19 join NSCN (IM)

Dimapur, April 12 (MExN): The Joint Council meeting of Steering Executive and Cabinet, NSCN (IM) today welcomed 19 “comrades” from various groups and conveyed immense appreciation for responding to the “call for unity and reconciliation”.   A press release from MIP, NSCN (IM) informed that Shikuto Shohe, Kilonser, NNC lauded the leadership under Isak Chishi […]

NSCN (IM) welcomes 34 cadres from Arunachal Region

NSCN (IM) welcomes 34 cadres from Arunachal Region

Dimapur, April 4 (MExN): NSCN (IM) led by Kilo Kilonser Rh. Raising today officially welcomed to its fold 34 people from the GPRN/NSCN, Arunachal Region. Among the 34 people included Brig. Nokto Wangsa, Commander.   A press release from MIP, NSCN (IM) informed that the Kilo Kilonser, conveying immense happiness at the “home coming”, extended […]

Unity! Unity! But what kind of unity and for what purpose?

Of late, the clarion cry for Naga unity has been reverberating across the hills and mountains of Nagaland. In fact, it has become “the theme” in almost every Naga gatherings- be they NSCN IM sponsored or Nagaland Government sponsored or civil society sponsored. This unity call has been given in the context of the Unknown […]

‘Time to build bridges, not walls’

‘Time to build bridges, not walls’

NSCN (IM) Chairman Isak Chishi Swu says Framework Agreement will guarantee rights of the Nagas and address India’s security concern Morung Express News Dimapur | March 21   NSCN (IM) Chairman, Isak Chishi Swu, today said the August 3, 2015, ‘Framework Agreement’ upholds the “recognition of unique history of the Nagas by the Government of […]

‘We all have to come together’

Dimapur, March 20 (MExN): Athrom Konyak, current Konyak Region Chairman of the NSCN (IM), has appealed to the Konyak people to not be “taken away or stay confused” by “hasty provocations or undue allegations against our Baba Kholi” but to remain “firm about the move initiated and taken” by him. Athrom Konyak moved to NSCN […]

Manipur JAC demands action against NSCN (IM)

Our Correspondent Imphal | March 15   A joint action committee (JAC) has strongly demanded that the Manipur government penalize NSCN (IM) militants involved in the March 10 incident wherein 11 local labourers were allegedly beaten up and Rs 2.5 lakh snatched away at Heirok village of Thoubal district.   Heirok is located some 33 […]

WHO IS THE RIGHTFUL STAKEHOLDER?

‘Stakeholder’. This has become the catchword in the lexicon of Naga politics used by all hue and colors these days. It became even more pronounced after the August 3, 2015 Framework agreement signed between the Govt. of India   and NSCN (IM). The usage seems to have its root in the concept that Naga nationalism politics […]

Lotha civil society orgs issue 15-day ultimatum to NSCN (IM)

DIMAPUR, MARCH 4 (MExN): Ten organizations of the Lotha community have written to the kilo kilonser, NSCN (IM) to clarify within 15 days (counting from February 27) on the actions of one of its official- secretary in the ministry of internal security of NSCN (IM), who had issued a press release to a Manipur newspaper […]

NSCN (IM) responds to Rahul Gandhi statement

DIMAPUR, MARCH 4 (MExN): The NSCN (IM) today expressed shock at Congress national Vice President, Rahul Gandhi’s statement in Parliament regarding the Framework Agreement signed last year between the NSCN (IM) and the Government of India. A press note from the MIP of the NSCN (IM) stated that “the manner in which he expresses his […]

NSCN (IM) responds to Rahul Gandhi

Nagas are shocked to learn that the Vice President of the Congress party of India Mr. Rahul Gandhi could not still fathom the seriousness of Indo-Naga political conflict which has been dragging on for more than 7 decades. The manner in which he expresses his position to the long pending political issue between India and […]

CSD NSCN (IM) crackdown on illegal businesses

Dimapur, February 27 (MExN): As notified earlier, the Crime Suspension Department (CSD) of NSCN (IM) has begun its crackdown on illegal businesses in Dimapur. Starting February 9, 2016, CSD has raided several businesses in different locations of Dimapur.   A press release from Secretary, CSD, Khekuto Jakhalu informed that the department on February 9 seized […]