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  • Wrestling for peace

    Wrestling for peace

    A physical duel has traditionally been an important tool for conflict resolution in Naga society

    September 22, 2020
  • Free From Fear & Alienation

    Free From Fear & Alienation

    In the month of our 74th Independence Day, it is time for all stakeholders to address the concerns of people in the North-east

    August 24, 2020
  • Breaking an oath?

    Breaking an oath?

    The recently Breaking an oath? PLUS POINTS released contents of the framework agreement between the Union government and NSCN-IM have raked up old grievances once more.

    August 24, 2020
  • Naga ceasefire extended by a year

    Naga ceasefire extended by a year

    The new Ceasefire Agreement & revised Ceasefire Ground Rules were signed by MHA Joint Secretary Satyendra Garg, on behalf of the Government and Newell Naga, Supervisor, and Michael Yeptho, Member, on behalf of NSCN/K-Khango.

    April 15, 2019
  • Refrain from contesting Nagaland polls, say three Naga groups

    Refrain from contesting Nagaland polls, say three Naga groups

    Three Naga civil society groups on Tuesday urged political parties and those planning to contest as independents to refrain from contesting the February 27 elections to the 60-member Nagaland Assembly. Naga Hoho, Naga Mother’s Association, and Naga Students Federation reiterated their stand for a solution to the seven-decade-old Naga insurgency problem ahead of the elections, …

    January 24, 2018
  • Many questions, no answers

    Many questions, no answers

    Naga peace talks are like a dish in a pot; everyone is stirring it without adding anything of substance to its contents.

    November 13, 2017
  • India will rehabilitate NSCN(K) cadres if they surrender, says Rijiju

    India will rehabilitate NSCN(K) cadres if they surrender, says Rijiju

    A day after the death NSCN(K) chairman SS Khaplang, the Centre on Saturday said all Indian citizens in the Naga rebel group will be rehabilitated if they abjure violence. "We appeal that all the Indian Nagas in NSCN(K) should surrender and return to the mainstream. We will rehabilitate them. Anybody who gives up violence, we …

    June 10, 2017
  • Nagas on trial

    Nagas on trial

    There is little doubt that unity among Nagas and unification of all militant factions is the sine qua non for lasting peace in Nagaland. Not that no efforts in this direction have been made, it is just that faction leaders themselves have dealt severe blows to such unity hopes. As early as June 1999, NSCN …

    April 13, 2017
  • A noble effort

    A noble effort

    The National School of Drama, for the last five years, has been searching the roots of Indian culture by organising tribal festivals presenting various tribal troupes from all over India. Ratan Thiyam, globally-reputed theatre personality as well as Chairman of NSD, has just completed hosting such a festival in Tinsukia, Assam as the seventh event …

    April 7, 2017
  • At long last

    At long last

    Finally, after nearly 37 years of sustained effort the BJP has been able to install its government in Manipur. The political house that Congress chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh built over 15 years of his uninterrupted rule has finally crumbled. And this despite his party securing 28 seats in the 60-member House ~ three short …

    March 17, 2017
  • Lies Wounded Again

    Lies Wounded Again

    The night of 2 February was reminiscent of “The Night of the Guerrillas” during the late 1950s and early 60s. Kohima lay burning while the Naga public, by and large, stayed cowering indoors. The only difference being that this time, it was the Nagas themselves who did the burning while the Indian Army stood by, …

    February 12, 2017
  • Lies Wounded Again

    Lies Wounded Again

    The night of 2 February was reminiscent of “The Night of the Guerrillas” during the late 1950s and early 60s. Kohima lay burning while the Naga public, by and large, stayed cowering indoors. The only difference being that this time, it was the Nagas themselves who did the burning while the Indian Army stood by, …

    February 12, 2017
  • The Naga Question

    The Naga Question

    Around 1947 when the British were leaving India and Angami Zapu Phizo was contemplating on questioning the concept of Indian nationhood and raise the banner of an independent Naga nation, he approached Major R Khathing, popularly known as Major  Bob Khathing, and broached  the subject. Khathing asked Phizo if he was contemplating a concept encompassing …

    January 9, 2017
  • Manipur CM in Delhi to share state’s concerns with President

    Manipur CM in Delhi to share state’s concerns with President

    Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh and the state Congress legislators reached Delhi on Tuesday to meet President Pranab Mukherjee over the ongoing tensions, caused due to the economic blockade by Naga groups. The blockade started soon after creation of seven new districts in the state. "The Chief Minister and all the Congress MLAs have …

    January 3, 2017