Nagaland CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu strikes back, sacks four ministers as TR Zeliang stakes fresh claim to govt
Nagaland plunged into a political crisis on Sunday, with former chief minister TR Zeliang staking claim to form a new government by ousting the incumbent Shurhozelie Liezietsu
The Nagaland chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu sacked 10 of his parliamentary secretaries following a demand for his removal as crises within the ruling NPF deepens.
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.
Is the BJP going to apply its successful Assam formula to Nagaland? That's the question that is on everyone's mind after a few veterans of Nagaland politics launched a new political party on Wednesday ahead of the next year's Assembly elections.
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.
After a long agitation from various tribal bodies and civil society groups of Nagaland, Cheif Minister TR Zeliang has finally decided to resign from his post on Sunday,
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
Full text: Nagaland CM TR Zeliang addresses state on All India Radio, calls for end of strike, violence
As total shutdown called by tribal bodies in Nagaland continue to affect normal life, chief minister TR Zeliang released an emotional statement aired on the All India Radio on Monday with the aim to clarify his stand on the issue of reservation for women in urban local bodies election.
Is Nagaland heading towards a political crisis as tribal groups launch no-holds-barred agitations demanding the resignation of Chief Minister TR Zeliang and his cabinet?
The pressure on Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang to step down following his government's decision to hold urban local body elections with 33 percent reservation for women is growing.
After Assam, BJP seems to be eyeing top position in the state of Nagaland as it alleges corruption and misgovernance against National People's Front, long-time ally and ruling party in Nagaland
The question arises—has the BJP compromised or diluted its known Hindutva ideology to gain space in the North East, particularly in the Christian-majority states?
When Sarbananda Sonowal took over as the Chief Minister of Assam, speculation was rife in Kohima that a change was imminent in Nagaland politics.
Since the details of the accord have not been publicised, political and civil society leaders in the North-East have been guarded in their responses to the treaty.
A mob had broken into Dimapur Central Jail on 5 March, dragged out the rape accused Syed Farid Khan, stripped him naked, paraded him down the road and lynched him.
Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Thursday won the trial of strength with 59 MLAs in the 60-member House voting in his favour at the one-day special session of the Assembly.
The dissidents unanimously elected Noke Wangnao, the senior most party leader and legislator, as the new NPF president.