Nagaland government admits ‘total failure of law and order’

Morung Express News Dimapur | March 5 The Government of Nagaland has now admitted to the total failure of law and order in the State. Commissioner of Nagaland State, Sentiyanger Imchen, admitted that there was a lapse of law, order and governance as the State had not anticipated today’s chain of events. Addressing the media […]

One held for molestation

DIMAPUR, MARCH 5 (MExN): One person has been arrested by the police in Wokha for allegedly molesting a thirteen year old girl on March 3.  According to the police, the accused had allegedly molested the victim in her residence at Officers’ Hill, Tsumang Colony, Wokha at around 2:30pm. The accused was identified as one Mhathung […]

Nagaland government institutes ‘high level inquiry’

DIMAPUR, MARCH 5 (MExN): The Nagaland state government, in an emergency meeting today, instituted a “high level inquiry committee” to probe into the March 5 Dimapur incident. As the Chief Minister was on a visit to Delhi, the meeting was chaired by Minister for Social Security and Welfare, Kiyanilie Peseyie. A press note from the […]

Muslim Union Delhi Section on Dimapur incidents

DIMAPUR, MARCH 5 (AGENCIES):A report has appeared on NDTV regarding a statement maded by the Muslim Union Delhi Section (MUDS) on the recent incidents in Dimapur. The report quotes Sayed Alam, President MUDS as stating “We shall not further negotiate religious abuse on pretext of any fault committed that reminates ones faith and crime as […]

Noke led NPF condemns Dimapur violence

DIMAPUR, MARCH 5 (MExN): The Naga People’s Front (NPF) led by Noke Wangnao today condemned the incidents in Dimapur on March 5 “where people were allowed to take the law of the land into their own hands,” and “the brutal assault by the security forces on the students who were in school uniforms.” A press […]

‘We want justice’

‘We want justice’

Morung Express News Dimapur | March 4 Hundreds of students from various colleges in Dimapur on Wednesday marched through Dimapur town in protest of the alleged rape of a college girl on the intervening nights of February 23 and 24. It ended up with the students shaking the daylights out of the Dimapur district administration […]

Nagaland to get Rs 2631 Cr from central tax share

DIMAPUR, MARCH 4 (AGENCIES): Nagaland state is all set to receive 0.31 percent share of the central taxes, which amounts to Rs 2,613. This comes with the acceptance of the new criteria of tax devolution methods of the 14th Finance Commission by the NDA government at the centre. This was informed by the Union Minister […]

‘Address formulation of Nagaland’s water policy’

Our Correspondent Kohima | March 4 Minister for Soil & Water Conservation, National Highway and Mechanical, Nuklutoshi today said there is an urgent need to address the formulation of the Nagaland water policy. “One of the key concerns is that the state does not currently have a water policy in place to enable it to […]

Autorickshaws in Dimapur strike against ‘illegal taxation’

Morung Express News Dimapur | March 4 The General Autorishaw Drivers (GAD) went on strike in Dimapur today against “illegal taxation” in their sector. The strike was imposed from 5:00am of March 4, Wednesday, and was successful till autorickshaw drivers imposing the strike started to be arrested by the Nagaland police. They were allegedly moving […]

Man arrested for rape after victim files complaint

Man arrested for rape after victim files complaint

Morung Express News Dimapur | March 3 Police have arrested one man after allegation of the rape of a college girl surfaced in Dimapur. The accused was arrested after the victim herself lodged a police complaint. The incident occurred on February 23 and the accused was arrested the next day, subsequent to the lodging of […]

Implement court orders on auto tax collection: ACAUT

DIMAPUR, MARCH 3 (MExN): The Against Corruption and Unabated Taxation (ACAUT) Nagaland has called upon the Dimapur district administration to comply with an order passed by the Kohima Bench of the Gauhati High Court dated June 3, 2014 “prohibiting organisations, viz, PLTWFI, DMWTU, DTOA, MWAD, Dimapur District Autorickshaw Drivers’ Union (DDADU) and Dimapur Autorickshaw Owners’ […]

Law students demand separate department in NU

Points out delay in notifications and errors in mark sheets and question papers KOHIMA, MARCH 3 (MExN): The Nagaland Law Students’ Federation (NLSF) today urged the Vice Chancellor of Nagaland University, Lumami to create a separate Department of Law under the university, by strictly adhering to UGC norms. In a representation to the Vice Chancellor, […]