The Governor's assurance comes in the backdrop of the Jammu and Kashmir State Reorganisation Bill getting passed in Rajya Sabha and the Centre modifying the provisions of Article 370 to withdraw the special status category from the state.
Noting that Nagaland is rich but Nagas are economically weak, he said, "We also need to march along with other states towards development and progress." Acharya was sworn in as the 19th Governor of Nagaland on July 19, 2014. His successor, R N Ravi, is scheduled to take charge on August 1.
Noted lawyer and former Janata Dal MP Jagdeep Dhankhar has been appointed as the Governor of West Bengal, replacing Keshari Nath Tripathi. Another senior BJP leader, Ramesh Bais, has been appointed Tripura Governor.
Nagaland Government initiated the process for preparing RIIN since July 10 with the proposed objective to prevent non-Nagas from acquiring fake indigenous certificates. The RIIN is a master list of all the indigenous inhabitants of Nagaland.
In a notification, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said the Centre is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole state of Nagaland is in such a “disturbed and dangerous condition” that the use of armed forces in aid of civil power is necessary.
According to a notification issued by Nagaland Chief Secretary Temjen Toy, the Nagaland government has decided to set up a Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN) with the aim of preventing fake indigenous inhabitants certificates.
Nagaland constituency saw a four-cornered contest on April 11 with Hayithung Tungoe from National People’s Party (NPP) and M.M Thromwa Konyak, an Independent candidate. The state registered 83.12 per cent turnout out of total 12,13,777 electors.
The Nagaland government requires around Rs 800 crore immediately for the restoration of the damages caused by landslides and flash flood during this monsoon season, a top state government official said Monday.
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The Narendra Modi led government and the dominant I-M faction of Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) announced Monday the signing of a peace accord which should bring to an end the decades-old insurgency in the hills of Nagaland and districts in the adjoining states. The pact was signed in the presence of the Prime […]