Thursday, Feb 02, 2023

Neiphiu Rio


BJP accepts junior role in Nagaland alliance, murmurs within state unit

July 28, 2022 6:49 pm

Deputy CM Y Patton, who publicly expressed resentment over being kept in the dark, told The Indian Express that the Nagaland BJP would "have to abide by the decision of the central leadership”, but many leaders in the state “did not approve of the current arrangement”.

Camp Hebron visit by Centre's envoy is a gesture to Naga rebels. Both parties should seize the momentum, clinch a deal

April 22, 2022 9:26 am

Talks were stalled after the NSCN-IM objected to the stance of the then interlocutor R N Ravi. Ravi had reportedly set October 31, 2019 as the deadline for concluding the framework agreement with or without the NSCN-IM's consent.

Inquiry into Mon killings moving 'expeditiously', cooperating with state's SIT: Army

December 26, 2021 10:07 pm

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio had met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday to discuss the situation in the state.

Nagaland adopts resolution demanding repeal of AFSPA

December 21, 2021 7:20 am

🔴 Massive protest rallies have been held in state capital Kohima, with the state Cabinet also recommended the law's repeal.

Have asked Centre to repeal AFSPA from Nagaland, says CM Neiphiu Rio

December 06, 2021 3:34 pm

This comes on a day when Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, too, called for the repeal of the Act.

R N Ravi resigns as Centre's interlocutor for Naga peace talks

September 22, 2021 7:05 pm

The development comes at a time when after months of deadlock, the Centre has on Tuesday resumed talks with the NSCN-IM

Nagaland assembly resolves to unitedly work for resolution of protracted Naga problem

February 18, 2021 5:00 pm

The assembly resolution on Naga political issue was moved by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and seconded by Leader of Opposition T R Zeliang following a day-long discussion in the house Tuesday.

Nagaland govt talks to social, religious groups over Naga issue

October 16, 2020 1:33 am

The resolution passed after the meeting appealed to the negotiating groups “to come together under a spirit of oneness, mutual trust and understanding with sincerity and commitment towards achieving one solution for one people as early as possible”.

2018 fails to realise Nagaland's dream

December 24, 2018 2:33 pm

The chorus for a resolution before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections grew louder during the year. It also became a major issue before the assembly elections in February.

CM Neiphiu Rio: Naga peace accord in final stages, issues of autonomy settled

April 13, 2018 7:27 am

Asked about the demand by Naga groups for Greater Nagalim, Rio said, “The Centre has acknowledged it to be a legitimate demand of Naga people but it has to be done through democratic process."