All set for tripartite talks today

Senapati, August 10 2017: The tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Central Government and the State Government on the district creation issue is all set to be held on Friday, August 11, at Senapati headquarters. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Joint Secretary in-charge of North East, Satyendra Garg while speaking to […]

30 houses swept away in Mizoram flood

AIZAWL, Jun 18 : Even as the flooding of Khawthlangtuipui River in Tlabung sub-division area in south Mizoram’s Lunglei district bordering Bangladesh is gradually receding, many dwelling houses are still under water, sources from Tlabung said on Sunday.

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ATCPGF submits memorandum

IMPHAL, Jun 16 : The All Tribal Chiefs And Public Grievances Forum, Chandel district (ATCPGF) comprising of 12 village chiefs from various ethnic tribes has come up with an idea to start a mega cultural event in Chandel district saying that such kind of programme is extremely important in a district like Chandel which is like a “mini-cultural -Mosaic land consisting of various ethnic tribes of Manipur living together in a spectrum of peaceful co-existence”. In this regard, the ATCPGF has sought the help of Chief Minister, N Biren Singh.

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Ready to talk : Naga outfits

DIMAPUR, Jun 13 : The ‘Working Group’ of six Naga outfits has expressed its readiness to enter into a political negotiation with the Government of India “for a lasting political solution” to the protracted Naga political problem if invited by the latter (Government of India).

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Liangmai village seeks special package

IMPHAL, Jun 11: The Northern Liangmai Village Chairmen Association (NLVCA) consisting of 21 villages has sought a special package from Chief Minister N Biren for developing Kuilong area under Tamei subdivision of Tamenglong district. In a memorandum submitted to the Chief Minister jointly signed by its president Lungkhambou and secretary Ashokbou, the Association “fervently requested” […]

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CCpur JAC bats for 6th Schedule

IMPHAL, May 17 : The Joint Action Committee Against Anti Tribal Bills (JAC-AATB) has stated today that “the concocted fear by the dominant valley-dwelling community that the implementation of Sixth Schedule in the ancestral tribal Hill areas will lead to disintegration of the State (Manipur) is nothing short of a blatant attempt to retain their hegemony over the indigenous tribal people and the ancestral tribal territories. In fact, it is the desire of the tribal people for grassroot development and better delivery of administrative services through decentralized governance that is fuelling aspirations for extension of Sixth Schedule”.

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Rain continues to wreak havoc in Imphal

IMPHAL, Apr 1: Rain continued to wreak havok in the twin capital districts of Imphal West and Imphal East and other places of Manpur throwing life out of gear for the third consecutive day today. Last Thursday’s rainfall crossed 100 mm within 24 hours which was the highest since 1954, according to officials.

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‘NPF stands for solution’

KOHIMA, Mar 30 : Chief Minister of Nagaland and Naga People’s Front (NPF) president Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu said that even as the NPF party stands for early solution to the Naga political problem which is honorable and acceptable to all sections of the society and that it supports the Framework Agreement arrived at between the Government of India and the NSCN (IM) on August 3, 2015, “it does not mean that the party supports one single Naga political group and that it stands for inclusiveness of all groups and sections of the Naga society while arriving at a final solution”.

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