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

No stray dog in Panaji when Jamir was Governor: Parrikar

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   10:10 pm
Panaji, Jan 16 (IANS) In what could be construed as a dig at the Naga penchant for dog-meat, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said during S.C. Jamir's term Goa Governor there was not a single stray dog on the Panaji streets. View More..

Speed governors: SC warns Transport Secretaries of 10 states

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   7:24 pm
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday told the Transport Secretaries of 10 states to file their response on a plea seeking installation of speed governors in vehicles, failing which they would have to appear before it. View More..

UNC opposes India-Myanmar border fencing

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   7:46 pm
Imphal, Jan 14 (IANS) Manipur's apex body of Naga civil society organisations, the United Naga Council (UNC), on Saturday opposed the fencing work between India and Myanmar and appealed to Nagas to jointly oppose it. View More..

IndiGo to transport bodies of northeastern residents for free

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   12:18 pm
Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) Budget airliner IndiGo in association with Delhi Police has launched a scheme to carry bodies of underprivileged residents of northeast India, who die in the national capital, to their homes free of cost. View More..

Tripura troopers to be deployed for Punjab, UP polls

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   12:08 pm
Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) Two battalions of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) will be deployed in the upcoming Punjab and Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, an official said here on Saturday. View More..

India to identify border fencing construction done by Myanmar

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   3:28 pm
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian authorities on Thursday asked a Naga delegation to accompany officials in identifying the areas of ongoing fencing construction along the India-Myanmar border -- which may cut off 3,500 acres of arable land in local Naga villages. View More..

Road Safety Week in Delhi from Jan 9

    Updated On : Jan 06,2017   9:34 pm
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) With the aim to sensitise people about road safety, the 28th edition of the Road Safety Week will be organised here from January 9, it was announced on Friday. View More..

Pro-talk Naga outfit opposes India-Myanmar border fencing

    Updated On : Jan 06,2017   8:56 pm
Dimapur, Jan 6 (IANS) Voicing its opposition to fencing along the India-Myanmar border, the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) on Friday said the Nagas will not accept further division of the community through fencing. View More..

AFSPA extended for another 6 months in Nagaland

    Updated On : Jan 03,2017   1:10 pm
New Delhi/Kohima, Jan 3 (IANS) The controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been extended for another six months in Nagaland, an official said on Tuesday. View More..

2017: 4 things India can look forward to

    Updated On : Jan 02,2017   1:40 pm
An increased focus on renewable energy, more reliable power supply to villages, growing spread of Aadhaar -- the national identification system -- and greater use and spread of the Internet. Those, according to IndiaSpend, are the four things India can look forward to in 2017. View More..

Naga villagers protest loss of 3,500 acres of arable land to border fencing

    Updated On : Jan 01,2017   1:58 pm
New Delhi/Kohima, Jan 1 (IANS) India is likely to turn 3,500 fertile acres into "No-Man's Land" on its eastern border with Myanmar as construction of a fence has started between the existing border pillars demarcating the two neighbouring nations. View More..

NSCN-IM irked over centre's handling of Manipur blockade

    Updated On : Dec 29,2016   11:56 am
Dimapur/New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) has alleged a New Delhi-Imphal nexus in tackling the economic blockade of Manipur, saying that sending additional central forces to the area would go against the interests of the Nagas. View More..

When peace hopes gave way to despair in Assam, Nagaland (2016 in Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 26,2016   12:24 pm
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Amid renewed incidents of violence, the year 2016 proved that peace in Nagaland and Assam will remain a distant dream until the government changes a general perception among militant groups -- including those favouring talks -- that it is not serious at reviving the stalled dialogue process in the insurgency-hit northeastern states. View More..

Christmas celebrated with zeal, fervour in northeast India

    Updated On : Dec 25,2016   2:00 pm
Agartala/Aizawl/Kohima, Dec 25 (IANS) Christmas was celebrated on Sunday across northeast India with special prayers, hymns, and masses in churches, besides the traditional mass community feasts and delicious food. View More..

Centre grants Rs 160 cr to UP for urban housing

    Updated On : Dec 21,2016   7:02 pm
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Centre has granted Rs 160 crore to Uttar Pradesh to construct houses for its urban poor, an official statement said on Wednesday. View More..

NE designers dipping into diverse attire of regional tribes

    Updated On : Dec 21,2016   11:44 am
Mechukha (Arunachal Pradesh), Dec 21 (IANS) Weavers and designers from India's northeast are now focusing on creating a greater variety of patterns by incorporating features from the distinctly diverse attire of the large number of tribes in the region to make a dent in the domestic and international fashion markets. View More..

Manipur community leaders hold talks on defusing crisis

    Updated On : Dec 20,2016   3:32 pm
Imphal, Dec 20 (IANS) Various community leaders of Manipur, at a public meeting here on Tuesday, underlined the need to call off the blockade and counter-blockade and hold talks to restore "harmony and peace". View More..

In India, as income rises, fewer girls are born (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Dec 20,2016   2:26 pm
India's sex ratio at birth -- the number of girls born alive for every 1,000 boys -- declined over the last 65 years from 946 to 887 even as per capita income increased nearly 10 times, according to recently released government data. View More..

'34% medical equipment across country dysfunctional'

    Updated On : Dec 19,2016   9:00 pm
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A massive exercise to map the inventory of all bio-medical equipment, including their functionality status, has revealed that 13-34 per cent of equipment across the country was dysfunctional across states, an official said on Monday. View More..

How Nagaland benefited from e-governance model of distant Estonia

    Updated On : Dec 15,2016   2:18 pm
New Delhi/Kohima, Dec 15 (IANS) The distant Baltic nation of Estonia was among the first in the world to put the governments's entire citizen-centric services online. Now, the northeastern state of Nagaland is attempting to replicate this to not only improve governance but also to emerge as the IT hub of the region. View More..