Kumar, 69, a retired IPS officer from the Himachal Pradesh cadre, served as state DGP from 2006 to 2008. He was also governor of Nagaland and, briefly, of Manipur.
Naga peace talks: Local stakeholders say 'waiting period is over', Centre taking steps to arrive at solution soon
The statement from the Naga National Political Groups came after a closed-door meeting between RN Ravi, Centre's interlocutor for Naga peace talks, and its representatives
NPF withdraws from legislators forum, says Naga peace talks hampered due to govt's 'half-hearted approach'
The Opposition party added that the Joint Legislators Forum (JLF) has become a mere forum without any tangible roadmap to resolve the Naga political issue
Coronavirus Updates: BMC sero-survey in three wards shows 57% prevalence of COVID-19 in slums, 16% in other areas
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The BMC on Tuesday said that a serological surveillance for COVID-19 infection was commissioned by NITI-Aayog, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.
The dog meat trade in Nagaland is illegal and in violation of various laws, including Section 429 of the Indian Penal Code that makes killing of animals an offence
Nagaland bans sale, consumption of dog meat in state; import and trading of dogs deemed illegal as well
Animal rights group FIAPO had written to the Nagaland state government urging it to impose a ban on the slaughter of dogs
NSCN-IM responds to Nagaland guv's law and order letter, says 'we don't extort but levy legitimate taxes'
The NSCN-IM issued this statement after RN Ravi, in a 16 June letter to Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, claimed that the “constitutionally-established state government is being challenged on day-to-day basis by armed gangs that question the sovereignty and integrity of the nation.”
Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) will announce the results of HSLC (class 10) and HSSLC (class 12) exam 2020 on Saturday, 30 May.
Amit Kar and Samrat Pradhan from the Northeast staying in Bangalore were stopped on their way to a medical store and harassed by the police.
Nagaland to give one-time assistance of Rs 10,000 to migrants who opt to 'stay back where they are', postpone return to state
Grappling with issues such as insufficient quarantine facilities and no COVID-19 testing centre, the Nagaland government has decided to give one-time assistance of Rs 10,000 each to migrants stranded in others states if they choose not to return at the moment, a senior official said on Wednesday.
Anxiety in times of COVID-19, domestic violence and cyber crime: Helplines in Assam haven't stopped ringing since lockdown
COVID-19 outbreak: The team of over a 100 callers — made up of health advisory officers, counselors and medical officers, have reached out to 20,656 people quarantined in Assam and attended to over 132,690 calls as of 10 March, with over 80 percent of these calls related to COVID-19 cases.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Nagaland reports first COVID-19 case; state govt seals various locations in Kohima including patient's residential area
The man with coronavirus-like symptoms was admitted to a hospital in Assam's Guwahati, where he tested positive for COVID-19, the official said
'Spent a night at quarantine facility even after testing negative for COVID-19': Northeastern migrants recount horror of racial profiling
As the COVID-19 pandemic, which originated in China's Hubei province, rages on, it has renewed racial profiling and attacks on migrants from northeastern states in the rest of the country.
Centre, NSCN-IM peace pact on the brink of collapse; separatist demands, unconstitutional expectations make negotiations with North East insurgent groups hard
It is clear that the Centre and the armed group are not on the same page while interpreting the Framework Agreement signed between the parties on 3 August 2015 which Prime Minister Narendra Modi had termed as historic.
67 people detained for trying to enter Nagaland's Dimapur without ILP; detainees released after questioning, says police
Protestors had blocked NH-39 near an inter-state check gate at Bokajan in Karbi Anglong district of Assam on Sunday noon demanding their release
Insurgency on decline in North East, tri-junction between Assam, Arunachal and north Nagaland arc of violence: Eastern Army commander
Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Anil Chauhan said on Friday that insurgency is on a decline in the North East and expressed hope that the situation will further improve in the future
Amid anti-CAA protests, prominent senior citizens' group in Nagaland slams state government for supporting legislation
Members of the Senior Citizens Association of Nagaland (SCAN), a newly-formed civil society organisation, met recently to discuss issues which they believe would 'invariably impact' the Naga society.
Naga Peace Accord: Centre misleading people, claims senior NSCN-IM leader as differences remain three months after deadline
The Naga issue faces an uncertain future with no progress being made on the Naga Peace Accord three months since the supposed conclusion of the peace talks between the NSCN-IM and the Central Government
Students of universities in North East call for shutdown of educational institutes in view of SC hearing on CAA today
In view of the Supreme Court hearing on CAA, students unions of universities across the North East have called for a 'total shutdown' of all varsities and colleges on Wednesday.
'Exempt Meghalaya from CAA'; Conrad Sangma tells BJP, urges Centre to protect indigenous communities of Northeast
'We demand a full exemption for our state (from CAA) and similar measures for Assam as well', said Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma