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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Naga outfit accuses Myanmar of creating war-like situation in Naga areas

A statement issued by the MIP in charge of the outfit said a few days back the Tatmadaw (Myanmar army) indiscriminately fired artilleries and heavy guns into the jungles and near populated areas in the Konyak Region trying to ignite fear and panic in the minds of the revolutionaries and innocent public alike.

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.

Don’t be fooled: Behind the dry wit, Nagaland Youtube channel has serious poll warning

It’s a formula that shot them to viral fame two years ago. This election season, the Dimapur-based Youtube channel, Dreamz Unlimited, is back to tell you, in their signature style, to exercise your right to vote.

Nagaland: 4,700 Konyak Naga women dance together to set world record

The programme was organised at Mon during the Aoleang Monyu festival of the Konyak tribe, held between April 1 and 3 every year to welcome the spring.

Congress gets shot in arm in Nagaland, 21 estranged leaders return

Claiming that the Congress is a party with a vision and clear ideology, Jamir asserted that it can never be uprooted. Asking the Congress workers to be active and propagate its programmes, the former Nagaland Governor called for shunning party dissents and internal bickering.

Naga groups seek solution to insurgency issue before Lok Sabha polls

Representatives of Naga Mothers' Association, Naga Students' Union, Delhi, and civil society organisations said they had submitted a memorandum to Modi over their demands.