NIA arrests 'finance secretary' of Naga insurgent group

Self-styled Finance Secretary of banned Nagaland insurgent group NSCN (K) was on Thursday arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Take welfare schemes to grassroots level: Amit Shah to Northeast leaders

As part of efforts to strengthen the party in northeastern states, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday exhorted party leaders here to take developmental schemes enumerated by the Narendra Modi government to grassroots level and monitor them to keep a check on corruption.

Police commissionerate system inaugurated in Dimapur

Nagaland's commercial hub, Dimapur, has become the second city in the North East, after Guwahati in Assam to have a Commissionerate system of policing.

Dimapur lynching was bad but it could act as deterrent: Punia

Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Congress MP PL Punia on Wednesday condemned the Dimapur lynching but at the same time said such incidents could instill fear into those involved in crime against women and called upon the dalits and adivasis to get organised so that nobody dares to misbehave with their women.

Fear of influx of Bangladeshis in Nagaland: Governor

Nagaland Governor PB Acharya on Monday said the spirit behind the March 5 Dimapur incident, where an alleged rapist was lynched to death by an angry mob, was influx of Bangladeshis or foreigners into the state.

Dimapur lynching: Prohibitory orders lifted, Net, SMS services restored

Prohibitory orders were lifted in Dimapur and Internet, SMS and MMS services restored as life slowly returned to normal on Friday in the Nagaland town where a rape accused was lynched by a mob earlier this month.

Prohibitory orders lifted in Dimapur, SMS service resumed

With normalcy returning to Dimapur town, the authorities on Thursday night revoked the prohibitory orders imposed in the wake of lynching of a rape accused on March 5 there.

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Lynching episode: Prohibitory orders relaxed, Internet service still blocked in Nagaland's Dimapur

With normalcy returning to violence-hit Dimapur town, the authorities on Thursday relaxed the prohibitory orders, imposed in the wake of lynching of a rape accused on March 5, for 15 hours.

Dimapur lynching: Nagaland govt says report to Centre did not rule out rape
Dimapur lynching: Nagaland govt says report to Centre did not rule out rape

The government of Nagland has dismissed media reports that it has submitted a report to the Union Home Ministry, which states that there was no rape in connection with the last week's incident in Dimapur.

Nagaland CM briefs Rajnath on Dimapur situation

Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang on Wednesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and apprised him about the situation in his state in the wake of lynching of a rape accused by a mob in Dimapur last week.

Nagaland rape accused lynching case: Police arrest four more persons

Four more persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the lynching of a rape accused in Dimapur where authorities relaxed prohibitory orders for 12 hours.

Dimapur lynching: HC notice to Centre, Nagaland on PIL seeking CBI probe

The Gauhati High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central and Nagaland governments to file their responses to a PIL seeking a CBI probe into the breaking into Dimapur Central Jail and lynching of a rape accused by a mob on March 5.

MPs question Nagaland govt's role in Dimapur lynching

The lynching of a rape accused by a mob in Dimapur reverberated in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday with members questioning the manner in which a mob was allowed to pull out the man from the prison, paraded and lynched.

Rape accused lynching case: Normalcy returns to Dimapur

Normalcy on Tuesday returned to Dimapur town with authorities lifting prohibitory orders imposed in the town in the wake of lynching of a rape accused.

Shiv Sena demands law for hanging of rapists within a month

In the wake of an incident in Nagaland where a man accused of rape was lynched by an angry mob, the Shiv Sena on Monday demanded formulation of a stringent law, under which those found guilty of rape would be hanged within a month of committing the crime.

Dimapur lynching: Rape or no rape? govt awaits medical reports

A report sent by the Nagaland government to the Home Ministry has said that charges of rape against Syed Sarif Khan, who was lynched by a mob in Dimapur, were not established conclusively and medical reports are still awaited.

Situation under control in Dimapur, 43 arrests made

 The situation in Dimapur town of Nagaland, where a mob lynched a rape accused, was today returning to normalcy with curfew being relaxed and markets reopening after three days even as more arrests were made in connection with the incident.

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Internet, SMS services blocked in Nagaland

The Nagland government has imposed a 48-hour Internet blackout in the state beginning last night after videos related to the lynching of a rape accused in Dimapur surfaced on the net.