With religion casting a shadow on the Nagaland Assembly elections, in the backdrop of BJP’s growing political clout and the Baptist church’s vocal disapproval of the saffron party, the issue of secularism too had a significant share of the discourse.
Police sources claimed that around 5.45 pm, some unidentified men were about to enter a shop where Chalukumba was present. The candidate's bodyguard got suspicious, stopped the men and started frisking them.
Nagaland election 2018: Rio, a three-time former chief minister, is contesting under the banner of his newly formed NDPP. His rival, Chupfuo Angami of the Naga People's Front (NPF), dropped out of the race for the Northern Angami-II AC assembly seat.
Nagaland Assembly elections 2018: Theja Therieh accepted that the committee was not on the same page with the masses who were more concerned about the content of the solution than demanding for solution before election.
With elections to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly dogged by uncertainty, the filing of nomination papers holds significance as 11 political parties in the state had signed a joint declaration on January 29 to not contest the elections.
Even as the Election Commission kickstarted the formal election process for the February 27 Nagaland Assembly election, the state BJP unit refrained from issuing party tickets under pressure from insurgent outfits who are in peace talks with the Government of India.
Civil societies core committee member and Naga Hoho vice president HK Zhimomi said that anyone, whether members of political parties or members of underground groups, who don't heed to the call of the people will be treated as "anti-Naga."
A theologian, Rev. Mazie Nakhro, who set out to contest the Nagaland Assembly elections on the guidelines of Clean Election Campaign has been forced to back off as he "stands no chance" if he played clean.
In the backdrop of the cry for ‘Solution before Election’, political uncertainty grips Nagaland as Naga Hoho has decided not to allow elections to take place even as political parties prepare for D-day
Showcased to the world in 2017, Anang Tadar has till date created three prototypes. When the final prototype is ready, the UNICEF, among others, has assured help to promote and market his invention in the market.
Street art and graffiti have long been associated with political unrest, but the concept was alien to Nagaland till recently a group of underground graffiti artists, calling themselves TUNAS, took over the streets of Kohima to shame the government.
The Harry Potter of tourism events in the country, the Hornbill Festival of Nagaland 2017, ended Sunday with tourists blindsided to Nagaland's reality by the rustic Naga charm and geniality. First-time visitors leave Nagaland wide-eyed, locals stay unimpressed.
Hornbill Festival 2017 kicked off with the President of India assuring that the Naga political settlement is round the corner, but made no comment if that would come before the 2018 Assembly Elections in Nagaland.