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Neiphiu Rio

Consultative meet in Kohima appeals for early resolution of Naga issue

The consultative meet hosted by the Government of Nagaland at Kohima was attended by 39 organisations

16 Oct 2020 6:00 PM

PM Modi, CM Rio extend wishes to people on Nagaland Statehood Day

Nagaland was formally recognised as a separate state on December 1, 1963, with Kohima declared as its capital.

01 Dec 2019 5:14 PM

Former Intelligence Bureau officer RN Ravi sworn in as Nagaland governor

The acting chief justice of Gauhati High Court Arup Kumar Goswami administered the oath.

01 Aug 2019 6:48 PM

Citizenship bill not applicable, Nagaland protected under Constitution: CM to Rajnath

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, saying the citizenship bill is not be applicable.

21 Jan 2019 11:06 AM

NSCN pulls up CM Neiphiu Rio over remarks

The GPRN, however, defined the framework agreement as a historic step.

02 Jul 2018 12:16 AM


After Rajnath meet, Rio rules out idea of greater Nagaland

Naga groups decide to resume talks with New Delhi.

14 Jun 2018 2:11 AM

Congress wins Ampati seat in Meghalaya

The by-poll became necessary after Lok Sabha member Neiphiu Rio became Chief Minister of the state with support from the BJP.

01 Jun 2018 2:40 AM

BJP ally NDPP wins Nagaland Lok Sabha seat in bypoll

NDPP nominee Tokheho Yepthomi defeated NPF nominee C Apok Jamir by 1,73,746 votes in the by-election.

31 May 2018 7:50 PM

Neiphiu Rio sworn in as Nagaland CM, BJP gets lion’s share in govt

BJP leader Y. Patton, who is elected as the leader of BJP Legislature Party, was sworn in as the deputy chief minister.

09 Mar 2018 4:58 AM

Neiphiu Rio sworn in as Nagaland CM, 1st leader to take oath outside Raj Bhavan

In a first, CM and council of ministers of a newly-elected govt in Nagaland took oath in full public view at the Kohima Local Ground.

08 Mar 2018 1:12 PM


Naga CM to prove majority by March 16

Mr Acharya, in a letter to Mr Rio, asked him to prove his majority on the floor of the House on or before March 16, the source said.

07 Mar 2018 2:18 AM

Conrad Sangma sworn in as 12th Meghalaya CM

Admits running coalition govt a challenging task.

07 Mar 2018 1:58 AM

Nagaland drama: Gov asks Rio to form govt, but CM won’t quit

Acharya said he had asked Rio to submit the signatures of all 32 MLAs supporting him by Monday.

05 Mar 2018 4:11 AM

NDPP to submit consent of 32 supporting MLAs to helm govt: Nagaland guv

Rio, in his meeting with the Governor, staked claim to form the government in Nagaland saying he has the support of 32 MLAs.

04 Mar 2018 6:01 PM

Nagaland: Ruling NPF gets 27; BJP, ally hopeful

The BJP has emerged as the key power mover in Nagaland.

04 Mar 2018 4:52 AM


191 file nominations for Naga polls

Cong approaches NPF for informal understanding on some seats.

08 Feb 2018 2:19 AM

Govt firm on holding Nagaland polls, says Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju, who is also the in-charge of Nagaland BJP, said that his government was prepared to hold the elections in the state.

04 Feb 2018 2:41 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

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