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Nagaland assembly election 2018: No women representative in 60-member house

  Even after 54 years of statehood and 12 assembly elections, Nagaland is yet to see any woman representative in the Assembly.

Feb 15, 2018, 11:26 AM IST

3,400 VVPAT machines arrive in poll-bound Nagaland

  A total of 3,400 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and 77 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) have arrived in poll-bound Nagaland, an election official said on Sunday.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

Poster campaign to create voter awareness in Nagaland

The office of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has launched a poster campaign in poll-bound Nagaland, encouraging electorates to grab the opportunity to wisely choose their representatives for the 13th Legislative Assembly.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:07 PM IST

Congress to back secular candidates where it's not contesting

Aiming at stopping the BJP and its alliance partner from "compromising the way of life of the people of Nagaland", the Congress has said it would support secular party candidates in seats where it is not contesting in the Assembly election.

Feb 12, 2018, 11:11 AM IST

NPF charges Rio with obstructing rival candidates to file paper

The ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) accused Neiphiu Rio, chief ministerial candidate of newly-floated NDPP, of trying to restrain its candidate from filing nomination papers today, the last day to do so.

Feb 08, 2018, 11:25 AM IST

Voting for Northern Angami bypoll begins; ex-Nagaland CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu in fray

The contest in the Northern Angami seat is straight between Liezietsu and and his only rival Independent candidate Kekhrie Yhome.

Jul 29, 2017, 10:01 AM IST

TR Zeliang sworn-in as new Nagaland CM, to face floor test on July 21

TR Zeliang has been sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Nagaland on Wednesday. 

Jul 19, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

Gauhati HC upholds Nagaland Governor's directive to prove majority, trust vote on Wednesday

The court had issued an interim order stalling the governor's directive till yesterday so that the matter could be taken up for hearing.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:33 PM IST

Heavy downpour causes flash floods, landslides in Nagaland

Incessant rains across Nagaland has led to flash floods and landslides in several areas of the state, officials on Thursday said.

Jul 13, 2017, 19:39 PM IST

Nagaland political crisis deepens, CM sacks four ministers

The Nagaland government issued notifications terminating the appointment of Zeliang as Advisor (Finance) and Nuklotoshi as Advisor to Chief Minister.

Jul 09, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Scholars demand setting up of Azad Hind Museum at Kohima

The two-day seminar on "The Battle of Kohima and its impact on Indian Freedom Movement" was held at Ruzazho village in Phek district of Nagaland.

Apr 27, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Agitating groups lift indefinite shutdown in Nagaland after CM TK Zeliang's resignation

The agitating tribal groups in Nagaland on Tuesday withdrew their indefinite shutdown on government offices and plying of government vehicles on the road, following the resignation of Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Sunday.

Feb 21, 2017, 11:26 AM IST

Nagaland CM candidate with political career spanning 4 decades

An eminent scholar, Shurhozelie ​Liezitsu is one of the most decorated educationists in the Angami literature (the native language of the Angami tribe). 

Feb 20, 2017, 20:06 PM IST

Shurhozelie to take over as Nagaland CM, Zeliang in Delhi

Ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) supremo Shurhozelie Liezietsu will take over from Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang after 42 of the 49 legislators "unanimously supported" the former as the new legislature party leader, a top NPF leader said on Thursday.

Feb 16, 2017, 18:42 PM IST

JCC to intensify bandh in Nagaland

The Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) has decided to intensify the ongoing bandh for an indefinite period from Monday since Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang refused to step down as demanded.

Feb 11, 2017, 15:11 PM IST

No fresh violence in Kohima as prohibitory orders continue

Prohibitory orders promulgated by the Kohima district administration under Section 144 CrPC in certain areas here continued to be in force with no reports of untoward incident on Friday, after a day of violent protests in parts of Nagaland.

Feb 03, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

Over eight-hr bandh halts normal life in parts of Nagaland

Vehicles kept off road and very few people ventured outside during the eight-and-half-an-hour bandh called today by Angami Youth Organisation (AYO) in Kohima Municipality under Kohima district and Chumukedima and Mediziphema Town Councils, both under Dimapur district, today.

Jan 07, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

Naga Students' Federation suspends 8-day-long blockade with immediate effect

Naga Students' Federation (NSF) today temporarily suspended its eight-day-long total blockade of all Manipur-bound vehicles with immediate effect taking into consideration the assurance of Manipur government and the Centre's request.

Dec 27, 2016, 19:24 PM IST

Nagaland Min says four-laning of NH 29 to start by December

Nagaland Minister today said four-laning of Dimapur-Kohima National Highway-29 will commence by December 2016.

Jun 17, 2016, 02:17 AM IST

'N-E central to BJP's idea of national integration'

The Central leadership has to be very conscious for the measures to be undertaken, because of which the PM presided over the NEC meeting for first time in 40 years, he said.

Jun 03, 2016, 20:32 PM IST