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05-Aug-2018 Dimapur (Nagaland)

Central Team led by Kiren Rijiju reviews flood situation in Nagaland

The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, accompanied by team of officers from National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and National Disaster Response Force...

08-Mar-2018 Kohima

Neiphiu Rio sworn in as Nagaland CM

Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) leader Neiphiu Rio was on Thursday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland. This is Rio's fourth term as head of the northeastern state.Governor P.B. Acharya administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 67-year-old...

13-Feb-2018 Pughoboto (Nagaland)

Pre-poll alliance with BJP would be very negative : NPF chief

Nagaland's ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) chief, Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Tuesday revealed that the party could not agree to seat-sharing with the Bharatiya Janata Party since it knew the consequences would be very negative.However, he said that the newly-floated...

09-Feb-2018 Kohima

BJP will get only 3 to 6 seats in Nagaland : Kuzholuzo Nienu

Nagaland Home Minister Kuzholuzo Nienu on Friday exuded confidence that his Naga People's Front (NPF) will retain power in Nagaland by securing more than 30 seats in the February 27 elections while the BJP will only get three to six in the 60-member assembly."Out...

07-Feb-2018 Kohima

253 candidates file nominations for Nagaland polls

Nominations for the February 27 Nagaland assembly polls ended on Wednesday with 253 candidates, including substitute candidates, filing their papers, Chief Electoral Officer Abjijit Sinha said.These included five women candidates - A.K. Mangyangpula and Wedie-u...

07-Feb-2018 Williamnagar (Meghalaya)

Mukul Sangma files nomination from second seat of Songsak

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the February 27 assembly elections from Songsak assembly constituency in Meghalaya, his second constituency after Ampati seat.Sangma voiced confidence that the ruling Congress will retain...

13-Jan-2018 Akuluto (Nagaland)

Solve seven-decade-old Naga insurgency at earliest : T.R. Zeliang

Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Saturday said that solution to the seven-decade-old Naga insurgency must be finalised at the earliest."Solution to the protracted Naga political issue must be finalised at the earliest time possible for the sake of peace...

01-Dec-2017 Kisama (Nagaland)

Solution to Nagaland insurgency near : Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said a solution to the decades-old Naga insurgency is near.On August 3, 2015, the Modi government and the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) signed a Framework Agreement. The separatist group has been in talks with...

19-Feb-2017 Kohima

Nagaland CM resigns, new CM likely on Monday

Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Sunday put in his papers to pave way for his successor to lead the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) coalition government.Zeliang, who arrived here on Sunday afternoon from New Delhi, accompanied by several of his senior...

01-Feb-2017 Kohima

Two killed in clashes between Nagaland Police, public

Two persons were killed and nearly a dozen injured in Nagaland late on Tuesday night following clashes between the police and public in the wake of the state government's decision to hold the urban local body elections.The local elections in 12 towns across...

01-Aug-2016 Dimapur (Nagaland)

Suresh Prabhu lays foundation for Dhansiri-Zubza line in Nagaland

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday laid the foundation stone of a 90.5km Broad Gauge (BG) line connecting Dhansiri-Zubza in Nagaland.The new BG line will break off from the Dhansiri rail station in Assam's Karbi-Anglong and pass over the Dhansiri River...

05-Apr-2016 Dimapur (Nagaland)

Revive cotton production in Nagaland, CM asks farmers

Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Tuesday asked the farmers to revive the production of traditional cotton in the state."In the past, our people used to grow cotton along with paddy as the climate in many parts of Nagaland is suitable for growing cotton,"...

10-Mar-2016 Dimapur

Nagaland CM urges political groups to hold consultations

Nagaland Chief Minister T.R Zeliang has urged all the Naga Political Groups (armed factions) to have consultations among themselves to solve the state's decades-long conflict issue."Nagas have suffered for too long and we must find a solution that is honourable,...

10-Feb-2016 Kohima

New dawn breaking for Nagas: T.R. Zeliang

Exuding confidence that political parties will support an "honourable solution" to the decades-old separatist movement in Nagaland, Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Tuesday said a new dawn was breaking for the Nagas."I am confident that most of the political parties...

07-Feb-2016 Kiphire (Nagaland)

Communal tension in Nagaland after couple shot dead

Communal tension broke out in Kiphire district of Nagaland on Sunday after a couple travelling in a car was shot dead by two motorbike-riding assailants.Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure that prohibits unlawful assembly has been imposed in the district.According...

04-Feb-2016 Dimapur (Nagaland)

Rajiv Pratap Rudy announces global standard ITIs in Nagaland

Union Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday announced the setting up Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) of international standard in Nagaland.He also promised to set up skill development centres for the youth."I want...

19-Dec-2015 Kohima

2015: Year of war and peace in Nagaland

The year coming to a close was one of war and peace in Nagaland.Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government signed a historic peace pact with the most powerful of the Naga underground outfits, another set of Naga guerrillas massacred 20 Indian soldiers...

17-Nov-2015 Kohima

Naga separatist movement enters a new era : T.R. Zeliang

Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Tuesday said that the decades-old separatist movement in the state has entered a new era with the signing of the "framework agreement" between the central government and National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah)."At...

16-Nov-2015 Doyang (Nagaland)

Prakash Javadekar visits Nagaland to see Amur falcons roosting

Two years after the villagers of Doyang reserve in Nagaland's remote Wokha district took a pledge to save the Amur falcons, union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar visited the place to enjoy the rare sight of thousands of migratory bird roosting.Javadekar...

18-Sep-2015 Kohima

Naga NGO wants action against Assam Rifles for attack on civilians

Even as the Central government imposed a five-year ban on National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang), a well-known social non-governmental organisation has written to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and the home ministry seeking a high-level enquiry...

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