Zeliang put in his papers a few minutes before 8pm, with governor PB Acharya asking him to continue till alternative arrangements were made.
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In Dimapur, two youths died and at least three were injured as a crowd gathered near the private residence of Chief Minister T R Zeliang at 3rd Mile and a police force tried to stop them around 9.30 PM, a state official said.
A spokesperson said AAP would be the alternative party for the people seeking change,
The six-foot rock monolith marks the entire story of how people of this Naga village had converted themselves from cruel hunters to hardcore conservationists.
All 60 MLAs are part of the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) led by the NPF.
India’s oldest paramilitary force, the Assam Rifles, has accused 5 Nagaland dailies of violating the UAPA by supporting the NSCN (K).
A press release issued by the Assam Rifles in Kohima said a patrol party in village Laikunger was fired upon from inside a community hall complex.
According to earlier reports, the woman was getting ready to go home after completing work in a paddy field when a group of five men first tried to rape her and then assaulted her when she protested.
A large quantity of arms and ammunition was recovered from the neutralised militants. One soldier of the security forces also sustained injuries in the firing from the NSCN(K) cadres.
The GoC made a courtesy call on the Governor and briefed him on the security situation in the state, a Raj Bhavan official said.
Officials said that more houses impacted by the landslides would be pulled down today as precautionary measure.
NSCN (IM) general secretary Th Muivah acknowledged that the “first initiative” to seek a political solution as opposed to a military one to the Naga freedom struggle was taken “from the Indian side.”
Swu (85) was a key player when peace talks were held and a ceasefire agreement reached between his group and the Centre in 1997.
In Dimapur, the state’s business centre, students attended schools and colleges, shops and offices remained open.