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Five in poll fray, women hope to make debut in Nagaland Assembly

Five in poll fray, women hope to make debut in Nagaland Assembly

February 19, 2018 6:48:00 am

Assembly elections have been taking place in Nagaland since 1963, but not a single woman has ever been elected to the 60-member House.

Nagaland Assembly polls: NPP candidate allegedly attacked by unidentified miscreants, investigation underway

February 17, 2018 8:53:31 am

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.

Nagaland election: Meet the young faces in the electoral fray

February 16, 2018 9:03:37 pm

A new breed of changemakers is gunning for transformation in Nagaland where the sorry state of affairs in almost all aspects of public life continues to overshadow the achievements of the young Nagas.

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Despite push for clean elections, votes sell easy in Nagaland

February 17, 2018 8:24:49 am

The much-hyped Clean Election Campaign in Nagaland has all but disintegrated as the election fever grips the state.

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Nagaland Assembly elections 2018: No woman MLA elected even after 54 years of statehood

February 15, 2018 12:57:15 pm

Men and women together in the 60-member House will make a lot of difference, Rekha Rose Dukru, an entrepreneur-turned-politician, said.

No problems with alliance but BJP should not impose on religion: Nagaland CM Zeliang

No problems with alliance but BJP should not impose on religion: Nagaland CM Zeliang

February 15, 2018 7:22:16 am

Zeliang’s comments come at a time when the BJP has chosen to ally with the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) whose face is now Neiphiu Rio, former CM in the NPF government.

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Ahead of Nagaland Assembly elections, NIA summons CM TR Zeliang’s staff in alleged terror funding case

February 14, 2018 9:17:00 am

On January 18, 2017, the NIA conducted searches in various government departments in Nagaland and seized receipts that showed payments to the tune of Rs 2 crore.

Naga Church writes to faithful: Have you questioned BJP’s intention?

Naga Church writes to faithful: Have you questioned BJP’s intention?

February 13, 2018 12:56:06 pm

God must be weeping when Naga politicians run after those seeking to destroy Christianity: Baptist Council

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Nagaland Assembly elections 2018: Neiphiu Rio elected unopposed before polls

February 13, 2018 12:57:37 pm

The Election Commission declared the ‘result’ after the only other candidate, Chupfuo Angami from the Naga People’s Front (NPF), withdrew his nomination.

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Nagaland Assembly elections 2018: Former three-time chief minister to win unopposed?

February 12, 2018 5:21:38 pm

Nagaland election 2018: Rio, a three-time former chief minister, is contesting under the banner of his newly formed NDPP. His rival, Chupfuo Angami of the Naga People's Front (NPF), dropped out of the race for the Northern Angami-II AC assembly seat.

Congress to launch Bastar leg of ‘Sankalp Shivir’

Congress to back secular candidates where it’s not contesting

February 13, 2018 12:59:30 pm

Congress is contesting in 19 seats in the February 27 election for the 60-member Assembly. Twenty of its candidates had filed nomination but one of them withdrew candidature.

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Ahead of polls, what youth in Nagaland say they really want: jobs

February 12, 2018 10:38:54 am

In October 2016, representatives of the state government admitted that there are over 70,000 educated, unemployed youth listed in the ‘Life Register’ — as the employment register of the state Department of Labour and Employment is called.

All options, including re-election, open after final peace accord: Govt to Naga groups

February 12, 2018 9:13:15 am

Government sources also said that while the NSCN (IM) and armed groups issued a call to boycott elections, the Centre expects the NSCN (IM) not to disrupt the election on February 27 using violence.

Poster campaign to create voter awareness in Nagaland

February 11, 2018 10:00:46 pm

Asking people to make the right choice, another poster said, "Today's right action will decide our bright future".

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Nagaland Assembly election: Baptist church body appeals political parties not to support BJP

February 11, 2018 11:34:57 pm

The Nagaland Baptist Churches Council in an open letter, stated that India had experienced the worst persecution of minority communities in 2015-2017 under the RSS-backed BJP government.

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BJP will get only 3 to 6 seats in Nagaland, says Home Minister Kuzholuzo Nienu

February 10, 2018 11:21:35 am

Highlighting the NPF's election manifesto, the minister said: "Reforms in governance would be the party government's priority so that good and efficient governance can be provided to the people."

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Nagaland Assembly Election: Nominations in, notice says if polls are held…

February 8, 2018 10:35:52 am

Even the official notice outlining the election schedule, stuck on the board at the main entrance to the building, tells a story of uncertainty. “If the elections are held, polling day will be February 27th, between 7 am and 4 pm,” it says.

Congress may reach out to NPF for tie-up in Nagaland polls: report

February 7, 2018 12:52:02 pm

The BJP has already tied up with the newly-formed Nagaland Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and has fielded candidates in 20 seats.

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Nagaland Assembly Elections: One day left, only 24 nominations

February 7, 2018 4:12:51 am

Most of these candidates belong to the newly floated Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) headed by three-time former Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio.

Nagaland elections: Neiphiu Rio in first batch of 22 candidates to file nomination on penultimate day

February 6, 2018 9:56:42 pm

The filing of nominations for the Nagaland polls had started on January 31, but all the political parties had decided to boycott the elections following a call by the Core Committee of Nagaland Tribal Hohos and Civil Organisations

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Nagaland Assembly election 2018: After failed push to boycott polls, CCNTHCO dissolved

February 7, 2018 12:44:00 am

Nagaland Assembly elections 2018: Theja Therieh accepted that the committee was not on the same page with the masses who were more concerned about the content of the solution than demanding for solution before election.

Nagaland Assembly elections: With deadline looming, NPF candidate becomes first to file nomination papers

February 7, 2018 12:49:26 am

With elections to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly dogged by uncertainty, the filing of nomination papers holds significance as 11 political parties in the state had signed a joint declaration on January 29 to not contest the elections.

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Nagaland polls: Centre hopeful of nominations soon

February 6, 2018 4:50:15 am

No papers for state polls filed till Monday after 11 political parties said they won’t participate

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Imposed polls not acceptable to Nagas, says NSCN(IM)

February 5, 2018 2:40:04 am

“We fully support the prudent decision of the Naga people for solution of the Naga issue and hence, not to go for election...," said NSCN(IM) in a statement.

BJP joins hands with NDPP for Nagaland Assembly poll

Nagaland polls: BJP joins hand with new regional party NDPP after seat-sharing talks with NPF fail

February 4, 2018 12:14:04 am

The much-anticipated announcement came after the seat-sharing talks with NPF, which has been in alliance with BJP in Nagaland’s DAN government for the last 15 years, fell apart

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