Nagaland

  • LS polls: Tripura registers 85 pc voter turnout 13-04-2014 05:45 PM

    Agartala: A staggering 85 per cent of the electorate voted in Tripura in the two-phase Lok Sabha election, officials said on Sunday. This is the highest voter turnout in any state so far in the ongoing parliamentary election. In 2009, the voter turnout was 84.45 per cent and 67.39 per...
  • TWTW brings ground report from various states 13-04-2014 04:19 PM

    In this episode, 'The Week That Wasn't' correspondent brings the ground report from Assam, Nagaland and Delhi. ...
  • Need a strong voice to represent us in Parliament: Nagaland voters 09-04-2014 04:36 PM

    Voting is being held for one seat in Nagaland. Some voters CNN-IBN spoke to said they were voting for change. ...
  • Watch: Key poll issues in the North East 09-04-2014 10:31 AM

    CNN-IBN's Arijit Sen explains what are the key poll issues in the northeast which goes to polls on Wednesday. ...
  • 82 per cent electorate cast their votes in Nagaland 09-04-2014 08:46 AM

    Kohima: Around 82 per cent of the one million plus electorate in Nagaland cast their votes on Wednesday for the state's lone Lok Sabha constituency, an official said. An Election Commission official said that at least 82 per cent of the 1,182,903 electorate had cast their votes as polling ended...
  • LS polls live: Modi files nomination, says Vadodara has been his 'karmbhoomi' 09-04-2014 07:28 AM

    Follow all the updates on the Lok Sabha elections here. Today is the second phase of polling wherein six Northeast seats are voting. Assembly elections are also being held in Arunachal Pradesh as the Assembly was dissolved by the ruling Congress. ...
  • LS polls 2nd phase voting: Very high in Manipur, moderate in Arunachal 09-04-2014 07:22 AM

    New Delhi: Update: At least 55 per cent votes cast their votes on Wednesday for the two Lok Sabha seats and 49 out of the 60 Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh, where the simultaneous polling was held peacefully. The vote percentage from interior districts are yet to be received. In...
  • LS polls: Voting in 6 Northeast seats, Sangma, Nagaland CM in the fray 08-04-2014 11:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Northeastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya and Manipur are voting in the second phase on April 9. Two Lok Sabha seats in Meghalaya, the lone Lok Sabha seat in Nagaland, one of the two Lok Sabha seats in Manipur and both the Lok Sabha seats in...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Nagaland votes on April 9 05-03-2014 12:59 PM

    New Delhi: Nagaland will vote for Lok Sabha elections on April 9. ...
  • Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio DAN candidate for LS polls 20-02-2014 04:14 PM

    Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has been chosen as the candidate of Democratic Alliance of Nagaland's for the lone Lok Sabha seat of the state. DAN comprises Naga People's Front (NPF), BJP and JDU. Briefing mediapersons after a closed door meeting of the DAN Coordination Committee meeting held at...
  • Nagaland: Nine decomposed bodies found, police yet to get a lead 05-01-2014 11:12 AM

    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....
  • BSF to guard Myanmar border from 2014 itself: DG 04-01-2014 11:36 PM

    The Border Security Force (BSF) will be entrusted the task of guarding the India-Myanmar border later this year, the paramilitary forces's chief said on Saturday. "From this year itself, we will start guarding the 1,624-km-long India-Myanmar border that passes through the states of Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh," BSF...
  • Che in Paona Bazaar: Lazy stereotypes of an uninspired Mind 01-12-2013 04:13 PM

    Paona Bazaar lies in the heart of Imphal, Manipur. One can describe this place by its proximity to Bir Tikendrajit Road which had seen the infamous fake encounter case in July 2009. In fact many of the landmarks of the town would tell a story of it being part of...
  • Day after opening, rhino carcass recovered in Kaziranga 02-11-2013 07:05 PM

    A day after the Kaziranga National Park was opened for this tourist season, forest guards on Saturday recovered a one-horned rhino's carcass with its horn missing. Park officials said the rhino carcass was spotted during patrolling in Agaratoli range of the forest. The carcass bore bullet injuries and its horn...
  • Crime map of India 17-10-2013 06:59 AM

    Often statistics tell a different story from what we perceive and this crime map of India is an example. While statistics may not necessarily be able to tell the whole truth, but they do give an insight into aspects that would have been otherwise overlooked. The crime statistics available with...
  • Nagaland Congress leaders urged to shun disunity 05-07-2013 05:00 AM

    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 13-06-2013 03:47 AM

    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 07-06-2013 11:45 AM

    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...
  • Govt permits management of CPSEs to initiate negotiations 05-06-2013 01:55 AM

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday approved a proposal for permitting the management of Central Public Service Enterprises (CPSEs) to initiate wage negotiations for their employees. However, the negotiations are subjected to the condition that negotiated scales of pay would not come in conflict with existing scales of pay of...
  • Assam: Congress MLA assaulted by CRPF personnel 25-05-2013 12:06 PM

    Mariani: Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi was allegedly assaulted by CRPF personnel on Friday when he had gone to inquire about the kidnapping and subsequent release of two garden labourers in Mariani in Assam's Jorhat district. The police said that the two tea garden labourers, Atul Kurmi and Ranjit Nayak, of...
  • Performing in traditional attire, all-girl band from Nagaland spread awareness of their culture 05-04-2013 12:30 PM

    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...
  • Nagaland: Independent candidate wins assembly bypoll 26-03-2013 04:43 PM

    Kohima: Independent candidate Toyang Changkong Chang has won the Tuensang Sadar-I Assembly Constituency polls in Nagaland. He defeated ruling Naga People s Front candidate L Elam Chang by a margin of 2272 votes. The votes were counted on Tuesday at Deputy Commissioner's Office in Tuensang district. With Poyang's win the...
  • Appointment of ex-CBI director as Nagaland governor reveals nexus with govt: MM Joshi 11-03-2013 02:47 PM

    Senior BJP leader MM Joshi has hit out at the Congress for appointing former CBI director Ashwini Kumar as Nagaland governor. He said that this was an unhealthy nexus. ...
  • Jamir to be appointed Odisha governor 09-03-2013 06:29 AM

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