Bureaucrats as politicians—does it work?

Morung Express News Dimapur | February 23   Government service is held in high esteem in Naga society. No wonder, then, that bureaucrats are celebrated leaders. A fallout of this has been the deluge of bureaucrats entering political decision making—every election, several bureaucrats look to contest elections and even win seats to their respective constituencies. […]

More join NDPP

Dimapur, February 23 (MExN): Former Independent candidate of 5 Ghaspani-II A/C, S. Alfred along with his supporters has joined the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) camp “to work and elect Zhaleo Rio as the constituency representative from the forthcoming election,” informed a press release from Thejangukho Yalietsu, Press Secretary, NDPP 5 Ghaspani-II A/C.   Alfred […]

Chakhesang mothers prohibit inflow of liquors into Phek

Chakhesang mothers prohibit inflow of liquors into Phek

Volunteers manning check gate between Zuketsa and Pfusero on February 23. (Morung Photo/Chizokho Vero)   Our Correspondent Kohima | February 23 In pursuance with the decision of Chakhesang Clean Election Movement (CCEM) to maintain peace and tranquility within the Chakhesang area and to ensure smooth conduct of electioneering processes, the Chakhesang Mothers’ Association (CMA) has […]

Students’ union condemns ‘assassination’ bid on candidate

Dimapur, February 23 (MExN): The Yimpang-Alikhum Students’ Union Dimapur has condemned the “assassination attempt” on the BJP candidate of 40 Bhandari A/C, Mmhonlumo Kikon on February 17 at Yimpang village in Wokha district. In the incident, the union in a press release said one of its members, Yanpenthung Yanthan, was grievously injured by an unruly […]

Shürhozelie’s campaign trail reaches Phek district

Shürhozelie’s campaign trail reaches Phek district

Dr. Shürhozelie with the four NPF candidates during Phek district NPF election rally in Pfutsero on February 23. (Morung Photo)   Our Correspondent Pfütsero | February 23 With just three days left for Nagaland to go to poll, Naga People’s Front (NPF) president Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu today made a clarion call to the people of […]

Vote for secularism, political solution: Therie

Kohima, February 23 (MExN): Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) today asserted “Nagaland must install a God-fearing, secular-minded government to salvage Nagaland’s society from transforming into Hindutva.”   “Congress wants the Electoral College to stand in this election for secularism, for a God fearing, corruption-free government & for political solution,” NPCC president, K Therie said in […]

How much will be spent in 2018 elections?

Over Rs 569 crore spent in 2008, nearly double of it (over Rs 937 crore) spent in 2013 KOHIMA, February 23 (NEPS): In the Nagaland 2008 elections, an approximate amount of Rs 569, 96,00000/- (Rupees five hundred and sixty-nine crores and ninety-six lakhs) was spent to buy votes and to muscle man power. This was […]

CEO’s message to be aired on AIR

Kohima, February 23 (MExN): Additional Chief Electoral Officer of Nagaland, N. Moa Aier has in a press release informed that All India Radio (AIR) Kohima will broadcast the message of Chief Electoral Officer, Abhijit Sinha (IAS) before the February 27 State General election as per the schedule given below:

Common Platforms in Kohima Town held without consultation with candidate: NDPP

Kohima, February 23 (MExN): Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) of 9th Kohima Town Assembly Constituency has alleged that few Common Platforms organized recently in some localities under the constituency – at AG Colony on February 14, PWD Colony on February 15, Forest Colony on February 17, and Nagabazar Colony on February 20 – “had the […]

Shürhozelie’s attack on other political parties like ‘firing without bullets’: BJP

Dimapur, February 23 (MExN): Reacting to NPF president Dr. Shürhozelie Liezietsu’s statements in the ongoing election rallies, the BJP Nagaland has stated that the “salvo of missiles” directed against other political parties by the former are “like random blank firing without bullets.”   A press release from BJP Nagaland Media Cell maintained that the NPF […]

NSF terms DoSE statement ‘silly’

DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 23 (MExN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) today said that it is bewildered by the response of the Director, School Education on the reason cited for delay in distribution of text books and study materials.   “Had the Department been sincerely executing its duties and responsibilities for the timely distribution of text books […]

NBCC says not in favor of any political party

DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 23 (MExN): The Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) today issued a clarification stating that its press statement titled ‘A clarion call to exercise franchise with Christian Principles: NBCC’ was not in support of any party.   The statement published on February 21, 2018, contained phrases urging voters to choose our future with Christian […]

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