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

Ignore Manipur govt’s governance – UNC reiterates

Dimapur, May 14 (MExN): The United Naga Council of Manipur (UNC) has issued a statement today directing all Naga peoples and their organizations in the Naga areas in Manipur state not to “entertain” any Manipur government leader and even apparatuses and figures of governance. The UNC issued the statement notifications in reiteration of the organization’s July 1, 2010 declaration of Read more

NSCN (I-M) to abstain from May 21 FNR meet

Dimapur, May 14: The NSCN group led by Thuingaleng Muivah and Isak Chisi Swu has accused the Khole-Kitovi led NSCN of attempting to sabotage the former’s 14 year-long peace process. The NSCN-IM decided to refrain from the Thailand reconciliation meet of the Nagas. On Monday, the NSCN-IM’s highest decision making body known as Steering Committee had a serious meeting in Read more

UNC reiterates anti-MDCs stand

IMPHAL, May 14 : In pursuance of the July 1, 2010 declaration of the Naga People’s Convention, the United Naga Council (UNC) has reiterated that no frontal organisations, tribe organi-sations, range and village level organisations and individuals should entertain/associate with the nominated/elected/uncontested MDCs who defied the Naga people’s call through the UNC not to participate in the ‘imposed ADC election’ Read more

‘All 3 NSCN groups to be engaged in peace talks’

Government of India is toying with the idea of engaging all three Naga underground factions for peace talks. Confirming this, the Joint Secretary (North East), Ministry of Home Affairs Shambhu Singh told the Vision Communications that “eventually all three factions of the NSCN would be invited for peace talks before any final settlement is reached.” The NSCN (IM) is holding Read more