Nagaland Politics: CM T R Zeliang keeps doors open for “continued alliance” between NPF & BJP

Nagaland Politics: CM T R Zeliang keeps doors open for “continued alliance” between NPF & BJP

February 15, 2018 Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang has kept the door open for what he describes as a “continued alliance” between his party Naga People’s Front (NPF) and the BJP, but has stressed there should be no attempt to dominate issues of culture and religion. Zeliang’s comments, made in an interview to The […]

Nagaland Politics takes religious turn as NBCC launches massive campaign against RSS-BJP

Nagaland Politics takes religious turn as NBCC launches massive campaign against RSS-BJP

February 15, 2018 While polling in Nagaland is two weeks away, Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC), the biggest church organization in the poll bound state, has launched a fresh campaign against the BJP and RSS, asking the believers to choose only between Trishul and Cross. The apex body of Baptist has been launched the campaign […]

After stopping Haj subsidy, BJP offers to send Christians to Jerusalem — for free!

After stopping Haj subsidy, BJP offers to send Christians to Jerusalem — for free!

FEBRUARY 14, 2018 NEW DELHI: Just about a month after canceling government subsidised Haj pilgrimage, the BJP is offering Christians free trips to Jerusalem if elected to power in Nagaland, reported northeastern news outlets. It’s unclear if the BJP is offering this to all of India’s Christians, or only to Christians in the northeast, or […]

Northeast Indian actresses who made it big in the film industry – Part 1

Northeast Indian actresses who made it big in the film industry – Part 1

  SEEMA BISWAS Seema Biswas was born on 14th January 1965 in Nalbari, Assam. She is an Indian film and theatre actress and has acted in Hindi films like Bandit Queen (1994), where she acted as Phoolan Devi. She has a reputation for performing strong character roles. Biswas won the 1996 National Film Award for […]

Nagaland: Neiphiu Rio elected uncontested; NDPP-BJP alliance one seat ahead of polls

Nagaland: Neiphiu Rio elected uncontested; NDPP-BJP alliance one seat ahead of polls

From Our Correspondent, TNT News | Kohima, Feb 12, 2018:  In a interesting turn of political event, Nationalist Democratic People’s Party (NDPP) Chief Ministerial candidate and former chief minister Neiphiu Rio was elected uncontested to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly after his rival candidate from the NPF Chupfuo Angami withdrew his nomination today. Angami’s withdrawal came […]