Naga groups seek common approach

Naga groups seek common approach Dimapur | December 8 : Despite the recent flurry of media reports and intense speculation doing the rounds on the Government of India’s reported proposals to be placed before the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) for further talks, reliable sources are however pointing out that the Naga groups (the two NSCNs and FGN) are Read more

Centre rejects ULFA’s demand

Centre rejects ULFA’s demand NEW DELHI/Guwhati, DEC 6 (IANS/PTI): India is ready to hold peace talks with the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) but has ruled out any dialogue on sovereignty as demanded by the outfit’s commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah, a top official said Sunday. “We’re ready to hold talks with ULFA but India has already ruled out any Read more

I have not surrendered: ULFA chief in court

I have not surrendered: ULFA chief in court ULFA Chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa being produced before CJM Court in Guwahati on December 5. Rajkhowa, along with ten others, including ULFA’s military operations deputy chief Raju Barua, were handed over at the Dawki outpost in the Jaintia hills district, sources said.Along with them were Rajkhowa’s bodyguard, his wife and two children, Raju Read more

Rajkhowa surrenders; securty alert as ULFA chief, Dy C-in-C in Assam’s Custody

Rajkhowa surrenders; securty alert as ULFA chief, Dy C-in-C in Assam’s Custody GUWAHATI, DEC 4 (IANS)      It was a dramatic end to 30 years of life underground for one of India’s most wanted fugitives, Arabinda Rajkhowa, chairman of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). Early Friday, Rajkhowa and the deputy commander-in-chief of the outfit Raju Baruah, Read more

Crucial Naga talks in Amsterdam

Crucial Naga talks in Amsterdam Dimapur Dec 4:   Indian negotiators are beginning fresh peace talks in Amsterdam with a tribal separatist group from Nagaland to save a 10-year-old ceasefire from breaking down, an official said Thursday. A home ministry official said union minister Oscar Fernandes and New Delhi’s chief peace negotiator K. Padmanabhaiah would be holding talks with top Read more

NSCN (I-M) condemns assault

NSCN (I-M) condemns assault Dimapur Dec 4: NSCN (I-M) today said that one of its member identified as one ‘lieut’ Ch.Robert of Samjiuram village was allegedly “tortured and beaten black and blue with iron bar and blunt object without any provocation” by “unification group” December 2. According to a statement from MIP/GPRN, the incident occurred in between Kevi B village Read more

ULFA ‘chairman’ Rajkhowa held in B’desh

ULFA ‘chairman’ Rajkhowa held in B’desh Ghy /N Delhi, Dec 2: In a major blow to ULFA, its ‘chairman’ Arabinda Raj-khowa has been detained in Bangladesh and is likely to be handed over to India soon. Another top North East insurgent leader—’president’ of the banned National Liberation Front of Tripura Biswa Mohan Deb Barma—has also been detained by the authorities Read more

Swu, Muivah expected to visit New Delhi soon

Swu, Muivah expected to visit New Delhi soon DIMAPUR, DEC 1: NSCN (I-M) chairman, Isak Chishi Swu and general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah are expected to visit Delhi soon to discuss the Centre’s proposals, according to a newspaper report. They will be joined by top leaders of the group. Union home secretary G.K. Pillai on Sunday said that the Centre was Read more