The stand of AMUCO has always been consistent. That is no force on earth should try to compromise with the territorial integrity of the land. What makes this stand more significant this time is the timing. No one knows what the Framework Agreement entails but everyone has been given to understand that the ongoing political dialogue between the NSCN (IM) and the Government of India is at its final leg.

Focus should be on those who gave the orders to kill, in addition to those personnel who were just following those instructions. Nobody would fault Executive Director of Human Rights Alert, Babloo Loitongbam for airing this line of thought more particularly in the aftermath of the explosive confession of former Head Constable of the Manipur Police Commando, Th Herojit that he killed Ch Sanjit in cold blood on the instruction of his officer on July 23, 2009 inside a pharmacy at BT Road.

Cabinet meet outside Imphal Taking all on board Hill Leaders’ Day on the 10th of every month. People’s Day on the 15th of every month. Cabinet meeting in the district…

The BJP led Government seems intent on being in the limelight. A point which can be easily discerned from a look at the daily newspapers published in Imphal. It must be the same thing in the district headquarters too, particularly Chura-chandpur which is the second capital of Manipur as far as newspaper houses are concerned.

The next round of talk, that is at the political level, is yet to be held but both sides have already stated their stand. To the United Naga Council (UNC), the core issue is obviously the creation of the seven new districts, particularly Kangpokpi district and to a lesser extent, Jiribam district, while on the other hand, Chief Minister N Biren has made it known that there is no question of rolling back the decision to create the new districts. The stand of the two sides is understandable.

Unceremoniously showing the exit door Setting a bad precedent The BJP led Government may have a reason, but in unceremoniously removing O Nabakishore as the Chief Secretary, it is certainly…