Tag: Framework Agreement

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  • Naga issue: Elusive solution

    Naga issue: Elusive solution

    After Narendra Modi became Prime Minister in 2014, he promised to resolve the Naga issue within 18 months. Yet, he will soon complete his tenure without even disclosing the contents of the Framework Agreement

    March 4, 2019
  • Saudi Arabia joins International Solar Alliance, signs framework agreement

    Saudi Arabia joins International Solar Alliance, signs framework agreement

    The Kingdom is the 73rd country to join the India-led renewable energy organisation.

    February 20, 2019
  • At wits’ end

    At wits’ end

    Even 20 months after the Narendra Modi government signed the framework Naga peace accord (3 August 2015) with NSCN -IM leaders, the Nagas are yet to know its contents. This comes as little surprise though, because even the contents of the 25 July 1997 ceasefire accord, announced in Parliament amid thunderous applause by then United Front …

    May 21, 2017
  • Walking a tightrope

    Walking a tightrope

    On 25 July 1997, the United Front government headed by IK Gujral told Parliament that his government had signed a ceasefire agreement with NSCN-IM leaders (at that time the outfit’s chairman Isak Swu was in Bangkok). When MPs pressed for details of its terms and conditions, Gujral refused to divulge them. Within two weeks of the …

    April 2, 2017
  • Walking a tightrope

    Walking a tightrope

    On 25 July 1997, the United Front government headed by IK Gujral told Parliament that his government had signed a ceasefire agreement with NSCN-IM leaders (at that time the outfit’s chairman Isak Swu was in Bangkok). When MPs pressed for details of its terms and conditions, Gujral refused to divulge them. Within two weeks of the …

    April 2, 2017
  • Nagaland CM Liezietsu asks factions to come together

    Nagaland CM Liezietsu asks factions to come together

    Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Wednesday asked the various warring factions of Naga rebel groups to come together to bring about a permanent settlement to the six-decade-old separatist Naga movement. "It is unfortunate that Nagas are fragmented into several groups and all are asking for sovereignty for the Naga people. But can we expect …

    March 29, 2017
  • Framework for confusion

    Framework for confusion

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his deputy Kiren Rijiju made good use of their pre-election missions to Manipur to convince the people of the Imphal Valley (Meiteis) that in the 3 August 2015, “Framework Naga Peace Accord” Indian interlocutor RN Ravi signed with NSCN(IM) chairman Isak Swu and general secretary …

    March 15, 2017
  • Time to find permanent solution to Naga political problem

    Time to find permanent solution to Naga political problem

    Nagaland Governor P B Acharya on Monday said time is ripe for finding a permanent solution to the vexed Naga political problem by joining the ongoing dialogue with the Union government by all Naga group leaders concerned. "It is time to work together for permanent peace in Nagaland and things are taking shape with the …

    August 29, 2016