ULFA chairman holds first round of peace talks

Centre’s interlocutor for ULFA talks P. C. Haldar (right) and ULFA chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa along with the outfits’ ‘deputy commander—in—chief’ Raju Barua, talk to media after their meeting, in Guwahati, on Thursday. (Photo: Ritu Raj Konwar)   Guwahati, January 6 (AGENCIES): The first round of peace talks between Arabinda Rajkhowa, chairman of the outlawed United […]

DPS expels 16 HIV+ students

New Delhi, January 6 (The Pioneer): Barely a few days have passed since the observation of World AIDS Day with much fanfare allover the country, reiterating the pledge striving to achieve “universal access to healthcare and human rights of the HIV positive people”.The Government of India is a signatory to United Nation Millennium Development Goal […]

GPRN/NSCN hands over Hariram’s abductors to police

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 6 (MExN): The kingpins involved in the abduction of prominent businessman Hariram Gupta on November 25, 2010, finally fell into the hands of the Dimapur police on Thursday, January 6. A former ‘tatar’ in the GPRN/NSCN, one Jacob alias Sevitao and an accomplice, one Romio were apprehended by the GPRN/NSCN in connection with […]

Alternative arrangement is interim: South Nagas

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 6 (MExN): Nagas in the present state of Manipur today reiterated that alternative arrangement is, interim in nature and primarily aimed at securing a political and administrative substitute independent of what it described as, Meitei domination.“The demand for alternative arrangement is for an emergency intervention to change the unbearable and intolerable conditions under […]

Reflections

To reconcile and begin a new era of hope, peace and love we must organize more road shows, Rock n’ Roll concerts, cricket and football tournaments, more festivals, expos… 

WikiLeaks & Indian secrets

Ratan Tata recently said that foreign countries could soon begin to see India as a ‘banana republic’. Well, there is one domain where the Government is not really far from this definition: It is the declassification of historical documents. The Indian Government does not seem to have realised that we are living in the era […]

Telangana report today

NEW DELHI, January 5 (PTI): The report of the Telangana Committee headed by Justice B N Srikrishna, expected to be made public after the all-party meeting scheduled on the subject on January 6 is understood to have recommended six options to deal with the Telangana statehood demand on which the government may take a call […]

NPF defends DAN over Therie’s comment

Dimapur, January 5 (MExN): An “ex-candidate” of the NPF from Tuensang town today called “inappropriate” that Congress leader K Therie “demanded no trust vote against DAN government.” Appended under designation of “ex-candidate”, L Elam Chang of Tuensang said in a statement today that Therie’s resentment was “without proper analysis” and should be “validated by pure […]

Four dead in ethnic clashes

Guwahati, January 5 (AGENCIES/PTI):  Four people were killed and more than a thousand displaced after ethnic clashes broke out between the Rabha and Garos communities along the Assam-Meghalaya border in the Goalpara district of Assam and East Garo hills. At least 15 villages were set on fire in retaliatory violence and the situation is very […]

Journey of common Hope: Winter of disillusionment!

Dimapur | January 5 :  The “September 18 summit” seems to have belied expectations as the following months turned out to be a winter of disillusionment for the Naga public.Hopes were high when leaders of the three rival Naga groups, NSCN/GRPN general secretary Th. Muivah, GPRN/NSCN general secretary Kitovi Zhimomi and NNC/FGN president ‘Brig’ (Retd) […]

China’s “Secret” War Plan Revealed

China’s “SECRET WAR PLAN” (Be amazed!) has leaked out and fallen into the hands of none other than “Popular Mechanics”(PM) magazine, which plastered it on the cover of its December issue. How this TOP SECRET info got into the hands of the intrepid editors at Hearst Publishing in New York on west 57th Street in […]