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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.

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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.

NSCN-IM opposes Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland

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.

No discriminatory decision will be taken while preparing RIIN: Nagaland government

The Nagaland government started the process of preparing a register of all indigenous inhabitants of the north-eastern state from July 1.

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AFSPA in Nagaland extended by six months

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.

Explained: After Assam, Nagaland to set up a register of indigenous inhabitants. What is it?

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.

Two Assam Rifles personnel killed in Nagaland ambush

A massive military operation is underway against the killers. Adjoining Arunachal districts of Tirap, Changlang and Longding have a strong presence of multiple factions of the NSCN.

Congress turns around in Nagaland, takes lead on NDPP in 3rd round of counting

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.

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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.

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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: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

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 […]

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