Burma generals ‘sign Suu Kyi release order’

YANGON/BANGKOK, November 12 (AP/BBC): Reports are coming out of Burma saying the military authorities have signed an order authorising the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Nobel laureate has been detained for 15 of the past 21 years, and her house arrest term expires on Saturday. There has been increased police activity outside her house in Rangoon, Read more

Hills rally resounds with cry for severing ties with Govt of Manipur Demand timed to fit in with Pillai’s visit

IMPHAL, Oct 19 : After the Naga People’s Convention (NPC), the highest decision making body of the Naga community, took a decision to sever all political ties with the State Government on alleged charge of disregarding the demands of the Nagas, peace rallies were taken out in the district headquarters of hill districts today demanding the Government of India to Read more

Naga settlement campaign on Gandhi Jayanti day

By From Daniel Kamei Tamenglong, October 02: As elsewhere Gandhi Jayanti in Tamenglong also observed the day as ‘cleanliness day’ and social work was organised in various places including institutions and government offices. Significantly Gandhi Jayanti was observed by the Naga Solidarity Group, NSG Tamenglong in the Town Baptist Church Complex this afternoon. The programme was held in the back Read more

NSG observes Gandhi Jayanti

Ukhrul, Oct 2 : As in other parts of the country the Naga Solidarity Group (NSG) today observed Gandhi Jayanti at the conference hall of Tangkhul Leisak Long (chambers of commerce) Phungreitang here. The programme was organised by NSG under the theme, “Non-Violence and Solidarity on Indo-Naga peace process” which was participated by Naga People’s Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) Read more

NIA to quiz key arms dealer of IM

New Delhi, Oct 12 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) was today allowed by a Delhi court to interrogate Anthony Shimray, the alleged chief arms procurer of insurgent group NSCN(I-M), in custody for 14 days. The NIA, in its first-ever FIR, has accused Shimray of conspiring with arms dealers in China and Thailand to procure a huge quantity of arms Read more

Naga groups-FNR meet

Morung Express October 10 :The Joint Working Group (JWG) of the signatories to the Covenant of Reconciliation met on Saturday, October 9, 2010 in the “spirit of cooperation and respect for each other” and agreed to a five point ‘commitment’ among which was a decision to clamp down on kidnappings and extortions. “Acknowledging that kidnappings and extortions have become an Read more

Nepal group takes up missing Naga leader’s cause Kathmandu

October 3 (Agencies): Nepal’s biggest organisation of indigenous peoples has taken up the cause of a rebel leader from India’s Nagaland state who reportedly went missing last week after arriving at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport from Bangkok. ‘We were alerted by an organisation in the Philippines, the Asian Indigenous People’s Pact, that Ningkhan Shimray, head of the foreign affairs of Read more

Top NSCN (IM) leader ‘disappears’ from Nepal

Dimapur, October 2 (MExN): The Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights today said one Anthony Shing, “head of foreign affairs” of the NSCN (IM), has ‘disappeared’. The note said Shing, alias Ningkhan Shimray, 49 years old, ‘disappeared’ on September 27, around 6:00 PM from Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu in Nepal. A letter addressed to the Indian and Nepal government from the Read more

UNC asserts demand for ‘alternative arrangement’

September 27 : The United Naga Council and the Committee for Alternative Arrangement today reiterated their demand for an alternative administrative arrangement for Nagas in Manipur. The UNC said the demand is “to help us avoid a violent conflagration that the Nagas in Manipur are faced with at this juncture.” The demand was reiterated to the Prime Minister of India Read more