ANSAM states stand

IMPHAL, Oct 23 : Asserting that ANSAM was compelled to impose the total bandh from midnight of October 21 till midnight of October 24 since there has been no initiative from the Centre on the decision taken during the 3rd Naga People’s Convention for an Alternative Arrangement, the student body said that despite being aware of the fact, the State Read more

Linkages between northeast terrorists continue: Government

Terrorist outfits in the northeast continue to have close linkages between themselves to carry out subversive activities, the Union Home Ministry said on Thursday. In a notification here, it said the National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT), All Tripura Tiger Force (ATTF), United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) and Meitei extremist outfits of Manipur Read more

ADC by-poll a litmus test for UNC

For the beleaguered United Naga Council (UNC), the by-poll to the  Autonomous District Council (ADC) would serve as a litmus test  with the Okram Ibobi Singh government all set for the electoral battle in the two Naga hill districts. “The Naga public will decide whether they are for Okram Ibobi Singh government or the UNC. Let us see who will Read more

UNC dares ADC Members, holds protest

Imphal, Oct 20: The United Naga Council (UNC) on Wednesday dared the Autonomous District Council ( ADC) Members to come in the hill districts of Manipur and campaign for the upcoming polls to the 10th Manipur Legislative Assembly which is likely to be held in February next year. A sit-in-protest cum public meeting was organised against the creation of Sadar Read more

After talks failure; Nagas back to agitation

Imphal | October 19 : The All Naga Students Association, Manipur (ANSAM) will begin its agitation from the midnight of October 21. Giving the reasons for the move, the ANSAM said the democratic process of dialogue initiated by the Union Home Minister that has seen three rounds of tripartite talk of the government of Manipur, Government of India  and the United Read more

Naga body’s rider heckles support for Sadar Hills

IMPHAL, Oct 19: While statements in support of declaring Sadar Hills as a full-fledged district was clearly overwhelming, a Senapati-based Naga body raised strong objection against the creation of the new revenue district in addition to asserting that carving out the district out of Naga-inhabited areas will tantamount to transgression of not only the existing demography but will have far Read more

UPDS to sign peace accord on Oct 24

In a major development for Assam’s Karbi Anglong district, United People’s Democratic Solidarity (UPDS) has agreed to sign a peace agreement with the Centre and Assam government on October 24 at New Delhi. Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi welcoming the move said he would also be present at the signing ceremony. The peace accord will pave way for the UPDS Read more

Khaplang condemns AR’S high-handedness

Morung Express News DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 18: The NSCN/GPRN Khaplang has alleged that on the midnight of October 12 a group of AR jawans surrounded the residence in which CCM Ganpong was sleeping. Like thieves, the AR jawans forcefully broke in and despite the presence of innocent women and children the entire house was ransacked randomly and heaped abuses on the occupants Read more

NSCN and ZUF clash

IMPHAL, Oct 18: An encounter between suspected cadres of NSCN (IM) and Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) broke out at a Tamenglong district area today. According to a reliable source, the shoot-out took place from around 5 am at a dense forest near Guiteng Chingkao, which is about 2 kilometres west of Khoupum Dam under Tamenglong district. The source conveying that Read more