ANSAM president assault slur on AR personnel

Imphal, Oct 25: President of All Naga Students Association, Manipur (ANSAM) J Kumo Sha was reportedly beaten up by personnel of Assam Rifles last night in Senapati. Reports alleged that one Assam Rifles major identified as Major Marathi was involved in the assault. Meanwhile, the ANSAM, Senapati District Students Association (SDSA) and Senapati District Women Association (SDWA) have submitted a Read more

ULFA demands constitutional amendment at talks

New Delhi, October 25 (IANS): A charter of demands of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), which includes constitutional amendments to provide Assam greater control over its natural resources, was discussed Tuesday with a central government team led by Home Secretary R.K. Singh during peace talks here. “It was a very positive meeting. We have had a point-by-point discussion Read more

What part does China play in Burma’s civil war?

By Zin Linn Oct 24, 2011 9:10PM UTC The Chinese army secretly transported dozens of Burmese troops inside its border on October 21 morning to fight against the Kachin Independence Army, which is resisting an offensive by Burmese regiments, Kachin News Group reported. Eyewitnesses said approximately 30 Chinese military trucks clandestinely transported Burma Army soldiers from the Chinese border trade Read more

Responding to public meet on MLR and LR Act,

IMPHAL, Oct 23 : The public meeting on Manipur Land Reforms and Land Revenue Act (MLR & LR Act) at Imphal on October 22 totally ignored the historical fact concerning the Nagas and tribals in Manipur, said a United Naga Council statement issued today by its Publicity Cell. Asserting that the Nagas and the tribals in the present state of Read more

ULFA-Govt peace talks on Tuesday

NEW DELHI, Oct 23: Giving a fresh impetus to the ongoing peace process, the government will hold talks with the banned ULFA on Tuesday with an aim of finding a lasting solution to Assam’s three-decade-old insurgency problem. Top ULFA leaders will discuss with government representatives various aspects of the group’s ‘charter of demands’ which sought amendment in the Constitution for Read more

UNC reacts strongly against UCM

Imphal | October 23 : Reacting strongly to “bloodshed” allegedly “suggested” by the United Committee of Manipur   during a public meeting on Manipur Land Reforms (MLR) and Land Revenue (LR) Act held in Imphal on Saturday, the United Naga Council (UNC) has sternly cautioned that the Manipuri organization and individuals would be held responsible if any ‘catastrophic situation’ arises. “The meeting Read more

ANSAM states stand

IMPHAL, Oct 23 : Asserting that ANSAM was compelled to impose the total bandh from midnight of October 21 till midnight of October 24 since there has been no initiative from the Centre on the decision taken during the 3rd Naga People’s Convention for an Alternative Arrangement, the student body said that despite being aware of the fact, the State Read more