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Crisis in DAN III deepens as CM axes 4 cabinet ministers

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The chief minister also removes ten parliamentary secretaries; NPF suspends ten legislators Dimapur, July 9 (EMN): The scrap for supremacy within the NPF for the seat of the chief minister has dragged the state into yet another political crisis even as incumbent chief minister Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Sunday sacked four of his cabinet ministers […]

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NPF official insists ‘reconciliation doors are open’

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Kohima, July 9 (EMN): Following the political developments and subsequent suspension of ten of its senior MLAs including former chief minister TR Zeliang, the central office bearers of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) held an emergency meeting at the State Banquet Hall, Kohima Sunday afternoon. A six-point resolution was taken during the meeting, informed a […]

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CM aspirant Zeliang meets governor Acharya in Guwahati

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Kohima, July 9 (EMN): A day after DAN chairman and former chief minister, TR Zeliang wrote to governor PB Acharya staking claim to form a new government, Zeliang is said to have officially met the latter in Guwahati on Sunday to apprise him of the new political developments in the state. A legislator from Zeliang’s […]

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41 legislators demand CM to resign

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Dimapur, July 9 (EMN): Forty-one legislators on Sunday issued a collective statement demanding chief minister Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu to step down “as he has lost the democratic mandate of the elected representatives of the 12th house of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly”. They accused Liezietsu of ‘forcefully clinging’ to the chair of chief minister with the […]

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JCC to discuss political twist on July 11

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Dimapur, July 9 (EMN): In an interesting sub-plot to the latest political development in the state, the Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) has called for an emergency meeting on July 11 next ‘in view of the current political imbroglio’. The meeting will be held at the Western Chakhesang Hoho building at 4 pm. Addressing a press […]

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Landslide near Peducha cuts off National Highway 29

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Kohima, July 9 (EMN): Bad news for travellers as the National Highway 29 near Peducha got completely cut off early Sunday morning. Following the complete cut off which reportedly happened at around 2 am this morning, not even a single vehicle could pass through today. The major landslide, which now appeared almost like a river, […]

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The play continues

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Yet another act unfolds in the continuing drama of the state’s political play with the scene now back at the now made infamous resort located in the renowned Kaziranga National Park. It has been in show since 2014 when the then chief minister vacated his seat to contest in the lone Lok Sabha seat from […]

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Lost or Distorted Messages: A Literary Malady

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By Vikas Datta | IANS The human capacity for perverse contrariness or, at best, a different perspective, is quite immense. And suffering most from it are writers, who must not only hope their work appeals to the public but also that their message gets understood. But responses to popular works of authors spanning Shakespeare to J.K. […]

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Power outage in Kezo area

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Dimapur, July 9 (EMN): The department of Power has informed consumers in Kezo town and its adjoining areas of power blackout “due to breakdown” of a power transformer at Chakhabama sub-station on July 5 last. “The department on this account is trying maximum effort to restore the power supply at the earliest possible time. The […]

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Musical Chairs & Police Department Scams

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The political situation is ever as fluid in Nagaland this last tenure of the NPF-led DAN Government. It is really interesting how affiliations change with the drop of a hat. Sworn best friends became worst enemies, who have now come together, ‘never to part again’. Perhaps a number of them have visited Kaziranga this time […]

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