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 […]

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 […]

Nagaland elections: Congress says it will support ‘secular’ candidates in seats it is not contesting

Nagaland elections: Congress says it will support ‘secular’ candidates in seats it is not contesting

Kohima, February 12, 2018 The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee has decided that it will support “secular” candidates in seats where it is not contesting the Assembly elections, PTI reported on Monday. The Congress has named candidates for 19 out of the 60 constituencies that will go to polls on February 27. “The decision is aimed at stopping […]

Assam: Himanta Biswa expresses ‘shock’ at ‘claims’ made about Ram Madhav; assures strict action

Assam: Himanta Biswa expresses ‘shock’ at ‘claims’ made about Ram Madhav; assures strict action

TNT Desk | February 12, 2018 BJP Nagaland was on Sunday rocked by a news that allegedly attempted at character assassination of  BJP national leader and in-charge North East, Ram Madhav. It may be mentioned that a website called News Joint had published a report whereby they attempted to tarnish the image of Ram Madhav. The news […]

Nagaland BJP lashes out against alleged fake news attacking Ram Madhav’s character

Nagaland BJP lashes out against alleged fake news attacking Ram Madhav’s character

Kohima | February 11, 2018 The Nagaland State BJP has vehemently denounced a fictitious report circulating in the social media which sought to tarnish the image and integrity of BJP national leader and in-charge North East, Ram Madhav. Itmay be mentioned that a website called News Joint had published a report whereby they attempted to […]