Nagaland appeared headed for a fresh bout of political crisis with majority of the ruling Naga People's Front legislators gunning for the ouster of Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu and return of his predecessor TR Zeliang.
The Election Commission of India on Thursday announced 29 July as the by-election date to fill up two vacant Assembly constituencies in Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland.
Nagaland is mulling to re-write its Municipal Act so that the election to the Urban Local Bodies could be conducted smoothly, CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu said.
Nagaland chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu has said NSCN(K) chairman SS Khaplang had passed away before any solution to the protracted Naga political problem could be reached
Nagaland chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu condoled the death of NSCN(K) chairman SS Khaplang on Saturday, saying it was tragic that he passed away before things could be taken forward to their logical conclusion
Were Church and the Congress behind the protest against 33% reservation for women in Nagaland, that gripped the state crippling the state machinery last month? This is a new question that has surfaced after a section of opinion writers propounded the theory that Church institutions and the opposition Congress actually incited violence against reservation for women, that finally resulted in the state government declaring the election null and void to douse public anger.
Social activist Rosemary Dzuvichu remains hopeful that Nagaland women will break the shackles of patriarchy and realise their right to be represented.
Naga People's Front (NPF) supremo Shurhozelie Liezietsu was on Wednesday sworn in as the 17th Chief Minister of Nagaland following the resignation of TR Zeliang.
Naga People's Front (NPF) leader Shurhozelie Liezietsu was on Monday elected the new legislature party leader of the ruling Democratic Alliance to be the new Nagaland chief minister.
Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang resigned on Sunday against the backdrop of widespread protests in the state triggered by the government decision to reserve 33 percent seats for women in urban local bodies.
Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Thursday appealed to the agitating tribal groups to give him two-three more days to step down to ensure smooth transition of power, after ruling Naga People's Front legislators backed party supremo Shurhozelie Liezietsu to take over.
Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang's address to the state on Monday, through an appeal on All India Radio, has failed to lift the indefinite bandh being called by tribal bodies in Nagaland
More than 20 of 38 NPF dissident legislators, who are demanding change in state leadership, met at Dimapur last evening and unanimously elected Industries and Commerce Ministers G Kaito Aye as the new leader of the NPF Legislature Party.