NSCN IM

  • Arms seized from NSCNIM man ahead of Nagaland polls February 6, 2013

    Kohima: In a major haul ahead of the state Assembly elections in Nagaland, security forces have seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from a suspected National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCNIM) man in Kohima. Personnel of 17 and 19 Assam Rifles seized a huge consignment of highly sophisticated...
  • Manipur actor assault: Curfew reimposed, Imphal still tense December 25, 2012

    Imphal: The tension in Manipur continues where a 29yearold video journalist killed in police fire covering the protests against the molestation of an actress, allegedly by an NSCNIM member. Hanao had no clue that death awaited him on Sunday. Police opened fire apparently to control the mob and shot him...
  • Five policemen suspended for Manipur firing December 24, 2012

    Imphal: Five police personnel have been placed under suspension after a 29yearold journalist was killed in police firing in Manipur, official sources said on Monday. The sources said a threemember enquiry committee headed by Principal Secretary (Home) Suresh Babu has been constituted to probe Sunday's incident and the panel would...
  • Manipur assault: Curfew imposed after journalist killed December 23, 2012

    Imphal: Curfew was imposed in Eastern and Western parts of Imphal till 6 am Monday following the death of a video journalist. TH Nanao was killed when police opened fire during violent protests against the alleged molestation of an actress in the city. The journalist took two bullets, including one...
  • Manipur: Violent protests after actress molested in public December 22, 2012

    Imphal: Protests turned violent as police burst tear gas shells to disperse agitated locals during the first day of the indefinite statewide bandh called by a film body demanding the arrest of an NSCNIM ultra who allegedly molested a Manipuri film actress at a public function. Sources said supporters of the...
  • Manipur: HM orders arrest in actor molestation case December 20, 2012

    Imphal: The arrest of NSCN(IM) cadre identified as Livingston has been ordered for molesting a Manipuri film actor, Momoka, in Chandel district, Home Minister Gaikhangam told the state assembly on Thursday. Giving a suo moto statement in the House following media reports, Gaikhangam said top police officials have been asked...
  • 92day long Manipur economic blockade called off November 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The economic blockade that was in place in Manipur was called off on Tuesday after the State Government gave written assurance to upgrade Sadar Hills as a full fledged district after district reorganization committee submitted its report. The agreement came after mid night and no decision has been made...
  • Untold story behind Manipur blockade July 4, 2010

    For many it may have appeared that the economic blockade of Manipur was in favour of Muivah's visit to his ancestral village. But the reasons were not just that. ...
  • Manipur blockade lifted but peace still elusive June 19, 2010

    Imphal: Life is slowly limping back to normalcy in Manipur after Naga groups temporarily suspended the economic blockade on Friday. But anger is still high against the Nagas for holding the state hostage for more than two months. Manipur's capital Imphal is still battling the effects of the 68day blockade by...
  • Naga blockade makes world champion suffer June 15, 2010

    Two month long blockade forced boxer Mary Kom to shuttle in and out of Manipur to get baby food for her children. ...
  • Nagas in no mood to lift Manipur blockade June 14, 2010

    New Delhi: Economic crisis continues in Manipur even as the Centre's deadline to Naga groups to end the highway blockade has expired. In no mood to back down, the Nagas has called for another 24hour strike while Manipuris continue to suffer under spiraling prices. The price of rice has already reached...
  • Manipur deploys security forces to stop Muivah June 5, 2010

    Imphal: Manipur government has deployed state forces at Liyai Khunou and Jessami near the Nagaland border in Ukhrul district to prevent entry of NSCNIM General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah. Official sources said on Saturday that about 200 police personnel and border security forces have been deployed at both the villages. Muivah, who attempted...
  • Nagas blockade Manipur over Muivah's visit May 14, 2010

    Imphal: Manipur remains cut off from the rest of the country due to the economic blockade by Naga groups resulting in a sharp increase in the price of essential commodities in the state. Naga groups have blocked all routes to state over a proposed visit of National Socialist Council of...
  • Nagaland: Has NSCN lost their political relevance? March 2, 2010

    Thirteen years of a ceasefire, more than 50 rounds of talk and no solution. Everyone in the Naga separatist headquarters in Camp Hebron believes that NSCNIM has the sole mandate of carrying a political dialogue but there are others who think that these talks are not inclusive, have lost their...
  • Babbar Khalsa source arms from Naga rebels April 4, 2008

    New Delhi: On October 14.2007, a bomb blast in Ludhiana left seven people dead and 30 injured. But now, the interrogation of the main accused in the blast has thrown up details of a new but disturbing trend. The Sikh militants, allegedly from the Babbar Khalsa, are now trying for new...
  • Split in NSCN(IM) deals big blow to Naga struggle March 2, 2008

    "I, me and mine and my tribe before yours." For years, it's this placard of a Naga and his tribal identity that has been exploited both internally and from outside. Not just in the power play of peace talks with the militant groups, but also in the everyday existence of...
  • Lookahead: What's making news today March 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Bypolls in the Palamau Lok Sabha constituency will be held on Thursday, Centre to resume talks with Naga leaders from the NSCNIM on Thursday and the Jammu and Kashmir state cabinet will meet again on Thursday even as PDP has decided not to join the meet. Palamau bypollsBypolls in...
  • Top Naga rebel enters India quietly January 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Isak Chishi Swu, the Chairman of NSCN (IM), landed in India on late Wednesday just a fortnight after the outfit's General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah came to India on his second visit to push the peace process with the Government of India. Unlike Muivah, who landed in New Delhi from...
  • Muivah's security tightened after threat December 22, 2006

    New Delhi: Security for General Secretary of the NSCNIM Thuingaleng Muivah, currently in the Capital, has been beefed up following reports of a threat to his life from a rival rebel group, official sources said on Friday. The step was taken in the wake of media reports from Nagaland that said...
  • 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. Selfexiled leader of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCNIM), Thuingaleng Muivah, will arrive in New Delhi from Amsterdam on Wednesday after a gap of two years to discuss...
  • 'Extortion by NSCNIM on despite truce' December 19, 2006

    New Delhi: Just a day before NSCNIM 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's Muivah comes calling tomorrow December 19, 2006

    New Delhi: NSCN (IM) General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah will land in Delhi from Amsterdam on Wednesday on a monthlong visit to India his second in 39 years of exile on the invitation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Muivah is likely to put up at the same address on...
  • NSCNIM sets Delhi date for talks December 18, 2006

    New Delhi: Two years after they first showed up in the national capital amid media glare and much celebration by people coming from Nagaland, NSCN (IM)'s top leadership Issac Chisi Swu and Thuingaleng Muivah will land in Delhi again on December 20. They are likely to hold talks with...
  • Centre, NSCN(IM) back in talks table December 4, 2006

    Guwahati: Central Government peace negotiators and leaders of a frontline tribal separatist group of Nagaland have begun fresh talks in Amsterdam on Monday to help save a nineyear ceasefire from breaking down. The government team in the twoday talks is being led by Union Labour Minister Oscar Fernandes and New Delhi's...
  • No headway in Govt, NSCN(IM) talks October 23, 2006

    New Delhi: The latest round of negotiations between the NSCN(IM) and the Government has failed to make any "headway", a top rebel leader said on Monday but hoped something concrete will come out soon in the attempts to resolve the decadesold Naga issue. "The talks have entered into the deepest stage....
  • Govt to talk Naga peace in Amsterdam October 9, 2006

    New Delhi: The Government will hold talks with top leadership of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland IsakMuivah NSCN(IM) in Amsterdam for three days begining October 17. The talks are aimed at giving fresh impetus to the ongoing Naga peace process, amid indication that the rebels may toughten their stand...
  • Nagaland's tussle with war & peace October 4, 2006

    "The Government of India has no political will and so, it has no courage." Leader, National Socialist Council of Nagalim (IsaacMuivah), general VS Atem. Camp Hebron & Camp Mount Gilead (Nagaland): The rumblings in the forests of Nagaland are growing louder. Despite the extension of the ceasefire to August 2007,...
  • 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 northeastern state. A Manipur government official said militants of the IsakMuivah faction of the National Socialist...