UNC demands ‘concrete proposal’ on district creation issue

SENAPATI | Nov 10: In today’s round of tripartite talks, the UNC has urged the state government to come with a “concrete proposal” on the district creation issue by the next round of talks which has been scheduled for February 23, 2018. Another notable development in today’s talks on the district creation issue is that the […]

Tripartite talks on districts creation ; Nullify Boundary Commission : UNC

Senapati, October 06 2017: The United Naga Council (UNC) has demanded the State Government to state its “concrete position” on the district creation issue. UNC also demanded the nullification of the Manipur State Government constituted ‘Boundary Commission’ . Sources from UNC informed Newmai News Network tonight that though the next round of talks has been […]

Districts creation issue Next round of talks on Oct 6 at Senapati dist Hqs

Senapati, October 04 2017: Tripartite talks on district creation issue involving United Naga Council (UNC), the Government of Manipur and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will be held on October 6 (Friday). According to UNC sources, the talks will begin from 1 pm on the day at Senapati district headquarters . Late this evening, […]

UNC’s 48 hours deadline expires October 1 midnight; Tripartite talks will continue : Biswajit

Imphal, October 01 2017: Even though the United Naga Council (UNC) had served an ultimatum to the State Government and the Government of India to clarify their positions within 48 hours on the creation of seven new districts on September 29, Works Minister and Government spokesman Th Biswajit has ruled out any possibility of aborting […]

Districts creation issue : UNC serves 48 hrs deadline to Imphal, Delhi

Senapati, September 29 2017: The United Naga Council (UNC) has demanded the Government of Manipur and the Government of India to make their respective “clear-cut” positions on the 7 new district creation issue/tripartite talks within 48 hours. According to the Naga body, it and the Naga people should not be held responsible for any eventuality […]

The district creation headache : Conflicting interests

Roll back district creation decision. This is the United Naga Council and various Naga civil societies of Manipur. No roll back of district creation. This is the call from different CSOs of Kangpokpi district spearheaded by the Kuki Students’ Organisation, Kangpokpi. Caught in the middle is the BJP led Government. Not a comfortable position by […]

Do not roll back : Kpi bodies

KANGPOKPI, Aug 11: Even as the tripartite talks between the United Naga Council, Government of India and Government of Manipur on the district creation issue was set to start at Senapati district headquarters today, hundreds of people of Kangpokpi district took out a rally to demonstrate its stand against any decision to roll back the […]

Next tripartite talks on Aug 11

Senapati, August 04 2017: The tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Central Government and the State Government on the district creation issue will be held on August 11 at Senapati headquarters . The talks will begin from 11 am. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has officially intimated the United Naga Council […]

Making their stand known : On collision course

The decision to create the seven new districts cannot be rolled back. This was Chief Minister N Biren a few days back. A party engaged in the tripartite talks is intentionally trying to sabotage the ongoing dialogue on the district creation issue. This was the United Naga Council. The UNC did not name the State […]

September ultimatum from JCILPS : Inherited headaches

Now after the publicity blitzkrieg of completing 100 days in office comes the test. To be sure Chief Minister N Biren and the coalition partners in the BJP led Government must have rolled up their sleeves to meet the challenges ahead, but it certainly will need political dexterity and maturity to deal with some of […]