Mizo truce plan mulled for Nagaland

Proposal by central interlocutors being fine-tuned  to be submitted to PM and HM: IB official Sekhar Datta The Telegraph Nagaland is likely to go the Mizoram way, 17 years after peace talks began with the NSCN (Isak-Muivah) in 1997. As part of the formula, NSCN (Isak-Muivah) chairman Isak Chishi Swu — and not general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah — will become Read more

NSCN (IM) to cease dialogue with ACAUT

DIMAPUR, MAY 26 : The NSCN (IM) has resolved to “cease to engage in dialogue” with the ACAUT with immediate effect. This was decided at a joint council meeting held on May 23, 2014 at CHQ, Hebron. According to a press note from its MIP, the NSCN (IM) concluded that the ACAUT has “politicized the taxation issue” with an intent Read more

ATSUM demand action against Mnp Agriculture Minister for racial slur

IMPHAL: The All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) submitted a representation to Dr. Rameshwar Oraon, chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes, New Delhi, regarding the institution of immediate action against Md. Nasir, Agriculture minister, Government of Manipur as per Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste (prevention of atrocities) Act, 1989 for his alleged racial discrimination and atrocities to a tribal Zonal Read more

ACAUT condemns NSCN (K) threat

Death threat issued to DDPVDU president: ACAUT ACAUT Nagaland has alleged that NSCN (K) had recently issued a death threat to Dimapur District Pick-Up Van & Drivers’ Union (DDPVDU) president Akaho Awomi for refusing to pay ‘tax demand’ of Rs, 5000 per vehicle for 2014-15. While strongly condemning the threat, ACAUT Nagaland media cell in a press release said such Read more

23 killed in militant attacks in Assam, curfew imposed

Press Trust of India Guwahati, May 2 (PTI): At least 23 persons, including children and women, were killed and 14 seriously injured by heavily armed NDFB(S) militants who unleashed violence in two districts of Assam falling under the Bodoland Territorial Administration Districts area since last night. Curfew has been imposed from 6pm today to 4am tomorrow in Baksa district’s Salbari Read more

NSCN (I-M) UT informs

NSCN (I-M) CAO, UT has created a new department under an Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to follow strict orders and assignments so as to minimize all forms of “illegal activities” prevailing in and around Dimapur district. In a statement issued by UT secretary Khekuto Jakhalu, NSCN (I-M) UT has asked all NGOs, women’s organizations, Church leaders and village/colony council Read more

A monthly bulletin

“Nagalim Voice” invites serious ideas. The Ministry of Information and Publicity (MIP) run bulletin “Nagalim Voice”, circulated extensively within the ranks and file of NSCN comes a step closer to solicit the ideas of the Naga intellectuals, to take on the table of decision makers. Taking full cognizance of the churning ideas of the youths and the intellectuals in this Read more

The Indian Republic, Draconian Laws and The Quest for an Alternative

Amit Bhattacharyya (Courtesy: The Arrested) The framers of the Constitution of India, who adopted the Constitution in November 1949 after the ‘transfer of power to friendly hands’ in 1947, described India as a “Sovereign Democratic Republic”. On 3 January 1977, during the period of Emergency under Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, India became, through an amendment to the Constitution, a “Sovereign Read more