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T.R. Zeliang

Setback for BJP: Ruling NPF to end pre-poll ties

Sources in the BJP told this newspaper that they were planning to induct some more heavy-weight NPF leaders into the party.

17 Jan 2018 1:42 AM

NSCN(K) yet to take a call on peace talks

While government figures say about 3,000 have died in the conflict till now, unofficial figures put the number at about 50,000.

03 Sep 2017 1:02 AM

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

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

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’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


Shurhozelie Liezietsu to be Naga CM, BJP choice ignored

It is said that Khriehu, 51, may give up the Northern Angami-I seat to let his father be re-elected.

21 Feb 2017 2:17 AM

Nagaland CM TR Zeliang resigns, MLAs to meet today

Mr Zeliang earlier announced in a signed statement to newspapers that he had decided to step down from office on Monday.

20 Feb 2017 1:06 AM

MLAs huddle at resort, Neiphiu Rio set to take over as Naga CM

Top Naga groups have opposed the reservation, saying it is against their tradition and violates their constitutional rights.

19 Feb 2017 1:28 AM

34 Nagaland MLAs to ask governor to drop CM

The NPF has 48 MLAs in the 60-member Assembly.

16 Feb 2017 2:25 AM

Four Nagaland MLAs want ex-CM Neiphu Rio back

The MLAs said Neiphu Rio was the most acceptable leader of the Nagas.

15 Feb 2017 2:10 AM


MHA keeps close watch on situation in Nagaland

The joint coordination committee of the NTAC called for an indefinite state-wide strike starting Monday.

13 Feb 2017 1:31 AM

Sack Nagaland CM chorus grows as he leaves to meet Rajnath

Security sources said that chief minister has been called by the Union home minister to discuss the prevailing situation of the state.

10 Feb 2017 3:19 AM

Gender justice, rule of law under Naga threat

Nagaland has never elected a woman legislator since it attained statehood in 1963.

08 Feb 2017 6:15 AM

Nagaland Chief Minister given three days to resign

TR Zeliang had called the meeting of all tribal bodies to find solutions to resolve the current impasse.

08 Feb 2017 2:59 AM

Naga tribals rule out compromise, peace efforts fail

About 15 MLAs, including parliamentary secretaries in Mr Zeliang’s government, shifted to Hotel Japfu in Kohima.

07 Feb 2017 2:14 AM