Senior Naga People`s Front leader TR Zeliang was sworn-in as Nagaland`s new Chief Minister, a day after Neiphiu Rio submitted his resignation to Governor Ashwani Kumar after his election to the Lok Sabha.
Amid differences in the ruling Naga People`s Front (NPF) over choosing his successor, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has expressed worry over the current situation and said the party must stay united in the interest of the people.
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and his cabinet colleagues are campaigning for Naga Peoples Front (NPF) in Arunachal Pradesh, which goes to the polls on April 9 notwithstanding opposition from various NGOs and students` union.
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and the North East Students` Organisation (NESO) Saturday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure security for students from the northeast in the national capital and other parts of the country.
The Centre has transferred Rs 1,284.05 crore in funds to state implementing agencies outside the state budget of the Nagaland government during the fiscal 2011-12, but there was no data on how much was actually spent.