Nagaland

NSCN(IM) Peace accord – Will it be just another Shillong Accord?

NSCN(IM) Peace accord – Will it be just another Shillong Accord?

The National Socialist Council of Nagaland – Isak Muivah (NSCN(IM)) signed a peace accord with the government of India without much buzz on Monday. No one expected that the 18 year long peace process will come to an end in such a silent way. The Naga civil societies including the Naga Hoho was also caught […]

8 Indian Army personnel killed in Ambush by United group of insurgents

8 Indian Army personnel killed in Ambush by United group of insurgents

Eight Indian Army personnel were killed when two vehicles of 23 Assam Rifles battalion were ambushed by the newly formed UNLFW(United National Liberation Front of West South Asia) in Mon district in Nagaland on Sunday, May 03, 2015. Two vehicles, one a water-trailer and the other a Tata 407, were on their way to collect water […]

Aamir Khan – Appeal to highlight AFSPA and Irom Sharmila in Satyamev Jayate

Aamir Khan – Appeal to highlight AFSPA and Irom Sharmila in Satyamev Jayate

There is no doubt that Bollywood Superstar Aamir Khan has been able to inspire not only millions of Indians with his show Satyamev Jayate, but also able to implement many reforms and decision making by the Center of power – the Indian Government. While there are thousands of issues in this country with varied level […]

Maoists in the North East India – Reality and Myth-Making

Maoists in the North East India – Reality and Myth-Making

On 9 June 2013, just before the clock struck midnight, a police contingent in Assam’s Tinsukia district boarded the Chennai-Egmore Express, minutes before its three-day long journey, and pulled out 66 youths. A critical intelligence input received by the police had indicated that these youths from tea gardens, Ahom and Moran communities were going to […]

Hegemon India and the Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 Assam and Manipur

Hegemon India and the Armed Forces Special Powers Act 1958 Assam and Manipur

By- Dr. Abhizeet Asom The Indian administration has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958 Assam and Manipur by another six months to continue to subdue all aspects of the rebellion against India’s occupational presence in our region. As per reports, this time the so called Maghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh (Nan Zang, excluding Assam […]

Delhi’s Politics of Division

Delhi’s Politics of Division

By- Hiranya Saikia Assam became a part of British Indian Empire in 1826 by the treaty of Yandaboo. Since 1874, colonial Assam grew with an area of 2, 55,000 sq km, comprising the Northeast except the princely states of Manipur and Tripura. Assam was governed under a Chief Commissioner with its capital located at Shillong. […]

Who is ruling the North East

Who is ruling the North East

What more can I write about the North East, which I must here, used the term Prison of Nations? While New Delhi continues to wait and watch like a jailer since her independence, she let AFSPA complete 55 years, turning the entire north east region into a slaughter house. Heirangoithong Massacre, Oinam Massacre, Operation Rhino, […]

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