Naga Militant

  • Nagaland: Economic blockade continues on day 3 June 7, 2013

    Kohima: It is the day 3 of the economic blockade in Nagaland which has been imposed by the All Assam Tea Tribe Student Association. The students group is protesting against the killing of a farmer by suspected Naga militants. Student leaders have demanded the immediate arrest of the guilty and warned the...
  • Bomb explodes near a police station in Manipur June 4, 2013

    Imphal: A powerful bomb exploded near a police station in Ukhrul district of Manipur, officials said on Tuesday. The bomb exploded near Ukhrul police station at about 8.30 pm on Monday night, but no one was injured. The bomb might have been planted by militants, they said. Ukhrul, a Naga dominated district,...
  • Manipur: NHRC seeks reports on journalist killing January 12, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an independent investigation report from the authorities on the alleged killing of a journalist by police firing in Manipur in December, an activist said here Saturday. The NHRC has also directed the Manipur director general of police, district magistrate and Imphal...
  • Manipur: Compensation, job to wife of slain photojournalist December 30, 2012

    Imphal: Manipur government will give Rs 5 lakh as compensation to the wife of the photojournalist killed in police firing a week ago during a violent protests that hit Imphal, official sources said here on Sunday. The government has also decided to appoint the deceased photojournalist Thangjam Dwijamani's wife Narmada...
  • Manipur: Strike to resume from midnight December 26, 2012

    Imphal: The general strike in Manipur, which was suspended for two days, would resume from midnight Wednesday till 6 pm Thursday to press the demand for arrest of the Naga militant who had allegedly molested a Manipuri film actress. Official sources said a 12-hour curfew has been imposed in Imphal...
  • Manipur: Curfew lifted in the valley for Christmas December 25, 2012

    Imphal: Normalcy returned to Manipur valley on Monday following suspension of ongoing 'indefinite general strike' till December 26 midnight, called against the alleged molestation of a film actress by a Naga militant and lifting of indefinite curfew in view of the Christmas festival. Markets opened and transporters resumed their services...
  • Manipur actor assault: Curfew reimposed, Imphal still tense December 25, 2012

    Imphal: The tension in Manipur continues where a 29-year-old video journalist killed in police fire covering the protests against the molestation of an actress, allegedly by an NSCN-IM member. Hanao had no clue that death awaited him on Sunday. Police opened fire apparently to control the mob and shot him...
  • Hundreds defy curfew in Manipur December 24, 2012

    Imphal: The police used teargas and smoke bombs as hundreds of protesters defied curfew clamped on Monday on the entire Manipur valley to demand arrest of a Naga militant who had allegedly molested a film actress and to protest the death of a photojournalist. The protesters took out rallies, blocked...
  • Five policemen suspended for Manipur firing December 24, 2012

    Imphal: Five police personnel have been placed under suspension after a 29-year-old journalist was killed in police firing in Manipur, official sources said on Monday. The sources said a three-member enquiry committee headed by Principal Secretary (Home) Suresh Babu has been constituted to probe Sunday's incident and the panel would...
  • Curfew imposed in entire Manipur valley December 24, 2012

    Imphal: Indefinite curfew was on Monday imposed on the entire Manipur valley as roads were blocked and tyres set ablaze as part of widespread protests against the alleged molestation of a film actress by a Naga militant and the killing of a journalist in the subsequent police firing, official sources...
  • Naga leaders set to arrive for talks December 20, 2006

    New Delhi: Top Naga leaders are all set to arrive in India to find a solution to the Naga insurgency issue. Self-exiled leader of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM), Thuingaleng Muivah, will arrive in New Delhi from Amsterdam on Wednesday after a gap of two years to discuss...
  • 'Extortion by NSCN-IM on despite truce' December 19, 2006

    New Delhi: Just a day before NSCN-IM General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah arrives in New Delhi on Wednesday for peace talks with the Centre, the Union Home Ministry has dropped a bombshell, saying the Naga outfit is carrying out an extensive extortion drive not only in Nagaland but also in some...
  • NSCN seeks king's ransom from IOC August 23, 2006

    Imphal: Fear has gripped Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) officials in Manipur following a Rs 50 lakhs extortion demand from a tribal separatist group, leading to tankers staying away and dipping fuel stocks in the north-eastern state. A Manipur government official said militants of the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist...