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Why ‘Nagalim’ is becoming a fading dream

Why ‘Nagalim’ is becoming  a fading dream

Since August 1947, peace and stability have been rare commodities in Nagaland and Manipur. In the past two decades, peace talks have produced little in the way of progress. Ceasefire…

Manipur civil society questions, Sharmila is in pain

Manipur civil society questions, Sharmila is in pain

IMPHAL: While Manipur’s star activist against army excesses, Irom Sharmila Chanu  calls Manipur the Indian ‘Gaza strip’ civil society in Manipur isn’t quite ready to accept the army version of…

Whispers amid shouts of Victory, Manipur people in pain

Whispers amid shouts of Victory, Manipur people in pain

Did a section of Home Ministry officials and a section of military intelligence provoke the sudden outbreak of violence in the North eastern states, including the deadly Manipur killing? In…

Manipur attack kills hopes for AFSPA removal

Manipur attack kills hopes for AFSPA removal

Imphal: In Manipur, after more than 30 years, the Indian army is at the receiving end of forceful militant attacks. In a replay of the Ukhrul attack in the early…

Media men vs High Court over Press gag in Meghalaya

Media men vs High Court over Press gag in Meghalaya

Shillong {Meghalaya} Working journalists in Meghalaya have decided to move the Press Council of India and other higher authorities against the recent High Court order which restrained the media from…

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha vs the rest in Darjeeling

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha vs the rest in Darjeeling

Darjeeling: In response to a request from the Darjeeling district administration, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has postponed the June 7 public meeting, announced soon after their top party leadership had…

Manipur Kids appeal to PM: remove AFSPA!

Manipur Kids appeal to PM: remove AFSPA!

More than 3,000 schoolchildren from Manipur have sent postcards to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to repeal the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) scrapped in Manipur. “…We…

Three TMC MLAs join BJP in Manipur

Three TMC MLAs join BJP in Manipur

Imphal: Three disqualified Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLAs joined BJP on Sunday and announced of fighting the ruling Congress in the yet to be decided mid-term polls. Their entry came a…

Assam to compensate 4000 erosion-hit families

Assam to compensate 4000 erosion-hit families

JORHAT: Assam will earmark some 16,000 ‘bighas’ of land as compensation for families displaced by erosion. At a district-level meeting here today, administrative officers of Jorhat, Majuli and Titabor said…

AFSPA to go from Tripura, Manipur may follow!

AFSPA to go from Tripura, Manipur may follow!

AGARTALA (Tripura) and IMPHAL (Manipur) – The day is not far when Iron lady Irom Sharmila may finally stop her decades long hunger strike. Two significant developments took place on…

Naga pastor, wife beaten up in Assam

Naga pastor, wife beaten up in Assam

Dimapur (Nagaland): A well known missionary from Nagaland along with his wife and a lecturer of a college were brutally assaulted on last Saturday by an Assamese mob in Golaghat district, according to…

Principal beats up 5 kids in front of shocked parents, then absconds

Principal beats up 5 kids in front of shocked parents, then absconds

TURA, (Meghalaya):  Two teachers of the Goudiya Vedanta Vidyapeeth School found five kids singing in a classroom in an off-period and gave them a beating (or two according to the…

Border wars: Assam pushes back Nagas, destroys Naga huts

Border wars: Assam pushes back Nagas, destroys Naga huts

JORHAT (Assam) – The border dispute between Nagaland and Assam has been going on for decades. In a fresh incident, the Jorhat district administration carried out an ‘eviction’ at dead…

Mizoram ‘disturbed’ over Manipur border areas

Mizoram ‘disturbed’ over Manipur border areas

A Bill to declare Mizoram’s northern regions bordering Manipur a “disturbed area” will be introduced in the next Assembly session likely to be held in July, but the government will…

Three new tiger reserves for India?

Three new tiger reserves for India?

Dibang in Arunachal Pradesh may soon have a wildlife sanctuary, while India may have three new tiger reserves. Ssoon after the tiger census in January showed an overall rise in…

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