Civil aviation to introduce direct flight service to New Delhi

IMPHAL | Nov 21: Union civil aviation ministry is introducing direct flight service between New Delhi and Imphal from January 1 next year said Union civil aviation minister Jayant Sinha, speaking at the North East Development Summit, City Convention Center Konung Mamang here today. The Union minister made the announcement today at the inauguration of […]

Nagaland: Prayer Day at Nagaland Baptist Churches Council

Kohima, Nov 18: Along with members of the Nagaland Baptist Churches Council (NBCC), Nagaland Legislators today observed a Prayer Day here at State Banquet Hall, seeking God’s guidance for leaders and permanent peace in the state. The service led by State Chaplain Rev.Kuzierang Thou was well-attended by legislators and members from various prayer groups. During […]

Nephiu Rio seeks solution as Christmas present from Centre : Solution before election, urges Nagaland

Dimapur, November 03 2017: The Government of Nagaland has impressed upon the Government of India today the need for settling the Naga political issue before Nagaland goes to the polls early next year . In this regard, Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang along with his full team of Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) Government Cabinet […]

Yitachu says if Governor or Speaker says Indian Constitution does not apply in Nagaland, they can help introduce a Bill in Assembly that Indian Constitution is not applicable in the State

By Oken Jeet Sandham KOHIMA, Nov 1 (NEPS): Dr. Shurhozelie led NPF has been going aggressively and strongly warning that they could think of having an alternative to the Constitution of India if the Custodian of the Constitution does not honor it in the State of Nagaland. This was tersely stated by former Nagaland Minister and […]

Nagaland: HORNBILL FESTIVAL 2017

With Hornbill Festival just a month away, a Meeting to discuss and improvise activities for the upcoming ‘Festival of Festivals’ was today convened at State Banquet Hall chaired by Chief Minister, TR Zeliang. The 10 day Festivity from 1st to 10th December celebrated every year, is likely to be cut-down to 7 day event this […]

We expect an early solution : TR Zeliang

Imphal, October 30 2017: Early this week RN Ravi, the Centre’s interlocutor for the Naga peace talks, expressed urgency to six political groups to find an early solution to the longstanding issue of Naga identity. Days before that, Prerna Katiyar had caught up with Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang, leader of the Naga People’s Front, […]

Lotha delegation meets Chief Minister

Kohima, October 27: A delegation of Bhandari District Demand Committee (BDDC) and Lower Lotha Oil and Mineral Bearing Zone Association (LLOMBZA) today appealed to the State government for upgradation of Bhandari Sub-division under Wokha district to new Bhandari district and also to expediate the Amendment of NPNG Rules and Regulations 2012. Calling on Chief Minister […]

KG Kenye termed as “biggest joke of 2017” the Zeliang’s statement of retaining Cock symbol

By Oken Jeet Sandham KOHIMA, Oct 25 (NEPS): Rajya Sabha MP and Secretary General of NPF ( Dr. Shurhozelie), KG Kenye termed as “biggest joke of 2017” the Chief Minister TR Zeliang’s statement that he (Zeliang) and Neiphiu Rio would retain party’s “Cock symbol.” Speaking on the third day today of the ongoing “indefinite dharna” […]

Nagaland: Speech Of Shri T. R. Zeliang, Hon’ble Chief Minister At The VDb Conference 2017

Respected Chairman, Shri Kelei Zeliang, the Secretary, Rural Development Department, Rev. Moa Longchari, Pastor, BMC, Kohima, Shri E. E. Pangteang, the Hon’ble Minister for Rural Development, Shri Pankaj Kumar, Chief Secretary, Shri Metsubo Jamir, Director, RD, my esteemed Cabinet colleagues, Hon’ble Advisers, Parliamentary Secretaries and MLAs, Senior Officers present here, Officers of Department of RD, […]

Mass Casual Leave by Nagaland Civil Service Officers as a protest

Kohima Oct 5: In the wake of ‘mass casual leave’ by Nagaland Civil Service (NCS) officers under the banner of the Nagaland Civil Services Association (NCSA) in protest against alleged induction of Non-NCS persons to various posts in the government, an emergency of Cabinet meeting was held this morning followed by separate meetings with representatives […]

Mass Casual Leave by Nagaland Civil Service Officers as a protest

Kohima Oct 5: In the wake of ‘mass casual leave’ by Nagaland Civil Service (NCS) officers under the banner of the Nagaland Civil Services Association (NCSA) in protest against alleged induction of Non-NCS persons to various posts in the government, an emergency of Cabinet meeting was held this morning followed by separate meetings with representatives […]

Nagaland: Discussion about Smart City Project with Surdarshan Bhagat

At a Meeting with Surdarshan Bhagat, Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs at his residential Office this evening, Chief Minister, TR Zeliang highlighted the recent damages caused recently due to unusual heavy rain in the State. In different part of the State, bridges have been washed away recently by floods cutting off people from […]

Present crisis a blessing for NPF: MLA

Mokokchung, September 18: DAN Chairman and NPF Legislature party leader, Kuzholuzo Nienu MLA, termed the present crisis within the NPF party as a ‘blessing in disguise’ giving opportunity to the party to “segregate the sheep from the wolves” and that the time has come for the NPF Party to select the best leaders who are […]

Nagaland: TR Zeliang spoke at the Commissioning Programme of 66kv Transmission Line

Chief Minister, TR Zeliang speaking at the Commissioning Programme of 66kv Transmission Line from Ganeshnagar to Jalukie charged at 33KV and 5 MVA 33/11 Sub-station as Chief Guest at Jalukie today called upon the general public ‘to judiciously utilise power supply and avoid power theft as responsible consumers.’ ‘It is a matter of great concern […]

All Naga Eyes on Tamil Nadu

In what could be a slap on the face of Nagaland Governor PB Acharya, and also a vindication of what the Naga People’s Front has been crying hoarse ever since the Governor hastily toppled Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu’s Government on July 19 last, in the distant South a totally different ball game is being unveiled, albeit with the […]

TR Zeliang accompanied by his colleagues and Neiphiu Rio met Ram Nath Kovind

Chief Minister, TR Zeliang accompanied by his colleagues and Lok Sabha MP, Neiphiu Rio today met President, Ram Nath Kovind and congratulated him on his landslide victory in the recently held Presidential election. Zeliang appraised the President about the Naga political issue and the need to resolve it before Christmas in order to bring peace […]

Nagaland: NPF was not formed to serve “individuals and vested interests:” Achumbemo

KOHIMA, Aug 28 (NEPS): NPF (Shurhozelie) said the party had changed its nomenclature from time to time but it’s “Flag, Cock symbol and Motto” remained “unchanged.” The core of the party was to protect the identity of the Naga people and for the solution of the Naga political issue and to serve “individuals or some vested […]

Nagaland: Will give chance to Gen Next in 2018: NPF

President of the Naga People’s Front and former Chief Minister of Nagaland Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu said the NPF shall opt for younger generation as party candidates in the coming General elections and was emphatic that habitual defectors would be weeded out. Addressing a crucial meeting of the Central Executive Council, the highest decision-making body of […]

TR Zeliang bats for inclusiveness in final pact

Dimapur, August 21 2017: Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has expressed hope that the Government of India would work out a formula for “inclusiveness” and that all “stakeholders” would be taken into account before signing of the final Framework Agreement, according to the Nagaland Chief Minister’s Office. TR Zeliang said this during his meeting with […]