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  • Three NSCN cadres arrested in Kohima June 22, 2014

    Kohima: Troops of 19 Assam Rifles nabbed four persons, including three NSCN(K) cadres in Kohima with arms and ammunition. Acting upon specific information regarding presence of three NSCN(K) cadres with weapons at PR Hill area, 19 Assam Rifles launched an operation on Friday which led to the arrest of three cadres...
  • NSCN rejects ban on movement of cadres with arms February 11, 2013

    Kohima: The Isak-Muivah and Khaplang groups of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) have rejected the ban imposed by the Cease Fire Monitoring Group on movement of their cadres with arms and ammunitions till the February 23 election is over in the state. Convener of the political affairs committee of...
  • Arms seized from NSCN-IM 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 (NSCN-IM) 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 NSCN-IM 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...
  • 92-day 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 re-organization 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 68-day 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 24-hour 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 NSCN-IM 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...
  • Fresh round of talks with NSCN-IM in Nagaland May 31, 2010

    Dimapur (Nagaland): Government negotiators begin fresh talks on Tuesday in Nagaland with the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM), the state's dominant separatist group, aimed at ending nearly six decades of insurgency. New Delhi's main peace interlocutor R.S. Pandey will meet NSCN-IM leaders in Kohima. This is...
  • Naga blockade enters day 42 in Manipur May 23, 2010

    Imphal: The ongoing deadlock in Manipur continued for the 42nd day on Sunday with the main lifeline, National Highway 39, remaining paralysed due to an indefinite economic blockade enforced by Naga tribal groups, although supply of essentials has started trickling in through an alternative route, besides airdropping of food, fuel...
  • 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...
  • Muivah visit revives Naga-Manipur tension May 8, 2010

    There is tension at the Nagaland-Manipur border over the visit of Naga separatist leader Thuingaleng Muivah to his native place. ...
  • Muivah puts off visit to Manipur May 6, 2010

    Visema (Nagaland): NSCN-IM leader T Muivah today put off his visit to his ancestral village across the Nagaland border in Manipur's Ukrul district on the request of four Naga NGOs. Speaking to a small gathering here, where he spent the night after arriving from NSCN(IM) headquarters at Camp Hebron near Dimapur...
  • Nagaland: Has NSCN lost their political relevance? January 12, 2011

    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 NSCN-IM has the sole mandate of carrying a political dialogue but there are others who think that these talks are not inclusive, have lost their...
  • PM meets Naga rebels, offers more autonomy March 2, 2010

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday met with Naga rebels in an attempt to end one of India's longest-running insurgencies in the remote northeast, a rebel spokesman said. India is offering wide autonomy to Naga people as it already has rejected the rebels' demand for an independent homeland in...
  • PM to meet NSCN (IM) leaders for talks on Nagaland March 2, 2010

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet leaders of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (I-M) in New Delhi today. NSCN-IM general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah has been blaming the government for the delay in finding a solution to the six-decade-old Naga problem. Though hopes for peace in Nagaland has...
  • Naga rebel leaders reach Delhi for talks February 28, 2010

    New Delhi: NSCN-IM Chairman Isak Chisi Swu and General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah arrived in New Delhi on Saturday at around 11.30 pm to hold talks with the Centre's new pointsman and are likely to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Swu and Muivah, who had last visited India in December 2006 and...
  • Killings of govt staff spark off violence in Manipur March 1, 2009

    Manipur: The recent killing of three government officials allegedly by the militant outfit NSCN (I-M) has unleashed a chain of unrest in Manipur. Manipur has been burning since last week. Protests, marches and dharnas, all to condemn the brutal murder of a sub-divisional officer and two of his staff in...
  • 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...
  • Goa Governor survives militant attack in Nagaland November 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Militants struck Goa Governor S C Jamir’s convoy on Saturday morning, who escaped unhurt. The militants, suspected to be from NSCN(IM), hurled grenades at the convoy carrying Jamir and his wife to Upper Assam from Mokokchung. Security personnel accompanying Jamir fired upon the militants and convoy made it safely...
  • Lookahead: What's making news today June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Bypolls in the Palamau Lok Sabha constituency will be held on Thursday, Centre to resume talks with Naga leaders from the NSCN-IM 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 June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Isak Chishi Swu, the Chairman of NSCN (I-M), 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 NSCN-IM 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...