Tuesday, February 7, 2023

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General Observers review election preparedness in Kohima, Wokha

General Observers (GOs) for assembly constituencies under Kohima and Wokha reviewed the preparedness status of the electioneering process in the districts for the smooth conduct of the electionGO for 8 Western Angami A/C, 14 Southern Angami -I A/C and...

Farmers trained on seed treatment, sowing

Agriculture Technology Management (ATMA) Kiphire, Pungro block conducted demonstrations programme on February 3 and 4, at Pungro town and Iponger village.A press release from ATMA Kiphire, Pungro block, Block Technology Manager (BTM) AO Moanaro stated that the topic on...

Police Observer inspects security arrangements

Election Commission of India has deputed Satish Kumar Gajbhiye as the Police Observer for Dimapur and Chumoukedima districts with regard to the forthcoming Nagaland Legislative Assembly elections.A report by DPRO Dimapur stated that any citizen who desires to file...

Information, meetings and trainings for assembly election 2023

As Nagaland gears up for the ensuing general election to the 14th Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA), various trainings, meetings have been conducted and information disseminated for smooth conduct of the election. MON First round of Randomization of EVMs/VVPATs for the upcoming...

Assembly polls: Candidates file nomination papers; launch campaign

Candidates of several political parties and Independent candidates on Monday filed their nomination papers for the ensuing Nagaland Legislative Assembly elections, which is slated to be held on February 27, 2023.As per the Election Commission of India (ECI) notification,...

DoP launches ‘Electrical Safety Week’

Department of Power (DoP) has launched a week-long “Electrical Safety Week” on February 6 under the theme “Safety By Choice Not By Chance” at Lineman training Centre, Electrical colony Nagarjan, Dimapur.At the launching programme, Engineer-in-Chief, Department of Power, Er.Moa...

‘Frontier Naga Territory’, false BJP promise for vote: Congress

All India Congress Committee (AICC) media and publicity department chairperson Pawan Khera has termed Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s announcement for creation of ‘Frontier Naga Territory’ for Eastern Nagaland as “another false promise” and alleged that it was just...

Rio kicks off 2023 election campaign; files nomination

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio exuded confidence that the NDPP-BJP alliance would once again be voted back to power in Nagaland.On Monday, Rio also filed his nomination seeking re-election from 11 Northern Angami-II assembly constituency, at ADC office Chiephobozou.Later,...

Parliament stalled as Oppn carries on with protests over Adani issue

The government’s hopes for the start of a debate on the President’s address in Parliament in the new week were dashed on Monday as a determined Opposition stalled proceedings in both Houses again, raising the allegations of fraud against...

Assembly polls: Parties release candidate list

On the penultimate day of filing nomination papers, more political parties issued tickets and released list of candidates for the ensuing Nagaland assembly elections scheduled to be held on February 27, 2023.RJD: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)’s Nagaland State candidate...

Powerful quake in Turkey, Syria kills over 2.5k

A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked wide swaths of Turkey and neighbouring Syria on Monday, killing more than 2,500 people and injuring thousands more as it toppled thousands of buildings and trapped residents under mounds of rubble.Authorities feared the...

No scope for hate crimes on basis of religion, says SC

Supreme Court on Monday observed that there is a growing consensus around hate speech and stressed there is no scope for hate crimes on the basis of religion in a secular country such as India.“There cannot be any compromise...

Polls: 117 file papers on Feb 6

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Nagaland informed that 117 candidates including standby from different political parties filed nomination paper on Monday.According to CEO office, 10 candidates filed nominations in Dimapur, four in Peren, 12 in Kohima, one...

Adani row: Cong holds nationwide demonstrations

Against the backdrop of the controversy about the Adani Group over allegations of financial irregularities and market manipulation, Congress party workers staged nationwide protests outside State Bank of India (SBI) branches and Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) offices on Monday.The...

MCD House adjourned without electing mayor again

BJP, AAP continue blame game The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday launched an all-out attack on the BJP, accusing it of hatching a conspiracy to stall the mayoral election for a third time by disrupting the MCD House.The AAP,...