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Nagaland: Considering salary cuts to fund infra, says Chief Secy

January 23, 2020 3:14:47 am

Chief Secretary Temjen Toy has announced that the state government is considering diverting a part of the salary given to government employees in order to develop infrastructure.

Note by Note: A Nagaland initiative is making sure that its musicians are heard

January 4, 2020 11:39:43 am

The Task Force for Music and Arts — or TaFMA — is a government initiative with one dedicated objective: to make music a sustainable way of life

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Parts of Nagaland witness unprecedented snowfall after many years

December 28, 2019 9:58:37 pm

While indianexpress.com was unable to confirm if the occurrence was indeed after four decades, many in Nagaland concurred that the “intensity and volume” of snowfall in certain areas was “unprecedented”.

Centre looks to conclude peace talks with 23 Kuki, Zomi groups

November 23, 2019 5:23:52 am

It is in Chandel that the Naga-Kuki clashes of 1992 began, for control of the lucrative border town of Moreh, and spread across the state over a few years. As many as 115 Kuki men, women and children were believed to have been killed by the NSCN-IM in Tengnoupal in 1993 — a day still marked by the Kuki as a ‘black day’.

Naga peace talks Govt interlocutor says concerned over hill, valley people relationship

Naga peace talks: Govt interlocutor says concerned over hill, valley people relationship

November 16, 2019 2:58:11 am

Ravi expressed concern over deterioration of “traditional brotherly relations” between these two communities in Manipur, stating that the vexed issue cannot reach its logical conclusion without taking all neighbours into confidence.

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Probe against NSCN leader’s son for holding gun at their wedding is ‘witch-hunt’: Naga rebel outfit

November 15, 2019 4:02:02 pm

On Thursday, Bohoto Kiba and his wife were charged under the Indian Arms Act, 1959 and arrested by the Nagaland Police. The duo was later released on a bail bond.

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Nagaland: Rebel leader’s son, his wife in trouble for brandishing firearms at wedding

November 12, 2019 1:13:25 pm

Photographs of the wedding ceremony held at Dimapur took social media by storm as the newly wedded couple were seen brandishing assault rifles.

Militancy became a business under earlier govts: Nagaland Governor

November 12, 2019 1:33:00 am

Speaking about the abrogation of Article 370, Ravi said, “What has happened in Jammu and Kashmir... the reorganisation of the region... is essentially the correction of an old sin which was doing a lot of harm to us.”

Joining militancy became a business under earlier governments: Nagaland Governor

Joining militancy became a business under earlier govts: Nagaland Governor

November 11, 2019 10:12:42 pm

Ravi ruled out any possibility of the government accepting insurgent group NSCN(IM)'s demand for a separate flag and constitution.

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Naga dispute: Talks between govt, NSCN-IM inconclusive

October 25, 2019 7:21:06 am

NSCN-IM leaders said that another meeting will be scheduled within this month.

Talks with all groups on October 24, govt hopes to end Naga crisis

October 23, 2019 7:37:25 am

Sources said the government has also called leaders of the Naga National Political Groups (NNPG), an umbrella organisation of seven insurgent groups such as NSCN(K) and other factions of NSCN like Unification and Reunification, for the meeting.

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

October 19, 2019 4:19:17 pm

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 

September 20, 2019 10:31:34 pm

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.

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

September 17, 2019 12:03:27 pm

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.

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

August 6, 2019 6:26:11 pm

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

August 4, 2019 3:06:15 pm

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

July 26, 2019 2:19:26 pm

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.

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Will never compromise on ancestral homeland: UNC on demand of Territorial Council by Kuki militants

July 9, 2019 8:38:10 pm

The UNC urged the Centre to honour the well established political position of the Naga people on land, identity, history and rights and to exercise her prerogatives cautiously.

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AFSPA in Nagaland extended by six months

July 2, 2019 3:35:06 am

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.

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Nagaland in ‘disturbed and dangerous condition’: MHA extends AFSPA for six months

July 1, 2019 4:43:20 pm

In a notification, the Home Ministry said the Centre was of the opinion that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power was necessary for the northeastern state.

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