UNC reiterates stand on banning former Manipur Deputy CM

Newmai News Network Senapati | December 8   The United Naga Council (UNC) has directed the Naga frontal organizations and Naga people to strictly implement the Naga body’s resolution on “banning” of former Manipur Deputy Chief Minister, Gaikhangam from the “Naga areas”.   The UNC said today that “the Naga people will not change their […]

Politics of convenience

Witoubou Newmai Sedating situation sans justice, often enough, has been considered harmless fun in Manipur for a long time now. By considering such deliveries as achievements, concerned parties are, in fact, configuring the situation to a higher degree of counterproductive effect.   As long as the ‘stakeholders’ embrace the politics of convenience, Manipur will continue […]

UNC urges Naga politicians to shed differences

Newmai News Network Senapati | October 11   The United Naga Council (UNC) urged Naga politicians in Manipur to shed differences and exhibit their “collective position” towards the ‘Naga cause’. Towards this end, a ‘One Day Conclave of Naga Autonomous District Council (ADC) Members’ with the theme Strengthening Naga Political Position was held at Thangal […]

Will continue to oppose Ibobi and the Congress party: UNC

Newmai News Network Senapati | September 16   United Naga Council (UNC) on Saturday said it will continue to oppose former Chief Minister of Manipur, O Ibobi Singh and the Congress party. The Naga body vowed that it will not allow the former chief minister and the Congress party to hold ongoing ‘One-Day District Level […]

UNC raises awareness on age-old traditional boundaries

Newmai News Network Chandel | September 13   Nagas in Manipur under the aegis of United Naga Council (UNC) have started concerted awareness campaigns to understand their age-old “friends and traditional boundaries”.   Under these campaigns the UNC is making efforts to make the Nagas understand as to “who are our historical friends” and who […]

UNC president urges Nagas to stand united

Newmai News Network Ukhrul | August 30 United Naga Council (UNC) president Gaidon Kamei said that there is no place in the Naga society for those Nagas working at the behest of the adversaries. He also said that there are some Nagas workings against the Naga peace process. In the same time, the UNC president […]

UNC asks Nagas in Manipur to prepare for any eventuality

‘A party engaging in tripartite talks intentionally trying to sabotage ongoing dialogue’   Newmai News Network Senapati | July 12   While informing the Naga people in Manipur “to remain alert to face any eventuality,” the United Naga Council (UNC) has alleged today that “a party engaging in the tripartite talks is intentionally trying to […]

Tripartite talks: UNC expresses anxiety over delay

 Newmai News Network  Senapati | June 27   The United Naga Council (UNC) has expressed anxiety over the delay in holding the next tripartite talks on the district creation issue. The tripartite talks were supposed to be held last week but things did not happen as expected.   “If the delaying tactics or buying-time tactics […]

UNC calls 12 hour bandh on June 18

Newmai News Network Senapati | June 15   The United Naga Council (UNC) today announced a 12-hour ‘total shut down’ on June 18 in ‘Naga territories’ in Manipur from 6 am onward “in support of the Indo-Naga peace process” and urging to translate the ‘historic Framework Agreement signed on August 3, 2015 in New Delhi […]

UNC leaders released unconditionally from custody

UNC leaders released unconditionally from custody

Newmai News Network Imphal | March 20   United Naga Council (UNC) President Gaidon Kamei and Information and Publicity Secretary SK Stephen were finally released unconditionally by the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Imphal East on Monday.   Kamei and Stephen were declared innocent by CJM, Imphal East Aribam Noutuneshwari Devi and acquitted. The […]

UNC lifts economic blockade

Newmai News Network Senapati | March 19   The United Naga Council (UNC) will lift the economic blockade on the National Highways linking Manipur from Sunday midnight following a “fruitful” tripartite talk involving the Centre, Manipur government and UNC at Senapati district headquarters this afternoon.   Talking to NNN after the meeting, UNC General Secretary […]

UNC receives invitation from MHA for tripartite talk

Newmai News Network Imphal | March 18   The United Naga Council (UNC) received a written invitation this evening from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India for tripartite talks involving the Manipur Government, the UNC and the Government of India representatives. The talks will be held over the new district creation issue […]

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