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Neiphiu Rio takes oath as Nagaland Chief Minister

Neiphiu Rio takes oath as Nagaland Chief Minister

Rio had won even before voting in Nagaland Assembly elections as he was elected unopposed after his rival from the Naga People's Front (NPF) withdrew his nomination.

Mar 08, 2018, 12:35 PM IST
Neiphiu Rio to be sworn in as Nagaland Chief Minister today

Neiphiu Rio to be sworn in as Nagaland Chief Minister today

Even before full results of the Nagaland Assembly polls were declared, Union minister Kiren Rijiju had announced that Rio would be the Chief Minister.

Mar 08, 2018, 09:11 AM IST
BJP snaps 15-year-old ties with NPF, to go with NDPP in Nagaland

BJP snaps 15-year-old ties with NPF, to go with NDPP in Nagaland

BJP on Monday ruled out extending support to its 15-year-old ally the Naga People's Front (NPF) in Nagaland.

Mar 05, 2018, 22:44 PM IST
Neiphiu Rio, the man who won unopposed in Nagaland, to be NDPP-BJP CM candidate

Neiphiu Rio, the man who won unopposed in Nagaland, to be NDPP-BJP CM candidate

Rio may soon become Nagaland chief minister if election results go in favour of the NDPP -BJP alliance.

Mar 03, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
59% candidates for Nagaland assembly polls are crorepati, ex-CM Neiphiu Rio in top three: ADR report

59% candidates for Nagaland assembly polls are crorepati, ex-CM Neiphiu Rio in top three: ADR report

According to ADR, 114 or 59 percent out of the total 196 candidates in the fray, have declared their assets in crores.

Feb 22, 2018, 11:07 AM IST
NDPP-BJP alliance to get absolute majority in Nagaland, says Neiphiu Rio

NDPP-BJP alliance to get absolute majority in Nagaland, says Neiphiu Rio

Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party`s CM candidate on Thursday voiced confidence that the NDPP-BJP alliance will come to power with absolute majority in Nagaland.

Feb 16, 2018, 15:51 PM IST
NDPP-BJP alliance to get absolute majority in Nagaland: Neiphiu Rio

NDPP-BJP alliance to get absolute majority in Nagaland: Neiphiu Rio

NDPP chief ministerial candidate Neiphiu Rio on Thursday voiced confidence that the NDPP-BJP alliance will come to power with absolute majority in Nagaland.

Feb 16, 2018, 00:46 AM IST
Nagaland elections 2018: Neiphiu Rio, BJP ally and former CM, has already won unopposed with two weeks to go for polling

Nagaland elections 2018: Neiphiu Rio, BJP ally and former CM, has already won unopposed with two weeks to go for polling

This is the second time Rio is being elected to the Nagaland Assembly without a challenger.

Feb 13, 2018, 07:33 AM IST

Naga peace talks reach final stage, Assembly polls 2018 could be postponed

Stating that the Naga people want a settlement at any cost, Rio stated that he himself had repeatedly said in parliament that the central government should pursue the talks and the settlement should come before the assembly elections.

Sep 14, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

Shurhozelie Liezietsu elected new Nagaland leader

Naga People`s Front leader Shurhozelie Liezietsu was on Monday elected the new legislature party leader of the ruling Democratic Alliance.

Feb 20, 2017, 14:11 PM IST

Nagaland accord: Some issues yet undecided, says ex-CM Neiphiu Rio

Former Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Tuesday said that even though the historic Naga accord was signed between the Indian government and the NSCN-IM, both sides were yet to take a decision on demands like the right to retain weapons in areas of the northeast where the insurgent group has its presence.

Aug 04, 2015, 22:48 PM IST

Nagaland CM welcomes peace accord between government, NSCN(IM)

Nagaland Chief minister TR Zeliang and the lone member of Parliament from the state Neiphiu Rio has welcomed the signing of the peace accord between the government of India and NSCN(IM).

Aug 03, 2015, 23:32 PM IST
Hope peace accord becomes 'honourable settlement': Former Nagaland CM

Hope peace accord becomes 'honourable settlement': Former Nagaland CM

Welcoming the signing of the peace accord between the Government of India and the NSCN, former Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday said he hoped that it becomes an 'honourable settlement' acceptable to the people.

Aug 03, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Rio writes to Raju over Dimapur airport

Lone Member of Lok Sabha from Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio, has drawn the attention of the Union Minister of Civil Aviation, PA Gajapathi Raju, towards Dimapur airport which has been equipped and authorised for night landing with the Instrument Landing System (ILS) facility but has not been utilised.

Dec 18, 2014, 15:32 PM IST

MPs upbeat over PM's visit to Nagaland

Members of Parliament from Nagaland have said the people of the State are keenly awaiting the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the State in December.

Nov 27, 2014, 19:07 PM IST

Nagaland CM demands exemplary punishment for attack on Nagas

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.

Oct 18, 2014, 18:01 PM IST

88 percent voting in Nagaland bypoll

Around 87.53 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the by-election to Northern Angami-two Assembly constituency in Kohima district today.

Oct 15, 2014, 11:13 AM IST

Neiphiu Rio resigns as NERPF convenor

Member of Parliament from Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio has tendered his resignation as the Convener of the North East Regional Political Forum (NERPF).

Jul 16, 2014, 13:24 PM IST

NPF hopeful about Narendra Modi resolving Naga political issue

The ruling Naga People`s Front (NPF) has expressed hope that the Narendra Modi government would solve the Naga political issue without further delay.

Jul 16, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

TR Zeliang takes oath as Nagaland CM; Narendra Modi congratulates

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.

May 24, 2014, 08:43 AM IST