It is in Chandel that the Naga-Kuki clashes of 1992 began, for control of the lucrative border town of Moreh, and spread across the state over a few years. As many as 115 Kuki men, women and children were believed to have been killed by the NSCN-IM in Tengnoupal in 1993 — a day still marked by the Kuki as a ‘black day’.
Ravi expressed concern over deterioration of “traditional brotherly relations” between these two communities in Manipur, stating that the vexed issue cannot reach its logical conclusion without taking all neighbours into confidence.
On Thursday, Bohoto Kiba and his wife were charged under the Indian Arms Act, 1959 and arrested by the Nagaland Police. The duo was later released on a bail bond.
Photographs of the wedding ceremony held at Dimapur took social media by storm as the newly wedded couple were seen brandishing assault rifles.
Speaking about the abrogation of Article 370, Ravi said, “What has happened in Jammu and Kashmir... the reorganisation of the region... is essentially the correction of an old sin which was doing a lot of harm to us.”
Ravi ruled out any possibility of the government accepting insurgent group NSCN(IM)'s demand for a separate flag and constitution.
NSCN-IM leaders said that another meeting will be scheduled within this month.
Sources said the government has also called leaders of the Naga National Political Groups (NNPG), an umbrella organisation of seven insurgent groups such as NSCN(K) and other factions of NSCN like Unification and Reunification, for the meeting.
Nagaland Governor's statement comes at a time when the NSCN(I-M), the largest and most influential Naga group, is consistent with its demand for a separate Naga flag and constitution — but the government of India is not agreeing to it
The war is long over. The memories are long gone. But in an annexe built in an octogenarian’s home in Nagaland's Kohima Village lies The Little Museum of The Great War — filled with relics from one of the fiercest battles of World War II.
22-year-old Sekulu Nyekha from Nagaland is among 40 winners selected for an initiative by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to raise awareness about family planning and reproductive health around the world.
The Governor's assurance comes in the backdrop of the Jammu and Kashmir State Reorganisation Bill getting passed in Rajya Sabha and the Centre modifying the provisions of Article 370 to withdraw the special status category from the state.
The beautiful state flower of Nagaland is on the verge of extinction. Three brothers from Jakhama are trying to intervene.
Noting that Nagaland is rich but Nagas are economically weak, he said, "We also need to march along with other states towards development and progress." Acharya was sworn in as the 19th Governor of Nagaland on July 19, 2014. His successor, R N Ravi, is scheduled to take charge on August 1.
The UNC urged the Centre to honour the well established political position of the Naga people on land, identity, history and rights and to exercise her prerogatives cautiously.
In a notification, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said the Centre is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole state of Nagaland is in such a “disturbed and dangerous condition” that the use of armed forces in aid of civil power is necessary.
In a notification, the Home Ministry said the Centre was of the opinion that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power was necessary for the northeastern state.
A statement issued by the MIP in charge of the outfit said a few days back the Tatmadaw (Myanmar army) indiscriminately fired artilleries and heavy guns into the jungles and near populated areas in the Konyak Region trying to ignite fear and panic in the minds of the revolutionaries and innocent public alike.
A massive military operation is underway against the killers. Adjoining Arunachal districts of Tirap, Changlang and Longding have a strong presence of multiple factions of the NSCN.
It’s a formula that shot them to viral fame two years ago. This election season, the Dimapur-based Youtube channel, Dreamz Unlimited, is back to tell you, in their signature style, to exercise your right to vote.