‘Framework Agreement’ shouldn’t affect territorial integrity, reaffirms public meet -UCM, AMUCO ,CCSK

IMPHAL | Nov 18 : UCM, AMUCO and CCSK in an open dialogue reaffirmed not to allow ‘Framework Agreement’ affect the territorial integrity of the state. Resolution was also made that any kind of pan-Naga formation based on cultural, provincial, territorial, financial and ethnic administrative will not be endorsed. It was decided today in the […]

Looking out for possible measures

Two activists- a student and one civil society leader have begun fast unto death protest since 3 pm yesterday. Their demands – 1) framing of a legislation to safeguard the indigenous people, 2) Constitutional protection for the territorial integrity of the state and 3) Punishment of those responsible in the hijacking of common peoples’ share. […]

Looking out for possible measures

Two activists- a student and one civil society leader have begun fast unto death protest since 3 pm yesterday. Their demands – 1) framing of a legislation to safeguard the indigenous people, 2) Constitutional protection for the territorial integrity of the state and 3) Punishment of those responsible in the hijacking of common peoples’ share. […]

On the Naga Framework Agreement

Prologue 1. Open invitation is circulated through social media, inviting people to attend One Day Open Dialogue on the topic “Possible Outcomes of the Framework Agreement in the Context of Manipur”. The programme scheduled for November 18, 2017, proposed to be held at Lamyanba Shanglen, Imphal is jointly organised by All Manipur United Clubs Organisation […]

On the Naga Framework Agreement

Prologue 1. Open invitation is circulated through social media, inviting people to attend One Day Open Dialogue on the topic “Possible Outcomes of the Framework Agreement in the Context of Manipur”. The programme scheduled for November 18, 2017, proposed to be held at Lamyanba Shanglen, Imphal is jointly organised by All Manipur United Clubs Organisation […]

On the Naga Framework Agreement

Prologue 1. Open invitation is circulated through social media, inviting people to attend One Day Open Dialogue on the topic “Possible Outcomes of the Framework Agreement in the Context of Manipur”. The programme scheduled for November 18, 2017, proposed to be held at Lamyanba Shanglen, Imphal is jointly organised by All Manipur United Clubs Organisation […]

State Congress protest to reveal Frame Work Agreement ‘Seperate administration without distorting Territorial boundary will not be accepted’

Imphal, November 12 2017: With talks running around about settling the issue of the NSCN-IM under the Frame Work Agreement, Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee today showed apprehension about the hidden agenda of the Center to the fate of Manipur. A sit-in-protest demanding revelation of the Framework Agreement was staged today Khuyathong Andolan Keithel near Khuyathong […]

‘Framework Agreement highway for complete independence of the Nagas’

DIMAPUR | Nov 10: NSCN-IM leaders including the outfit’s home minister said that the Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India and the outfit “is the highway for complete independence of the Nagas”. The NSCN-IM leaders also said that “the unique history and the legitimate rights of the Nagas have been firmly asserted and […]

Of ST demand, ILP, peace talk : Take everyone along

ST status demand for the Meiteis, spearheaded by the Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee, Manipur. The voices of opposition against it, from the hills spearheaded by the All Tribal Students’ Union, Manipur (ATSUM) as well as those opposed to the demand from amongst the Meitei community led by the Protection and Preservation Committee, Manipur (PPCM), All […]

GoI-NSCN (M) talks : CPI smells Supra State model

Imphal, November 02 2017: Large sections of people in Manipur, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, according to CPI Manipur State Council, have strong apprehension that the Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India and NSCN-IM to work out a solution to the protracted dialogue going on between the two sides may have conceptualised an exclusive administrative […]

NPF MLA present at all parties meet : No need to jump the gun

So one NPF MLA was indeed present at the all parties meet convened by the State Government a few days back to discuss the threat perception to the State in the light of the ongoing peace dialogue between the Government of India and the NSCN (IM). The meeting gains credence all that more so after […]

NPF MLA present at all parties meet

Imphal, October 31 2017: MPCC president TN Haokip has asserted that NPF MLA Awangbow Newmai was present at the all political parties meeting held on Saturday with special reference to the Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India and NSCN-IM. “TN Haokip made this startling revelation during a press meet at Congress Bhavan here […]

Do not upset integrity, administrative set up : LJP

Imphal, October 30 2017: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), Manipur State unit has categorically stated that any solution to the ongoing political dialogue between the Government of India and NSCN-IM should not disturb the territorial integrity and existing administrative set up of Manipur. Speaking to media persons today LJP spokesman N Ibohal said that the party […]

Won’t part even an inch : Sonowal

Guwahati, October 30 2017: Amid a raging debate over whether Assam and Manipur will lose parts of its land to Nagalim, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has stated that not an inch of State’s land will be parted with and the territorial integrity of the State will be protected . There have been protests in […]

NSCN (IM) talks tempo worries Assam, Manipur, ArP Some disputed areas along border may go to Greater Nagaland : Assam BJP chief

Guwahati, October 30 2017: As the Centre inches closer towards resolving the seven-decade-old Naga insurgency issue, panic has set in among neighbouring Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh over the Naga insurgents’ demand for the creation of “Greater Nagaland” . The Isak-Muivah faction of major Naga insurgent group National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) envisages a […]

Cong demands special House session, says separate admn more disastrous

IMPHAL, Oct 29: While seeking a clarification from the State Government regarding absence of Naga People’s Front (NPF) in the all political parties meeting convened by Chief Minister N Biren yesterday to discuss the political dialogue going on between the Government of India and NSCN-IM and its possible impacts on Manipur, Congress party has demanded […]

UCM says no to separate administration

Imphal, October 29 2017: General secretary of the United Committee, Manipur (UCM), YK Dhiren has asserted that the ongoing political dialogue between the NSCN (IM) and the Government of India should have no room for any arrangement such as a separate administrative system. Dhiren said this during a one day discussion on the ongoing negotiation […]

Be ‘brutally honest’ call from RN Ravi : Reaching out to all

Brutally honest. This is the call of RN Ravi, Interlocutor to the ongoing peace talk between the NSCN (IM) and the Government of India and while this may be seen as a reference to the two parties involved in the dialogue as well as the people of Nagaland, in effect this may also mean the […]

Naga peace talk : State Shiv Sena lays down stand to Najma

Imphal, October 27 2017: Shiv Sena, Manipur Unit submitted a memorandum to Governor Najma Heptulla today with a demand to amend Article 3(C) of the Constitution, according to which the Parliament may, by law, diminish the area of any State . It may be mentioned that the submission comes in the background of the ongoing […]

RN Ravi on Naga issue: Resolve before Govt character, leader change

New Delhi, October 24 2017: “The Prime Minister, who is taking so much interest, keeps asking me (about the progress of the talks). I can see the urgency on his part. We must not waste time.” . RN Ravi, the Centre’s interlocutor to the Naga peace talks, on Monday called for an early solution to […]