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BJP-NDPP alliance seems set to form govt in Nagaland under Neiphiu Rio: Support from two new MLAs takes tally to 31
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BJP-NDPP alliance seems set to form govt in Nagaland under Neiphiu Rio: Support from two new MLAs takes tally to 31

With support from two outside MLAs, the BJP-NDPP led People's Democratic Alliance's tally has increased to 31 MLAs, making it the most likely contender to form the government in Nagaland

Nagaland polls: As politicos lure voters with cash, Church's Clean Election campaign goes for toss
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Nagaland polls: As politicos lure voters with cash, Church's Clean Election campaign goes for toss

For political parties, elections in Nagaland have become an expensive affair

Ahead of polls, Nagaland Baptist Church Council says BJP must declare itself secular, answer questions on Hindutva
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Ahead of polls, Nagaland Baptist Church Council says BJP must declare itself secular, answer questions on Hindutva

Reverend Zelhou Keyho, general secretary of NBCC, in an exclusive interview with Firstpost, appealed to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to declare itself secular. He also stated that the BJP has to answer questions related to its Hindutva connection.

Nagaland polls: NPF's KG Kenye on ruling party's split with BJP, infighting and shifting political dynamics of state
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Nagaland polls: NPF's KG Kenye on ruling party's split with BJP, infighting and shifting political dynamics of state

NPF's secretary general KG Kenye speaks about his party's stand ahead of Assembly election, the Naga Peace Accord, and its severed alliance with BJP.

'Had we gone it alone, we'd have won 20 seats': Nagaland BJP state president talks seat-sharing, dissent and defections
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'Had we gone it alone, we'd have won 20 seats': Nagaland BJP state president talks seat-sharing, dissent and defections

From the Opposition to the church to civil society groups, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Nagaland faces many challenges before the 27 February Assembly election.

Nagaland Election: BJP confident its Hindutva thrust will not impact party's prospects in Christian-majority state
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Nagaland Election: BJP confident its Hindutva thrust will not impact party's prospects in Christian-majority state

Can a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader be a good Naga Christian at the same time? Or are the two identities contradictory to each other?

Nagaland Assembly polls: No candidates file papers for election on third day of filing of nomination
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Nagaland Assembly polls: No candidates file papers for election on third day of filing of nomination

The Chief Electoral Officer of Nagaland, Abhijit Sinha, said no candidate had filed nominations for the election so far. The last date of filing of nominations is 7 February

Nagaland Assembly polls on 27 Feb: As NPF tries to retain political dominance, talks with rebel groups take centre stage
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Nagaland Assembly polls on 27 Feb: As NPF tries to retain political dominance, talks with rebel groups take centre stage

An overview of the Assembly elections in the NorthEastern state of Nagaland, which are scheduled to be held in February 2018

Nagaland CM TR Zeliang sacks four senior ministers; vacancies to be filled by Shurhozelie Liezietsu's loyalists, say sources
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Nagaland CM TR Zeliang sacks four senior ministers; vacancies to be filled by Shurhozelie Liezietsu's loyalists, say sources

Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang sacked four of his senior cabinet ministers following the reconciliation within the two factions of the ruling NPF.

Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang hopeful of state political issue solution before Assembly polls
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Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang hopeful of state political issue solution before Assembly polls

Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang on Tuesday said the state government is hopeful that the vexed Naga political issue would be resolved before the Assembly election due next year, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is serious about it.

Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang, NPF to reconcile after months-long internal crisis in party
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Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang, NPF to reconcile after months-long internal crisis in party

In a twist to the ongoing bickering within the ruling NPF, Nagaland CM TR Zeliang and NPF president Shurhozelie Liezietsu today reportedly signed a document to reconcile and re-unite.

Election Commission tells rival NPF factions to resolve poll symbol dispute through convention
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Election Commission tells rival NPF factions to resolve poll symbol dispute through convention

The Election Commission has directed the two rival factions of the ruling Naga Peoples' Front to settle their dispute over the party's election symbol 'cock' through a general convention within two months.

Nagaland political crisis: Peace process to conclude within one or two months, says PB Acharya
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Nagaland political crisis: Peace process to conclude within one or two months, says PB Acharya

Nagaland governor PB Acharya has expressed hope that the vexed Naga issue would be solved within the next one or two months.

Former Nagaland CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu wins Assembly bypoll, bags 8026 votes
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Former Nagaland CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu wins Assembly bypoll, bags 8026 votes

Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Thursday won the bye-election to 10 Northern Angami-I Assembly constituency defeating his independent rival by 3470 votes.

Nagaland: 35 NPF legislators give 15-day ultimatum to Shurhozelie Liezietsu to quit as party chief
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Nagaland: 35 NPF legislators give 15-day ultimatum to Shurhozelie Liezietsu to quit as party chief

As many as 35 NPF legislators owing allegiance to Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang gave 15 days ultimatum to Shurhozelie Liezietsu to quit as party president

Nagaland political crisis deepens: NPF's pro-Shurhozelie Liezietsu block to move court after Zeliang's floor test win
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Nagaland political crisis deepens: NPF's pro-Shurhozelie Liezietsu block to move court after Zeliang's floor test win

Meanwhile, NPF continued suspending its dissident legislators. Kezong Chang, who had been inducted as a minister in the Zeliang Cabinet being the latest addition to the list.

Nagaland political crisis: NPF expels 19 MLAs, suspends 10 for 'anti-party activities'
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Nagaland political crisis: NPF expels 19 MLAs, suspends 10 for 'anti-party activities'

NPF has expelled 19 MLAs owing allegiance to ousted CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu and suspended 10 belonging to incumbent CM TR Zeliang's camp

TR Zeliang proves majority in Nagaland: Shurhozelie Liezietsu-led NPF organises 'beef festival' in protest
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TR Zeliang proves majority in Nagaland: Shurhozelie Liezietsu-led NPF organises 'beef festival' in protest

A faction of Naga People's Front MLAs led by ousted chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu organised a ‘beef feast’ in the party's head office in Kohima on Friday to protest TR Zeliang's elevation as the new chief minister of Nagaland

TR Zeliang proves majority in House: Party-less Nagaland CM achieves new feat in Indian politics
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TR Zeliang proves majority in House: Party-less Nagaland CM achieves new feat in Indian politics

Though 22 MLAs revolted against his leadership, Zeliang acquired support from the remaining 38 MLAs from various parties by appealing to form an opposition-less government, and his government was saved from a fall.

Nagaland political crisis: Shurhozelie Liezietsu says dismissal of his govt 'illegal and unconstitutional'
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Nagaland political crisis: Shurhozelie Liezietsu says dismissal of his govt 'illegal and unconstitutional'

Dethroned Nagaland chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu alleged that the decision of Governor PB Acharya in dismissing his government was “illegal and unconstitutional”.