NSCN (IM)-CFMG Chairman meet; no breakthrough

Ceasefire review committee of the NSCN (I-M) today met with chairman of the ceasefire monitoring group (CFMG), Maj Gen (retd) N George to break the impasse between the Assam Rifles and NSCN (I-M) over the April 19 incident near Hebron Camp. The meeting remained inconclusive as the CFMG chairman left the meeting after an hour to reportedly consult with Ministry Read more

AR-IM stand off still on, status quo continues

 TNL apprises PM on ground rules Both sides bandy truce pact alibi, IM exhorts Nagas IMPHAL, Apr 23 : The stalemate continues with both the Assam Rifles and the NSCN (IM) holding each other responsible of violating the ceasefire ground rules. While the Naga outfit has accused the Assam Rifles of wilfully trespassing on the Camp Hebron on April 19, Read more

PM rules out NSCN core demands

 Rio plea for right choice Kohima, April 17: The 15-year talks between the Centre and the NSCN (Isak-Muivah) appears to be heading for a deadlock with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh conveying his government’s inability to accept the outfit’s core demands. The Centre has ruled out sovereignty and integration of contiguous Naga areas to hammer out a solution to the more than Read more

Assam Rifles frisking affects supply of commodities

Following the tension that arose between NSCN (I-M) and Assam Rifles (AR) over the latter’s breach of cease-fire ground rules (CFGR) Thursday last and with AR setting up check posts around NSCN (I-M) designated camps, there were reports that the monitoring of vehicular passage and frisking by AR have affected the supply of essential items in and around Hebron camp. Read more

Uphold CF ground rules, safeguard peace

Eastern Mirror DIMAPUR, APR 20 : While coming down strongly on the April 19 incident at the NSCN-IM’s Hebron camp, the Naga Hoho has appealed both the ‘Indian occupational forces’ and the Naga political groups to safeguard the hard earned peace and to desist from aggravating the situation by upholding the ceasefire ground rules with all sincerity. In a communiqué issued Read more

Will the Ceasefire hold?

NSCN and Assam Rifles standoff continues; spread to Zbto and Manipur The stand off between the security forces and the NSCN-IM continues for the second day today spreading to Manipur and some parts of Zunheboto District in Nagaland. The current quagmire was triggered by the Thursday incident where the NSCN-IM had detained five Assam Rifles jawans after having had snatched Read more

UNC welcomes bilateral Naga-Myanmar cease-fire

Imphal, April 18 (NNN): The United Naga Council (UNC) said it warmly welcomes the bilateral Naga-Myanmar cease-fire that is reported to be in the offing between the NSCN (K) and the Government of Myanmar. While issuing the statement in this regard, the Naga body said it would like to maintain that the struggles relentlessly pursued by Naga political groups are Read more