Time for Nagas to take right decision: Muivah

NSCN (I-M) General Secretary and the group’s chief negotiator in the Naga peace talks, Th. Muivah, has said that the time has again come for Nagas to take the “right decision” as done by the founding fathers of the Naga National Council (NNC) in the past. Highlighting the progress of the ongoing “Indo-Naga political talks” on the occasion of the Read more

‘Minimal’ presence of Maoists in NE: PC

NEW DELHI, Mar 21: The government has noticed “minimal” presence of Maoists in the northeast region, home minister P Chidambaram told Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. “In recent months, we have noticed minimal presence of Maoists in North-East,” he said during Question Hour. So far, no case of Maoists indulging in smuggling of arms from across the border has come to Read more

Speech of his Excellency, Mr. Isak Chishi Swu on 33rd Republic Day Celebration

Praise the Lord,       Praise the Lord,              Praise the Lord! My dear Countrymen, Greetings to you all in the name of our Lord Saviour, Jesus Christ. Thirty two years ago on this historic day, the 21st March 1980, reaffirming the national decision and basing on our social values and culture, we, in the name of the Almighty God, declared that our Read more

NSCN questions AR on violating CF rules

DIMAPUR, MARCH 10 (MExN):  The NSCN/GPRN (IM) has stated that in the case of conducting any search, certain rules cannot be ignored and that “giving free hand to the Assam Rifles or state police is never the rules found even in the Indian Penal Code (IPC)”.  “When Rev. Puni’s house was searched by the 29th AR of 5 Sector under Read more

AFSPA and human rights issues tabled in UN session

IMPHAL, Mar 5 : Taking the fight against Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act and human rights violation to a higher plane, the demand for repealing the military Act has been tabled in the ongoing 19th session of the United Nations at Geneva today. Speaking to media persons at Manipur Press Club here today, convenor of the Civil Security Coalition for Read more

Rio endorses resolutions on Naga reconciliation

Coming first as a man “proud” to be a Naga, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today expressed happiness at the resolutions adopted at the February 29 ‘Naga Reconciliation Meeting’ called by Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR). “If we (Nagas) don’t show such unity, we do not have a future. As long as you cling to your individualism, ‘villagism’ and tribalism, we’ll Read more