For a state whose sporting achievements are far from impressive, Joseph Sumi, the 10-time North East champion and undisputed 15-time Nagaland champion is no less than a living sports icon. But few know him, and fewer seek inspiration from his exploits.
Seeking to curb the VIP culture, and underscoring austerity and conservation, the Nagaland cabinet has directed all members of the PDA, of which BJP is a major part, to abstain from attending functions as chief guest.
Naga filmmaker Sesino Yhoshü's 'The Pangti Story' adjudged the Best Environment Film at the 65th National Film Awards explores the story behind the people of Pangti turning protectors from predators of the Amur Falcon.
The social status of a wealthy or noble family in the traditional Naga society was decided merely not by the accumulation of wealth but in terms of an effective use and disposal of the wealth for the cause of their society.
According to the Northeast Frontier Railway, the new service will be jointly flagged off by chief minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal and minister of state of Railways Rajen Gohain, from Dibrugarh on Sunday.
Gazie, or tenga pata (sour leaves) as it is popularly known in Nagamese, a creole language used in Nagaland, is an invasive species of plant, the Chinese Knotweed. There are multiple varieties of the plant found in abundance by roadsides and near water bodies in the hilly state of Nagaland.
Incessant corruption and the lack of political will have confined both the IG Stadium in the state capital and the State Stadium in Dimapur to a perpetual “under construction” status for decades, reports Kallol Dey from Kohima.
To counter the ‘anti-Christian’ tag and woo voters in the Christian dominated state, the saffron party in the run-up to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly election, promised trips to Jerusalem if it was voted to power.
The People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA), drummed up by Neiphiu Rio with BJP and four other MLAs, has taken over power with 34 elected members in the 60-member Nagaland Legislative Assembly. But fears of changing power equations is keeping the newly elected legislators away from the comfort of their homes.
The event marked the comeback of Rio as the chief minister of Nagaland after being on an exile of sorts from Nagaland state politics since he stepped out with the ambition of a union cabinet berth in 2014.
Curtains fell on the drama over the formation of government with Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma reaching Kohima to iron out the fine details of the coalition, christened People's Democratic Alliance.
“We have not received anything (details about content of framework agreement) in black and white. If they (the Centre) are serious, then the solution can happen within a few months time. If they are not serious, then it will prolong,” said Nagaland CM TR Zeliang.
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.