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