Nagaland: News

15 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Embrace nature: 5 must-visit eco-friendly Indian tourist destinations

Ecotourism is essentially about taking responsibility for our natural environment.

14 Apr 2023

Defence Ministry

Centre refuses sanction to prosecute Armymen for Nagaland civilian killings

The Defence Ministry's Military Affairs Department refused to sanction the prosecution of the 30 Indian Army commandos accused of killing 13 civilians in Nagaland's Oting in 2021, the Nagaland Police told the Mon district and sessions court.

25 Mar 2023

Amit Shah

Centre decides to reduce 'disturbed areas' under AFSPA in northeast

Union Home Affairs Minister Amit Shah on Saturday announced that the central government decided to reduce the jurisdiction of "disturbed areas" in Nagaland, Assam, and Manipur under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, or AFSPA.

Pupirei Pfukha, Nagaland's oldest resident, dies at 121

Pupirei Pfukha, Nagaland's oldest resident, died on Wednesday in her home in Kigwema village in Kohima at the age of 121, reported Nagaland Post.

07 Mar 2023

Narendra Modi

Neiphiu Rio takes oath as Nagaland CM for 5th time

Neiphiu Rio of the National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) took oath as the chief minister of Nagaland for the fifth consecutive time on Tuesday.

07 Mar 2023

Conrad Sangma

Conrad Sangma sworn in as Meghalaya CM in Modi's presence

National People's Party (NPP) leader Conrad Sangma on Tuesday took oath as the chief minister of Meghalaya for his second consecutive term in the presence of PM Narendra Modi.

03 Mar 2023

Himanta Biswa Sarma

BJP's main man in Northeast, Himanta Biswa Sarma, delivers again

Assam Chief Minister and BJP's "Chanakya of the East", Himanta Biswa Sarma, has found the limelight as an elevated stalwart after guiding the party's return to power in the Northeastern states of Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Election results: BJP wins Nagaland, Tripura; NPP-BJP partner in Meghalaya

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies emerged victorious in the 2023 Nagaland and Tripura Assembly elections as the vote counting concluded on Thursday.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Nagaland creates history, elects 2 women MLAs for 1st time

Nagaland on Thursday created history by electing two women MLAs, namely Hekani Jakhalu and Salhoutuonuo Kruse, from the National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) for the first time in 60 years after it attained statehood.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Election results: BJP leads in Nagaland, Tripura; NPP in Meghalaya

The 2023 Assembly elections in the northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland were held in February.

02 Mar 2023


5 special Naga recipes you must try

Home to more than 15 tribal groups, Nagaland is known for its unique culture and traditions and its delightful cuisine for its subtle flavors and intense aromas.

02 Mar 2023

Elections Results

Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland Assembly election results: Counting of votes begins

The northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland went to polls last month to elect a new Assembly.

27 Feb 2023


2023 Exit Polls: BJP-IPFT to retain Tripura; NPP in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya and Nagaland Assembly elections were held on Monday, while Tripura went to polls earlier on February 16.

27 Feb 2023


Polling begins in Meghalaya and Nagaland; regional parties hold sway

Amid tight security, polling began in two northeast states, Meghalaya and Nagaland.

26 Feb 2023


Meghalaya Assembly elections tomorrow, fierce battle in 5 constituencies likely

Meghalaya is all set to vote in the Assembly elections on Monday to seal the political fate of 369 candidates.

16 Feb 2023


Know about these incredible folk festivals in India 

Being one of the oldest civilizations in the world, India is well-known for its rich culture which has its own traditions and customs.

27 Jan 2023

Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio introduces 5G services in all North-Eastern states

Reliance Jio has launched its 'True 5G' service across six states of India's North-Eastern region.

18 Jan 2023

Assembly Election

Tripura elections on February 16; Nagaland, Meghalaya on February 27

The Election Commission (ECI) on Wednesday announced the Assembly poll schedule for the states of Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura.

11 Jan 2023

Travel And Tourism

5 cultural fests in India you must attend in 2023

Time to soak in the country's rich culture.

10 Nov 2022

Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari approves Rs. 68,000-crore road projects for northeast states

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday, in a bid to make intentional standard surface connectivity roads in northeast states, approved several road projects worth Rs. 68,000 crore.

23 Oct 2022

Travel And Tourism

Don't miss out on these hiking trails when in Nagaland

Let's explore the thrilling side of Nagaland one trail at a time.

22 Oct 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 popular tribal destinations in India you must visit

Traveling not only helps us relax and rejuvenate but also teaches us a lot about a country's culture, heritage, and local specialties.

16 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 things to bring back home from your Nagaland trip

Located in Northeast India, bordering Myanmar, Nagaland is a beautiful mountainous state that is well-known for its unique heritage sites, rich wildlife, colorful festivals, delicious cuisines, and diverse indigenous tribes.

27 Jul 2022

Travel And Tourism

Get ready to explore these uniquely beautiful places in Nagaland

Nagaland is a land of abundant beauty and distinct culture.

'Cite concrete examples:' SC on denying minority status to Hindus

Questioning a plea arguing that Hindus are not getting "minority" status in states where they are a minority, the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday asked the petitioner to cite concrete examples to substantiate the contention.

Centre extends AFSPA in 3 districts of Arunachal Pradesh

The Centre on Friday extended the ambit of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in three Arunachal Pradesh districts, namely Tirap, Changlang, and Longding, from April 1 (Friday) to September 30.

31 Mar 2022

Narendra Modi

Centre reduces disturbed areas under AFSPA in three northeastern states

The Centre has decided to repeal the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in certain areas of Nagaland, Assam, and Manipur.

22 Mar 2022


Meet Phangnon Konyak, Nagaland's first woman Rajya Sabha MP

Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) S Phangnon Konyak is all set to become the first woman Rajya Sabha MP from Nagaland as no other candidate filed nomination for the lone seat from the state on Monday when the deadline ended.

17 Mar 2022


Ranji Trophy, Jharkhand take 1,008-run lead over Nagaland: Records broken

The extraordinary effort of Jharkhand batters in the Ranji Trophy game against Nagaland took the world by storm.

07 Dec 2021


Nagaland tribe body lists 5 demands after botched anti-insurgency op

The Nagaland tribe, which accounted for the most civilian fatalities in a failed anti-insurgency operation, has submitted a presented its demands to the government.

06 Dec 2021

Indian Army

'Mistaken identity': Amit Shah says Centre regrets Nagaland civilian deaths

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday told the Parliament the central government regrets the killings of over a dozen civilians during a botched Army operation in Nagaland.

06 Dec 2021

Indian Army

Amit Shah to give statement on Nagaland civilian killings today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will give a statement Monday on the firing incident in Nagaland in which 14 civilians were killed amid a botched anti-surgency operation, Rajya Sabha Chairperson Venkaiah Naidu said.

05 Dec 2021

Indian Army

Nagaland: Dozen civilians, jawan killed as security operation goes wrong

The Indian Army said it "deeply regretted" the killings of civilians in Nagaland due to mistaken identity during a security operation gone wrong.

03 Mar 2021


96-year-old is the oldest to get COVID-19 vaccine in Nagaland

A total of 31,391 people have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine in Nagaland till now, and out of them a 96-year-old beneficiary from Dimapur district is the oldest to be inoculated, a Health Department official said on Tuesday.

01 Feb 2021


Explore Nagaland, mystic beauty of North-East, home to indigenous tribes

Enticing and mystical are two descriptions that best suit Nagaland.

04 Jan 2021


Dr. Anuj Choudhary: Idealistic sportsperson, sensible businessman, mentor

Dr. Anuj Choudhary, a Ph.D. holder in sports science industry, is shaping the lives of thousands by mentoring them toward their dreams.

02 Jan 2021

Indian Air Force

Forest fire in Dzukou Range of Nagaland under control: Officials

The forest fire raging in the Dzukou Range in Nagaland has been brought under control with the help of the Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters, police, forest department, and local volunteers, the officials said on Saturday.

18 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

Naga Peace talks in rough weather, PM involves IB Director

With a threat of derailment looming large over Naga Peace talks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is learned to have roped in Arvind Kumar, the Director of Intelligence Bureau, to steer the conversations in the right direction.

05 Aug 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 19 lakh; over 39,800 dead

On Tuesday, India registered roughly 51,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide total has now reached 19.06 lakh while the death toll rose to 39,833 with 850 more deaths on Tuesday.

04 Aug 2020


Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 18.5 lakh; death toll nears 39,000

India on Sunday reported over 50,000 new coronavirus infections pushing the nationwide total to 18.55 lakh. The death toll reached 38,983 with over 800 more deaths.

25 Jul 2020


How local communities in the Northeast are helping fight COVID-19

While the major hotspots of Delhi and Mumbai are starting to control the spread of the coronavirus, the outbreak has been getting worse in the Northeastern states.

04 Jul 2020


After Mizoram, Nagaland Cabinet bans sale of dog meat

The Nagaland government on Friday banned the sale of dog meat in the state along with the commercial import and trading of dogs.