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  • Scrutiny panel recommends no repoll in Nagaland April 11, 2014

    Kohima: The scrutiny committee for the Lok Sabha polls in Nagaland has not recommended repoll in any of the polling stations in the state, an official said on Friday. The Election Commission, however, would take the final decision in this matter, he said. After scrutinising documents of 22 polling stations,...
  • Polling yet to begin in disputed area in Nagaland April 9, 2014

    Polling is yet to begin on Wednesday in a disputed area under Longleng district of Nagaland bordering Assam where security forces have prohibited entry of polling officials and setting up of a polling station. Longleng Superintendent of Police James said tension was prevailing along the border area between Yanglok and...
  • Nagaland: NCP supports Neiphiu Rio's candidature for LS polls February 25, 2014

    Nagaland unit of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has decided to extend full support to the candidature of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio from the state's lone seat in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. Neiphiu Rio is the consensus candidate of Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN), a pre-poll alliance comprising NPF, BJP...
  • Nagaland: Nine decomposed bodies found, police yet to get a lead January 5, 2014

    Dimapur: A day after nine highly decomposed bodies of unidentified persons was discovered buried in gorge by the local police in Dimapur, no leads have yet been made in the case. Police discovered the bodies lying atop each other on Friday night, Dimapur SP V Z Angami said on Saturday....
  • Nagaland: Nine decomposed bodies found in Dimapur January 4, 2014

    Highly decomposed bodies of nine unidentified persons, who were blindfolded with hands tied up, have been found buried in a gorge near Chumukedima in Dimapur district of Nagaland. Police discovered the bodies lying atop each other on Friday night, Dimapur SP V Z Angami said on Saturday. The victims were...
  • NCP supports solution to Naga problem, says Praful Patel September 30, 2013

    Kohima: Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise, Praful Patel has said that his party, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), supported a solution to the vexed Naga political issue. Patel, who is also the national general secretary of NCP, was addressing party workers in Dimapur on Sunday. Nagaland NCP...
  • Black-out in five districts of Nagaland for 24 hours August 12, 2013

    Almost the half of Nagaland, including the state capital Kohima, was reeling under darkness for 24 hours before power supply was restored on Monday. Of the 11 districts of the state, power supply to five districts, namely Kohima, Wokha, Phek, Kiphire and Tuensang was affected on Friday due to collapse...
  • Nagaland Congress leaders urged to shun disunity July 5, 2013

    Kohima: Senior Congress leader and union minister Vayalar Ravi on Thursday stressed on the need to shun internal bickering and strengthen the Nagaland unit of the party in order to bring it back to power in the state. Ravi appreciated the "sincere confession" made by NPCC chief S I Jamir...
  • Nagaland: Man arrested for raping 12-year-old girl June 13, 2013

    Kohima: A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour on the pretext of giving her a lift in his vehicle in Kiphire district of Nagaland on Wednesday, police sources said. The 25-year-old accused, identified as Taliba Sangtam of Kiphire village, a driver by profession, has been arrested, the sources...
  • Nagaland: Economic blockade continues on day 3 June 7, 2013

    Kohima: It is the day 3 of the economic blockade in Nagaland which has been imposed by the All Assam Tea Tribe Student Association. The students group is protesting against the killing of a farmer by suspected Naga militants. Student leaders have demanded the immediate arrest of the guilty and...
  • Performing in traditional attire, all-girl band from Nagaland spread awareness of their culture April 5, 2013

    They might seem like any other girl band but when it's showtime the Tetseo Sisters bring folk from the hills of Nagaland all the way to the stage. The siblings have been performing in India and overseas for more than a decade now. They are not just folk singers but...
  • Women fail to enter Nagaland Assembly once again February 28, 2013

    The two women candidates among the 185 aspirants in the fray for the Nagaland elections have lost out to their male counterparts once again. Rakhila Lakiumong, the BJP candidate from Tuensang Sadar-II and Independent nominee from Mokokchung Town Dr Yangerla were placed third. ...
  • Nagaland polls: NPF wins 24 seats, INC wins 4 February 28, 2013

    Counting of votes for 59 of the 60 Assembly seats in Nagaland began at 8.00 am on Thursday and NPF is now leading in 15 seats, INC in four, JD(U) and Others leading in one each. ...
  • Northeast polls: States to tighten security for counting February 27, 2013

    Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland have been told to tighten security on their international and inter-state borders ahead of the vote count in the three states on Thursday. "Security along the borders will be further tightened in view of the counting of votes," an Election Commission official stated on Monday. ...
  • Nagaland witnesses over 83 per cent voter turnout February 23, 2013

    Nagaland witnessed a high 83.29 per cent turnout of voters to elect 59 members of the 60-member Assembly on Saturday with the polling by and large peaceful. Election to the Tuensang sadar seat was countermanded following the death of Congress candidate P Chuba Chang on Friday. ...
  • Nagaland: 30 per cent polling recorded till 11 am February 23, 2013

    Around 30 per cent votes were cast in the first three hours of polling in Nagaland, where election is on for its 60-member House amidst unprecedented security. Election is, however, being held for 59 seats on Saturday, following the sudden death of Congress candidate P Chuba Chang of Teunsang sadar...
  • NE polls: Polling underway in Meghalaya, Nagaland February 23, 2013

    Polling began in Meghalaya and Nagaland on Saturday and the Congress is fighting to retain power in Meghalaya and win back Nagaland in these elections. The two northeastern states have 60-member assembly each. In Nagaland, polling was postponed in one constituency following the death of a Congress candidate. ...
  • Nagaland Congress candidate and MLA Chuba dies February 22, 2013

    Congress candidate and MLA of Tuensang Sadar-II Assembly constituency, P Chuba, died here this morning, party sources said. Chang died following a brief illness at a hospital in Kohima on Friday morning, Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee, general secretary (admn) Medokul Sophie told reporters. ...
  • Nagaland polls: All 60 ruling NPF candidates file nomination February 4, 2013

    With just two days remaining for the last date of filing of nominations to the February 23 elections in Nagaland, all 60 candidates of ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) besides, BJP, NCP and Independents have filed their nominations. The Chief Electoral Officer's office here said Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and...
  • Nagaland falcon poaching: Will Environment Minister step in? November 8, 2012

    The Amur falcon, a tiny majestic bird from the raptor family is being poached in thousands in North East India. The small raptors arrive in North East India from Siberia en route to their final destination in Southern Africa, stopping briefly in Nagaland where they are poached in huge numbers....
  • Thousands of Amur falcon birds poached in Nagaland November 8, 2012

    CNN-IBN has accessed visuals of shocking massacre of tens of thousands of migratory Amur falcons in Nagaland. The NGO, Conservation India, has documented the slaughter. ...
  • Economic blockade of Nagaland enters fifth day August 22, 2012

    They have blocked the Naojan-Nagaland road in Sarupathar and also the Merapani road which goes to Nagaland's Wokha district. ...