KICK-OFF: An Appraisal of Tangkhul Sports and Performance through Public Perspective | January 2020

By – Tangkhul Theological Association (TTA) Hamleikhong, Hungpung, Ukhrul, Manipur, India. INTRODUCTION Each year different organizations host an area wide sports event, which in addition to enriching sports skills, the cultural life and offering entertainment, also have a significant impact on the local economy. Organizing such events makes the venues more well-known and promotes relationships, […]

Shared Sovereignty between India and Nagalim

Why Nagas should not miss “Shared Sovereignty” opportunity as a process to sovereign nation? And how the shared sovereignty can end the conflict between India and Nagalim; and what will be the legal and administrative relation under shared sovereignty? Mr. RN Ravi (interlocutor), said that “both sides have acknowledged the universal principle that in a […]

The 73rd Independence Day Celebration Speech of His Excellency, the Yaruiwo (President), Mr. Q. Tuccu, on 14th August, 2019 at CHQ, Hebron

GOVERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF NAGALIM The 73rd Independence Day Celebration Speech of His Excellency, the Yaruiwo (President), Mr. Q. Tuccu, on 14th August, 2019 at CHQ, Hebron Dear countrymen, On this auspicious Independence Day, I greet you all in the precious name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! At the very outset, […]

Everything you need to know about ‘Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN)’

Four years after Assam started revising the National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Nagaland government has initiated a move to implement its own version of citizenship register, albeit only for indigenous communities of the state. What is Nagaland’s initiative? According to a notification issued by Nagaland Chief Secretary Temjen Toy on June 29, the Government […]

Is PM Modi giving the Nagas ‘Azadi’?

By Mohan Guruswamy|Published: 21 Jul 2019: Social media is now abuzz with the story that government of India has virtually agreed to the separation of Nagaland from India. I have suspected for some time that something was afoot. The Naga quest for a separate identity independent of India burst into an armed conflict in January […]

The Debate between Practitioners and Observers of Jhum Cultivation: In the context of the Eastern Tangkhul Naga region

For mountain dwellers, mankind and land is an association that has borne survival and kinship among generations for as long as one can remember. In the story of evolving from being the descendants of ‘hunters and gatherers’ to ‘settled farmers’ our very marker of existence has revolved around the ways of farming and plowing. Jhumming […]