No harm to Manipur by Framework Agreement: Kiren Rijiju

IT News, Imphal, Jan 16: Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, on the sideline of a special event organised by the Indian High Commission in London where he addressed members of the diaspora from the UK on the 13th of this month, assured the Manipuri Diaspora of UK that the much discussed and speculated […]

NSCN-IM observes Naga Army Day

IT News Imphal, Jan 3: The Naga Army Day was observed today at Hebron  (Nagaland) General Head-Quarters with Rh. Raising, convener, steering committee NSCN as the event’s chief guest. Inno Hukavi Yepthomi, kilo-kilonser and Lt. Gen. (Retd) NG Markson – VC, Keya Kilonser were the guest of honors .Many dignitaries both from the Civil and […]

Agreement anatomy

Worries about the Framework Agreement signed in 2015 between the Government of India representatives and the NSCN(IM), is once again at its periodic crest. This is so on account of the approaching election to the Nagaland Assembly due in February 2018, and the possibility that the BJP government at the Centre may be under pressure […]

Agitations will continue as long as the contents of framework agreement are not disclosed to public: Ibobi

THOUBAL | Dec 9 : At the public meeting organised by Heirok Block Congress Committee under the supervision of Manipur Pradesh Committee at Umang Laikon under Heirok part I, former chief minister, Okram Ibobi Singh said the public is still suspicious of the secrecy behind the framework agreement. He said the agitations of the congress […]

Manipur Chief Minister Biren Singh’s gracing Nagaland’s Hornbill Festival would create positive development

By Oken Jeet Sandham When Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang with his Cabinet colleagues pitching the longstanding Naga issue settled before the Christmas or at least before the next State Polls due early next year, Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh’s coming to Nagaland and gracing the fifth-day of the 10-Day Hornbill Festival as Chief […]

Lieutenant General Anthony Ningkhan Shimray takes charge as Commander-in-Chief of the NSCN-IM

Imphal, December 02 2017: Lieutenant General Anthony Ningkhan Shimray today takes charge as the Commander-in-Chief of the Naga Army of the NSCN-IM. Commander-in-Chief of the Naga Army is called as Longvibu by the outfit. A statement of the MIP, GPRN/NSCN-IM said that Lieutenant General Anthony Ningkhan Shimray succeeded Lieutenant General Phungthing Shimrang after his term […]

UNC boycotts Gaikhangam

SENAPATI, Nov 30 : The United Naga Council (UNC) has announced today its decision to boycott Congress party leader Gaikhangam who is also former Deputy Chief Minister and also former Home Minister of Manipur in “Naga areas” with immediate effect. Gaikhangam represents the Nungba Assembly Constituency as a Congress MLA. The UNC said, it took […]

BJP questions Cong party’s obsession with FA

IMPHAL, Nov 23: Pointing out that many central leaders came to the State and repeatedly clarified that the Framework Agreement signed between the Government of India and NSCN-IM does not contain anything inimical to the interest of Manipur, BJP Manipur Pradesh president and MP K Bhabananda has questioned Congress party’s alleged obsession with the Framework […]

Over fifteen thousand NPF Active Members reaffirming Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu’s Presidentship during its General Convention at Kohima

By Oken Jeet Sandham KOHIMA, Nov 22 (NEPS): Nearly twenty-two thousand Naga People’s Front (NPF) party men and women including over fifteen thousand active members attended the General Convention of NPF led by Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu held at Kohima Local Ground on Wednesday. Mention may be made that in compliance with the Election Commission of […]

Congress seeks President’s intervention on ‘Framework Agreement’

IMPHAL | Nov 22: Manipur Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today submitted a memorandum to the President of India, seeking the latter’s intervention in pressuring the NDA government to disclose the contents of the ‘Framework Agreement’ signed between the Centre and the NSCN (IM). Speaking to media persons in connection with the meeting with the President, […]

‘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 […]