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The first vaccination shot was received by Sentimeren Aonok, 54, a doctor at the Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK).(AP | Representational image)

Covid 19 vaccination begins in Nagaland

Written by Alice Yhoshü
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 03:48 PM IST
Nagaland has received 26,500 vials of the vaccine for the initial phase of the vaccination and 100 health workers per district were listed to receive the vaccine on Saturday.
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Nagaland statehood celebrations at Civil Secretariat Plaza on Tuesday.(Sourced)
Nagaland statehood celebrations at Civil Secretariat Plaza on Tuesday.(Sourced)

Nagaland observes 58th statehood today with muted celebrations

By Alice Yhoshü | Hindustan Times, Kohima
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 02:26 PM IST
Chief minister Neiphiu Rio took the general salute from a five-team parade contingent at the Civil Secretariat Plaza in Kohima
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Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio(Image via Twitter)
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio(Image via Twitter)

CM Neiphiu Rio wishes people on 58th Nagaland Statehood Day

By Asian News International | Posted by Mallika Soni | Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 12:34 PM IST
Nagaland was formally recognised as a separate state on December 1, 1963, with Kohima being declared as its capital.
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Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio.(PTI)
Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio.(PTI)

‘NSCN(IM)’s demand for separate flag, constitution being discussed’: Nagaland CM

By Alice Yhoshü | Hindustan Times, Kohima
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 12:24 AM IST
Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio has categorically stated that the central government was having exhaustive discussions with constitutional and legal experts to find ways to enable the Nagas to use a separate flag.
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Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio addressing stakeholders at a consultative meet on the Naga political issue in Kohima.(HT PHOTO)
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio addressing stakeholders at a consultative meet on the Naga political issue in Kohima.(HT PHOTO)

Need to focus on roadmap for solution of Naga political issue, says CM Neiphiu Rio

By Alice Yhoshü | Hindustan Times, Kohima
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2020 10:31 PM IST
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The order comes after Governor RN Ravi wrote a letter to chief minister Neiphiu Rio last month.(PTI File Photo)
The order comes after Governor RN Ravi wrote a letter to chief minister Neiphiu Rio last month.(PTI File Photo)

Nagaland govt asks employees to declare names of family members connected to insurgent groups

By Utpal Parashar | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | HIndustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 07:16 AM IST
The memorandum mentions that the order has been issued “as per instructions”, but there’s no clarity on who had issued the instructions for such a move.
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Nagaland Governor RN Ravi in New Delhi.(PTI file photo)
Nagaland Governor RN Ravi in New Delhi.(PTI file photo)

Nagaland govt reacts to Governor’s comment on law and order, says assessment not ‘factual’

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2020 03:10 PM IST
The detailed 20-point statement released on Thursday through Nagaland’s Information and Public Relations (IPR) department comes after Ravi wrote to Rio on June 16 mentioning how half a dozen armed gangs are challenging the legitimacy of the state government.
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File photo: Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio(ANI)
File photo: Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio(ANI)

Organised armed gangs challenging state government, Nagaland Governor writes to CM

By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 08:01 AM IST
In a scathing four-page letter, the Governor mentions how the armed gangs have been running extortion rackets and spreading fear while the state machinery had failed to rein them in.
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Passengers undergo a thermal screening test in the wake of coronavirus scare at Dimapur airport in Nagaland.(PTI)
Passengers undergo a thermal screening test in the wake of coronavirus scare at Dimapur airport in Nagaland.(PTI)

Nagaland bans entry of domestic and foreign tourists to counter Covid-19

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2020 06:55 PM IST
The Nagaland government said the step was taken as a “measure of abundant caution, in the interest of public”.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitendra Singh and Chief Ministers of Northeastern states during the 4th Conclave of North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) in Guwahati on Monday.(ANI)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitendra Singh and Chief Ministers of Northeastern states during the 4th Conclave of North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) in Guwahati on Monday.(ANI)

‘Citizenship Bill won’t affect region’s special provisions’, Amit Shah assures Northeast

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 06:58 PM IST
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill had lapsed in February after the government did not table it in the Rajya Sabha.
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Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio.(PTI file photo)
Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio.(PTI file photo)

Nagaland Cabinet rejects citizenship bill

By Press Trust of India | Kohima
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2019 02:59 PM IST
The Nagaland Cabinet has rejected the citizenship bill, following pressure from various tribal organisations and students bodies.
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Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, saying the citizenship bill is not be applicable to the state as it is protected under Article 371 (A) of the Constitution.(PTI)
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, saying the citizenship bill is not be applicable to the state as it is protected under Article 371 (A) of the Constitution.(PTI)

‘Citizenship bill not applicable to Nagaland’: CM Neiphiu Rio writes to Rajnath Singh

By Press Trust of India | Kohima
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 12:00 PM IST
A Cabinet meeting, chaired by Rio, on Friday asserted that the state is protected under provisions of Article 371 (A) and the Inner Line Permit (ILP) as per Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, (BEFR) of 1873, a release issued by the Chief Minister’s Office said Sunday.
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The case pertains to a seizure of 6.9 kg of brown sugar by a team led by a sub-inspector of the narcotics cell of the Nagaland Police at the Khuzama inter-state border with Manipur on August 3. The contraband was found in a car coming from Manipur and two persons were reportedly detained. However, no case was registered and the two men were let off.(REUTERS)
The case pertains to a seizure of 6.9 kg of brown sugar by a team led by a sub-inspector of the narcotics cell of the Nagaland Police at the Khuzama inter-state border with Manipur on August 3. The contraband was found in a car coming from Manipur and two persons were reportedly detained. However, no case was registered and the two men were let off.(REUTERS)

Nagaland cop suspended, booked for taking seized drugs home

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati, Guwahati
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2018 08:44 AM IST
The case pertains to a seizure of 6.9 kg of brown sugar at the Khuzama inter-state border with Manipur on August 3. However, no case was registered and the two men were let off.
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Sushant Singh Rajput poses with Nagaland CM, Neiphiu Rio.
Sushant Singh Rajput poses with Nagaland CM, Neiphiu Rio.

Sushant Singh Rajput donates Rs 1.25 cr for Nagaland flood relief, had donated Rs 1 cr for Kerala

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 11:01 AM IST
After donating Rs 1 crore during the Kerala floods, Sushant Singh Rajput on Tuesday gave Rs 1.25 crore to flood-hit Nagaland.
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The Netaji Colony in Dimapur, Nagaland’s commercial capital. The state has suffered heavy damages in month-long rains.(Handout photo)
The Netaji Colony in Dimapur, Nagaland’s commercial capital. The state has suffered heavy damages in month-long rains.(Handout photo)

Heavy rains in Nagaland kill 12 in a month, CM seeks help from Delhi

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 09:28 PM IST
3000 families displaced in around 400 villages; state estimates Rs 800 crore in damages.
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Chief minister Neiphiu Rio (pic) and state chief secretary Temjen Joy also wrote letters to Rajnath Singh seeking the appointment of Lungriading, an IPS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre from the 1990 batch, for the post of Nagaland DGP.(PTI File Photo)
Chief minister Neiphiu Rio (pic) and state chief secretary Temjen Joy also wrote letters to Rajnath Singh seeking the appointment of Lungriading, an IPS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre from the 1990 batch, for the post of Nagaland DGP.(PTI File Photo)

Deputy CM’s letter seeking a new DGP sparks controversy in Nagaland

By HT Correspondent | Sadiq Naqvi, Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 01:38 PM IST
Deputy chief minister Y Patton, in a letter to Rajnath Singh on March 28, had requested that the Union ministry of home affairs consider “’posting an officer of sufficient seniority from other cadre as DGP Nagaland’.
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