RN Ravi

  • Being the Governor and the Interlocutor simultaneously: The Unraveling of Contradictions 
    The Naga Rising Dimapur   Nagaland Governor and Interlocutor R.N. Ravi is not the most consistent when judged by the following actions. Much before he was appointed Interlocutor, Ravi almost ridiculed the Indo-Naga ‘peace talks’ as a mere ‘game’ in one of his articles published in The Hindu newspaper.   However, when he got the opportunity, Interlocutor Ravi, went on to make history by signing the ‘Framework Agreement’ with the
  • Article 371 A (1) (b) is a dead letter: Naga Rising
    Dimapur, June 30 (MExN): The Naga Rising group on Tuesday questioned the ‘relevance’ of certain provisions of Article 371 A of the Constitution, following Governor RN Ravi’s letter to Nagaland Chief Minister on June 16. In a letter to the Chief Minister dated June 16, the Governor, who is the Interlocutor to Naga Peace Talks, observed that law and order in the State has “collapsed” and  he could no longer abstain from his “Constitutional ob
  • Governor’s letter reveals Centre’s 'unwillingness' to solve Naga issue: NSF
    Kohima, June 30 (MExN): The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) on Tuesday said Nagaland Governor and Interlocutor for Naga Peace Talks, RN Ravi’s recent letter to State’s Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio revealed the GOI’s “arrogant attitude and insincere approach” to settle the Naga issue. In a statement issued on June 30 by its Media Cell, the NSF claimed that the letter has revealed the Government of India’s (GOI) “unwillingness” to
  • Law & order has improved tremendously: Nagaland CM
    Morung Express News Kohima | June 29 Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday broke his silence over the June 16 letter from Governor RN Ravi which was widely circulated in the social media. “We are not surprised,” he said while maintaining that the Governor is equally concerned about the peace and development in the state. Addressing media persons after the Cabinet meeting held today, at his office chamber, Rio said the letter was written on June 16, following which
  • Law & order in Nagaland has ‘collapsed’: Governor
    DIMAPUR, JUNE 25 (MExN): Nagaland Governor, RN Ravi has expressed his concerns on the breaking down of the law and order scenario of the State to the Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio. In a letter to the CM dated June 16, which appeared in public on June 25, the Governor said that “day to day unrestrained depredations by over half a dozen organized armed gangs, brazenly running their respective so called 'governments' challenging the legitimacy of the State Govern
  • Road construction hits 'roadblock' in Nagaland due to labour shortage
    Governor RN Ravi shares concern; advises NHIDCL to explore alternative within the state   Morung Express News  Kohima | June 6   The progress of ongoing road construction in Nagaland,  particularly the four-laning of National Highway 29 from Dimapur to Kohima, has hit a 'roadblock' due to lack of workforce in the state.    The departure of migrant workers to their respective states as a result of the challenges associated with
  • Nagaland Gov directs DGP to set up SIT to probe extortions on CSS road projects
    A file photo of construction works going on along the Dimapur-Kohima four lane road project.  Nagaland Governor on Saturday directed the DGP to set up a SIT to probe into rampant extortions by underground elements on CSS road projects. (Morung Photo)    DGP further directed to constitute Highway Construction Protection Force for security of  road construction personnel   DIMAPUR, JANUARY 11 (MExN): Nagaland Governor RN Ravi today reviewed the s
  • Nagaland Governor RN Ravi gets additional charge of Meghalaya
    Nagaland Governor RN Ravi. (Morung File Photo)     Kohima, December 16 (MExN): Nagaland Governor RN Ravi on December 16 was given additional charge of Meghalaya.   The President of India is pleased to appoint Ravi “to discharge the functions of the Governor of Meghalaya, in addition to his own duties, during the absence on leave” of Tathagata Roy, Governor of Meghalaya, stated  a press communiqué from the President's Secretariat.   The