Nagaland CM meets Home Minister, discusses truce with NSCN

Nagaland CM meets Home Minister, discusses truce with NSCN

  NEW DELHI: Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang met Home Minister Rajnath Singh today and discussed various issues concerning the state that include breakdown of ceasefire with major insurgent group NSCN (Khaplang), according to reports. The Chief Minister briefed the Home Minister on the prevailing law and order situation in the state, particularly with […]

Heritage Study to replace Alternative English in Nagaland

Heritage Study to replace Alternative English in Nagaland

Kohima: To preserve and promote the tradition and culture of the indigenous tribes of the state, Nagaland will be replacing Alternative English with “Heritage Study” from Classes 5-8 from the next academic session. The State Level Education Committee has approved of the change and would implement it from the 2016-17 academic session, Nagaland State Council […]

NSCN-K ambush Assam Rifles again in Nagaland

NSCN-K ambush Assam Rifles again in Nagaland

  KOHIMA: An Assam Rifles soldier was injured after a group of suspected militants ambushed a convoy of the security forces, which was moving from Nagaland’s capital city of Kohima to nearby Jakhama on Friday morning, according to reports. An Assam Rifles spokesman confirmed the incident and said the ambush took place around 10 a.m. […]

Nagaland govt opt for CBI probe into mob lynching act

Nagaland govt opt for CBI probe into mob lynching act

  TNT News KOHIMA: The Nagaland government today submitted an affidavit before the Gauhati High Court saying that it has sought CBI’s help to investigate the case in connection to the forceful breaking of central jail and killing of a rape accused on March 5 at Dimapur. A letter sent by Nagaland home commissioner Neihu […]

Mentally challenged woman raped in Nagaland

Mentally challenged woman raped in Nagaland

  DIMAPUR: A case was registered in Ngwalwa village in Peren district in Nagaland on Thursday over an alleged rape by man on a mentally challenged woman. The accused however managed to escape five days ago. But what has also created sensation in Nagaland is the fact the man accused of rape was reportedly “tried” […]

Naga insurgents losing steam: Indian Army

Naga insurgents losing steam: Indian Army

  KOHIMA: The Indian Army is confident of handling any fresh violence unleashed by a Naga separatist faction operating from its bases in Myanmar, but will deal with the rebel challenge “very differently” this time, a top commander has stated. Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat, commanding the Indian Army’s Kohima-based 3 Corps that is responsible for […]

Gun fire exchange between NSCN (IM) and NSCN (K)

Gun fire exchange between NSCN (IM) and NSCN (K)

Imphal: A gun battle ensued between armed cadres of the NSCN (IM) and the NSCN (K) in Mukti Khullen area under Nungba Police Station of Tamenglong district. The incident occurred at around 6:30am Friday, according to police reports. Mukti Khullen is located about 30 km south of Nungba Police Station. No casualties were reported in […]

Nagaland guv insists on stern action against militants

Nagaland guv insists on stern action against militants

  KOHIMA: Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya condemned the killing of eight security personnel in the state, adding that the government would initiate the strictest action against the militants responsible. “Violence has no place in a democracy and the government would initiate the strictest action against the militants within the provisions of the law,” he […]