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 […]

Garg visits SoO camps at Kpi, CCpur ; Political issue, not law and order : KNF

KPI, October 07 2017: Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs (North East in-charge), Satyendra Garg visited the designated camp of Kuki National Front, Ebenezer Peace Camp at Natheljang in Kangpokpi district today. Later, Garg and officials from the State Government visited Camp Salem of KNO located at Sangaikot sub-division in Churachandpur district . People of […]

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 […]

Manipur govt seeks Centre’s help to settle border dispute with Nagaland

Manipur government has written to the Centre seeking its help to resolve the protracted inter-state border dispute between Manipur and Nagaland with direct involvement of Survey of India. The border dispute between Tungjoy village of Senapati district, Manipur and Kezhakeno village of Phek district, Nagaland has been ongoing for decades. Highlighting the need for a […]

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 […]

Tripartite talks : Heated words from UNC mark day 4 agreed points signed, next talk in Sept

SENAPATI, Aug 11 : The tripartite talks on the district creation issue held today at the DRDA Conference Hall, Senapati district headquarters, witnessed “fiery expressions” from the United Naga Council (UNC) team before they signed a 4-point agreed term. The talk which started at 11 am was chaired by Satyendra Garg, the Joint Secretary of […]

UNC discusses ongoing process between NSCN and GoI with RN Ravi

UNC discusses ongoing process between NSCN and GoI with RN Ravi. Tripartite talks scheduled on July 10 at Ukhrul. IMPHAL, Jul 7: Agriculture Minister V Hangkhanlian will lead the State delegates in the next round of tripartite talk, this time to be held at the political level with the United Naga Council (UNC) on July 10 […]

As PR is out of option, our High Court seems to be the only hope left

Dr Th Suresh Singh With the dateline of assembly election approaching, President’s rule is out of question now. Even if Modi Government wants it, it has to take election Commmission’s approval; and this is unlikely and impossible. I still maintain that PR must have been imposed before election notification. Had that been, BJP would have […]

Tripartite talk turns out positive, blockade likely to be lifted

IMPHAL, Feb 3: The indefinite economic blockade imposed along National Highways leading to Manipur since November 1 last year is likely to be lifted within the next three/four days. The United Naga Council (UNC) called the indefinite blockade protesting the State Government’s plan to create Sadar Hills and Jiribam districts and subsequent creation of seven […]

Union Home Ministry throws onus on State Govt, asks it to arrange talk with UNC

IMPHAL, Jan 14: In total contradiction to the State Government’s intimation to the Union Home Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to organise a tripartite talk involving the Government of India, the State Government  and United Naga Council (UNC) over the protracted issue of economic blockade, the MHA sent a letter to the State Government last […]

AFSPA in Nagaland extended for six months

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been extended for another six months in Nagaland. “The Union home ministry, in a notification on December 30, extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958, in the entire area of Nagaland for another six months,” a Nagaland home department official said. The notification issued by the […]