“Naga’s journey with Talk and Politics: A Reflection”

R. Marza Naga’s strive for liberation, a solemn stretch of political mandate to acquire self-rule historically from erstwhile colonial move keeps craving for an ‘indigenous world order’ Nagas had destined since the intrusion of British raid on the Naga soil. The issue was left unsolved with independent India following the transfer of power, and put the Naga movement to confront Read more

Revisiting Phizo’s Ideals: The Question of Sovereignty in Naga Political Movement

Porteus Shimray Research Student, University of Delhi There is a general perception among the young Nagas of present generation that Phizo, the grand leader of yesteryears Naga political movement, may have actually erred when he was not willing to accommodate any form of political arrangements for the Nagas, except absolute sovereignty. However, some old guards may still stand by what Read more

Reconciliation: How and where from what we stand.

                                       Editorial: Nagalimvoice.com The yearning for peace and reconciliation within the Naga family had necessitated the formation of Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) in 2008, under which many unwanted nature of conflict/confrontation and hostilities has been reduced to an encourage-able level. The efforts Read more

Ibobi raps IM on the knuckles

IMPHAL, Apr 10 : Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has asserted today that though the State Government is not a party in the peace talks between the NSCN-IM and the Centre, his Government will not remain as an onlooker to the violence and crimes perpetrated by the NSCN-IM cadres. O Ibobi was speaking to a section of the media after Read more

Arunachal incident not related to poll: NSCN (I-M)

Responding to news reports published in the local dailies that NSCN (I-M) has assaulted NPF workers of lower Chinhan village, Tirap district (Arunachal Pradesh), MIP Monday clarified that the incident in Sanliam Village was not in any manner related to the election. In a statement, NSCN (I-M) MIP said the incident followed after some persons claiming to be NPF and Read more

‘Translate Lenten Agreement into reality’

Naga Bodies welcome signing of Lenten Agreement SENAPATI, APRIL 4: The United Naga Council has welcomed the Lenten Agreement signed by three Naga Political Groups and acknowledged the “courage and the vision of the Naga leaders in upholding the “Naga Concordant” and taking it forward towards realisation.” A press note from the UNC stated that the “spirit of forgiveness and Read more

Naga groups sign “Lenten Agreement”

In a major step towards Naga reconciliation, three Naga political groups – NSCN/GPRN, GPRN/NSCN and NNC/FGN, have signed an pact and agreed “in principle to form the Naga National Government (NNG)”. The agreement was igned after two days of hectic discussion between leaders of the three groups organized by the Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR). The agreement was signed by Read more

Former FGN Prez Scato Swu passes away

DIMAPUR, APRIL 7: Former President of the FGN, Scato Swu passed away on April 7 at 11:00am, at his residence in Satakha town. He was 90. Swu had joined the Naga National Movement on March 19, 1956 and held various posts under the Federal Government of Nagaland. He was also the Prime Minister of the Revolutionary Government of Nagaland from Read more

Kuki UG groups decide to support INC in Outer PC

IMPHAL, Apr 6: Kuki UG groups which are under trilateral SoO pact with the Government of India and Government of Manipur have decided to support the Congress candidate in Outer Manipur P/C. UPF and KNO, the two umbrella organisations of several Kuki UG groups, took separate decisions to support the Congress candidate in view of some political parties/candidates campaigning on Read more