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Nagaland bans sale and consumption of dog meat amid growing pressure from animal protection groups
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Nagaland bans sale and consumption of dog meat amid growing pressure from animal protection groups

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

NSCN-IM responds to Nagaland guv's law and order letter, says 'we don't extort but levy legitimate taxes'
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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's Hornbill Music Festival scales up operations to include Indian rock giants, rising indie artists
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Nagaland's Hornbill Music Festival scales up operations to include Indian rock giants, rising indie artists

This year’s Hornbill Music Festival lineup includes Indus Creed, Girish and the Chronicles, Swarathma and Alobo Naga and the Band, and Dualist Inquiry.

Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio claims 'breakthrough' in talks between Centre, NSCN (IM); a look at decades-old insurgency as negotiations end on positive note
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Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio claims 'breakthrough' in talks between Centre, NSCN (IM); a look at decades-old insurgency as negotiations end on positive note

While the Nagaland rebel outfits were able to get the Centre to the table for talks, the neighbouring states – Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur wouldn't allow would allow even an inch of their land to be added to a "Greater Nagalim".

Nagaland govt to constitute commission for creating citizen register (RIIN) despite protests from tribals, civil society
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Nagaland govt to constitute commission for creating citizen register (RIIN) despite protests from tribals, civil society

Nagaland government issued an order to constitute a three-member commission to chalk out modalities for the RIIN exercise. The commission will study and examine all issues related to the exercise and submit its recommendations to Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio government.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Nagaland profile: Naga People's Front, NDPP to lock horns for state's lone parliamentary seat
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Nagaland profile: Naga People's Front, NDPP to lock horns for state's lone parliamentary seat

As Nagaland is religiously homogenous, the elections in this state revolve around tribal issues.

Budget Session of Nagaland Assembly begins today; House set to adopt resolution against Citizenship Amendment Bill
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Budget Session of Nagaland Assembly begins today; House set to adopt resolution against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Minister for Planning and Coordination, Neiba Kronu, said the Nagaland government would table a resolution against the Citizenship Bill on 23 February.

Narendra Modi asks people to post photos of #MagnificentNortheast on social media, netizens deliver
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Narendra Modi asks people to post photos of #MagnificentNortheast on social media, netizens deliver

Early on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official Twitter account asked users to post photographs from their visits to the North East using the hashtag #MagnificentNortheast, resulting in a series of photographs streaming in on social media.

Nagaland Cabinet reiterates stand, rejects Citizenship (Amendment) Bill; CM Neiphiu Rio says peoples' desires taken into account
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Nagaland Cabinet reiterates stand, rejects Citizenship (Amendment) Bill; CM Neiphiu Rio says peoples' desires taken into account

The Citizenship (Amendment) BIll, which was passed in the Lok Sabha earlier in January, has been an issue of concern in Nagaland and triggered protests across the northeastern region, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and Chief Secretary Temjen Toy said.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill doesn't apply to Nagaland as Article 371(A) protects state, CM Neiphiu Rio tells Rajnath Singh
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Citizenship (Amendment) Bill doesn't apply to Nagaland as Article 371(A) protects state, CM Neiphiu Rio tells Rajnath Singh

A cabinet meeting, chaired by Rio, on Friday asserted that the state is protected under provisions of Article 371 (A) and the Inner Line Permit (ILP) as per Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, (BEFR) of 1873, a release issued by the Chief Minister's Office said on Sunday.

Mizoram polls: Church organisations, which had been vocal against BJP, have suddenly gone silent
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Mizoram polls: Church organisations, which had been vocal against BJP, have suddenly gone silent

The silence of the church organisations at a time when the BJP has become part of ruling dispensations in six of the seven northeastern states has drawn multiple interpretations.

Nagaland floods: Kiren Rijiju, CM Neiphiu Rio fail to conduct aerial survey due to inclement weather condition
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Nagaland floods: Kiren Rijiju, CM Neiphiu Rio fail to conduct aerial survey due to inclement weather condition

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Sunday could not conduct the aerial survey to assess the flood and landslides-hit areas in Nagaland where 10 people have been killed and lakhs affected due to inclement weather.

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio urges Narendra Modi for assistance for rain-hit state
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Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio urges Narendra Modi for assistance for rain-hit state

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has requested Modi for immediate interim assistance to combat the crisis in the state due to incessant rain.

BJP has conquered North East but it needs to solve issues like infiltration from Bangladesh, Naga Accord to last
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BJP has conquered North East but it needs to solve issues like infiltration from Bangladesh, Naga Accord to last

BJP must not forget that unlike the Hindi heartland, North East is a multilingual, multireligious and plural society which has not seen much communal violence.

Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio allocates portfolios; retains finance, personnel and administrative reforms ministries
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Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio allocates portfolios; retains finance, personnel and administrative reforms ministries

Neiba Kronu of the NDPP will be the new Minister for Planning and Coordination, and Land Revenue while S Pangnyu Phom of the BJP is the new Health and Family Welfare Minister.

Fear of unpredictability with TR Zeliang forced BJP to abandon 15-year ally, join hands with NDPP to form Nagaland govt
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Fear of unpredictability with TR Zeliang forced BJP to abandon 15-year ally, join hands with NDPP to form Nagaland govt

After 15 years of sharing power with the NPF in Nagaland, the BJP now finds itself at a critical juncture; its role and the future of the party in the state will be shaped by the next set of decisions it takes

Neiphiu Rio sworn-in as Chief Minister of Nagaland for fourth term; Kiren Riijiju, Amit Shah attend ceremony
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Neiphiu Rio sworn-in as Chief Minister of Nagaland for fourth term; Kiren Riijiju, Amit Shah attend ceremony

NDPP leader Neiphiu Rio has been sworn in as Chief Minister of Nagaland by Governor PB Acharya at a public function on Thursday

Neiphiu Rio appointed new Nagaland CM by governor, to be sworn in on 8 March, says Raj Bhavan source
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Neiphiu Rio appointed new Nagaland CM by governor, to be sworn in on 8 March, says Raj Bhavan source

Senior NDPP leader Neiphiu Rio was appointed the new chief minister of Nagaland by Governor PB Acharya and would be sworn in on 8 March, a Raj Bhavan source said.

Nagaland polls: NDPP chief Neiphiu Rio 'confident' of forming govt, thanks Narendra Modi for campaigning in state
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Nagaland polls: NDPP chief Neiphiu Rio 'confident' of forming govt, thanks Narendra Modi for campaigning in state

NDPP chief Neiphiu Rio said he is confident of forming the government in Nagaland and would request Modi to attend the swearing-in ceremony

Nagaland Assembly election results: 75 percent MLAs elected in state are crorepati, two with criminal cases
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Nagaland Assembly election results: 75 percent MLAs elected in state are crorepati, two with criminal cases

Nagaland has 75 percent 'crorepati' MLAs, or 45 out of 60 MLAs elected to the legislative assembly this year have individual wealth worth over Rs 1 crore