Tahamzam: 07/08/2010 The unwelcomed visit of the ministerial team of Manipur state to Tahamzam (Senapati headquarter) today was greeted by the Naga people with a lightning bandh. People responded to the visit with the closure of all shops and establishments and complete halt of vehicular and pedestrian movement. Student volunteers blocked the highway and burnt rubber tyres in the middle Read more

UNC snubs Manipur govt

Even as the state government of Manipur is all set to depute a ministerial team to meet agitating United Naga Council (UNC) leaders in Senapati on August 6, the latter has said today that since they have severed ties with the former, there is no room for such talks. On August 4 the state cabinet meeting had decided that a Read more

NPMHR concerned

IMPHAL, Aug 4: Expressing concern over the recurrent act of targeting and killing non-locals by armed persons in Imphal area, Naga Peoples’ Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) has appealed to all right thinking individuals to condemn such reprehensible acts and work towards preventing further recurrence. Furthermore, NPMHR appealed to those responsible to stop perpetrating such acts in future. In a Read more

Eco blockade: Centre urges UNC

NEW DELHI, AUG 3 (IANS): The central government Tuesday invited Naga groups for talks and urged them not to press the economic blockade against Manipur that the United Naga Council has threatened to enforce for 20 days from Wednesday. “The centre has urged the United Naga Council not to resort to economic blockade of Manipur and participate in the next Read more

UNC to resume 20 day economic blockade

Dimapur, August 1: The United Naga Council has informed that it is compelled to resume the “temporarily suspended Economic Blockade” with effect from 6am of 4th August, 2010 for 20 (twenty) days, as the 5 days ultimatum submitted on the 27th July, 2010 to the Prime Minister of India has evoked no response till date. According to a press note Read more

NSCN (IM) hits back NSCN (K)

Dimapur, Jul 28: The NSCN-IM has hit out at NSCN-K’s ’emissary to collective leadership’ Mulato- nu over the latter’s sovereignty issue comment few days ago. The NSCN-IM said that it is always interesting to meet high sounding statement on Naga issue from a national leader who has the perfect credentials for the job. “But when certain things are uttered from Read more

Ultimatum to Prime Minister of India, UNC

27th July, 2010 Dr Manmohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India New Delhi, ULTIMATUM: ON THE POSITION AND SITUATION OF THE NAGA PEOPLE IN MANIPUR STATE AND FOR HONOURING THE COMMITMENT FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE. Sir, The Naga people in Manipur have been patiently awaiting for the response of the Government of India (GOI) to the urgent demands for intervention Read more

NSCN delegates meet PM

NEW DELHI, JUL 20: The NSCN-IM delegation led by general secretary Th. Muivah met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh this evening at 7, RCR, the official residence of India’s premier, here. Official sources said the NSCN-IM leaders arrived at the 7 Race Course Road at around 6 pm for the meeting scheduled for 6:15 pm. The NSCN delegation then sat across Read more

Cases filed against Muivah detailed

By Our Staff Reporter IMPHAL, Jul 19: In all, 324 cases have been registered against NSCN (IM) General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah and other armed cadres of the outfit for their involvement in various crimes inside Manipur and out of these cases, chart-sheets of three cases have been submitted, Chief Mi-nister O Ibobi Singh, who is also in charge of the Read more