Ura Mail
Front page on 23 September 1992, the day its editor and publisher Chalie Kevichüsa was assassinated
TypeWeekly newspaper
PublisherChalie Kevichüsa
Pankaj Sinha
Editor-in-chiefChalie Kevichüsa
CityDimapur, Nagaland

Ura Mail was a weekly English newspaper published from Dimapur. It was the first local English weekly newspaper published from Nagaland, India.[1][2][3][4]


On 23 September 1992, Chalie Kevichüsa, the editor-in-chief of Ura Mail was assassinated while he was dropping his daughter for her tuition class, when armed men from the NSCN-IM opened fire on his vehicle after several days of tracking his movements at Fellowship Colony, Dimapur. Kevichüsa was killed and his daughter was wounded.[5]

See also


  1. ^ "Manik Babu". The Morung Express. 4 November 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2022.
  2. ^ "Journalism, writing needs to reflect on societal realities and struggles". The Morung Express. 29 November 2019. Retrieved 12 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Media in Nagaland: Challenges and Opportunities". Eastern Mirror. 28 February 2021. Retrieved 12 April 2022.
  4. ^ "Educationist, social worker Manik Bhattacharjee dead". One India. 14 February 2008. Retrieved 12 April 2022.
  5. ^ "Lament for a Tree – Chalie Kevichusa". Eastern Mirror. 22 September 2017. Retrieved 12 April 2022.