Nagaland Parlimentary Election 2015

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio was Friday heading for victory as he was leading by around 2,68,000 votes in the lone Lok Sabha constituency in the state against Congress candidate K.V. Pusa.



Nagaland General Election Results 2015 (1):

Party Name Results
BJP + 1
Cong 0
Others 0

Nagaland is a state situated in the northeast of India. It has only one parliamentary constituency. The state is surrounded by various Indian states like Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and the country of Myanmar. The total population of the state is 1,980,602, of which the rural population is 1,406,861 and urban 573,741. The total number of electors in Nagaland is 1,321,878, among which 676,722 are male and 645,156 female. The capital of the Nagaland Parlimentary Constituency is the city of Kohima.


Nagaland Election Schedule Map

Nagaland Lok Sabha Constituencies Schedule and Results 2015


Name of Constituencies Winner Party
Nagaland Neiphiu Rio PF


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Elections News in Nagaland

Shurhozelie sworn in as Nagaland Chief Minister

    Updated On : Feb 22,2017   12:50 pm
Kohima, Feb 22 (IANS) Naga People's Front (NPF) supremo Shurhozelie Liezietsu was on Wednesday sworn in as the 17th Chief Minister of Nagaland following the resignation of T.R. Zeliang. View More..

Manipur Deputy CM escapes militant attack

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   5:04 pm
Imphal, Feb 21 (IANS) Manipur Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam on Tuesday escaped an attack on his life by a tribal militant outfit in Tamenglong district. View More..

Rapist of Nagaland woman arrested

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   4:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Police on Tuesday said they had arrested a man on charges of raping a woman from Nagaland over the weekend near a popular hangout in south Delhi. View More..

Rapist of Nagaland woman arrested

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   2:30 pm
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested an alleged rapist who assaulted a Nagaland woman over the weekend near a popular hangout in south Delhi. View More..

Agitating groups lift shutdown in Nagaland

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   10:10 am
Kohima, Feb 21 (IANS) The agitating tribal groups in Nagaland on Tuesday withdrew their indefinite shutdown on government offices and plying of government vehicles on the road, following the resignation of Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Sunday. View More..

Shurhozeilie to take oath as Nagaland CM on Wednesday

    Updated On : Feb 20,2017   7:16 pm
Kohima, Feb 20 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister designate Shurhozeilie Leizietsu on Monday met Governor P.B. Acharya here to stake claim to form a new government. He will take oath on Wednesday. View More..

Shurhozelie elected leader, to be Nagaland CM

    Updated On : Feb 20,2017   2:24 pm
Kohima, Feb 20 (IANS) Naga People's Front (NPF) leader Shurhozelie Liezietsu was on Monday elected the new legislature party leader of the ruling Democratic Alliance to be the new Nagaland Chief Minister. View More..

Liezietsu elected new Nagaland leader

    Updated On : Feb 20,2017   1:36 pm
Kohima, Feb 20 (IANS) Naga People's Front leader Shurhozelie Liezietsu was on Monday elected the new legislature party leader of the ruling Democratic Alliance. View More..

Nagaland CM resigns, new CM likely on Monday

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   10:58 pm
Kohima, Feb 19 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Sunday put in his papers to pave way for his successor to lead the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) coalition government. View More..

Nagaland CM Zeliang steps down

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   6:58 pm
Kohima, Feb 19 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Sunday decided to step down to make way for a consensus candidate to succeed him. View More..

No force can disintegrate Manipur, says Rajnath Singh

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   6:36 pm
Imphal, Feb 19 (IANS) Swearing by the territorial integrity of Manipur, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said no force in the world can disintegrate the territory and that the BJP is the only alternative to save the people. View More..

Handicrafts exports from northeast poised for quantum jump

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   3:28 pm
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India's north-eastern states, one of the richest in terms of eco-friendly crafts, exported handicrafts and handloom products to the tune of Rs 1,121.75 crore during the year 2015-16. View More..

Legislators will return to party fold, says NPF supremo

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   10:32 pm
Kohima, Feb 18 (IANS) Hours after he was deserted by his party legislators, who had earlier backed him as the next Nagaland Chief Minister, ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) supremo, Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Saturday exuded confidence that the MLAs will return to the party fold. View More..

Films on Nagaland tribes stir debate on hunting, conservation

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   8:04 pm
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) A cluster of films based on the biodiversity-rich Nagaland, showcased at the seventh National Science Film Festival, have kick-up a debate on hunting practices and conservation in northeast India's tribal communities. View More..

Rotavirus vaccinaion launched for five more states

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   7:14 pm
Agartala, Feb 18 (IANS) Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Saturday launched Rotavirus vaccination for five more states in the country to immunise children against diarrhoea, one of the major causes of child deaths in India. View More..

Demands of militants unrealistic, says Manipur CM

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   5:20 pm
Imphal, Feb 18 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Saturday said that demands of the militant groups in the state are unrealistic and brushed them aside as "pipe dreams". View More..

Ruling Nagaland party lawmakers favour Neiphiu Rio as new CM

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   2:46 pm
Kohima, Feb 18 (IANS) In a major political twist in Nagaland, legislators of the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) on Saturday extended their support to the state's lone Lok Sabha member, Neiphiu Rio, as the new legislature party leader, to replace embattled Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang. View More..

Ruling Nagaland party backs Neiphiu Rio to replace CM Zeliang

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   2:24 pm
Kohima, Feb 18 (IANS) In a major political twist in Nagaland, legislators of the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) on Saturday extended their support to the state's lone Lok Sabha member, Neiphiu Rio, as the new legislature party leader, to replace Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang. View More..

Legislators, tribal groups await Zeliang's return to Nagaland

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   7:56 pm
Kohima, Feb 17 (IANS) Normalcy was noticed in this Nagaland state capital on Friday after tribal groups partially suspended their indefinite shutdown after Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang sought a few more days to step down. View More..

Liezietsu to be new Nagaland CM, Zeliang seeks time to step down

    Updated On : Feb 16,2017   8:12 pm
Kohima, Feb 16 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang on Thursday appealed to the agitating tribal groups to give him two-three more days to step down to ensure smooth transition of power, after ruling Naga People's Front legislators backed party supremo Shurhozelie Liezietsu to take over. View More..