Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicNaga Peace Accord

Topic: Naga Peace Accord

RN Ravi resigns as Modi govt’s interlocutor for Naga peace talks

Ravi, currently serving as the governor of Tamil Nadu and former Nagaland governor, had been holding peace negotiations with the Naga insurgent group NSCN-IM since 2014.

Manipur civil groups meet Amit Shah, tell him Naga talks must ensure ‘territorial integrity’

As Centre pursues Naga peace talks, Manipuris have concerns about state's territorial integrity. Civil groups said Amit Shah assured them 'no autonomy for any region will be granted'.

NSCN-K breakaway faction wants to join Naga peace talks, hopes Centre responds positively

Niki Sumi-led faction says it has contacted the Centre. However, it has not yet indicated it will join the Naga National Political Groups that are currently in talks with the Modi govt.

We’ve made our position very clear, waiting for draft peace resolution from govt — NSCN (I-M)

Executive member of NSCN (I-M)'s steering committee V. Horam says govt 'assured us that they are giving serious thought' to their demand of a separate flag and Constitution.

Army chief Naravane on Northeast visit to review security situation, briefed on Naga talks

General Naravane visited Army and Assam Rifles headquarters in Nagaland and Manipur Tuesday to 'make a first-hand assessment of the ground situation'.

Modi govt to hold talks with Manipur CM Biren Singh as it works on finalising Naga peace deal

Manipur CM Biren Singh has been invited to Delhi but a date for the meeting, which was delayed due to the bypolls in the state, is yet to be announced.

Naga groups ready for agreement with India, demand NSCN (I-M) explanation on Muivah comments

Calling NNPGs 'traitors', NSCN (I-M) gen secy Th. Muivah had earlier said Nagas will never be part of Indian Union or accept its Constitution.

In meeting with Nagaland CM, apex tribal bodies urge for transparency in Naga peace deal

Organisations that took part in the meeting appealed to all negotiating groups — NSCN (IM) and NNPGs — to come together as members of 'one Naga family'.

NSCN (I-M) releases February letter to PM, in which Muivah demanded talks in ‘third country’

Amid stalled peace talks, former insurgent group says letter has been made public to inform Naga people of ‘delay and lack of response’ from PM Modi’s office.

Naga leaders can be convinced to agree with Centre, says ex-chief of peace keeping body

Lt Gen Shokin Chauhan, former chairman of the Ceasefire Monitoring Group, says the Centre has to make the Nagas trust that the Indian state will look after them for a peace deal to work.

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