Populist push in Budget before polls: Rs 5 lakh income exempt from tax, Rs 6,000 cash to small farmersTop Stories

Populist push in Budget before polls: Rs 5 lakh income exempt from tax, Rs 6,000 cash to small farmers

New Delhi, February 1: Making a big populist push in its final budget before elections, the Narendra Modi-government Friday exempted people with an earning of up to Rs 5 lakh from payment of income tax, announced an annual cash dole-out…

Budgetary allocation to NE states to be increased by 21%Top Stories

Budgetary allocation to NE states to be increased by 21%

NEW DELHI, February 1: The government’s development initiatives in the Northeastern states got a major budgetary push Friday as Finance Minister Piyush Goyal proposed to increase the allocation to the region by 21% to Rs. 58,166 crore in the interim…

Justice U N Singh appointed Nagaland LokyuktaTop Stories

Justice U N Singh appointed Nagaland Lokyukta

Dimapur, February 1: Exactly 3 months after the Nagaland Government gave an undertaking before the Supreme Court that it would appoint the State Lokayukta within 3 months on October 31, 2018, the Government of Nagaland has appointed Justice Uma Nath…

Sukhalu asks teachers to shun using political backing for choice of postingTop Stories

Sukhalu asks teachers to shun using political backing for choice of posting

Kohima, February 1: Advisor for School Education and SCERT Nagaland, K T Sukhalu today lamented that every Government teacher wants to be posted in Dimapur through political pressure. Addressing the one day conference for District Education Officers, Sub-Divisional Education Officers,…

Myanmar Army occupies NSCN-K HeadquartersTop Stories

Myanmar Army occupies NSCN-K Headquarters

By CHIT MIN TUN YANGON, February 1: The Myanmar Army has taken control of the headquarters of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K) in the Naga Self-Administered Zone of Sagaing Region without a shot being fired. U Kyaw Wan…

Tongmeth’s name shortlisted for NSCN Vice ChairmanTop Stories

Tongmeth’s name shortlisted for NSCN Vice Chairman

Kohima, February 1: Veteran Naga nationalist Tongmeth Wangnao Konyak is most likely to be the next vice chairman of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN). According to reliable sources, Tongmeth’s name has been shortlisted by the group’s collective leadership…

NPF accuses CM of ‘misleading’ peopleTop Stories

NPF accuses CM of ‘misleading’ people

Dimapur, February 1: The Naga Peoples’ Front (NPF) has accused Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio of misleading the Naga people by claiming that the NPF boycotted Statehood Day on December 1, 2018, the Hornbill Festival and the Republic Day celebration on…

Never supported CAB: NDPPTop Stories

Never supported CAB: NDPP

Dimapur, February 1: The ruling NDPP today claimed that that the NDPP and the PDA Government had “never supported the Citizenship Amendment Bill at any given point of time” but stand firm to protect the rights and privileges of the…

Nagas must unitedly fight for their rights: RioTop Stories

Nagas must unitedly fight for their rights: Rio

Dimapur, January 31: Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio today called upon Nagas to unitedly fight for their rights under Article 371 (A). “Nagas need to recognize their rights and fight for it,” he said at the consultative meet with civil…

Naga consultative meet rejects Citizenship Amendment BillTop Stories

Naga consultative meet rejects Citizenship Amendment Bill

Dimapur, January 31: A consultative meeting of the State Government with civil societies, tribal organizations, political parties, NGOs, etc on the Citizenship Amendment Bill unanimously resolved to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016 and outrightly rejected its implementation in Nagaland.…