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  • 'Swachh Bharat' campaign launched in Nagaland March 23, 2015

    Kohima: Nagaland Governor PB Acharya, a brand ambassador of the 'Swachh Bharat' mission, on Monday launched the campaign by symbolically cleaning a part of the state capital in Kohima. The Governor along with his wife Kavita Acharya, Chief Secretary Pankaj Kumar and other senior bureaucrats symbolically cleaned the Old Nagaland State...
  • Dimapur lynching case: Nagaland government recommends CBI probe March 19, 2015

    Kohima: Nagaland government has recommended CBI inquiry into the March 5 Dimapur lynching case, Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang said on Thursday. The decision was taken by the cabinet at a meeting held on Wednesday night, Mr. Zeliang told PTI. A mob had broken into Dimapur Central Jail on March 5, dragged out...
  • We did not submit any report to centre: Nagaland CM March 12, 2015

    A day after reports of Nagaland government submitting a detailed report on Dimapur lynching incident, Nagaland CM TR Zeilang on Thursday rubbished submitting any such report to the MHA. ...
  • Dimapur lynching case: Nagaland government report rules out rape, calls it consensual sex March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: The report submitted by Nagaland state government to the Union Home Ministry on the Dimapur lynching case ruled out rape and rather called it a case of consensual sex. As per the report submitted on Wednesday, the girl went with the 'accused' on her own and was paid Rs...
  • Nagaland: No answers even after five days of public lynching of rapist March 9, 2015

    A mob of 7,000-8,000 people reached the ramshackle building that serves as the central jail, overpowered the Nagaland Armed Police guards and snatched the custody of Syed Farid Khan, an accused in a sexual assault case. The mob assaulted him throughout the stretch of over eight kilometres and finally hung...
  • Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang accused of money laundering March 9, 2015

    Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has been accused of stashing 78 crores black money in foreign accounts. Zeliang who faced a floor test in the first week of February, faces rebellion from within his party which has accused him of money laundering. ...
  • Dimapur lynching: An identity lynched? March 9, 2015

    When Gotham was under siege, 'justice' was fast and decisive. The League of Shadow offered its prisoners multiple options to choose death from. Gotham is a fictional city but Dimapur isn't. Though what unfolded here on Thursday evening did challenge us to suspend that sense of disbelief.A mob of 7,000-8,000...
  • Nagaland: Mobile, Internet services still blocked in Dimapur, 22 arrested in mob lynching case March 9, 2015

    Karbi Anglong: The situation is slowly returning to normalcy in Dimapur city of Nagaland after the horrific lynching of a rape accused by a mob of thousands on Thursday. Twenty two people have been arrested in connection with the case but the incident has now led to a political tussle...
  • Nagaland mob lynching case: Curfew clamped in Dimapur, 22 arrested March 8, 2015

    Dimapur: Curfew was on Sunday clamped in Dimapur town of Nagaland and 22 people were arrested in connection with the lynching of a rape accused, a senior police officer said. Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) G Akheto Seema said curfew has been imposed in Dimapur town from 3...
  • Nagaland: 18 people held in Dimapur mob lynching case, mobile, Internet services blocked March 8, 2015

    Dimapur: Twelve people have been arrested on Sunday in Dimapur city of Nagaland in connection with the lynching of a rape accused on Thursday. The situation is slowly returning to normalcy, three days after a 35-year-old rape accused was dragged out of Dimapur Central Jail by a mob of thousands,...
  • Dimapur returning to normalcy, curfew relaxed till 3 PM; mobile, Internet, SMS services blocked March 8, 2015

    Dimapur: The situation in Dimapur city of Nagaland is slowly returning to normalcy, three days after a 35-year-old rape accused was dragged out of Dimapur Central Jail by a mob of thousands, lynched and then hanged from a clock tower. The curfew has been lifted till 3 PM but mobile, Internet...
  • Six arrested in Dimapur mob lynching case, Nagaland-Assam border remains tense March 8, 2015

    Dimapur: Situation remains tense in Dimapur city and along the Nagaland-Assam border after a mob of thousands lynched a rape accused on Thursday. Six people have been arrested so far while the victim's family living in Bosla village of Assam's Karimganj district, demands justice. On Thursday, rape accused 35-year-old Syed Farid...
  • Central security forces failed to stop Nagaland rape accused's lynching: Tarun Gogoi March 7, 2015

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said that the security at Dimapur Central Jail, from where a rape accused was dragged out and lynched by a mob, was under central security forces who failed to stop the lynching. "The security in the jail was under central security forces who...
  • Nagaland Chief Minister assures Gogoi of steps to ensure safety of all March 7, 2015

    Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has assured of all possible steps to ensure safety and security of people from Assam as well as people from other parts of the country. "All possible steps are being taken to ensure safety and security of people from Assam, as well as for those...
  • Dimapur mob lynching case: Situation remains tense in Assam, Nagaland; no arrests so far March 7, 2015

    Dimapur: Even as both Assam and Nagaland remain tense over the lynching of an alleged rapist by a mob in Dimapur, Amnesty International India on Saturday said the case must be investigated and those who lynched the man must be brought to justice urgently. A mob of thousands dragged the man...
  • Curfew continues for 2nd day in Dimapur, Nagaland CM admits to administrative lapses March 7, 2015

    Dimapur: Prohibitory orders continue in Dimapur city of Nagaland for the second day on Saturday after a mob of thousands lynched an alleged rapist on Thursday. Chief Minister TR Zeliang has admitted to administrative lapses and said relaxing Section 144 in the area was a mistake. Sources said the rape was...
  • 1 killed in police firing on mob in Dimapur, Assam on high alert March 6, 2015

    Kohima: One person, suspected to be part of a mob that lynched a rape suspect after pulling him out of a jail in Dimapur town of Nagaland, was killed in police firing even as the situation there was stated to be under control. Neighbouring Assam was put on high alert...
  • Dimapur mob lynching: Nagaland government orders suspension of DC, SP March 6, 2015

    Kohima: The District Collector and the Superintendent of Police Dimapur were on Friday suspended in connection to the lynching of an alleged rapist by an mob in Nagaland's Dimapur district on Thursday. A man, accused of raping a girl, was beaten to death on Thursday after being pulled out of a...
  • Nagaland: Rape accused dragged out of jail custody, lynched March 5, 2015

    Kohima: A man, accused of raping a girl, was beaten to death on Thursday after being pulled out of a jail by a mob at Dimapur in Nagaland. A mass protest rally against the rape was held at Dimapur on Thursday morning after which students and angry people forced into...
  • Kohima: Four persons charred to death, nine injured in blast February 24, 2015

    Kohima: Four persons were on Tuesday charred to death and nine were injured while several houses gutted in a fire which broke out after a powerful blast occurred at Wokha Town of Nagaland, police said. The blast occurred at around 11:30 am from a gun shop while the fire turned ravaging...
  • Congress lambasts BJP for trying to reduce importance of Christmas December 23, 2014

    Kohima: The Congress in Nagaland lambasted the NDA government at the Centre on Tuesday for trying to reduce the significance of Christmas Day by making it a working day. "The attempt of the BJP government at the Centre to reduce the significance of Christmas day by chalking out various programmes...
  • My responsibility to nourish Natural Economic Zone for North East, says Modi in Kohima December 1, 2014

    Kohima: Reaching out to the North East, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his priority is to nourish the land as a Natural Economic Zone. "My responsibility is to nourish the NEZ for NE which means Natural Economic Zone for the North East," he said. He also announced a special...
  • Bangalore: Attack on Nagaland couple, four arrested October 28, 2014

    Bangalore: A couple from Nagaland and their friend were allegedly assaulted by four men near Hesaraghatta on the outskirts of the city, according to a senior police officer. All four men who attacked the couple and their friend on October 25 have been arrested, Deputy Superintendent of Police Konappa Reddy told...
  • Nagaland: Challenges to water, sanitation to magnify, says CM Zeliang September 25, 2014

    Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Wednesday said that challenges related to water and sanitation will magnify in the future due to an ever growing urban population, needing to share already insufficient and poorly managed resources. Launching the National Sanitation Awareness Campaign for Nagaland, Zeliang said most of the urban...
  • Nagaland CM officially launches preoil production operation September 22, 2014

    Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Monday official launched PreProduction on Oil and Natural Gas Operation in Peren district, some 127 km from. The Operation would be carried out by Metropolitan Oil and Gas Pvt Ltd (MOPGL), New Delhi in the three villages of the district Old Jalukie,...
  • Nagaland: Three MLAs move court against disqualification order September 10, 2014

    Kohima: The three MLAs of Nagaland Legislative Assembly, who were disqualified by the Speaker on August 25, have filed a petition in the Kohima Bench of the Gauhati High Court against the order. The three NCP MLAs, Imtilemba Sangtam, Dr TM Lotha and Mmhonlumo Kikon, had switched sides to the BJP...
  • Relief camp in Uriamghat for those affected in AssamNagaland clashes August 23, 2014

    The relief camp in Uriamghat is sheltering more than 400 families. Earlier this month, 9 villagers from Uriamghat were allegedly killed by Nagas. Blame game has erupted between Assam government and Centre over the clashes. ...
  • Will order CBI probe into the recent AssamNagaland border violence, says Assam CM August 23, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday declared that the state government would go for a CBI probe into the recent conflict along the AssamNagaland border. "I have ordered for a CBI probe into the recent happenings along the AssamNagaland border. I have also ordered for a judicial probe...
  • Local school safe haven for over 400 families in violencetorn Golaghat August 23, 2014

    Golaghat: After weeks of violence, the Golaghat area in Assam is battling an uneasy calm. A local school in the area has been house to over 400 families ever since the violence unleashed along the AssamNagaland border in an ageold border dispute. While women tend their infants on the floor...
  • Situation remains tense at AssamNagaland border, main highway blocked August 22, 2014

    Guwahati: The situation along the AssamNagaland border remains tense after three people were killed in police firing and the main highway between the two states remains blocked. The situation remains tense even as the Chief Ministers of both states decided to put in place a joint mechanism to prevent similar...