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In absence of entire opposition, resolution on CAB 2019 passed in Nagaland assembly

By Oken Jeet Sandham KOHIMA | Feb 25 (NEPS) After the entire Opposition Members led by Leader of Opposition TR Zeliang staged walkout as they could not agree to the Resolution on Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 moved by Leader of House, Neiphiu Ri.....

Mass rally in Kohima protesting against Center’s attempt to pass the controversial CAB

KOHIMA| Feb 8 The BJP leadership’s promise that “Election for Solution” would not be used as a tool to dupe the Naga public, said a memorandum submitted to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Naga civil societies and student body today. The memorand.....

Full potential, growth of Nagaland impeded by unresolved issue of Naga political struggle: Rio

KOHIMA | Nov 27 Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said the full potential and growth of the state had been impeded by the “unresolved issue of the Naga political struggle.” But with almost 21 years of “Peace Process and 3 years since the singing o.....

‘Article 371A most powerful, yet Nagas yet to grasp’

By Oken Jeet Sandham WOKHA | Nov 24 (NEPS) Secretary Finance and Land Resources, Government of India, Y Kikheto Sema, IAS, has said the Article 371A is the most powerful Article in the Constitution of India. The Article 371A is for the State of N.....

Naga political talks in an advanced stage, solution soon: Ram MadhavNaga political talks in an advanced stage, solution soon: Ram Madhav

Nagaland BJP Ministers, party functionaries receiving BJP National Secretary in-charge of North East Ram Madhav

KOHIMA | Sept 15 : BJP National Secretary in-charge of Northeast and J&K, Ram Madhav said the ongoing Naga political dialogue for settlement of the Naga issue was in an advanced stage and expressed the hope that it would be resolved soon. Talking to the .....

Modi’s will and determination to resolve Naga issue seems eroding: KG. Kenye

KOHIMA | Aug 26 (NEPS) : Rajya Sabha MP and secretary general of the Naga People’s Front (NPF), KG. Kenye said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “will and determination” to resolve the Naga political issue seemed to be eroding as the years passed by. He sai.....

NPF president’s attempts to polarize electorates on religious lines unacceptable

KOHIMA | May 20 (NEPS) : NDPP has come down heavily on NPF for trying to polarize the people of Nagaland on “religious lines” for their narrow political mileage in the ensuing by-election to the Lok Sabha slated for May 28 this month. Addressing a press .....

Is Delhi serious to resolve Naga issue?

Exactly after one month of the NDPP-BJP-led PDA Government in Nagaland, the Government of India has come out with a statement that the territorial integrity of the NE States would not be compromised while settling the longstanding Naga political issue. Ad.....

“We have done our best for finding solution to Naga issue”

KOHIMA | Mar 13 (NEPS) : Former chief minister and Leader of Opposition TR Zeliang said his Government had done their best for finding a solution to the longstanding Naga political issue even to the extent of passing “Resolutions” in the Assembly urging t.....

Rio is Nagaland Chief Minister for the fourth time

KOHIMA | Mar 8 (NEPS) : NDPP leader, Neiphiu Rio has been sworn in as Chief Minister of Nagaland for the fourth time today bringing down the 15-year old NPF-led Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) Government. Along with him, six Cabinet Ministers includ.....

75 percent turnout in Nagaland Polls; Election could not held at Ladeigarh Polling Station due to Assam Police’s obstruction

KOHIMA | Feb 27 (NEPS) : The single-phase Nagaland Assembly poll on Tuesday witnessed 75% turnout. This is 20.57% less than the last Assembly election when the poll percentage was recorded at 90.57%. Polling was held in 59 of the total 60 assembly consti.....

Over Rs 569 crore spent in Nagaland 2008 elections. What will be the amount in 2018 elections?

KOHIMA | Feb 23 (NEPS) : In the Nagaland 2008 Elections, an approximate amount of Rs 569, 96,00000/- (Rupees five hundred and sixty-nine crores and ninety-six lakhs) was spent to buy votes and to muscle man power during the election. This was disclosed by.....

114 Nagaland candidates are crorepatis

KOHIMA | Feb 21 (NEPS) : 114 candidates in Nagaland are “Crorepati Candidates.” NPF has the highest number of Crorepati candidates, that is 43, NDPP with 24 candidates, BJP with 13 candidates, NPP with 12 candidates, JDU with 7 candidates, 7 Independents,.....

Nagaland Committee dissolved

KOHIMA | Feb 6 (NEPS) : As political parties in Nagaland started issuing tickets to their respective candidates in full swing and also some of their candidates already started filing their nomination papers for the ensuing Assembly elections to be conduct.....

Nagaland heading for President’s Rule

CCNTHCO leaders addressing Press conference at Hotel Japfu, Kohima

KOHIMA | Jan 29 (NEPS) : Nagaland is gradually plunging into an uncertain political crisis that might lead to an ultimate Constitutional crisis as all the Political parties, Regional and National, have agreed not file nominations for the elections to the .....

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EEFVAM prepares to launch agitations for delivering justice to fake encounter victims

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Guv, CM and Speaker greet on Yaoshang

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AMBA president resigns

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