ATSUM demand action against Mnp Agriculture Minister for racial slur

IMPHAL: The All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) submitted a representation to Dr. Rameshwar Oraon, chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes, New Delhi, regarding the institution of immediate action against Md. Nasir, Agriculture minister, Government of Manipur as per Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste (prevention of atrocities) Act, 1989 for his alleged racial discrimination and atrocities to a tribal Zonal Read more

ACAUT condemns NSCN (K) threat

Death threat issued to DDPVDU president: ACAUT ACAUT Nagaland has alleged that NSCN (K) had recently issued a death threat to Dimapur District Pick-Up Van & Drivers’ Union (DDPVDU) president Akaho Awomi for refusing to pay ‘tax demand’ of Rs, 5000 per vehicle for 2014-15. While strongly condemning the threat, ACAUT Nagaland media cell in a press release said such Read more

23 killed in militant attacks in Assam, curfew imposed

Press Trust of India Guwahati, May 2 (PTI): At least 23 persons, including children and women, were killed and 14 seriously injured by heavily armed NDFB(S) militants who unleashed violence in two districts of Assam falling under the Bodoland Territorial Administration Districts area since last night. Curfew has been imposed from 6pm today to 4am tomorrow in Baksa district’s Salbari Read more

NSCN (I-M) UT informs

NSCN (I-M) CAO, UT has created a new department under an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to follow strict orders and assignments so as to minimize all forms of “illegal activities” prevailing in and around Dimapur district. In a statement issued by UT secretary Khekuto Jakhalu, NSCN (I-M) UT has asked all NGOs, women’s organizations, Church leaders and village/colony council Read more

Ibobi raps IM on the knuckles

IMPHAL, Apr 10 : Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has asserted today that though the State Government is not a party in the peace talks between the NSCN-IM and the Centre, his Government will not remain as an onlooker to the violence and crimes perpetrated by the NSCN-IM cadres. O Ibobi was speaking to a section of the media after Read more

Arunachal incident not related to poll: NSCN (I-M)

Responding to news reports published in the local dailies that NSCN (I-M) has assaulted NPF workers of lower Chinhan village, Tirap district (Arunachal Pradesh), MIP Monday clarified that the incident in Sanliam Village was not in any manner related to the election. In a statement, NSCN (I-M) MIP said the incident followed after some persons claiming to be NPF and Read more

‘Translate Lenten Agreement into reality’

Naga Bodies welcome signing of Lenten Agreement SENAPATI, APRIL 4: The United Naga Council has welcomed the Lenten Agreement signed by three Naga Political Groups and acknowledged the “courage and the vision of the Naga leaders in upholding the “Naga Concordant” and taking it forward towards realisation.” A press note from the UNC stated that the “spirit of forgiveness and Read more

Naga groups sign “Lenten Agreement”

In a major step towards Naga reconciliation, three Naga political groups – NSCN/GPRN, GPRN/NSCN and NNC/FGN, have signed an pact and agreed “in principle to form the Naga National Government (NNG)”. The agreement was igned after two days of hectic discussion between leaders of the three groups organized by the Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR). The agreement was signed by Read more

Former FGN Prez Scato Swu passes away

DIMAPUR, APRIL 7: Former President of the FGN, Scato Swu passed away on April 7 at 11:00am, at his residence in Satakha town. He was 90. Swu had joined the Naga National Movement on March 19, 1956 and held various posts under the Federal Government of Nagaland. He was also the Prime Minister of the Revolutionary Government of Nagaland from Read more