Naga peace talks

  • Nagaland Year in Review: COVID-19, Naga peace talks dominate 2020
    Narayan Bahadur PTI NSCN (IM)'s demands for a separate Naga flag and Constitution amid the COVID-19 outbreak prevented conclusion of Naga peace talks in 2020. Many Nagas had hoped for a resolution of the issue, with the conclusion of separate talks between the Centre and the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) and the Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) comprising seven organisations, in October last year. Nagaland, with its limited resources, initiall
  • Nagaland is the heart of Naga political struggle: WC, NNPGs
    Dimapur, October 20 (MExN): The WC, NNPGs Convenor N Kitovi Zhimomi stated that “Nagaland is the heart of Naga political struggle.” He added that “if it stops beating, the Naga political aspiration be it in Myanmar, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh or Assam will die a slow painful death.” The futility of the endless political talks is felt first by tribes in Nagaland, he added in a statement issued on Tuesday. Meanwhile, taking strong exception to the labelin
  • Hope ‘distrust is put aside, talks continue’: HD Deve Gowda on Naga political talks 
    Expresses concern about Naga peace talks running into ‘rough weather Morung Express News  Dimapur | August 17 The former Prime Minister of India and Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha, HD Deve Gowda today said that he was concerned over reports of the “Union government's negotiations with NSCN (IM)” running into "rough weather" and expressed hope that “talks continue, and a peace accord is reached at the earliest.” “New
  • Naga Hoho urges Centre for early conclusion of talks with NSCN-IM
    New Delhi, August 12 (PTI): A delegation of the Naga Hoho, the apex body of the Naga tribes, Wednesday urged the Centre for an early conclusion of the ongoing peace process with the NSCN-IM and find a solution to the decades-old violent movement in Nagaland, sources said. A nine-member team of the Naga Hoho met Minister of State for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region Jitendra Singh and apprised him about the slow progress of the peace negotiations between the NSCN-I
  • NMA seeks PM Modi’s immediate intervention on various matters
    • Holds Governor accountable for present situation • Appeal to remove AFSPA and Disturbed Area Act • CF ‘without territorial limit’ be put in letter and spirit Kohima, August 8 (MExN): The Naga Mothers' Association (NMA) has submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 8, seeking his ‘immediate attention and intervention’ on various matters concerning the state. The NMA’s letter, among several issues, highligh
  • Nurturing Peace: FNR calls for process of healing and reconciliation
    Dimapur, February 15 (MExN): The FNR called upon the Nagas to assume “self-responsibility and partake in the process of healing and reconciliation without blaming others for one’s own shortcomings” as they continue to wait for sharing of two separate agreements signed between Government of India (GoI) and Naga Political Groups (NPGs). GoI has signed the two separate agreements: the Framework Agreement with NSCN/GPRN and the Deed of Agreement with Naga National Political Grou
  • GoI-NSCN (IM) talks extended to another day
    The talks in all likelihood may continue beyond October: senior NSCN (IM) leader   Morung Express News Dimapur | October 24   Talks between the Government of India (GoI)  and the NSCN (IM) on October 24 ended on an inconclusive note. As per sources, the negotiating parties were unable to break the deadlock and the talks extended.   According to a senior NSCN (IM) leader, the two sides were not able to reach a meeting point on the issue of
  • Naga Hoho clarion call for unity 
    DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 23 (MExN): The Naga Hoho has appealed the Government of India (GoI) that the final solution should be inclusive of all parties concern and that there should not be further division arising out of piecemeal agreement.  Media cell, Naga Hoho in a press statement stated that at this juncture, “time and opportunity for the Naga people have come once again to choose and decide our destiny.” To arrive at our desired goal and destination, unity is the only way f
  • Any agreement should have consent of Naga people, says NSA
    DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 23 (MExN): The Naga Scholars’ Association (NSA) has raised apprehension that the conflicting and disturbing views on the nature and the status of the ongoing negotiation to the Indo-Naga political settlement are matters of great concern.  Any signing of the current political agreement should have the consent of the Naga people, particularly with the concerted effort of the nationalist groups; failure of which would result in division and conflict in the Nag
  • Present mode of political negotiation 'problematic': CCF, SCF Mokokchung
    DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 23 (MExN): The Concerned Citizens Forum (CCF) and Senior Citizens Forum (SCF), Mokokchung on Wednesday termed the manner in which the Government of India (GoI) is “dubiously handling the political negotiations as problematic for any logical conclusion.  In a joint press statement, the two organization voiced concern that after enduring 22 years of negotiations and over 100 talks between the GoI and the NSCN (IM), the present mode of handling the negotiation
  • Listen to the voice of people: NLSF
    DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 23 (MExN): The Nagaland Law Students’ Federation (NLSF) has appealed the Government of India’s Interlocutor for Naga Peace Talks and Governor of Nagaland, RN Ravi for an early amicable solution based on mutual respect and peaceful discourse as per the desire of the Naga People. A press release from NLSF maintained that military hostilities have never presented any lasting and permanent peaceful solution no matter how vexed the problems are; only mutual and pea