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Nagaland: NSCN's Kitovi Zhimomi impeached, Alezo Venuh takes charge as General Secretary

Apr 21, 2024

In a major development, N Kitovi Zhimomi, General Secretary of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN), has reportedly been impeached. Alezo Venuh, the envoy to the collective leadership of the GPRN/NSCN, has been unanimously elected as the new General Secretary.

Nagaland CM objects to Congress' plan for civil union of LGBTQIA+, calls it against christian values

Apr 21, 2024

Nagaland's Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio, expresses opposition to the Indian National Congress's proposal to recognise LGBTQIA+ civil unions, citing concerns about its compatibility with traditional and Christian values. He emphasized the need for extensive discussions and consultations with religious leaders before implementing such legislation.

Nagaland: Power generation of Likhimro HEP affected after collapse of double circuit tower near Pungro town

Apr 21, 2024

Power generation of Likhimro Hydro Electric Powerplant near Pungro town, Nagaland affected since early hours of April 20, 2024 due to collapse of 1 No. of 66kV Double Circuit Tower of 66kV Kiphire-Likimro Transmission Line near Pungro Town, Kiphire caused by theft of the tower members.

Eastern Nagaland bodies tells Chief Minister: No political repercussions' for 20 MLAs amid mass abstention in election

Eastern Nagaland bodies tells Chief Minister: No political repercussions' for 20 MLAs amid mass abstention in election

Apr 20, 2024

Expressing gratitude to the populace, village authorities, women, political party workers, and volunteers, the coalition emphasized the invaluable role played by each citizen in realizing the historic success of this mass abstention.

Nagaland: Drug trafficker allegedly running medical front arrested in Dimapur

Nagaland: Drug trafficker allegedly running medical shop arrested in Dimapur

Apr 20, 2024

In a joint operation, Nagaland police and law enforcement from Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal have arrested a suspected drug trafficker, Md. Hassan Uddin, in Dimapur. Uddin is believed to have been operating a drug ring under the guise of a medical shop.

Nagaland's voter turnout percentage dips in 2024 Lok Sabha elections as six districts opt out

Nagaland Reports Reduced Voter Turnout

Apr 20, 2024

The Lok Sabha General Elections of 2024 in Nagaland saw a significant drop in voter turnout from 83% in 2019 to 56% in 2024. This was due to the abstention of six districts of Eastern Nagaland from the elections.

Nagaland: ENPO responds to CEO's show cause notice, highlights commitment to dialogue and collaboration

Nagaland: ENPO responds to CEO's show cause notice, highlights commitment to dialogue and collaboration

Apr 19, 2024

The ENPO reiterated that the primary objective behind the public notice published on April 18, 2024, was to mitigate potential disturbances in the Eastern Nagaland region and minimize risks associated with the assembly of anti-social elements.

NH-29 closed for restoration works from April 22, traffic diversion announced

Nagaland: NH-29 closed for restoration works from April 22, traffic diversion announced

Apr 17, 2024

National Highway 29 between Dimapur and Kohima is to be closed temporarily due to scheduled safety works. Commuters are advised to plan their journeys accordingly.

NSDMA predicts widespread rainfall and pre-monsoon activities

Nagaland weather update: NSDMA predicts widespread rainfall and pre-monsoon activities

Apr 17, 2024

The Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) has issued weather updates for the upcoming days.

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge to visit Nagaland tomorrow

Nagaland: Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge to visit state tomorrow

Apr 15, 2024

All India Congress Committee President, Mallikarjun Kharge is scheduled to visit Nagaland tomorrow to address a public meeting in Dimapur.

Nagaland Minister Temjen Imna Along extends Rongali Bihu greetings to Assam

Apr 12, 2024

Accompanying his cheerful message was a still picture from the popular Bihu song "KINU SAWONIRE" from the movie JAANMONI 2008.

Nagaland: ENPO demands action on delay in Naga issue agreement finalization

Nagaland: ENPO demands action on delay in Naga issue agreement finalization

Apr 11, 2024

In response to this impasse, the Eastern Nagaland public has taken a decisive stance, opting to abstain from participating in the upcoming elections.

Rising People's Party slams CM Rio for keeping silent on Assam Healing Practices Act

Nagaland: Rising People's Party slams CM Rio for keeping silent on Assam Healing Practices Act

Apr 10, 2024

The Rising People's Party of Nagaland has issued a press statement, disputing the Chief Minister's claim at the PDA Co-ordination meeting held on April 8, that the 'NDPP led Government will never compromise the faith and identity of Nagas.

Naga Students' Federation warns against efforts to secure 'drug peddler' Bahar Uddin's release

Nagaland: Naga Students' Federation warns against efforts to secure 'drug peddler' Bahar Uddin's release

Apr 09, 2024

The Naga Students' Federation (NSF) extends its heartfelt commendations to the Nagaland Police for their unwavering commitment and relentless efforts in combating the scourge of drugs within the state.

Nagaland Medical Students’ Association demands transparency in medical officer recruitment

Nagaland Medical Students’ Association demands transparency in medical officer recruitment

Apr 09, 2024

The Nagaland Medical Students’ Association demands transparency in the recruitment process for Medical Officer posts. They allege these positions are currently occupied by contractual doctors.

PM Modi: Government diligently pursuing successful conclusion of Naga talks

PM Modi: Government diligently pursuing successful conclusion of Naga talks

Apr 09, 2024

PM Modi highlighted the efforts made by his government, citing 11 peace agreements signed in the last decade and the successful integration of more than 9,500 insurgents into the mainstream since 2014.

Nagaland: NDPP would never compromise with faith identity of Nagas, says CM Neiphiu Rio

Nagaland: NDPP would never compromise with faith identity of Nagas, says CM Neiphiu Rio

Apr 08, 2024

Rio rebuffed the Congress's campaign rhetoric, accusing them of exploiting concerns over alleged anti-minority and anti-Christian actions by the BJP, terming some of these assertions as mere propaganda.

Assam Rifles' arrest two NSCN cadres in Nagaland and Arunachal in special operations

Assam Rifles' arrest two NSCN cadres in Nagaland and Arunachal in special operations

Apr 07, 2024

Intelligence had pinpointed the presence of a cadre affiliated with NSCN (Niki Sumi) engaging in extortion activities in the area.

Nagaland BJP commemorates 44th foundation day amidst preparations for LS elections

Nagaland BJP commemorates 44th foundation day amidst preparations for LS elections

Apr 06, 2024

Nagaland State BJP President Benjamin Yepthomi today unfurled the Party flag at 35 Zunheboto Mandal to commemorate the Party’s 44th Foundation Day.

Nagaland: Baptist Church Council initiates 152-hour chain of prayer for General Election 2024 | Part 2 |

Nagaland: Baptist Church Council initiates 152-hour chain of prayer for General Election 2024 | Part 2 |

Apr 04, 2024

This spiritual endeavor, part two of their concerted effort, aims to reflect on the nation's current situation and invoke divine assistance for both India and Nagaland.

Nagaland: State cabinet to convene crucial meeting with eastern Nagaland officials

Apr 04, 2024

The Nagaland State cabinet is set to convene a significant meeting with officials from Eastern Nagaland at the Chief Minister's residential complex in Kohima. Key regional office holders, senior state government officials, and the Eastern Nagaland Gazetted Officers Association are expected to attend.