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Nagaland’s civic poll conundrum: Reservation and property tax

The state hasn't held urban polls since 2004 after protests. SC ordered polls with 33% women's reservation on May 16, but concerns over special status remain.

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio (PTI)
Published on Apr 24, 2023 07:38 PM IST
ByAlice Yhoshü

Nagaland CM gets SC notice for ‘violating’ 33% women quota law

The state assembly had on March 29 repealed the 2001 law, leading to cancellation of municipal elections proposed to be held next month

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio (PTI)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 12:54 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

‘G20 a respectable body’: Church body against serving liquor to G20 delegates in Nagaland

Tuesday’s statement by NBCC general secretary Rev Dr Zelhou Keyho came after a statement by chief minister Neiphiu Rio on March 27

NBCCsaid the G20 was a “respectable and honourable body” and the people of Nagaland feel privileged and honoured to be given the chance to host the business meeting. (Twitter/PIBKohima)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 08:39 PM IST
ByAlice Yhoshü

SC stays order cancelling Nagaland civic polls with 33% women quota

Nagaland assembly in September 2012 cancelled the 33% quota for women provided under Part 1X-A of the Constitution which was challenged by the Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) in the Supreme Court in 2016. Though the assembly withdrew the resolution in November 2016, the letter of the law was not implemented due to opposition from state tribal leaders

Supreme Court of India (Representative Photo)
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 07:30 PM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

Neiphiu Rio takes oath as Nagaland CM for fifth term in presence of PM Modi

Nagaland political stalwart Neiphiu Rio took oath as the chief minister of Nagaland for the fifth straight term on Tuesday.

Neiphiu Rio sworn in as Chief Minister of Nagaland(ANI)
Updated on Mar 07, 2023 02:25 PM IST
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