The appeasement of NPF

The latest statement of NPF published by local papers dated 6.10.2019 relating to Naga political negotiations and its solution is found to be more of an appeasement than of a policy of a political party. What usually prompts an individual…

Will Nagaland cease to exist?

The local papers carried the account of Mr. Khekiye K. Sema, IAS (Rtd) dated 30.9.2019 on what he learnt from his participation in a meeting at camp Hebron on invitation on 21.9.2019. I am surprised to come across particularly a…

HEBRON: 21 SEPTEMBER 2019… (PART II)

Fellow Nagas…remember…that there were over 40-50 ‘responsible intellectuals’ representing either themselves or different Naga forums, handpicked by NSCN (IM), to be present in this meeting at Hebron on 21st September 2019. Each one of them heard exactly what I heard.…

Will Nagaland cease to exist?

The local papers carried the account of Mr. Khekiye K. Sema, IAS (Rtd) dated 30.9.2019 on what he learnt from his participation in a meeting at camp Hebron on invitation on 21.9.2019. I am surprised to come across particularly a…

Role of FNR at a critical juncture of the Naga Journey

~ Tungshang Ningreichon The Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR) was born out of necessity and it continues to be a voice that seeks to ensure that the Nagas do not remain fractured in our political efforts and aspirations. The FNR…

HEBRON: 21 SEPTEMBER 2019

It came as a mild surprise that this author was invited to join the meeting being convened at Hebron on the 21st September 2019 at 11.00 am. Perhaps because of my persistent stand against the opaqueness of the Framework Agreement…

Naga Club on the current political issues

When the British Parliament’s Statutory Commission headed by John Simon came to Kohima in 1929 in the course of its extensive survey “to ascertain the wishes of the Indian people for reform measures”, a very small area of Naga Homeland…

The Apex Hoho as the collective Strength (Voice) of the Nagas

Time has changed, peoples’ perspective and priority have altered, and understanding and expectation have changed. Are the changed mindset of the people are still in conformity to the collective vision for a common goal of the people? Looking back into…

Why do the Naga want a separate flag?

BK. Nehru unilaterally revoked the Ceasefire Agreement between the GoI and the Federal Government of Nagaland and made any future political Talk with the Naga would be done “only Under the Constitution” of India. Most Naga took this as the…

The incorrigible Jhum cultivation of the NE

For long, bureaucrat Experts in India have been saying, “Jhum Cultivation in the Northeast destroys extensive ‘Forests’ every year”. This is not true in Nagaland. What is stated as ‘Forests’ at above is not the Sarkar’s notified Forest, it is…