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Nagaland legislators to meet Modi on Naga issues

Kohima, Nov 18 (IANS) The Nagaland Legislators Forum on Friday resolved to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to submit a memorandum, seeking resolution of Naga political issues before the state assembly elections next year. The Naga parliamentarians met in the Nagaland Assembly Secretariat under the Chairmanship of Imtiwapang Aier, who is also the Assembly Speaker. The meeting wh...

8 days ago
Re-tendering for 329 km roads in Nagaland by December

New Delhi/Kohima, Nov 9 (IANS) Strange are the ways of the bureaucracy. A private firm that had spent about Rs 1,000 crore for laying 329 km of roads in Nagaland, with little visible results on the ground, will again be in the running when the project is re-tendered next month, with the cost having tripled to Rs 3,000 crore, according to officials. The project -- part of the central gove...

11 days ago
Doval hopes settlement of Naga problem will happen soon

New Delhi/Kohima, Nov 5 (IANS) National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Sunday told Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang that he hoped that a settlement to the decades-old Naga problem will happen soon. Everyone wishes for an early solution and it is important to look at what one can do towards achieving that objective, said Doval, according to a statement issued by Nagaland Chief Ministe...

12 days ago
Top class Joint Training Warfare Centre to be inaugurated in Meghalaya

Shillong, Nov 4 (IANS) A state-of-the-art Joint Training Warfare Centre for conducting joint exercises with foreign armies will be inaugurated at Umroi Cantonment in Meghalaya on November 6, a defence official said on Saturday. The establishment of the training warfare centre will witnesses joint counter-terrorist training exercise between the armies of India and Bangladesh, called SAMPR...

20 days ago
Nagaland Governor urges NSCN-K to join peace talks

Kohima, Oct 27 (IANS) Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya has requested Myanmar-based Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) to join the ongoing peace talks with the Centre, a Raj Bhavan communique said on Friday. P.B. Acharya values the formal joining of six NNPGs (Naga National Political Groups) in peace talks, and requested the NSCN-K to join the ongoing peace process ...

22 days ago
NIA to issue summons to NSCN-K

New Delhi/Kohima, Oct 25 (IANS) The NIA is likely to issue summons to Shelly Sumi, wife of Niki Sumi, the General of the Myanmar-based National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang, and others over a case of terror funding in Nagaland, an official said on Wednesday. On Tuesday, officials of the National Investigation Agency seized Rs 27.90 lakh from the houses of Shelly, Ikheli Yeptho,...

24 days ago
NPF's Shurhozelie faction courts arrest in Nagaland

Kohima, Oct 23 (IANS) The Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction of the ruling Naga People's Front (NFP) courted arrest in front of the Civil Secretariat on Monday while staging a protest over the inaction of the Nagaland Assembly Speaker on several political issues. Former Chief Minister Liezietsu, who is also the NPF Supremo, led the agitation from the front seeking action on disqualification p...

29 days ago
Hold convention to resolve factional differences, EC tells Naga party

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Election Commission has asked the Nagaland People's Front -- facing factionalism -- to conduct a general convention to resolve the intra-party dispute and file a report within two months. The factions are led by former Chief Ministers Neiphiu Rio and Shurhozelie Liezietsu. The commission said there was evident split in the party with two apparent riv...

1 month ago
NIA arrests four Nagaland officials for funding rebels

New Delhi/Kohima, Oct 13 (IANS) The National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested three Nagaland government officers and a retired official for allegedly diverting government funds to various rebel groups, including the Myanmar-based National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K). We have arrested three Nagaland government officers and a retired government official for...

1 month ago
NSCN rebels attack army base in Arunachal

Itanagar, Oct 10 (IANS) Myanmar-based National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) rebels on Tuesday attacked an Indian Army base in Arunachal Pradesh's Niausa area. Kohima-based Army spokesman Chiranjeet Konwer said there was no casualty or damage to the Company Operating Base of the Longding battalion in the attack. However, the NSCN-K via social media claimed that ...

3 months ago
'Sankalp Se Sidhhi' will glorify Indian culture: Minister

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma on Thursday said the initiative Sankalp Se Sidhhi, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will further glorify India's rich culture and heritage. Sharma was speaking at an event Sankalp Sandhya, organised by the Ministry of Culture at the Indira Gandhi Kala Kendra Auditorium in Noida. This event (Sanka...

3 months ago
Nagaland celebrates Independence Day

Kohima, Aug 15 (IANS) Thousands of people across Nagaland on Tuesday celebrated India's Independence Day amidst a boycott call by the Myanmar-based NSCN-K. Chief Minister Taditui Rangkau Zeliang unfurled the tricolour at the Secretariat Plaza and took salute from 27 marching contingents including paramilitary forces, Arunachal Pradesh Police, Nagaland police, NCC, Scouts and Guides besid...

3 months ago
Court restrains Nagaland MP from using NPF's name

Kohima, Aug 14 (IANS) A local court in Nagaland on Monday restrained state's lone Lok Sabha member, Neiphiu Rio from using the name of Naga People's Front (NPF), its symbol and flags and also against the opening of any office using the name of NPF party. After hearing the petition of NPF Mon Division President L. Yanlong, Civil Judge Inalo Zhimomi made out a case for grant of ad interim ...

3 months ago
Court restrains Nagaland MP from using NPF's name

Kohima, Aug 14 (UNI) A local court in Nagaland on Monday restrained state's lone Lok Sabha member, Neiphiu Rio from using the name of Naga People's Front (NPF), its symbol and flags and also against the opening of any office using the name of NPF party. After hearing the petition of NPF Mon Division President L. Yanlong, Civil Judge Inalo Zhimomi made out a case for grant of ad interim i...

3 months ago
Shurhozelie NPF demands recall of Nagaland Governor

Kohima, Aug 11 (IANS) The Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction of the ruling Naga People's Front (NFP) on Friday demanded the recall of Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya for installing T.R. Zeliang's unconstitutional government in the state. Launching a four-day sit-in protest in front of the Raj Bhavan here, hundreds of NPF youth wing members also gheraoed the Raj Bhavan. However, Acharya...

3 months ago
Shurhozelie NPF demands recall of Nagaland Governor

Kohima, Aug 11 (IANS) The Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction of the ruling Naga People's Front (NFP) on Friday demanded the recall of Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya for installing T.R. Zeliang's unconstitutional government in the state. Launching a four-day sit-in protest in front of the Raj Bhavan here, hundreds of NPF youth wing members also gheraoed the Raj Bhavan. However, Acharya...

3 months ago
Shurhozelie NPF demands recall of Nagaland Governor

Kohima, Aug 11 (IANS) The Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction of the ruling Naga People's Front (NFP) on Friday demanded the recall of Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya for installing T.R. Zeliang's unconstitutional government in the state. Launching a four-day sit-in protest in front of the Raj Bhavan here, hundreds of NPF youth wing members also gheraoed the Raj Bhavan. However, Acharya...

3 months ago
Shurhozelie NPF demands recall of Nagaland Governor

Kohima, Aug 11 (IANS) The Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction of the ruling Naga People's Front (NFP) on Friday demanded the recall of Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya for installing T.R. Zeliang's unconstitutional government in the state. Launching a four-day sit-in protest in front of the Raj Bhavan here, hundreds of NPF youth wing members also gheraoed the Raj Bhavan. However, Acharya...

3 months ago
Shurhozelie NPF demands recall of Nagaland Governor

Kohima, Aug 11 (IANS) The Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction of the ruling Naga People's Front (NFP) on Friday demanded the recall of Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya for installing T.R. Zeliang's unconstitutional government in the state. Launching a four-day sit-in protest in front of the Raj Bhavan here, hundreds of NPF youth wing members also gheraoed the Raj Bhavan. However, Acharya...

3 months ago
Shurhozelie NPF demands recall of Nagaland Governor

Kohima, Aug 11 (IANS) The Shurhozelie Liezietsu faction of the ruling Naga People's Front (NFP) on Friday demanded the recall of Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya for installing T.R. Zeliang's unconstitutional government in the state. Launching a four-day sit-in protest in front of the Raj Bhavan here, hundreds of NPF youth wing members also gheraoed the Raj Bhavan. However, Acharya...

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