‘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 […]

Welcome to Southern Nagalim greeting : Turnout defeats agenda

Welcome to South Nagalim. Not just a greeting or a slogan, but pregnant with innuendoes particularly with the intention to insult and elicit a rebuke or an uproar. This is what can be read into the ‘Welcome to Southern Nagalim’ slogan, etched in black on the road near Japhou bazar during Chief Minister N Biren’s […]

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 […]

No land of Assam will be given : Governor

Morigaon/Nagaon, November 01 2017: Governor Jagadish Mukhi today allayed apprehensions among people in the State that some portion of Assam’s territory will be included in Greater Nagalim with reference to the ongoing peace talks between the NSCN(I-M) and Central Government to resolve the Naga issue . At a press meet here, replying to a question […]

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 […]

Moving beyond territorial integrity : No to separate administration

As a man who has been there, seen it all and experienced it, he must know what he was talking about. And as a man widely perceived to be a faithful Congman all these years, there is perhaps no other person better suited than to speak out on behalf of the party, especially when it […]

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 […]

We expect an early solution : TR Zeliang

Imphal, October 30 2017: Early this week RN Ravi, the Centre’s interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, expressed urgency to six political groups to find an early solution to the longstanding issue of Naga identity. Days before that, Prerna Katiyar had caught up with Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang, leader of the Naga People’s Front, […]

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 […]

All party meet sans NPF

The interesting question is, now what will the BJP do ? All political parties in Manipur are set to depute a team to Delhi to lay down the case of Manipur clearly before the BJP led Government that the oneness and identity of Manipur should not be compromised under any circumstances in the event of […]