NSCN (IM) fires salvo at Delhi, threatens to withdraw ceasefire, resume ‘violent’ armed conflict

Caught in the whirlpool of 23-year-long pace process, the NSCN (IM) has fired a salvo at New Delhi and said ‘unrestrained excessive activities of NIA’ may force them to withdraw ceasefire, and resume its ‘violent armed conflict’. The Ministry of Information and Publicity of NSCN (IM) on Sunday evening issued a press release and alleged […]

Arunachal CM Pema Khandu welcomes Centre’s initiative to solve Naga issue

Namsai (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov. 16 (PTI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday welcomed the Centre’s initiative to solve the decades-old Naga problem and categorically stated that there will be no compromise on the territorial integrity of the state. The Arunachal Pradesh government will make clear its stand on the Naga peace process to […]

NPF alleges ‘percentage collection’ by ministers, advisors

Dimapur, Nov. 16 (EMN): Opposition Naga People’s Front (NPF) party has accused ‘ministers and advisors in charge, starting from the chief minister’s office’ of collecting ‘huge percentage’ from contractors and their departments concerned ‘wherever normal flow of central schemes are available’. The allegation was contained in a press release issued by the party on Saturday. […]

Airbnb declared partner for Hornbill Festival

Dimapur, Nov. 15 (EMN): World’s largest online marketplace for lodgings, Airbnb is now the alternate accommodation partner for Hornbill Festival which will begin on December 1. The official declaration was made at a coordination meeting between Tourism department and Airbnb, India at Tourist Lodge in Dimapur on Thursday. This was informed by the director of […]

NPF reiterates stand on Indo-Naga issue

Kohima, Nov. 15 (EMN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) party is optimistic that the final agreement to the protracted Indo-Naga talks will “definitely usher in peace and tranquillity” in Naga society. Addressing a press conference on Friday at its central office in Kohima, NPF spokesperson, Achumbemo Kikon iterated that the party stands for an “honourable” […]

Ravi briefs UNC leaders on Naga issue

Dimapur, Nov. 15 (EMN): The government of India’s interlocutor for Naga peace talks, RN Ravi met with leaders of United Naga Council (UNC) Manipur, the apex body of Naga tribes in Manipur, on Friday in Kohima. According to a press release from the interlocutor’s office, Ravi briefed the UNC leaders about the current status of […]

Indo-Naga solution crucial for economy–Rio

Dimapur, Nov. 14 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Thursday said that settlement of the Indo-Naga issue is vital for economic development of the state of Nagaland, according to a DIPR report on Thursday. He was speaking at the Kohima District Planning and Development Board day-out-cum-pre-christmas programme at Touphema. The DIPR quoted him as saying […]