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'Nagaland government supports dialogue between Centre, NSCN '

Kohima, March 21 (IANS) Nagaland Governor P.B. Acharya on Tuesday said the Naga People's Front-led Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) government will continue to support the ongoing political dialogue between the central government and National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah). My government supports the ongoing political dialogue between the government and the NSCN (IM) and...

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Imtiwapang Aier elected Speaker of Nagaland assembly

Kohima, March 21 (IANS) Naga People's Front (NPF) legislator Imtiwapang Aier was on Tuesday unanimously elected Speaker of the 60-member Nagaland assembly. Health and Family Welfare Minister P. Longon and Roads and Bridges Minister Y. Vikheho Swu proposed Aier's name, which was seconded by Chotisuh Sazo, holding charge of the Public Health Engineering Department. Deputy Speaker I...

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Nagaland BJP legislator 'threatened' for asking questions

Kohima, March 19 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator in Nagaland has received threats allegedly by supporters of Home Minister Y. Patton for submitting questions on the appointments in the Home Department to the state assembly secretariat. Mmhonlumo Kikon, one of the four BJP members in the 60-member Nagaland Assembly, has been receiving threatening text messages allegedly b...

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NSE to impart financial literacy to Nagaland students

Kohima, March 18 (IANS) The Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) has joined hands with India's National Stock Exchange (NSE) Academy to impart financial literacy to Class IX students across the state, an official said on Saturday. NSE Academy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE). The NBSE has made the academy's financial literacy...

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NPP, NPF to back BJP-led government in Manipur

Imphal/Kohima, March 14 (IANS) The party chiefs of the National People's Party (NPP) and the Naga People's Front (NPF) on Tuesday said they will support a non-Congress government in Manipur led by the BJP. NPP supremo Conrad K. Sangma said a non-Congress government would soon be formed in Manipur and his party would support the BJP-led alliance government. Nagaland Chief Minister...

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NPF assures support to new Manipur government

Kohima, March 14 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Tuesday brushed aside reports that his Naga People's Front (NPF) will not support the new non-Congress coalition government in Manipur. The NPF supremo said that it did not put any pre-condition before joining the BJP-led coalition arrangement in Manipur and suh reporrs are absolutely false. The NPF is a maj...

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Who will take power in Manipur? Congress or BJP?

Imphal, March 12 (IANS) Uncertainty looms large on government formation in Manipur although the ruling Congress is the single largest party in the new assembly with 28 seats. Independent candidate Ashab Uddin, who is yet to announce his support for any party, is likely to play a vital role in the formation of the new government. Ashab Uddin won from Jiribam defeating Thoudam Debe...

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NPF to supports BJP in Manipur

Kohima, March 11 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Saturday said that his Naga People's Front (NPF) would support the BJP to form the new government in Manipur. The NPF central office reiterates its stand to rid the region of the Congress party and pledges our support to any non-Congress coalition government in Manipur, Shurhozelie said. The NPF, which is ...

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Nagaland CM wants employees to be in office by 9.30

Kohima, March 5 (IANS) Government employees have to be in office by 9.30 a.m., says new Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu. Unlike his predecessors, Liezietsu means business and he also means to stick to the mantras as he dictated to the heads and administrative heads of department: Be punctual in office; set your office in order; and give the best of your services to the publ...

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Naga People's Front condemns Manipur blast

Kohima, March 3 (IANS) The Naga People's Front (NPF) on Friday condemned the act of some unidentified persons exploding a bomb at the residence of its party candidate contesting in the Manipur assembly elections. Eight persons were injured on Thursday when two unidentified persons triggered a powerful improvised explosive device at the residence of NPF candidate K. Leishiyo at Langol Lai...

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Nagaland tops IT, e-Governance sector

Kohima, Feb 28 (IANS) The Computer Society of India (CSI)-Nihilent Nagaland on Tuesday declared Nagaland as a top performing state from among the northeastern states in Information Technology and e-Governance sector. Nagaland is the only state in India where the state is acting as Service Centre Agency without engaging private companies for running Common Service Centres. It is also the ...

26 days ago
New Nagaland CM inducts 24 parliamentary secretaries

Kohima, Feb 22 (IANS) Soon after taking office, Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Wednesday administered the oath of office and secrecy to 24 parliamentary secretaries here. They include 17 of the ruling Naga People's Front and seven Independents members -- Er Levi Rengma, Er. Picto Shohe, N Jacob Zhimomi, Amenba Yaden, Y.M. Yollow, Toyang Changkong Chang, S. Chuba Longkum...

26 days ago
Shurhozelie sworn in as Nagaland Chief Minister

Kohima, Feb 22 (IANS) Naga People's Front (NPF) supremo Shurhozelie Liezietsu was on Wednesday sworn in as the 17th Chief Minister of Nagaland following the resignation of T.R. Zeliang. Governor P.B. Acharya administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 81-year-old veteran leader and an 11-member council of ministers at the Raj Bhavan. Paiwang Konyak, a BJP legislator and m...

27 days ago
Agitating groups lift shutdown in Nagaland

Kohima, Feb 21 (IANS) 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. Nagaland Tribes Action Committee (NTAC) and Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) lead a series of agitation since January 31 against the government...

28 days ago
Shurhozeilie to take oath as Nagaland CM on Wednesday

Kohima, Feb 20 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister designate Shurhozeilie Leizietsu on Monday met Governor P.B. Acharya here to stake claim to form a new government. He will take oath on Wednesday. Shurhozeilie will be the 17th Chief Minister of Nagaland. The 81-year-old Naga People's Front (NPF) leader was elected head of the NPF legislature party after Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang re...

28 days ago
Shurhozelie elected leader, to be Nagaland CM

Kohima, Feb 20 (IANS) Naga People's Front (NPF) leader Shurhozelie Liezietsu was on Monday elected the new legislature party leader of the ruling Democratic Alliance to be the new Nagaland Chief Minister. Shurhozelie was elected after Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang resigned on Sunday night bowing to the demands of protesting tribal groups opposed to his move to hold civic polls with 33 per ...

28 days ago
Liezietsu elected new Nagaland leader

Kohima, Feb 20 (IANS) Naga People's Front leader Shurhozelie Liezietsu was on Monday elected the new legislature party leader of the ruling Democratic Alliance. --IANS rrk/mr ...

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Nagaland CM resigns, new CM likely on Monday

Kohima, Feb 19 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Sunday put in his papers to pave way for his successor to lead the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) coalition government. Zeliang, who arrived here on Sunday afternoon from New Delhi, accompanied by several of his senior Cabinet colleagues, submitted his resignation to the Governor of Nagaland P.B. Acharya. Achary...

29 days ago
Nagaland CM Zeliang steps down

Kohima, Feb 19 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Sunday decided to step down to make way for a consensus candidate to succeed him. In a letter to MLAs of the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF), Zeliang said he has decided to resign to break the deadlock between the agitating groups and the government. The Chief Minister has called for an emergency meeting of the NPF le...

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Shurhozelie to take over as Nagaland CM, Zeliang in Delhi

Kohima, Feb 16 (IANS) 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. Majority of the NPF legislators have unanimously elected Shurhozelie as their new legislature party leader to break the d...

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