Review total Sunday closure: NHRATop Stories

Review total Sunday closure: NHRA

Dimapur, January 17: The Nagaland Hotels & Restaurant Association (NHRA) has appealed to the NSCN GPRN UT-1 to review the directive to close all shops on Sunday, especially hotels and restaurants. In a press release, NHRA said the total closure…

Progress in Indo-Naga political talks: NNPGsTop Stories

Progress in Indo-Naga political talks: NNPGs

Dimapur, January 17: The Working Committee (WC), Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) has expressed optimism that soon the political and historical rights and aspiration of the Nagas, be it in Nagaland, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh or Assam, shall be honoured and…

Promise of quotas in private  colleges fuels plea to waive feesTop Stories

Promise of quotas in private colleges fuels plea to waive fees

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 17: Private institutions and groups representing Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes have sought financial clarity from the Centre that has flagged its intention to extend quotas to admissions in private higher education institutions. Some have also questioned…

Nagaland protected by Article 371A from Citizenship Bill: NDPPTop Stories

Nagaland protected by Article 371A from Citizenship Bill: NDPP

Dimapur, January 17: The ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) today reiterated that Nagaland and its people are protected by Article 317A if the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 (CAB) does become an Act. In a communiqué, the NDPP reminded that…

NE needs more funds to catch up with rest of India: FCTop Stories

NE needs more funds to catch up with rest of India: FC

Agartala, January 17: The 15th Finance Commission (FC) has endorsed the view of North East Vision 2020 document that says the region needs more funds to catch up with the rest of the country, the panel’s chairman N K Singh…

Citizenship Bill: Will not betray people of Assam, says Sarbananda SonowalTop Stories

Citizenship Bill: Will not betray people of Assam, says Sarbananda Sonowal

GUWAHATI, JANUARY 16: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday broke his silence over the ongoing protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, saying that he would never betray the people who had entrusted him with running the State more…

Kenye stresses on peace and unityTop Stories

Kenye stresses on peace and unity

Phek, January 16: Rajya Sabha MP, KG Kenye today stressed on the need to live in peace and unity. Expressing deep concern over disunity and division in the present society, he called upon the people to stop fighting and quarrelling.…

BJP spent Rs 3.36 crore for  Nagaland poll campaignTop Stories

BJP spent Rs 3.36 crore for Nagaland poll campaign

New Delhi, January 16: The BJP has spent Rs 14 crore in assembly elections in three Northeast states, including Rs Rs 3.36 crore in Nagaland. The party recently submitted ‘election expenditure statements’ for polls in four states and said it…

State BJP favours NRC in NagalandTop Stories

State BJP favours NRC in Nagaland

Mokokchung, January 16: Nagaland BJP president Temjen Imna Along Longkumer on Wednesday sought implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state of Nagaland. “As BJP president NRC should be implemented in Nagaland,” the State BJP president, who…

Govt nod to 7th Pay Commission  recommendations for state govt teachersTop Stories

Govt nod to 7th Pay Commission recommendations for state govt teachers

New Delhi, January 15: The Central government has approved a proposal to extend 7th Pay Commission benefits to teachers and academic staff of state governments and government-aided technical institutions. The revised pay scales will be applicable from 1.1.2016 and the…