Naga struggle not aimed at economic development: UNC

Newmai News Network Senapati | September 12   The United Naga Council (UNC) asked the Government of India (GoI) to “give up its traditional policy of looking at Naga resistance movement from a security point of view.”   The UNC also said that “no amount of money pumped into Naga territory could put an end […]

UNC reiterates ‘August 23 Joint Declaration’

Cautions Naga MLAs and Ministers in ‘South Nagalim’ against attending or participating in ‘assembly’ and meetings convened by ‘adversaries of the Nagas’   Newmai News Network Senapati |September 2   The United Naga Council (UNC) said today that it “once again” cautioned the Naga MLAs and Ministers in “South Nagalim” not to attend or participate […]

Tripartite Talk: Next round of talk in December

Newmai News Network Senapati | September 1   Following the ‘Tripartite Talk’ held today on the district creation issue involving the United Naga Council (UNC), the Manipur Government and the Central Government has decided to meet again in the first week of December. Today’s talk was held at the DRDA Conference Hall, Senapati District Headquarter. […]

Manipur: Next round of talks on district creation on Sept 1

Newmai News Network Senapati | August 24   The next round of ‘tripartite talk’ on the district creation issue will be held on September 1, 2018 between the Central Government, the United Naga Council (UNC) and the State Government of Manipur. The talk will be held at Senapati from 11:00 am onwards.   “We have […]

STNC reaffirms support to Framework Agreement

SENAPATI, AUGUST 19 (NNN): The Southern Tahamzam Naga Council (STNC) held a ‘leaders consultative meeting’ on August 18 at Mayangkhang village and reaffirmed its support and endorsement to the ‘Framework Agreement’ signed between the Government of India and NSCN (IM).   According to Ch Tabamwi, General Secretary, STNC, the consultative meeting also discussed that the […]

Will confront any endeavour to derail Framework Agreement: UNC

Newmai News Network Senapati | August 7   The United Naga Council (UNC) strongly asserted today that it will confront any endeavour which is working to derail the finalization of the “Indo-Naga Framework Agreement” in any form.   “While the whole Naga people are hopefully and prayerfully waiting for the finalisation of the historic Indo-Naga […]

Do not give assent to Bill: ANSAM to Governor

Newmai News Network Senapati | July 29   The All Naga Students’ Association, Manipur (ANSAM) has urged Manipur Governor, Dr Najma Heptulla not to give her assent to The Manipur People Bill No-10, 2018. It urged the Governor to return the Bill to the Assembly for consideration with respect to Section 10 and 11, clause […]

United Naga Council to defend Naga position

Newmai News Network Senapati | July 21   The United Naga Council (UNC) in an ‘emergency presidential council meeting’ on Friday resolved to take up “appropriate steps” any time from now to defend the position of the Naga people. The UNC said that the ‘emergency’ meeting was called following the comment of Manipur Chief Minister, […]

UNC and others oppose indefinite Manipur bandh

Newmai News Network Senapati | July 5   Several organisations have come out strongly against the indefinite Manipur state wide bandh call by the Thadou Student’s Association-General Headquarters (TSA-GHQ), Rongmei Naga Student’s Organisation (RNSO) and Liangmai Naga Katimai Ruangdi (LNKR).   The three student organizations had announced to impose an indefinite Manipur bandh from Friday, […]

Manipur: ‘Naga area’ bandh on June 18

Newmai News Network  Senapati | June 16   The United Naga Council (UNC) has announced to impose a 12-hour bandh along the national highways and district highways in “Naga areas” in the State of Manipur on June 18 to demand the early settlement of the Naga political issue. The UNC said the bandh will be […]

UNC for ‘immediate’ Modi’s intervention on border issue

Newmai News Network Senapati | May 8   The United Naga Council (UNC) has ‘demanded’ the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to ‘immediately’ intervene in the Indo-Myanmar border pillar ‘dispute’.   The UNC’s memorandum to the Prime Minister, complete with history and background of the issue, came few days after the Naga body had inspected the […]

District creation issue:  next tripartite talk on May 19

 Newmai News Network Senapati | May 8   The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India, has invited the State Government of Manipur and the United Naga Council (UNC) for the next round of tripartite talk on the district creation issue to be held on May 19, according to UNC sources. The talk will […]

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