DID YOU KNOW how the term ‘NAGA’ originated?

DID YOU KNOW how the term ‘NAGA’ originated?

The name NAGA is used for a group of inhabitants of a mountainous region of Northeast India and Myanmar (Burma). There is no generic term for the tribal groups as a whole. Actually the name or term “NAGA” was applied to this group of people by the neighbouring dwellers of the plains. According to Naga […]

5 facts to know about the Naga Jungle Queen Ursula Graham Bower and her Jungle Warriors!

5 facts to know about the Naga Jungle Queen Ursula Graham Bower and her Jungle Warriors!

January 11, 2018 The book by Vicky Thomas, ‘The Naga Queen: Ursula Graham Bower and her Jungle Warriors 1939-45’ tells the story of how Ursula Bower from England visited Nagaland at the invitation of a friend, and on a dispensary tour encountered the Naga people. She was so taken was with their striking dignity, tribal pride […]

Naga Peace Policy beyond solution

Naga Peace Policy beyond solution

  To put it mildly, New Delhi’s Naga peace policy is beyond comprehension. Nearly a month ago, the Khaplang faction of the NSCN (NSCN-K) called off its 14-year-long ceasefire with the Government and split because two of its senior leaders had apparently ‘compromised’ with the stand of the insurgent faction. The two leaders were expelled […]