Nagaland News

Govt determined to honourably conclude Naga peace talks: Centre’s chief interlocutor

Nagaland Governor's statement comes at a time when the NSCN(I-M), the largest and most influential Naga group, is consistent with its demand for a separate Naga flag and constitution — but the government of India is not agreeing to it

In Kohima Village, an octogenarian is preserving a treasure trove from World War II 

The war is long over. The memories are long gone. But in an annexe built in an octogenarian’s home in Nagaland's Kohima Village lies The Little Museum of The  Great War — filled with relics from one of the fiercest battles of World War II.


Talking about the tribals: Another mainstream narrative gets it wrong

Meet the tribal: he is mythicised, he is simple, he is blissful and he is ignorant. The ways of this “savage” are beyond our ken.

‘We need to talk about our bodies’: 22-year-old Naga girl wins Gates Foundation initiative

22-year-old Sekulu Nyekha from Nagaland is among 40 winners selected for an initiative by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to raise awareness about family planning and reproductive health around the world.

Here's what you need to know about Axone, the secret Naga delicacy

Notably, it is the Sema tribe — living in the southern part of the state — which is to be credited for preparing the best axone.

The Axone story: a film dishes out a different take on a familiar Northeastern experience

Axone follows a day in the life of a group of Northeasterners in Delhi through a wedding, a feast, a landlord-tenant clash — and in them all, the quintessential Northeastern experience in the big city.


Article 371 A a sacred commitment to Nagaland people: Governor RN Ravi

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. 

Why three brothers planted 500 rhododendron saplings in Nagaland

The beautiful state flower of Nagaland is on the verge of extinction. Three brothers from Jakhama are trying to intervene.

Naga political solution has to be achieved within a year: Governor P B Acharya

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.

Naga hand to OBC faces, Govt sends message with its Governor picks

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.

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From lush green hills to battle-hardened lands: Kohima in pictures

Let the road to Kohima — infamous for its gaping potholes — not be a sign of things to come. Brush aside the dust and wander around the hilly capital of Nagaland to find walls that pop with graffiti, cafes with dreamy decor, markets that sell frogs and the latest in Korean fashion side by side — with oodles of style, all peppered with a bit of history.


Mob in Nagaland break into jail, lynch rape accused; curfew ordered

Curfew has been imposed in Dimapur, Nagaland after an angry mob broke into a jail, dragged out a rape accused and lynched him.

Bandh cripples normal life in Assam

The bandh was called in protest against police action which allegedly led to the killing of three people in Golaghat town along the border with Nagaland.

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Along with Kerala, Nagaland is going through its own crisis this monsoon: News in Numbers

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. See more:

Significance of Modi Government's Peace Accord With Nagaland Insurgent Group

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 […]