Myanmar seeks satellite maps of NE rebel camps

Taking a step towards closer security cooperation, Yangon has told New Delhi to provide satellite imagery of anti-India insurgent camps based across the border in Myanmar, so that a military operation can be launched. India has assured visiting Myanmar delegation led by President U Thein Sein that it has no truck with Kachin Independent Army (KIA) anti-Burma rebels, and has Read more

FNR asked to clarify on ‘hostilities’

Dimapur, October 16 (MExN): The NSCN-Khaplang today asked the Forum for Naga Reconciliation to ‘clarify whether the provocative actions by the Khehoi campers are in tune or in line with the concept of reconciliation and cessation of all forms of hostilities under its move for Naga reconciliation.’  “Here, the NSCN would like to ask the FNR to clarify whether these provocative Read more

Delhi cops probe PLA-Maoists links

New Delhi, Oct 16 : The Delhi Police are continuing their investigation of the two high-ranking cadres of banned Peoples Liberation Army with the Maoists arrested here on October 1. The police found out during interrogation that the two arrested PLA cadres Dilip Singh and Arun Singh were in the city to provide logistical support to the Maoists. “We have Read more

India-Myanmar to expand security ties

NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 14 (IANS): In a major diplomatic initiative, India Friday unveiled $500 million for a host of developmental projects for Myanmar and decided to expand security cooperation with the energy-rich Southeast Asian nation that also enjoys close ties with Beijing. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held talks with Myanmar President U. Thein Sein on a host of issues, including the Read more

MPP to sue NPF’s Constitution

IMPHAL, Oct 14 : Questioning how the Election Commission of India granted recognition to Naga People’s Front (NPF), whose primary objective is integration of Naga inhabited areas under a common administrative roof, veteran politician O Joy has declared that the Manipur People’s Party (MPP) would challenge the NPF’s constitution in the law Court. Speaking to media persons today, MPP Legislature Read more

ZUF blames NSCN for Zeliangrong misery

Dimapur, Oct 13: The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) alleged that the NSCN-IM has given immense hardship to the Zeliangrong villages. Elaborating its allegations, the ZUF said the NSCN-IM only imposes its ‘military rule’ in Zeliangrong region when there are so many Naga areas that are untouched the latter outfit. It said mobile phones, satellite phones, WLL phones and other communication Read more

ZEFPB flays armed clash

IMPHAL, Oct 13: Zeliangrong Elders’ Forum of peace Brokers (ZEFPB) has flayed the clash between ZUF and NSCN (IM) cadres occurred in Tamenglong district on October 7 that killed six persons. NNC, NSCN (K) and NSCN (IM) of Zeliangrong region signed a peace agreement on July 18, 2008 at Puiluan village, said a press release. Saying that the outfits have Read more

NSUD takes anti-Sadar Hills stand to PM

NEW DELHI, Oct 13 : Calling upon the Prime Minister of India to intervene for non creation of Sadar Hills District in Manipur, the Naga Students’ Union Delhi ( NSUD) today held a protest demonstration in New Delhi. A memorandum for the same cause was also submitted to the Prime Minister. Students shouted “We are against Sadar Hills District creation”, Read more

With 20 days deadline set to expire on October 19 UNC kickstarts mobilisation drive

Imphal, Oct 13 : The United Naga Council (UNC) has begun its mobilization in ‘Naga areas’ in Manipur regarding the ‘Alternative Arrangement’ model while asking the Nagas to remain prepared for any eventuality after October 19. Sources informed Newmai News Network tonight that under the aegis of the UNC the Naga leaders held its meeting in Chandel district headquarters on Read more