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Nagaland Jain society observe Mahavir birth anniversary. Kohima, Mar 30 (UNI) In commemoration of the 2617 birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir, various Jain organisations visited the Dimapur district hospital, the Blind School and the Deaf Biblical Ministry and distributed fruits, juices and other edibles to ...
The deputy chief minister of Nagaland Y. Patton on Thursday called on the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh for discussing the financial situation of the state. According to the statement issued by the PRO (IPR) Nagaland House, Patton has urged Union Home Minister to release Special Plan assistance ...

Kohima, Mar 30 (UNI) Deputy Chief Minister of Nagaland Y. Patton called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his official residence in New Delhi ... The PRO (IPR) of Nagaland House of New Delhi informed that Patton, during their discussion, deliberated on the financial situation of Nagaland and ...
Addressing the recently concluded first session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly Rio said this in his budget speech that the Fourteenth Finance Commission period is ending in two years' time and the Centre has already constituted the Fifteenth Finance Commission. He said the state finance ...
On March 27, the Nagaland Cabinet yet again created 13 tenure/ex-cadre posts – seven of which are press secretaries / asst. secretaries or media ... of the following Tenure/Ex-cadre posts have been received from the Chief Minister,” a Cabinet Memorandum from Nagaland Home Commissioner Abhishek ...
The Nagaland government's move to rename a stadium named after former prime minister Indira Gandhi in the state capital hit a hurdle with influential Kohima village council opposing the decision. The newly elected coalition government comprising the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) ...

On 25 March the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested three senior government officials from Dimapur, Nagaland's commercial hub, major gateway town, and home to several factions of Naga rebels. They stand accused of diverting government funds to, among others, National Socialist Council of ...
GUWAHATI: Nagaland chief minister, Neihpiu Rio has appointed as many as 20 MLAs as advisers to various departments. ... In Nagaland BJP supported formation People's Democratic Alliance has 32 legislators in the 60-member House -- 18 MLAs of Nationalist Democratic People's Party (NDPP), 12 of ...
RBA is a church-based organisation and is the apex administrative body for the Rongmei churches in Nagaland. In 1992, when the RBA stepped beyond religious activities, the broad objective was to empower rural people and reduce the rate of poverty in the region. After Akeina joined the RBA in 2000 as ...
In the run up to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly election, religion had for the first time emerged as a major electoral plank. BJP faced flak from church leaders who cautioned people against what they perceived as the party's Hindutva agenda. To counter the 'anti-Christian' tag and woo voters in the ...
The 13th Nagaland assembly polls will see 100 crorepati candidates in the electoral fray out of the total 195. The crorepati candidates make up for 51% of the all candidates. Former chief minister K L Chishi emerged as the richest candidates with declared assets of Rs.38,16,68,455. He is contesting the ...
Kohima: Election to the 60-member Nagaland assembly began at 7 am on Tuesday amid tight security as more than half of 2,156 polling stations have ... Nagaland Chief Electoral Officer Abhijit Sinha said of the 2,156 polling stations in Nagaland, 1,100 have been declared critical, 530 vulnerable and 526 ...
In Nagaland, a total of 11,91,513 voters -- 6,01,707 (50.50 per cent) men and 5,89,806 (49.50 per cent) women -- will exercise their franchise on Tuesday. There are also 5,925 service voters. Voting will be conducted in 2,156 polling stations as 40 polling stations fall under the Northern Angami-II seat, from ...
Nagaland's Theja Wangto could not have afforded his new jacket had an election not been around the corner. While winter has bid farewell to other parts of the country, the cold wind — perhaps from the icy Himalayas — continues to lash Kohima. Fortunately for Wangto, he is well-protected from the cold.
Kohima: In poll-bound Nagaland, where allegations of induced voting or the purchase of votes is common, the Election Commission has been forced to think of innovative ways to fight the malpractice. One of them is the 'Clean Election Anthem' called Sapna Dangoor Ekta Asey. And it's a hit. It has got over ...
New Delhi: After an initial cloud of uncertainty loomed over the assembly elections in Nagaland – which sprung out of a strong demand from a number of civil society organisations for a “solution before election” (which means the Centre signs the Naga Accord first) – the northeastern border state with as ...
Nagaland has always been a state where personalities rather than political parties or ideologies have dominated elections. The assembly elections in 2018 aren't expected to be very different. Here's a look at the key candidates in the fray this year and the main issues dotting the state's political landscape.

BJP leaders say they have grown big enough in Nagaland to contest election on their own terms. But the party is finding it hard to shed its Hindutva tag in Nagaland after the influential Church warned voters against “invasion” of Hindutva forces in the state. Modi, during his speech at Tuensang, skipped this ...
Shillong/Kohima: The high-octane Meghalaya and Nagaland poll campaign during which barbs flew thick and fast among parties ended today. Voting in the two ... The Congress, which has given three chief ministers to Nagaland, is contesting only 18 seats, two less than the BJP. Voting will take place for ...
THE LEADERS sit side-by-side on a stage, a large banner behind them, and an eager audience down in front. Each leader gets up to speak, taking turns, in an attempt to sway the crowd. In election season, none of this seems quite out of the ordinary in Nagaland. Except, every leader on the stage is from a ...
Kohima: Aiming at stopping the BJP and its alliance partner from "compromising the way of life of the people of Nagaland", the Congress has said it would support secular party candidates in seats where it is not contesting in the Assembly election. Congress is contesting in 19 seats in the 27 February ...
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) BJP's Nagaland unit on Sunday denounced a "fictitious" news report about the party's North East in-charge Ram Madhav being circulated in the social media, which, it said, could "spark communal tension".The report by media portal "Newsjoint "sought to tarnish Madhav's "good ...
Altogether 281 companies of central force will be deployed in Nagaland to ensure free and fair Assembly polls in the state on February 27, the state chief electoral office said. Out of the 281 companies of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF), 77 companies have already arrived and have been deployed ...
Various progs, meetings on elections held across Nagaland ... According to DIPR, in the meeting, Sushil Kumar, briefed the members on the issues pertaining to expenditure in the assembly election 2018 in Nagaland and clarified the doubts raised by the intending candidates and representatives of ...
A total of 3,400 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and 77 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) have arrived in poll-bound Nagaland, an election official said on Sunday. The elections for the 60-member Nagaland Assembly is slated to be held on February 27, and the ...
The office of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has launched a poster campaign in poll-bound Nagaland, encouraging electorates to grab the opportunity to wisely choose their representatives for the 13th Legislative Assembly. The posters, designed by the IT Cell of CEO Nagaland, have been dispatched to all ...
Kohima: Nagaland's biggest church organisation, the Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC), has asked believers to choose between 'Trishul' and 'Cross'. ... The NBCC, in an open letter to presidents of all political parties in Nagaland, stated that India had experienced its "worst persecution of minority ...
Rephyim is in Nagaland's Wokha district. It is the ancestral village of politician Y Patton and part of the Tyui constituency, from where he was elected in 2013. The village is picture perfect, bright houses ringed with gardens in full bloom, a park, and better roads than most parts of Nagaland. The residents of ...
A letter written by the Centre's interlocutor R.N. Ravi to the Naga groups, including the NSCN (Isak-Muivah), on February 3 helped to end the impasse over the Nagaland Assembly elections. Civil society groups and the NSCN(I-M) had called a boycott of the elections till a political solution was reached.
On the top right of the windscreen, there is another sticker that says “Nagaland University”. A computer engineer, Richmond Ao had hoped to become a software programmer. But try as he might, the 27-year-old could not find a job. And thus, his source of income is now his slightly creaky Maruti Alto.
New Delhi, January 27 (MExN): The Janata Dal (United) Nagaland led by its president, NSN Lotha and chairman of Election Campaign Committee, YM Humtsoe today met the party president, Nitish Kumar and other party functionaries to finalise various issues pertaining to the Nagaland General Elections ...
... their Aadhaar linked bank details on time; ii) mobile numbers submitted without bank details; iii) multiple recipients sharing one account; iv) wrong account nos.; v) account nos. of banks not operating in Nagaland; vi) dormant bank accounts; vii) contradictory personal, Aadhaar and bank details. For more ...
Dimapur, Jan 29 (UNI) Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is all set to plunge into electoral politics of Nagaland highlighting Moholla Health Clinic ... "Uproot corruption and rebuild Nagaland," is the party's motto in insurgency-hit Nagaland, the party leaders say and on social networking they have ...
He said Nagaland, today, stands at the cusp of history and the intense desire of the people of Nagaland has been for a final settlement of the Naga political issue. Over the years, the state government, the NNPGs, the Churches, Civil societies and the NGOs have been trying their best to facilitate the ...
Nagaland launches 1st IPPI of 2018. Kohima Jan 29 (UNI) The Intensive Pulse Polio Immunisation (IPPI) first phase for the year 2018, was launched yesterday by administrating polio drops to children below five years of age across the state. Launching the immunization drive at Kohima, State Immunization ...
Meanwhile, Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang (pictured above), also said if all political parties agreed not to participate or file nominations for the elections, then his party, the ruling Naga People's Front will also stay away, The Economic Times reported. “I still firmly stand by my call for Solution, not ...
In a statement issued by the NPCC President K. Therie held the unanimous resolution by Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) demanding “solution before election” on December 15 responsible for leading tribal Hohos, civil society groups and NGOs to come out in support of the resolution, including ...
According to a release by the PRO of Raj Bhavan of Kohima today informed that the Governor of Nagaland P B Acharya and his wife Kavita Acharya along with officers and staff of Raj Bhavan paid rich tribute to the noted national freedom fighter form Nagaland on the occasion of her birth anniversary, the ...
"When the Election commission of India (ECI) announced the election for Nagaland, every political party geared up to face the upcoming polls, including the NPF Party. Nevertheless, the voice of the people needs to be heard. Yet, if other political parties files nominations, the NPF cannot be the victims of ...
Kohima, Jan. 25 (EMN): 'Nagaland is still in the preschool stage of food processing if we were to compare to the institution for food processing,' said Abokali Jimomi, founder of a local outlet for organic food, Organic Nagaland. She was speaking at a seminar on food processing and food processing ...
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a self-styled 'Brigadier' from Nagaland for his alleged involvement in supplying government arms and ammunition to NSCN-U and NSCN-K cadres. NSCN-K was banned by the Centre in 2015. Aheto Chopey, a resident of Dimapur's Unity village, was ...
With the wildlife in danger, necessary measures had to be taken leading to the formation of Nagaland Zoological Park. This naturally regulated zoo is unlike any other. I was quite pleased to see the open exhibits that allowed the zoo to retain the look and feel of a peaceful natural habitat for its residents, ...
Elaborate security arrangements have been made in Nagaland for peaceful celebration of Republic Day in the state, a top police officer said on Thursday. “Even as there has been no specific threat from any of underground groups against the Republic Day celebration in the state, we have made adequate ...
The directives were issued as part of the Model Code of Conduct which is in force in Nagaland in view of the elections to the 60-member Assembly on February 27. Posters, election materials or drugs, liquor, arms or gifts items valued at more than ₹10,000, likely to be used for inducement of electors, or any ...
GUWAHATI: A joint meeting of Nagaland tribal hohos - Eastern Naga Public Organisation(ENPO) , Nagaland Tribes Council(NTC), Central Nagaland Tribes Council (CNTC), Naga Hoho - held a meeting in connection with the people's demand for resolution to the political situation before the election.
Naga insurgent group NSCN-IM has opposed holding of Assembly Elections in Nagaland saying the forthcoming polls will “undermine” ongoing peace talks with the central government and a “serious obstacle” in finding an early political solution. In a statement, the NSCN-IM, which has engaged in peace ...
Dimapur, January 21 (MExN): Nagaland thrashed Sikkim by 201 runs in the first match of the BCCI Under-23 One Day matches for the North East and Bihar ... Rupreo carried through the innings with the bat assisted by Hemant (30 runs) and Ravi (26) as Nagaland put on a mammoth 279 runs losing just 4 ...
In a letter to addressed to the Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) president K Therie, Chishi cited "trust deficit" as the reason behind his resignation, claiming a breakdown of communication despite "repeated submissions and advice to the appropriate authority of INC for the last one year".
Chief electoral officer (CEO) Nagaland has informed all print and electronic media in the state that a meeting will be held on January 22 at 11 a.m in the conference hall, DC office Kohima. In a circular, CEO Nagaland, Abhijit Sinha, stated that the meeting had been convened with regard to the instructions of ...
Naga Hoho, the top group of tribal organisations in Nagaland, has said it will not allow the upcoming Assembly elections in the state, The Nagaland Post reported on Saturday. The group reiterated its call to seek a “solution before election” – referring to the seven-decade-old insurgency in the state.


 

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