Renewed efforts for permanent settlement of Naga issue in 2013

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.

18 Naga ultras held by Assam Rifles

Assam Rifles arrested 18 cadres of various Naga underground groups and seized huge quantity of arms, ammunition and fake-currency notes during the last three days in various districts of Nagaland.

Kukis, Nagas call separate bandhs in Manipur

United Naga Council (UNC), a Naga social organisation, has called a 48-hour Manipur bandh from August 11 to press for their demand of `an alternative (administrative) arrangement` in Manipur.

Nagas protest inter-factional clashes in Kohima

Naga people from all walks of life Friday came to the streets protesting inter-factional clashes and harassment meted out to the public by armed Naga underground groups in the stat capital.

Rio urges Gogoi for safe release of Naga hostages

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today sought the intervention of his Assam counterpart Tarun Gogoi for securing safe release of two Nagas held hostage by Karbi militants for ransom since June 10.

‘Manipur cannot be divided’

Stating that Manipur cannot be divided, state Home Minister Gaikhangam on Saturday asked all the communities to term themselves as Manipuris.

Life of Nagas captured on camera

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.

Nagas ask all groups to join peace process

Pitching for inclusive peace,
Nagas today called upon all underground groups to join the current re-conciliation initiative and cease hostilities among themselves.

FNR calls upon Nagas to attend reconciliation meet

The Forum for Naga Reconciliation
(FNR) has called upon the people to participate in the Naga
reconciliation meeting on February 29 at Dimapur.

Fear preventing Nagas to express view on conflict

Former Nagaland chief minister SC Jamir has illustrated how fear was preventing the Naga people in expressing their opinions on the Naga political
conflict.

Tuki allays fears over supra-state body for Nagas

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister
Nabam Tuki on Friday allayed apprehensions over the supra-state
body for Nagas.

Manipur: 1,900 vehicles to bring basics from Assam

The Manipur govt sent around 1,900 vehicles with police escort to Silchar in Assam to bring food grains and petrol.

Blockade chokes Manipur, fuel outlets run dry

Manipur is now relying on a temporary road route through Assam to get fuel supplies.

Prices soar in blockade-hit Manipur

CM Okram Ibobi Singh met PM Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P Chidambaram in New Delhi last week and discussed the blockade impasse with them.

Ongoing peace process is the best option for Nagas

The ongoing Naga peace process is the
best option available to end the protracted political conflict in the state, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has said.

Life in Manipur: LPG for Rs 1600, petrol Rs 140!

Sixty days into the road blockade, the prices of essential commodities in Manipur have spiraled almost all-time high.

Manipur faces food crisis as Nagas start blockade

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.

Manipur economic blockade ineffective

The economic blockade
on national highways in Manipur from August 4 was
`ineffective` as trucks with essential supplies were running
normally, official reports said Monday.

Nagas demonstrate in Shillong, demand Prez rule in Manipur

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
incident.

Sovereignty on mind, Nagas optimistic about talks

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.