The district creation headache : Conflicting interests

Roll back district creation decision. This is the United Naga Council and various Naga civil societies of Manipur. No roll back of district creation. This is the call from different CSOs of Kangpokpi district spearheaded by the Kuki Students’ Organisation, Kangpokpi. Caught in the middle is the BJP led Government. Not a comfortable position by […]

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 […]

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 […]

Next tripartite talks on Aug 11

Senapati, August 04 2017: The tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Central Government and the State Government on the district creation issue will be held on August 11 at Senapati headquarters . The talks will begin from 11 am. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has officially intimated the United Naga Council […]

Dialogue with UNC; ILP demand : Issues before the BJP Govt

Next round of tripartite talks between the UNC, State Government and the Centre scheduled on July 22. Students storming Raj Bhavan demanding a Constitutional mechanism to regulate the inflow of non-local people into the State. Clearly the task before the State Government is laid out. How it goes about dealing with the two immediate issues […]

NPF snapping ties with the BJP : Likely political repercussions

TR Zeliang makes a come back as the Chief Minister of Nagaland. Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu shown the door. TR Zeliang reportedly expelled from the NPF soon after taking oath as the Chief Minister of Nagaland and certainly the political situation seems to be fluid. Adding to the drama is the decision or rather the announcement […]

Making their stand known : On collision course

The decision to create the seven new districts cannot be rolled back. This was Chief Minister N Biren a few days back. A party engaged in the tripartite talks is intentionally trying to sabotage the ongoing dialogue on the district creation issue. This was the United Naga Council. The UNC did not name the State […]

Ongoing dialogue between NSCN (IM) and GoI Naga leaders optimistic of solution

Imphal, July 13 2017: Many Naga leaders are now optimistic that the political dialogue going on between the Government of India and NSCN-IM would finally arrive at a solution shortly . With the Government of India fully convinced that NSCN-IM is one of the biggest armed insurgent groups of the North East region, New Delhi […]

Next round of tripartite talks : Stand over districts creation

The next round of talk, that is at the political level, is yet to be held but both sides have already stated their stand. To the United Naga Council (UNC), the core issue is obviously the creation of the seven new districts, particularly Kangpokpi district and to a lesser extent, Jiribam district, while on the […]

September ultimatum from JCILPS : Inherited headaches

Now after the publicity blitzkrieg of completing 100 days in office comes the test. To be sure Chief Minister N Biren and the coalition partners in the BJP led Government must have rolled up their sleeves to meet the challenges ahead, but it certainly will need political dexterity and maturity to deal with some of […]

July 10 tripartite talks postponed

Senapati, July 08 2017: The much hyped tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Central Government and the State Government on the district creation issue scheduled earlier for July 10 at Ukhrul have been postponed. Sources said that the talks will be held after four or five days days . According to sources, […]

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 […]

100 days of BJP Government : Good but need to do more

The first three months or to be more specific the first hundred days of the BJP led Government has been rather smooth, thus far. Not that there is no room for improvement, and perhaps the first room for improvement would be to ensure that the BJP does not lose sight of its priorities. To be […]

100 days of BJP Government : Good but need to do more

The first three months or to be more specific the first hundred days of the BJP led Government has been rather smooth, thus far. Not that there is no room for improvement, and perhaps the first room for improvement would be to ensure that the BJP does not lose sight of its priorities. To be […]

100 days of BJP Government : Good but need to do more

The first three months or to be more specific the first hundred days of the BJP led Government has been rather smooth, thus far. Not that there is no room for improvement, and perhaps the first room for improvement would be to ensure that the BJP does not lose sight of its priorities. To be […]

100 days of BJP Government : Good but need to do more

The first three months or to be more specific the first hundred days of the BJP led Government has been rather smooth, thus far. Not that there is no room for improvement, and perhaps the first room for improvement would be to ensure that the BJP does not lose sight of its priorities. To be […]

Tripartite talks scheduled on July 10

SENAPATI, Jun 28 : The tripartite talks involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Government of Manipur and the Central Government on the district creation issue will be held on July 10 at Ukhrul district headquarters. Sources from the UNC disclosed to Newmai News Network that Government representatives informed the UNC leaders this afternoon that […]

Tripartite talks likely this week

SENAPATI, Jun 19: A one month’s time frame to hold tripartite talks on the district creation issue involving the Manipur Government, the United Naga Council (UNC) and the Central Government lapsed today. The tripartite talks could not be held due to some ‘unavoidable reasons’, according to sources. It is expected that the talks are likely […]

UNC shut-down ends peacefully

SENAPATI: The 12-hour Total Shutdown imposed by the United Naga Council (UNC) in ‘Naga territories’ in Manipur ended without any untoward incidents. According to sources from the UNC, the 12-hour bandh which started from 6 am was peaceful in all the ‘Naga territories’ in Manipur. On account of being a Sunday, Church services continued as […]