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Shurhozelie Liezietsu

Deposed Nagaland CM calls dismissal ‘illegal’

Former chief minister Liezietsu bagged 11 votes, 10 from the NPF and one Independent, the Speaker said.

22 Jul 2017 5:44 AM

New Nagaland CM proves majority in floor test

Zeliang was sworn in as Nagaland’s 19th CM on Wednesday, hours after Mr Acharya dismissed Mr Liezietsu.

22 Jul 2017 5:25 AM

Was BJP at work in Nagaland?

The inner workings of the NPF, on account of which this astonishing development has come about, appear to be a mystery.

21 Jul 2017 12:06 AM

Five months on, TR Zeliang returns as Nagaland CM

Governor Acharya had no option but to sack Mr Liezietsu for violating his directive that followed the high court’s order.

20 Jul 2017 2:44 AM

TR Zeliang sworn-in as 18th Chief Minister of Nagaland

The governor has asked Zeliang, who claimed to have the support of 47 legislators, to prove his majority by July 22.

19 Jul 2017 5:08 PM


Guv appoints TR Zeliang as Chief Minister, to be sworn in at 3 pm today

The decision was taken by the guv after Shurhozelie Liezietsu and his supporters failed to turn up in Assembly to face floor test.

19 Jul 2017 2:01 PM

Nagaland CM doesn't appear for floor test, House adjourned sine die

Governor P B Acharya had on Tuesday directed Speaker Imtiwapang to summon an emergent special session of assembly at 9.30 am for the CM.

19 Jul 2017 12:02 PM

HC rejects Naga CM’s plea; floor test today

Mr Acharya directed Assembly Speaker Imtiwapang Aier to convene a special session of the House on Wednesday for the floor test.

19 Jul 2017 1:56 AM

Nagaland crisis: Court to deliver verdict today

The rebel camp of the Nagaland People’s Front, meanwhile, criticised the chief minister on Monday for holding two posts.

18 Jul 2017 12:15 AM

Tug of war in Nagaland: Is BJP playing games?

Zeliang claims support of 34 of the NPF’s 47 MLAs and seven of the eight Independent MLAs.

17 Jul 2017 3:26 AM


Guwahati HC stays Nagaland trust vote

CM Shurhozelie asks gov for reconciliation among legislators.

15 Jul 2017 1:15 AM

Nagaland CM reluctant to go for confidence vote

BJP behind Nagaland political crisis?

13 Jul 2017 2:21 AM

Naga CM Liezietsu is told to seek trust vote by Saturday

Mr Acharya, who was in Itanagar, took this decision after former chief minister T.R. Zeliang staked claim to forming a new government in the state.

12 Jul 2017 1:43 AM

Nagaland political crisis: Governor asks CM Liezietsu to seek trust vote

The directive came after former chief minister T R Zeliang staked claim to form a new government, a Raj Bhavan release said.

11 Jul 2017 7:19 PM

Nagaland Governor likely to ask for floor test

The problem for Mr Shurhozelie had started with his appointing his son as an adviser.

11 Jul 2017 7:00 AM


Revolt against CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu in Nagaland

The problem started with the appointment of the chief minister’s son Khriehu Liezietsu as his adviser with Cabinet status and pay.

10 Jul 2017 1:34 AM

Nagaland: Political crisis as former CM TR Zeliang stakes claim to form govt

Zeliang also claimed that seven Independents had also affirmed their support to him taking the tally to 41 out of 59 legislators.

09 Jul 2017 6:18 PM

Nagaland CM faces rebellion

40 legislators of ruling NPF want to elect ex-CM as new leader.

09 Jul 2017 1:03 AM

New Nagaland Chief Minister takes oath

The 81-year-old Liezietsu is at present not the member of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly.

23 Feb 2017 5:52 AM

Nagaland’s new CM faces same old mess

The BJP has only four MLAs in the state but is a part of the ruling coalition.

23 Feb 2017 1:18 AM