Latest Nagaland Stories

2006-06-02 01:50:03

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Two more Indian states have banned cinema screenings of the controversial "The Da Vinci Code," doubling the number of regions to have passed such orders after protests by minority Christians. Authorities in southern Andhra Pradesh state and Meghalaya in the Christian-dominated northeast blocked the film late on Thursday. Two other states, Punjab and Tamil Nadu, had earlier banned the film. The Andhra Pradesh government said many groups, including...

2005-08-15 22:27:23

By Simon Denyer KOHIMA, India (Reuters) - Shoukrie says his customers' complain when he has to hike the prices in his small general store in the hill town of Kohima, capital of the Indian state of Nagaland. But, he explains, he has no choice. Rebel "taxes" are simply too high. And if it was not bad enough, there are three factions who each come demanding money. "We cannot survive like this," says Shoukrie, who like many in Nagaland goes by one name. "Yes, we still believe in...

2005-08-06 03:40:14

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - India airlifted tonnes of food and medicines on Saturday to the remote northeastern state of Manipur where tribesmen campaigning for a separate homeland have blocked roads and cut off supplies for nearly two months. Naga tribesmen living in Manipur began the blockade on June 19, leading to a severe shortage of food and fuel in the state's capital Imphal. The Nagas are demanding that all Naga-dominated areas in the northeast be united in a "Greater Nagaland." A...

2005-07-10 02:42:34

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - Angry tribesmen set ablaze more than a dozen government buildings after soldiers shot at a protester in the volatile northeastern state of Manipur late of Saturday, officials said. "The situation in four districts of the state is tense and more central forces have been rushed there," Manipur's Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh told Reuters by telephone from the state capital Imphal on Sunday. He said Naga tribesmen had targeted the offices of top district...

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