Amid ongoing political crisis in Nagaland for change in leadership, Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has accepted the resignation of five Naga People's Front (NPF) MLAs from the post of Parliamentary Secretaries and Advisors with immediate effect, officials said on Saturday.
Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang Thursday asserted his government is secure with the support of adequate number of legislators from Naga People's Front (NPF) and Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) partners.
Dissension within the state unit of the BJP in Nagaland has come to the fore with hundreds of party workers from Phek district staging a protest rally demanding immediate removal of M Chuba from the post of Ad-hoc President of the state BJP.
Following an appeal made by Nagaland Governor PB Acharya, the Eastern Naga Students' Federation (ENSF) has temporarily suspended its proposed boycott of the Statehood Day celebration in four districts of Nagaland.
Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Saturday said that though the Naga political problem has been continuing for more than six decades along with the 17-year cease-fire between the Centre and Naga political groups (NPGs), there seems to be no breakthrough till date.
Nagaland government on Monday formed a High Power Committee (HPC) to inquire into the alleged irregularities, lapses and loopholes into the process for conduct of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) and selection of candidates for various technical courses through Common Selection Board (CSB).
Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang and lone Lok Sabha MP form the state Neiphiu Rio have demanded exemplary punishment to the perpetrators of the unprovoked attack on Naga youths at Sikanderpur village in Gurgaon on the night of October 15.
The interim order by Kohima bench of Gauhati High Court had neither revoked the disqualification of the three defecting MLAs by Nagaland Assembly Speaker Chotisuh Sazo nor allowed them to join BJP, Nagaland NCP has claimed.
Taking over the gubernatorial assignment of Nagaland, Governor P B Acharya has called for peace, "essential for all round development of the state" and said peace can be achieved only when there is "unity in diversity".
Moving on pressurising the Government to do away with the caste system prevailing in the country, the 40-day-long Bharat Yathra, led by lawyer and social activist KK Sarachandra Bose, arrived in Kohima.
Barring some minor incidents of violence, normal life came to a standstill in Dimapur, the commercial hub of Nagaland, following a 12-hour bandh called by the Nagaland Foothill Road Coordination Committee (NFHRCC) on Monday.