The year 2013 was marked by continued efforts by both Nagaland government and civil society groups for a permanent settlement to the decades-old political conflict to enable peace and reconciliation among the Nagas.
Demystifying the lives of elusive nagas inhabiting both sides of the Indo-Burmese border, a new photobook challenges their mythical image of `head-hunters` and captures the dazzling array of colourful tribal culture.
The northeastern state of Manipur is staring at an acute scarcity of essentials and fuel with tribal Naga groups enforcing a 25-day economic blockade and accusing New Delhi of failing to meet their grievances.
Alleging that Manipur Police
opened unprovoked fire on supporters of NSCN-IM general
secretary T Muivah at the Mao border check post, hundreds of
Naga students on Saturday demanded a judicial probe into Thursday`s
Leaders of a frontline Naga separatist group Sunday said they were optimistic about the renewed peace talks with the govt to begin Tuesday but would not compromise on their demand for an independent state in northeastern India.