NSCN functionary gets life imprisonment in SDO murder

IMPHAL, June 30: The man convicted in the gruesome triple murder of Dr Thingam Kishan and his two subordinates, Hopeson Ningshen, was on Monday awarded life imprisonment. Special Judge PC Act) Vinay Kumar Gupta pronounced the quantum of punishment at the CBI Special Court Patiala. National Socialist Council of Nagalim (IM) self-styled Lieutenant Colonel Hopeson Ningshen was on May 31, Read more

NE Peace Process to Develop Gradually

Bangkok, June 29: India’s Northeast will gradually witness a sea change with the new government committed to finding a solution to the militancy issue, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said, noting that peace talks will henceforth be action-oriented. Rijiju, who hails from Arunachal Pradesh, said several militant groups had sent feelers that they were keen to come over ground Read more

NSCN (IM) deports trafficker

Dimapur, June 26:NSCN (IM) has banished one professional trafficker namely Rahul Dev alias Saful, son of Dev Nath of Tezpur, Assam, a resident of Signal Angami and banned from entering Dimapur even in future. Rahul is stated to be a professional trafficker who supplies women from Dimapur to other cities in India.  Rahul reportedly told officials of the Union Territory Read more

Two NSCN (IM) members arrested from Tirap

Itanagar, June 19: In a major breakthrough security forces arrested two NSCN (IM) members from Tirap district on 16th and 17th of this month. The arrested include a SS Lt Col and one SS Major of NSCN (IM). According to the press release issued by Arunachal Pradesh Police SS Lt Col Phungreisung Tanghkhul alias Asang resident of Somtal village under Ukhrul Read more

Formal talks between NSCN (IM) & GoI soon

Dimapur  June 15: Prior to the holding of formal talks between the Government of India and the NSCN (IM), a series of informal meetings are reportedly going on in New Delhi between the two parties. “Very soon, the formal talks with the Government of India will begin at the highest level and we are hopeful of the outcome of the Read more

Kuki Inpi seeks justice before pact with NSCN

Imphal June 15: The Kuki Inpi has written an open memorandum to Prime Minister Narenda Modi and expressing hope that the PM would “accord due cognizance of the Kuki people struggle for justice over the heinous criminal acts of the NSCN (I-M).” The memorandum released to the media by the Kuki Inpi was written by A. Lenthang, Kumpi and Thangsei Haokip, Read more

United A’chik Liberation Army Chief Arrested

GUWAHATI/TURA: In a prize catch, Assam Police on Saturday arrested the self-styled chairman of United A’chik Liberation Army (UALA) Novembirth Marak from a Guwahati hospital. The chairman of UALA also known as Chiindik Marak (36) was detained by the special operation unit (SOU) of Assam Police, a senior police official said. The militant leader was admitted to the hospital on Read more

UNC announces 48 hour bandh

Imphal, June 10: The United Naga Council (UNC) has announced a 48-hour total bandh in Naga areas with effect from the midnight of June 16 till midnight of June 18 to protest alleged unabated communal actions and policies of the Government of Manipur and to urge the Government of India to expedite its intervention for an ‘Alternative Arrangement’. However, medical Read more

UPLA cadres captured in Dimapur

Dimapur June 10:Nine cadres of the United People’s Liberation Army, a Karbi militant outfit, were captured in Dimapur in a police operation on June 8. The cadres, suspected to be connected to the killing of Karbi-Anglong’s Hamren Police District Superintendent of Police, Nityananda Goswami on June 5, were taken into custody by the Karbi-Anglong police. Dimapur police stated that the Read more