The decision is final. Dimapur will be the new venue for the most-anticipated Hornbill International Rock Contest 2017.
‘Daddy Cool’ and ‘Allah Ke Bandeh’ are set to headline the Hornbill Festival music scene this December, but not all are humming the Happy Song as organisers hint at a ‘hasty’ change in venue of the top-billed Hornbill International Rock Contest 2017.
It also said the officers were involved in paying “huge amount of money” to underground factions like the NSCN(K), NSCN(R), FGN and NNC between 2012 and 2016.
In order to realize the vision of building the economy of the region through development of bamboo as a primary resource, active participation of all is a must, the chief minister said.
Addressing the 71st Independence Day celebration, the chief minister said that the Naga people were encouraged after witnessing the proactive steps being taken as evident in holding consultations with all leading Naga civil society bodies
One day after he won a vote of confidence in the state assembly, Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang on Saturday installed his new cabinet by appointing ten ministers, four of whom were members of the ministry headed by Shurhozelie Liezietsu.
Zeliang, who claimed support of 47 legislators belonging to the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) — 43 from NPF and four from BJP — and seven Independents, was sworn in at the Kohima Raj Bhavan by Governor P B Acharya. Zeliang has been asked to prove his majority by July 22
Governor PB Acharya administered oath to Zeliang as the new Chief Minister after Shurhozelie Liezietsu failed to turn up in the special emergent session of the State Assembly to take a floor test.
Nagaland political crisis: Zeliang and his supporters – whose numbers had increased to 47 in a House of 59 – had accused chief minister Liezietsu of nepotism, favouritism and failure to govern the state.
Nagaland crisis: The development comes hours after Nagaland CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu and his supporters failed to turn up for the special emergent session of the state assembly in Kohima on Wednesday morning, with his opponents describing it as an act of conceding defeat.
While the House was called to order at 9:30 am on Wednesday in consonance with governor PB Acharya’s directive issued on Tuesday evening, Chief Minister Liezietsu and eleven legislators of Naga People’s Front (NPF), who are on his side, failed to show up.
“While the Border Roads Organisation is working round the clock to create a new alternative passage, it is unlikely for heavy vehicles to resume plying between Kohima and Imphal,” Kohima deputy commissioner Rajesh Soundararajan told The Indian Express over the telephone.
The northeast region has been under the spell of heavy rains, with the Brahmaputra river overflowing and flooding surreounding areas. Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland have reported loss of lives, stock, farmland and infrastructure.
A four-page interim order issued by Justice L S Jamir said the matter would come up for hearing again on Monday, thus giving the chief minister more time to draw up his strategy.
BJP leaders called the political crisis an internal “power struggle” in the NPF.