presence of the Collective Leadership. It Read more

Expedite talks with NE insurgents: Rajnath

INTERNAL SECURITY TOP PRIORITY Promising “zero tolerance on terror” and to “deal with insurgent groups with a firm hand” as one of the BJP’s 2014 poll manifesto, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has directed the ministry to expedite and complete all pending dialogues with various Northeast insurgent outfits within a specific time frame. After taking charge as the new Home Read more

Mizo truce plan mulled for Nagaland

Proposal by central interlocutors being fine-tuned  to be submitted to PM and HM: IB official Sekhar Datta The Telegraph Nagaland is likely to go the Mizoram way, 17 years after peace talks began with the NSCN (Isak-Muivah) in 1997. As part of the formula, NSCN (Isak-Muivah) chairman Isak Chishi Swu — and not general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah — will become Read more

NSCN (IM) to cease dialogue with ACAUT

DIMAPUR, MAY 26 : The NSCN (IM) has resolved to “cease to engage in dialogue” with the ACAUT with immediate effect. This was decided at a joint council meeting held on May 23, 2014 at CHQ, Hebron. According to a press note from its MIP, the NSCN (IM) concluded that the ACAUT has “politicized the taxation issue” with an intent Read more