The incident triggered violence in the area Saturday night and late Sunday afternoon, in which eight more civilians (seven on Saturday, and one Sunday) were killed after security forces allegedly opened fire.
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Abhijit Sinha, Nagaland’s Principal Secretary (home), said that the situation is under control now and prohibitory orders have been imposed in Mon town.
While Yimchunger, a 44-year-old primary school teacher from Sangphur village, is a new name in Nagaland’s political landscape, he has been working for people at the grassroots level for the past few years.
Myanmar nationals have been fleeing the country since February following a military coup that left its democratically elected government in exile and sparked protests and subsequent crackdowns.
“The nomenclature of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) for the Opposition-less government in Nagaland has been unanimously approved by the legislators and party leaders of NDPP, BJP, NPF and Independent MLAs,” chief minister Neiphiu Rio tweeted.
The order said all government offices will be allowed to function with 100 per cent attendance and the staff need to be fully vaccinated.
This is the second time that the northeastern state will have an all party government.
UNC has asked the district apex organisations, women, students and tribal hohos (leaders) to strictly enforce the total shutdown in their respective jurisdictions.
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“We are looking to form a non-opposition government to pursue the Naga political issue at the earliest. All 25 legislators of the NPF will join the ruling alliance,” said NPF general secretary Achumbemo Kikon.
As per the new relaxation order, shops and business establishments are permitted to function from 6 am to 2 pm.
In a notification, the Union Home Ministry said Wednesday the government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of the state of Nagaland is in such a disturbed and dangerous condition that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power is necessary.
While regular religious services and gatherings will continue to remain suspended, the fresh order permits prayer meetings with not more than 20 people.
Honoured with this year's 'Green Oscar', Phom has been working to create a network of community-owned forests in Nagaland and protect the rare Amur falcon.
Nagaland lockdown: As per a statement, signed by Neiba Kronu and Mmhonlumo Kikon, government spokesperson on Covid, the lockdown will start from 6 pm on May 14 and continue till May 21.
The government will issue guidelines on April 29, regulating the operation of public spaces and the running of offices, markets, etc.
The Naga group, in a statement issued on Wednesday night, said it would not sign any agreement that is "short of mutual standards agreed upon".
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.
Strife, turbulence and violence are a few things Nagaland’s latest 23-year-old pop sensation, Imcha Imchen, doesn’t want to sing about. But tell him your love story, and he will serenade you with a ballad.
“We don''t agree with you (Singh). We don''t understand this. How can a person be a Lokayukta while sitting in Delhi just because this is pandemic times,” said the bench, also comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian. “You are demeaning your office,” the bench said.
The Dzukou range in which the majestic Dzukou valley, a tourist hot spot in Nagaland is located, caught fire on Tuesday afternoon.
The MHA said in a notification that the central government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of Nagaland is in such a “disturbed and dangerous condition” that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power is necessary.
In his speech on the eve of the 58th Statehood Day of Nagaland on Tuesday, Ravi said, “The Government of India is absolutely clear that there is and shall be only one National Flag and Constitution in India. Anyone talking anything contrary is peddling preposterous lies. They are trying to confuse and mislead the people.”