North-East

  • Manipur to negotiate with Naga orgs
    Newmai News NetworkImphal | August 4 Even as the 20-day long economic blockade of the United Naga Council (UNC) begins today from 6 am, the state government of Manipur has taken a decision this afternoon t
  • TPFM against ‘uniform land policy’
    Dimapur, August 3 (MExN): The Tribal Peoples’ Forum, Manipur (TPFM) has condemned the ‘deliberate move to grasp the land of the tribals of Manipur through duplicitous means and style’ by Okram Ibobi Singh
  • AFSPA fueling insurgency in NE
    Dimapur, July 27 (MExN): Although the inhumane nature of India’s Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act  of  1958  has  been  exposed repeatedly proving  itself to be an instrument of
  • Manipur claims Nagas’ rights not suppressed
    New Delhi, June 17 (AGENCIES): Manipur government’s spokesman and Cabinet Minister N Biren on Thursday claimed as “false and unfounded” the allegations of Naga civil society about Manipur government suppr
  • Organizations flay Manipur’s ‘wanted’ order
    Dimapur, June 12 (MExN): A number of organizations today expressed condemnation for the arrest warrants issued against some leaders of the United Naga Council and All Naga Students’ Association of Manipur by
  • Mission to protect NE from fall-out of climate change
    Newmai News NetworkGuwahati | June 11Union Minister of State for Environment and Forest Jairam Ramesh has released the draft document for National Mission for Green India in Guwahati today. Green India Mission
  • Ibobi govt criminalizing Naga social leaders: ZIB
    Dimapur, June 10 (MExN): The Zeliangrong Interim Body (Assam, Manipur, Nagaland) [ZIB] has condemned in the strongest term the Ibobi led Government of Manipur’s (GOM) act of criminalizing two Naga social lead
  • Centre’s ‘patience running out’
    Shillong/Imphal, June 4 (PTI/Agencies): In a strong message, the government today said its patience was running out and the organisations enforcing the indefinite highway blockade in Manipur will be dealt with
  • ‘How Manipur govt. sidelines Nagas in Manipur’
    Dimapur, June 2 (MExN): An organization, Naga Youth Front, today issued a statement highlighting the deep-rooted bitterness and grievance of Naga communities over the decades suffered in the hands of the Manipu
  • Oldest Naga Queen blesses Lui-Ngai-Ni
    Newmai News NetworkImphal | February 15Queen Apei Hingba, graced the Naga seed sowing festival at Katomei village in Senapati on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, Queen Hingba blessed with the words, "I wish yo
  • DoNER sets 2012 for rail completion
    Morung Express NewsLumding (Assam) | September 8With the Central government pushing for time-bound implementation of its flagship programmes including in the northeast region, Minister for Development of North
  • NE internal security remains problematic
    Morung Express NewsDimapur | August 17 The Prime minister of India has strongly implied that the NE states Assam, Manipur and Nagaland need to pull up their internal security. The prime minister of India d
  • ADB loans 200 million to NE capitals
    Dimapur, August 6 (MExN): The centre has signed the Asian Development Bank loan agreements relating to the North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program and National Highway Corridor Projec
  • NE’s Human Cost of unregulated arms
    Morung Express NewsDimapur | July 25 Poor regulatory mechanisms, looped policies and national fiscal interests in the arms trade are translating into human costs, fuelling conflicts in war-torn zones like
  • Human Rights Abuse Fear in Manipur Hills
    Dimapur, July 24 (MExN): With their long ugly record of fake encounters, human rights’ violations and extra-judicial killings, the Manipur IRB and Police commandoes are not at all welcome in the Naga-dominate
  • Nagas demand scrapping of Tipaimukh project
    Newmai News NetworkSenapati | June 26Frontal Naga organisations in Manipur have fervently demanded for the scrapping of the Tipaimukh Project immediately. Aram Pamei who is the convenor of the Committee on Land
  • “Border issue should be mutually settled”
    Newmai News NetworkKohima | June 25Nagaland Home minister Imkong L. Imchen has said that border issues should be mutually settled and also need to have good neighborly relations. He however expressed apprehensi
  • DHD (J) guns down 12 Zeme Nagas
    Newmai News NetworkGuwahati | June 16In what could be termed as an incident that will have a far-reaching impact in the restive North Cachar Hills district of Assam, armed people believed to be cadres of Dima H
  • NPMHR decries military push
    Dimapur, June 13 (MExN): The Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (south) today noted the Manipur Cabinet’s decision on May 19 to send more security forces into the four hill districts of Manipur. The NPMHR
  • As NC hills burn, people live in hunger, fear
    Guwahati, June 4 (Agencies): When a group of masked men raided Tungrepungo village in the early hours of March 19, 30-year-old Deiseyile initially thought the commotion was caused by local youths who were up ea