Battle of Oinam, 25th anniversary of Onae Reh Dah

IMPHAL, Jun 28 : The 25th anniversary of Onae Reh Dah (The Great Battle of Oinam/Operation Blue Bird) would be observed on July 9 at Oinam village, Senapati under the theme ‘Towards Glorious Future’, conveyed a press release. In this 25th Onae Reh Dah- Operation Blue Bird being organised by Oinam Hill Village, Keviletou Keiwhuo, Naga Hoho President would grace Read more

Can forego power for solution: Rio

Morung Express News DIMAPUR, JUNE 6 : Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who has been in power for nine years and will face the Assembly polls in 2013, has said that his wish is to have a solution soon. “I am ready to vacate my position. For settlement or to have peace in our land, we are ready to sacrifice. Read more

Insurgency in Northeast ebbing: Chidambaram

Seven Sisters post PTI, Bhopal (Jun 5): Union home minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said the problem of left-wing extremism (Naxalism) was affecting some eastern states in the country but most of the insurgent groups in Northeast were now holding talks with the Centre. “The states which are affected by this left-wing extremism are Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar and West Bengal to Read more

Modi says Indira Gandhi tried to dismember Northeast

MUMBAI, JUN 5 Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi has said that former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi tried to dismember Northeastern states from the country for vote bank politics. Speaking at an award function in Mumbai, Modi also questioned Gandhi’s credential as a secular leader of the country. “Indira Gandhi had committed a big sin, I will just speak of one Read more

Frontier Nagaland not viable: PC

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has ‘frankly’ told leaders of the government of Nagaland that creating a separate State out of Nagaland is not ‘viable’ at all. Instead, the Home minister has advised the State’s government to start undertaking initiatives to develop the eastern areas of Nagaland for which the Planning Commission of India would be more than ‘happy’ to Read more

‘Dimapur becoming a Jihadi hub’

Dimapur, June 3 (MExN): The Public Action Committee (PAC) of Naga frontal organizations against illegal immigrants questions a number of Sumi organizations for “shouting against” the verification drive to identify illegal immigrants who are turning Dimapur into a “jihadi” hub. The PAC issued a statement today wondering if the burgeoning population of “miya” in Niuland or western Sumi areas has Read more

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