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  • 'Swachh Bharat' campaign launched in Nagaland 6 days ago

    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...
  • Education policy: States raise concern over no-detention till Class 8 March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Some states have expressed concern over the controversial no-detention policy up to Class-VIII, saying it has led to a sharp fall in academic exercise, at a high-level meeting on the proposed National Education Policy, consultations for which are expected to be over by December. At a meeting of 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...
  • Dimapur jail lynching incident helped two Nagaland's NSCN-IM militants escape March 14, 2015

    Dimapur/New Delhi: A week after Dimapur lynching incident, a detailed report submitted by the Senior Superintendent of the Dimapur Jail reveals a different story. Under the grab of 'mob justice' on March 5, two dreaded militants of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland - Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) were also freed from...
  • Nagaland: September 2014 video shows mob lynching an alleged rapist to death March 14, 2015

    Phek: The March 5 lynching of an alleged rapist by a mob in Dimapur is not the first instance of public taking the law in its hand in Nagaland. In fact a similar incident of vigilante justice took place in September, 2014 too. In another shocker from Nagaland, CNN-IBN has accessed...
  • 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. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 11, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 11, 2015

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  • News 360: Ex-AAP MLA stings Arvind Kejriwal; Anjali Damania quits party March 11, 2015

    In a major setback for the Aam Aadmi Party, senior leader from Maharashtra Anjali Damania quit the party on Wednesday after a former AAP MLA Rajesh Garg released an audio of his conversation with Kejriwal showing how the latter allegedly wanted to encourage horse-trading in 2014. ...
  • Normalcy returns to Dimapur, 43 arrested in mob lynching case March 10, 2015

    Dimapur: Normalcy on Tuesday returned to Dimapur town with authorities lifting prohibitory orders imposed in the town in the wake of lynching of a rape accused. However, Internet and SMS services continued to be blocked. Prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC have been lifted from Dimapur town from 6 AM...
  • Over 40 arrested in Dimapur mob lynching case, situation remains tense March 10, 2015

    Dimapur: Five days after the public lynching of Syed Farid Khan, over 40 people have been arrested by the police. Nagaland government submitted a report to the Home Ministry in which the police claimed that they tried to rescue the victim but were overwhelmed by the mob. "Police showed restraint as...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor March 9, 2015

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  • News 360: SMS, Internet services still blocked in Dimapur; 22 arrested in mob lynching case March 9, 2015

    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 between the...
  • 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...
  • Dimapur mob lynching case: Nagaland Police submits report to Home Ministry March 9, 2015

    Dimapur: In the horrific lynching case of a rape accused in Dimapur, Nagaland Police on Monday submitted a report to the Home Ministry. On March 5, a rape accused was dragged out of Dimapur Central Jail by a mob, stripped, lynched and then hanged from a clock tower. According to...
  • 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: 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...
  • India @ 9 with Parikshit Luthra March 8, 2015

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  • 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...
  • Dimapur mob lynching: Situation remains tense along Assam-Nagaland border, curfew continues March 7, 2015

    Dimapur: Situation continues to remain tense along the Assam-Nagaland border two days after a mob of thousands lynched an alleged rapist in Dimapur city of Nagaland. Stone pelting was reported in Karbi Anglong and curfew has been imposed in the area. This comes after an infuriated mob forced its way into...
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 6, 2015

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  • 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...