Nagaland govt firm on civic polls on May 16 with women quota
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 22, 2023 12:04:36 AM ISTAdvisor to Nagaland Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Zhaleo Rio on Tuesday said that the state government would conduct the Urban Local Body (ULB) election as notified.... read..
NDPP's Sharingain Longkumer elected as Speaker of Nagaland Assembly again
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 20, 2023 9:37:33 PM ISTThe first session of the 14th Nagaland Assembly commenced in Kohima on Monday.... read..
Nagaland ready to welcome G20 delegates, hopes to generate investment opportunities: Chief Secretary
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 18, 2023 6:33:43 AM ISTNagaland is set to host one of its biggest events, for the G20 Summit 2023, at Kohima on April 5, informed the state's Chief Secretary J Alam.... read..
NCP extends support to CM Rio, 'silent on its role' in new government
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 9, 2023 8:33:47 AM ISTNationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday decided to extend its support to the Nagaland government. However, while making the announcemnet they did not clarify whether the NCP will be a part of the government or will only support the government from o... read..
Will work for peace and development, fulfil people's aspirations: Nagaland Deputy CM
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 8, 2023 5:34:21 PM ISTNagaland Deputy Chief Minister Yanthungo Patton on Wednesday expressed gratitude to top BJP leadership for support to his party in retaining power in the state and said that the new Neiphiu Rio government would work together for peace and development of t... read..
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio to run the government for the fifth term
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 8, 2023 6:35:00 AM ISTNeiphiu Rio, the lone runner to hold the post as Chief Minister of Nagaland has been sworn in as chief minister for the fifth time on Tuesday at a formal function held at the Capital Cultural Hall Kohima Nagaland.... read..
Meghalaya, Nagaland Chief Ministers to take oath today, PM to attend swearing-in ceremony
Kohima/ Shillong (Nagaland/ Meghalaya) | March 7, 2023 9:34:16 AM ISTNationalist Democratic Progressive Party's Neiphiu Rio and National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma will take oath as a Nagaland and Meghalaya Chief Ministers respectively today in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.... read..
Nagaland heading for another government without Opposition (Ld)
Kohima |Tuesday, 2023 5:15:09 AM ISTThe northeastern state of Nagaland is heading for another Opposition-less government as almost all political parties have expressed their willingness to support the NDPP-BJP alliance government, which is likely to assume office on Tuesday.... read..
NDPP leader Neiphiu Rio takes oath as Chief Minister of Nagaland for fifth time
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 7, 2023 3:05:27 PM ISTNationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) leader Neiphiu Rio was on Tuesday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland for the fifth time.... read..
9 MLAs including a woman legislator takes oath as ministers in Nagaland cabinet
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 7, 2023 3:34:55 PM ISTNine MLAs including a woman legislator Salhoutuonuo Kruse, took oath as ministers in the Nagaland cabinet on Tuesday.... read..
"Feels happy to have got this chance": Salhoutuonuo Kruse after taking oath as 1st woman minister in Nagaland cabinet
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 7, 2023 8:04:06 PM IST"I feel happy to have got this chance," said the first woman legislator Salhoutuonuo Kruse after taking oath as a minister in the Nagaland cabinet on Tuesday.... read..
Nagaland heading for another government without Opposition
Kohima |Tuesday, 2023 3:15:10 AM ISTAs almost all political parties in Nagaland expressed their willingness to support the NDPP-BJP alliance government, it is likely to assume office on Tuesday.... read..
Lt Gen HS Sahi assumes command of Spear Corps
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 6, 2023 11:34:49 PM ISTLt Gen HS Sahi AVSM, YSM, SM assumed the command of the Dimapur-based Spear Corps (3 Corps) on Monday.... read..
Nagaland: NDPP's Neiphiu Rio tenders resignation as CM, stakes claim to form new govt
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 4, 2023 3:03:25 PM ISTNationalist Democratic Progressive Party's Neiphiu Rio on Saturday tendered his resignation as Chief Minister of Nagaland to Governor La Ganesan and staked claim to form the new government in the state.... read..
Nagaland: NDPP legislature party to elect its leader today
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 3, 2023 11:05:36 AM ISTNationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) will meet in Kohima on Friday to elect its leader after the ruling NDPP and BJP retained power in the state with a comfortable victory.... read..
BJP-NDPP retain power in Nagaland, Congress again draws blank
Kohima |Friday, 2023 2:45:09 AM ISTThe ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and its ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retained power in Nagaland for a second successive term by winning 37 seats together in the 60-member state Assembly, for which elections were held on Feb... read..
Nagaland: BJP-NDPP alliance leading in 14 seats, says EC
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 2, 2023 11:04:25 AM ISTThe ruling alliance of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Nagaland was leading in 14 Assembly constituencies, as per the early counting trends in the Northeast state shared by the Election Commmissi... read..
Nagaland Election Results: BJP-NDPP alliance bags 8 seats
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 2, 2023 3:04:45 PM ISTThe ruling alliance of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won eight seats in the 60-member Nagaland Assembly, as per the counting trends shared by the Election Commission (EC) at 1.25 pm on Thursday.... read..
Counting for Nagaland elections begins amid tight security
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 2, 2023 8:33:40 AM ISTAmid tight security, the counting of votes for Assembly elections in Nagaland began across the state at 8 am on Thursday, according to the Election Commission.... read..
Nagaland: BJP-NDPP alliance leading in 24 Assembly seats; Cong, NCP in 1 and 5
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 2, 2023 1:04:03 PM ISTThe ruling alliance of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and the BJP was leading in 24 Assembly constituencies in Nagaland, nearing the majority mark of 31, as per the latest counting trends shared by the Election Commission at 11 am.... read..
Nagaland Assembly results: After trailing in earlier, BJP state chief Temjen Imna Along now leading
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 2, 2023 1:36:18 PM ISTAfter trailing in the earlier rounds of counting for the Nagaland Assembly, the BJP's Nagaland chief Temjen Imna Along opened up a lead in his constituency, Alongtaki, on Thursday.... read..
Nagaland Elections Results: CM Neiphiu Rio wins Angami-II seat, trounces Congress' Seyievilie Sachu by 15,824 votes
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 2, 2023 4:03:53 PM ISTNagaland Chief Minister and Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party candidate Neiphiu Rio on Thursday won the Northern Angami-II Assembly constituency, trouncing Seyievilie Sachu of the Congress by a mammoth margin of 15,824 votes.... read..
Nagaland BJP chief Temjen Imna Along wins from Alongtaki seat
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 2, 2023 4:34:51 PM ISTNagaland Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Temjen Imna Along on Thursday won the assembly election from Alongtaki constituency.... read..
NE Assembly poll results: BJP-NDPP wins 34, crosses majority mark in Nagaland
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 2, 2023 6:33:37 PM ISTBharatiya Janata Party and its allies partner Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) have crossed the majority mark by winning 34 seats so far in Nagaland as the counting of votes continues.... read..
Neiphiu Rio set to be Nagaland CM for record fifth term with NDPP-BJP victory in Assembly polls
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 2, 2023 10:34:05 PM ISTThe ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party-Bharatiya Janata Party has retained power in the Nagaland election, with the two parties having secured 37 seats in the 60-member assembly.... read..
Over 72% turnout recorded in Nagaland repolling
Kohima |Thursday, 2023 3:45:10 AM ISTOver 72.29 per cent of the 3,248 voters cast their votes in the re-polling in four polling stations in Nagaland on Wednesday, officials said.... read..
Nagaland gets its first woman MLA in NDPP's Hekani Jakhalu
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 2, 2023 3:33:50 PM ISTIn a first for Nagaland since it attained statehood 60 years ago, the state on Thursday got its first woman MLA in Hekani Jakhalu, a candidate of the ruling NDPP who won the Dimapur-III Assembly constituency.... read..
EC orders re-poll in 4 polling stations in Nagaland on Wednesday
Kohima |Wednesday, 2023 5:15:09 AM ISTThe Election Commission on Tuesday announced re-polling in four polling stations in Nagaland, where Assembly elections were held on Monday, officials said on Tuesday.... read..
Repolling in four districts in Nagaland tomorrow
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 28, 2023 11:04:58 PM ISTWith barely a day left for the counting of votes on March 2, four districts in Nagaland is set to go for re-polling on Wednesday.... read..
MP cop killed, 3 others injured while on poll duty in Nagaland
Kohima |Tuesday, 2023 4:15:09 AM ISTA Madhya Pradesh Police personnel was killed and three others injured in a road accident while performing election-related duties in Nagaland's Wokha district during the state Assembly elections on Monday, police said.... read..
Nagaland polls: Over 83% turnout recorded, several incidents of violence reported (Night Lead)
Kohima |Tuesday, 2023 3:45:10 AM ISTOver 83.36 per cent of Nagaland's 13.16 lakh voters cast their votes on Monday in the Assembly polls, held in 59 of the 60 constituencies amid a massive security blanket, election officials said.... read..
ENPO's demand for separate state, corruption among key issues for voters in Nagaland assembly polls
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 27, 2023 6:03:34 AM ISTAfter going through every political party's election manifesto or poll promises, electorates in Nagaland today are poised to cast their votes, keeping issues in minds ranging from separate state's demands, corruption, etc.... read..
Driver killed, 15 polling staff injured in Nagaland accident
Kohima |Monday, 2023 4:45:10 AM ISTOn the eve of the Nagaland Assembly elections, one person was killed and 15 election duty personnel were injured when their vehicle met with an accident in the state's Wokha district on Sunday, officials said.... read..
Nagaland polls: Borders sealed, security arrangements in place ahead of voting
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 27, 2023 6:03:30 AM ISTIn view of the Assembly elections in the northeastern state of Nagaland, the interstate borders have been sealed to prevent undesirable elements and materials from being transported into Assembly Constituencies from outside.... read..
Nagaland Assembly polls: Voting begins on 59 constituencies, fate of 183 candidates to be sealed today
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 27, 2023 8:03:12 AM ISTVoting to elect a new government in the single-phased Nagaland Assembly polls began on 59 constituencies at 7 am on Monday amid tight security.... read..
Nagaland Assembly polls: CM Neiphiu Rio casts vote in Kohima
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 27, 2023 12:35:36 PM ISTNagaland Chief Minister and Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party candidate Neiphiu Rio cast his vote in the Kohima district in the ongoing Assembly polls in the state on Monday.... read..
Nagaland Assembly elections today, a look at key constituencies, candidates
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 27, 2023 5:33:35 AM ISTAs the polling for the 59 member seats, after one BJP candidate won unopposed, in Nagaland is about to start in a few hours, the Assembly elections in the northeastern state have become everyone's word on the lip.... read..
Voting for Assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland today
Shillong/Kohima (Meghalaya/Nagaland) | February 27, 2023 6:33:07 AM ISTAfter high-voltage campaigns, the poll battles in the two key northeastern states of Meghalaya and Nagaland reached their finality as voters will decide the fate of candidates on Monday.... read..
Nagaland Assembly elections: Key constituencies, candidates to watch out for
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 26, 2023 6:34:03 AM ISTThe voting for Nagaland Assembly elections for 59 seats will be held on Monday in single phase, deciding the fate of 183 candidates.... read..
Campaigning ends for Feb 27 Nagaland Assembly election
Kohima |Sunday, 2023 1:15:09 AM ISTThe campaign for the February 27 Nagaland assembly election came to an end on Saturday. The voting would be held in 59 of the 60 assembly constituencies in 16 districts amid a thick security cover on Monday.... read..
Interstate borders sealed to ensure security ahead of Nagaland assembly elections
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 26, 2023 8:03:28 AM ISTAhead of the upcoming Nagaland assembly polls, Nagaland's interstate borders have been sealed to prevent undesirable elements and materials from being transported into Assembly Constituency from outside.... read..
Nagaland Assembly polls: A look at key issues dominating state
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 26, 2023 2:34:52 PM ISTAs Nagaland goes to Assembly polls on Monday, there are various issues which have been in the spotlight for years, including the demand for a separate state.... read..
Nagaland braces for tough contest as polling set to be held tomorrow
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 26, 2023 2:35:03 PM ISTNagaland will elect a new government on Monday, with the polling set to begin at 7 am amid tight security.... read..
PM Modi to campaign in Meghalaya, Nagaland on Friday
Shillong/Kohima |Friday, 2023 1:15:10 AM ISTA day before the end of campaigning for the February 27 Assembly elections in Meghalaya and Nagaland, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign in the two northeastern states on Friday.... read..
Ahead of Nagaland polls, vigil on international, inter-state borders tightened
Kohima |Friday, 2023 4:15:09 AM ISTAfter tightening security along the over 200-km-long unfenced India-Myanmar border in Nagaland, the state's borders with Assam, Manipur, and Arunachal Pradesh would be sealed on Saturday ahead of the February 27 Assembly polls.... read..
BJP-NDPP will maintain growth momentum, empower women, says Himanta Sarma in Nagaland public meeting
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 23, 2023 9:05:05 PM ISTUrging people to vote for NDPP-BJP alliance candidates in the assembly elections to help maintain the growth momentum in the Nagaland, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday expressed confidence that women candidates of the alliance will win... read..
Meet Neihunuo Sorhie, Padma awardee weaver from Nagaland protecting indigenous craft
By Ujjwal Roy Kohima (Nagaland) | February 23, 2023 11:35:11 AM ISTPadma Shri award winner weaver from Nagaland, Neihunuo Sorhie, known for her original artworks is on a mission to teach disappearing art to the next generation.... read..
Nagaland polls: We have fielded 22 candidates, expecting 12-15 seats, says NPP chief Liezietsu
By Ujjwal Roy Kohima (Nagaland) | February 23, 2023 4:04:30 AM ISTFormer Nagaland Chief Minister and Naga People's Front (NPF) chief Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Wednesday said that the option for a post-poll alliance is still open, but it's not confirmed which party will they support.... read..
We want to see co-development here: Shashi Tharoor in Nagaland
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 22, 2023 11:04:52 PM ISTCongress star campaigner for upcoming Nagaland Assembly elections, Shashi Tharoor, on Wednesday said his party wants to see "co-development" in the region with better roads, electricity, and clean drinking water to the section of society that has been neg... read..
Assembly elections: Union Minister Athawale addresses poll rally in Nagaland
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 21, 2023 11:33:46 AM ISTUnion Minister and RPI(A) chief Ramdas Athawale addressed a poll rally on Monday at Tsemenyu district, Nagaland, for the party's candidate Ar Loguseng Semp.... read..
BJP will win in 3 NE states: Assam CM Sarma
Kohima |Tuesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM ISTAssam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the saffron party would win in the elections in the three northeastern states -- Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya.... read..