Nagaland

Nagaland traders protest taxation by armed groups

For years, the traders and business owners quietly paid taxes to the armed groups over fears for their life. Now, they have started speaking up

published on : 18th September 2021

Are taxes levied by militants legal? Nagaland stands united against extortion by rebel groups

Businesses in the state have their back broken as the traders are required to pay multiple taxes to as many as 10 armed groups, including NSCN.

published on : 17th September 2021

Nagaland reports more COVID-19 recoveries than fresh cases

A total of 28,084 people have recovered from COVID-19 so far in the state and the COVID-19 recovery rate is 92.51 per cent, the official said.

published on : 5th September 2021

Nagaland’s united govt leaves BJP’s central leaders jittery

The BJP fears that by bringing the NPF on board, CM Neiphiu Rio is trying to finish off the saffron party in the Christian-majority state which will go to polls in early 2023.

published on : 20th August 2021

ED attaches assets of NSCN-IM leader Muivah's aide, others under PMLA

The Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN)-IM is a banned Naga separatist organisation and Thuingaleng Muivah is its general secretary.

published on : 16th August 2021

Naga People’s Front joins govt, Nagaland House becomes ‘Opposition-less’

Following the NPF’s induction, the previous People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) government was renamed as Nagaland United Government.

published on : 16th August 2021

Amid Assam-Mizoram row, Nagaland CM says Centre working to resolve border issues among NE states

Rio said he had telephonic conservation with his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma and discussed how to defuse tension in the disputed area along the border between the two states.

published on : 4th August 2021

Nagaland MLAs, MPs to pressure Centre for early solution on Naga issue

The Parliamentary Committee on NPI comprises all the legislators of the 60-member Nagaland Assembly and the two MPs from the state.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Nagaland announces fourth phase of unlocking from August 1, shops allowed to open for 12 hours

The first phase of the unlocking was from July 1-7, followed by the second round from July 8-17 and the third period from July 18.

published on : 31st July 2021

Condition of NSCN-IM general secretary Muivah stable

The octogenarian Muivah, chief negotiator of the NSCN-IM’s peace talks with the Centre, was rushed to the hospital after he had reportedly complained of “uneasiness”.

published on : 25th July 2021

NDPP invites opposition NPF to join govt in Nagaland to ‘corner’ ally BJP

The development forced the BJP’s central leadership to decide on sending the party’s Nagaland in-charge Nalin Kohli to the state on Wednesday, the BJP insider said.

published on : 20th July 2021

Nagaland asks staff to get vaccinated or show no-Covid report to receive salary

The High Powered Committee (HPC) on COVID-19 made the decision on Friday in the interests of public health and safety, Chief Secretary J Alam said in an order.

published on : 17th July 2021

Gauhati HC directs Nagaland government to reopen anganwadis

Peitioner's advocate Neiteo Koza submitted that lactating mothers and children were deprived of their required nutrition due to the closure of the angawadis.

published on : 15th July 2021

Naga law makers urge Centre, Naga political groups to resume peace talks without pre-conditions

The Parliamentary Committee on NPI was set up by the state government on June 10 and comprises all 60 legislators of the Nagaland Assembly and two MPs.

published on : 9th July 2021

Nagaland announces seven-day Unlock 2 from July 11

At present there are 1,004 active cases in Nagaland and altogether 717 COVID-19 patients have migrated to other states.

published on : 8th July 2021
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